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Sailing's a cool way to enjoy the Alicante coast

"If there are a few dolphins, they'll often start playing with the boat. The faster the boat goes, the more they play."

Sailing's a cool way to enjoy the Alicante coast

Alicante has 200 kms of coastline to enjoy or you can head off to the lovely Balearic Islands

“There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship,”  keen sailor Errol Flynn said so eloquently, And what could be finer than... more »

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Mischief in Bali

Mischief in Bali

Exciting news for amateur sailors looking for a “live-aboard” holiday in one of the most beautiful places on earth; 7 to 12 days of almost total privacy, with an ever-attentive crew waiting on all your needs. There are still a few ...more »

Australians enter Bali Visa Free

Australians enter Bali Visa Free

The Government of Indonesia has waived the visa requirement for the citizens of 79 additional countries including Australia, expanding the list of visa-free countries to a total of 169 countries.  The waiver of visa payments for ...more »

A stay in Dalat

A stay in Dalat

At a height of 1500m above sea level, Dalat wins the title of “the honeymoon capital of Vietnam” and most young girls yearn for the lush flower gardens, peaceful lakes, dense pine forests and cool weather which promotes the sharing ...more »

Guide to Silves, Algarve

Guide to Silves, Algarve

Silves, the ancient Moorish capital of the Algarve is a charismatic town steeped in history. A great place to visit at any time of the year, there are plenty of things to do and see here. The town nestles against the hills on the banks of ...more »

Guide to Albufeira, Algarve

Guide to Albufeira, Algarve

Albufeira is a coastal city, renowned for its club culture, beach bars, lively restaurants and endless entertainment. Every year thousands of young holiday makers are drawn to its stunning beaches and exciting nightlife. But, there is ...more »

Bank holidays in Marbella

Bank holidays in Marbella

Marbella is one of the best places to spend a bank holiday. Three or four days in the sun, that can be full of parties, or a time to chill out and spend time relaxing. We all work hard so deserve time to ourselves, and Marbella is packed ...more »

Want beauty enhancement or surgery? Visit Alicante

Want beauty enhancement or surgery? Visit Alicante

Alicante is well-known for being a healthy place to live or go on holiday. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the region is one of the healthiest places to live, the climate is beneficial for many people and the Mediterranean ...more »

Beauty Treatments and Trends on the Costa Blanca

Beauty Treatments and Trends on the Costa Blanca

Fashionable fish pedicures, traditional Thai massages, ritual cleansing, colour therapies, ice treatments and moon baths are just some of the many spa treatments available in Alicante. Wellness is taken very seriously in this part of the ...more »

Costa del Golf

Costa del Golf

Often nicknamed the Costa del Golf, the coast in Southern Spain is no doubt one of the best places to play golf in Europe. You may think we’re biased in some way, and you might be right, but don’t just take our word for it, with more ...more »

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Mini breaks are a pocket-sized pedicure for itchy feet, the perfect solution for those who suffer from the travellers' ailment but don't always have the time or money to treat it. They range from city escapes to countryside retreats, spanning anything from a single night to a long weekend, and are the ideal way to recharge batteries without performing a full system reboot. What's more, as travel becomes easier and the world's borders continue to dissolve, there's never been a better time to abandon your routine with a brief change of scene.

Unsure where to start? Take a look through our Mini Break articles, specifically tailored to help you make the most out of your next short getaway. Whether you're planning on seeing somewhere on a budget or a city in a day, a long weekend on a different continent or a whirlwind sojourn across your nearest border, a carefree road trip or an impromptu escape into the countryside, you'll find what you're looking for right here.

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