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  • Alternative Romantic Breaks

    Alternative Romantic Breaks

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    14 February 2018

    A hand in hand stroll along the banks of the Seine, illuminated by the sparkling lights of the Eiffel Tower, or a serene gondola ride through the extravagant Baroque buildings that proudly line the waterways of Venice...

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  • The Traditions of Burns Night

    The Traditions of Burns Night

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    25 January 2018

    Traditional Scottish music and poetry, an iconic haggis supper and a wee dram or two of whisky - Burns Night is undoubtedly a highlight in a month which otherwise offers little in the way of respite.

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  • The comfort of a big, warm hygge

    The comfort of a big, warm hygge

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    7 December 2017

    Hygge, pronounced hoo-ga, is a word that is likely to be fairly new to your lexicon if not completely unheard of, but is something you've probably experienced many times without even knowing it.

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  • St Andrew's Day

    St Andrew's Day

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    1 December 2017

    To celebrate wonderful St Andrew’s Day this week, we thought we’d delve into the heritage of a country that has an abundance of the stuff.

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  • Train Films

    Train Films

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    17 August 2017

    With the unique iconography, the rosy nostalgia and the inherent romance, rail travel and trains have long been a deep well of inspiration for the cinematic industry. From Bond to Potter, Wes Anderson to Alfred Hitchcock, all manner of trains have appeared in all kinds of film including thrillers, romances and comedies. In a difficult list to compile and with minor spoilers for some films, here are our favourite film scenes featuring trains and railways:

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  • Top 10 Autumn Escapes

    Top 10 Autumn Escapes

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    19 July 2017

    If you’re looking for the calmer climes and mild hues of autumn for your next adventure, but aren’t yet sure where to go, we’ve collected our Top 10 favourite destinations for autumn escapes, to give you some food for thought.

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  • Top 10 Ways to Spend your Bank Holiday in the UK

    Top 10 Ways to Spend your Bank Holiday in the UK

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    5 June 2017

    The summer is here, which means Bank Holiday break season is upon us. Across the land, British people are planning their Bank Holiday weekends away, from the simple pleasures of time in a nearby beer garden, to weekend escapes to the continent and adventures closer to home. With that in mind, we’re looking at our Top 10 ideas for a great Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK.

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  • Top 5 places to see the Northern Lights

    Top 5 places to see the Northern Lights

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    22 March 2017

    Seeing the Northern Lights up close and personal, as it were, features on many people’s travel wish list, but their temperamental nature can leave you feeling disappointed if they don’t put in a much-awaited for appearance.

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  • All about the Edinburgh Tattoo

    All about the Edinburgh Tattoo

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    16 June 2015

    Experience the spectacle of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on train holidays to Scotland. Learn the history of the tattoo and hear the drums for yourself.

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