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

Magical Tips, Tricks and Hacks for your Walt Disney World Holiday

A Walt Disney World holiday is a once in a lifetime experience and having just returned from one in Florida, I can say first hand that the magic really is incredible. To enable you to get the most from you’re trip, I’ve compiled a list of the best tips, trips and hacks. With these useful

By |August 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Top 4 Things to do in Paphos

If you like blue flag beaches, ancient history and adrenaline fuelled waterparks; a holiday to Paphos is guaranteed to bring fun, adventure and relaxation. It’s accompanied with scorching sunshine, warm Mediterranean waters, and an average summer temperature of 26°C.  There’s plenty to do and see whatever you’re taste, style and preference, read on and discover

By |August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be inspired by The Gambia

It might be the smallest country in Africa, but ‘the Smiling Coast’ of The Gambia packs plenty into its tiny coastline, compact countryside and charming cities. The Gambia is on the west coast of the continent, making it a tropical destination that’s perfect for beach lovers, family holidays and some winter sunshine to chase the

By |August 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

How to take the perfect holiday selfie?

Taking the perfect holiday selfie is easy with our eight-step guide. We've thought about the dos and don'ts, the poses and pouting, and captured all the top tips for a snap happy holiday. Read on and master the selfie and if you've got any suggestions, let us know in the comments below.  

By |July 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon Go Trave App launch. Will it transform travel?

Pokémon Go is the craze that just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Not only can you find Pickachu and friends around your local neighbourhood, but all over the world. Is it just a fad, or could it open the doors for new kinds of travel apps too? Exploring with Pokémon Instead of going hunting for

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Where’s hot in August?

Everywhere right? Yes, but the good news is you don’t have to fly further then Europe during August, you are guaranteed sunshine and scorching temperatures at this time of year. Our friendly beach resorts are ready to offer you fun beach break holidays at great prices. Here are our favourite places to kick back, relax

By |July 24th, 2016|Categories: Destinations, Uncategorized|0 Comments

28 countries, 28 dishes – Europe’s top food picks

To find the best grub on holiday there’s no need to venture far. Our 27 neighbours have plenty of mouth-watering dishes to tempt you with. Each dish is influenced by the country’s culture and infused with its natural flavours. Spanish Paella, Stone baked Italian Pizza’s and traditional Greek Moussaka are just a few of the

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cheap places to go on holiday

Even if your budget doesn’t stretch to a 5-star All Inclusive break in the Caribbean next year, you can still grab a little bit of summer sunshine on the cheap. Low-cost destinations Spain still offers great value for money, especially for budget savvy families. If you can save money on hotels and flights, then you’ll

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Cyprus is great for a last minute holiday

Late bookers love Cyprus.  It’s fun, wild and infused with the Mediterranean’s natural beauty and cultures. For a last-minute holiday, jet set off to the scorching hot sunshine at super low prices. Get on the wild side in, Akamas, take a splash in Fasouri Watermania or scoff the best Meze food to your hearts content.

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five fun things to do in Tenerife

2016 has been a bumper year for UK tourists visiting Tenerife. An online comparison website found that throughout the year, Tenerife has repeatedly been at the top of traveller’s hot spots, especially for fun family holidays. And according to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, more than 12 million of us head to the Spanish sunshine

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments