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Travel news contributor and beach holiday enthusiast. Get in touch at james.barnett@thomascookonline.com

Four of the best holiday destinations for summer 2017

We know that 2017 has only just arrived, but let’s fast forward to the summer time.  Are you picturing sun-kissed beaches, clear blue seas and your spot on a sun-lounger by the pool-side? To help you decide where to go, I’ve found four destinations which are perfect for a summer 2017 holiday.

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where’s hot in January

2016 may have been the year of the ‘staycation’, but it looks like record numbers of Brits are heading further afield for their holidays next year. And they’re starting early too, with January 2017 hot spots from Cuba to Mexico, the Canary Islands to Egypt, all attracting sun-loving holidaymakers. Post-Christmas special offers mean that even

By |December 19th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Five reasons to go All Inclusive on your next family holiday

We know that it can sometimes be hard to stick to a budget while you’re away, which is why All Inclusive holidays are so popular. It’s easier to stay on budget and you can get more for less with an All Inclusive holiday. Each saving you make with an All Inclusive package means more family

By |December 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 reasons to choose Christmas in the Caribbean

Snow and sleigh bells may be some people’s idea of a perfect Christmas, but if you prefer your festive breaks on a fabulous beach, then there are plenty of reasons why Christmas in the Caribbean should be at the top of your wish list. A dash to the sun to escape those Arctic winds has

By |December 7th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Try something new in 2017

Looking for a fun beach holiday? Why not try something different in 2017? To help you decide, here are my five favourite holiday destinations for a getaway next summer. Kololi, The Gambia - Average highs of 30˚C in summer Sun, sea, sand and adventure await you in the popular hotspot of Kololi in The Gambia.

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where’s hot in December?

Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about relaxing on a sunny beach?  There’s no need to spend cold, windy mornings defrosting the car when you could be chilling on a sun-lounger eating ice cream by the pool-side. Beat the winter blues with a beach holiday this December. It’s a great way to avoid some of

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nissi Bay: A holiday resort for beach lovers

Nissi Bay is ideal for families looking for a fun beach holiday. This quiet resort, just off the corner of the famous Ayia Napa town, has some of the best beaches in Cyprus with plenty of things to do. Sunbathe in the best beach spots, dive into the turquoise waters or take the young ones

By |November 18th, 2016|Categories: Deals, Holidays, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spain’s holiday popularity in record breaking boost by Brits

Every year, millions of Brits head to the guaranteed warmth and sunshine of the Spanish Costas. In January and February of 2015 alone, over 1.2million Brits flocked to Spain for a spot of winter sunshine, making up the largest number of tourists to Spain by far. We have a love affair with Spain, with millions

By |November 4th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Pokemon Go: Where to catch ’em all on holiday

Catching on to the trend at last? Or looking for new ways to fulfil your guilty pleasure? Pokemon Go was an app made for travel and if you’re one of the 75 million people who is hooked on it you’re probably imagining the endless possibilities of playing this game abroad. Here are just a few

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Travel Gadgets to make your holiday easier

Holidays are supposed to be relaxing, so anything that makes the journey easier must be well worth the money. The BBC Travel Show regularly rounds up the latest travel gadgets and innovations, all of which are designed to make the journey as enjoyable as arriving at your destination. So how effective are the latest gadgets

By |October 25th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments