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Much Better Adventures launches Epic Weekends collection

Much Better Adventures has kicked off 2017 with a bang with the launch of its series of Epic Weekends, a collection of over 60 mini active breaks designed for time-poor, experience-hungry professionals. The new series offers customers unique experiences in the likes of the Norwegian fjords and High Atlas Mountains, […]

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport now one of Europe’s top 20 airports

Manchester Airport is now one of Europe’s top 20 airports by passenger numbers, thanks to another record month. January saw 1,665,943 passengers jet off to the airport’s 210 destinations as people ditched the cold in search of warmer winter climes. That marked year-on-year growth of 11.3% and brings the airport’s […]

Take advantage of some great offers in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Learn to ski for free in spring in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Beginners skiers or snowboarders can take advantage of this great offer in the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts region. The area includes the pretty resort of La Clusaz, just an hour’s drive from Geneva Airport. From the April 8-28, 2017, La Clusaz is offering beginner skiers and snowboarders: Free ski lessons […]

Sestriere

Sestriere: Fill up on food and skiing in Italy

The Olympic rings stand proudly in the centre of Sestriere. The resort, just an hour’s drive from Turin, hosted the downhill events during the 2006 Games and was home to one of the three athletes’ villages. That accommodation has since been turned into a hotel, while the resort’s ski lift […]

Soldeu, Andorra: Follow in the tracks of Olympians

It can happen to the best of us and that includes Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn, who crashed on the slopes of Grandvalira in Andorra during a World Cup race in 2016. Vonn was carried off the slopes having suffered a hairline fracture of her left knee after the crash on […]

Bulgaria and Italy ‘best value ski resorts’

Skiers should head for Italy or Eastern Europe for the best value this winter. Bansko in Bulgaria remains the cheapest of 20 European resorts surveyed for the Ski Resort Report compiled by Post Office Money with help from Crystal Ski. Second is Kranjska Gora in Slovenia, where prices are up […]

Mauvezin: Rising to the occasion in the Pyrenees

The French take their bread, and the way it’s made, very seriously. And for good reason. Ten billion baguettes are enjoyed every year in France, and are considered a standard accompaniment to every meal. So much so, that boulangerie proprietors once had to apply for permission to go on holidays, […]

Chinaillon in Le Grand Bornand

Le Grand Bornand: Something for all the family an hour from Geneva

The Chalet du Maroly in the Grand Bornand ski region could just be the perfect family mountain restaurant. Easy to get to on a long green run, it sits between three chairlifts that give access to different parts of the French Alps above the pretty village of Chinaillon. Plus it […]

Madrid

48 hours in Madrid

Whether you enjoy hopping from bar to bar, walking the cobbled streets or simply watching the world go by from a park bench, Madrid has something for everyone. Here are five suggestions that can easily be fitted into a weekend – a mix of walking, eating, relaxing and football that […]

Vueling Airlines

Vueling Airlines adds Tenerife route from Manchester Airport

Vueling Airlines is set for further expansion from Manchester Airport this summer adding a new route to Tenerife.  The Spanish low-cost airline will operate one flight a week to the Canary Island during July and August and two flights a week in September and October. Vueling, part of International Airlines […]