Holidays & Travel

Himalayan Trek with volunteering at Kathmandu Hospice

Trek and Volunteer in the Himalayas with Hospiscare in 2020

Keen trekkers and those seeking an exciting challenge will want to put 7 - 18 November 2020 in their diaries and sign up to trek in the Himalayas with Hospiscare. Hospiscare will be holding a presentation evening on 30 July open to all to find out details at Searle House in Exeter at 6pm.

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Flybe gears up for a busy Easter at Exeter Airport

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:14am

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is gearing up for a busy six-day Easter holiday period (Thursday 18th April – Tuesday 23rd April 2019 inc) from Exeter Airport when it will operate a total of 188 flights across 17 UK regional and European routes.

Cruise your way to a relaxing summer getaway

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 04/17/2019 - 5:54pm

The smell of seawater has always been known to be one of the best things that people love, especially during the summertime. What is more tempting is the way you enjoy this refreshing smell. Many people believe that cruise ships have become one of the most trending summertime getaways. Getting away on a cruise is the ideal solution to free your mind and refresh. You have nothing to worry about. You do not have to worry about cooking, cleaning, or preparing anything. You will go away to a place where everything is being served and done for you.

Get on board!

Best last minute Easter Holidays

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 04/16/2019 - 2:20pm

The Easter break is a great time to travel and a cruise is one of the best ways to tick multiple cities and countries off of your list in one fell swoop! Maybe you’re after a scenic cruise along the western Mediterranean coast, wanting to sample the flavours of the Caribbean on a tropical cruise of the islands, or perhaps you’ve already got a prtty decent idea of where it is you’d like to travel, but just need a little bit more information on Easter cruises before you go.

Ramp up the luxury: 5 awesome ways to travel in style

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 04/07/2019 - 8:45pm

Believe it or not, summer is almost here. That mean's it will soon be vacation time!

That's right, it's time to start counting the days until you can leave the stress of everyday life behind and enjoy the bliss of your favorite beach or perhaps a cozy cottage in the south of France.

Celebrate South Devon's super-six Easter events this April including South Devon Railway's 50th anniversary gala

Hop straight into the Easter holidays with Visit South Devon’s super-six Easter events

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:22am

South Devon is a hive of fun-filled events for all the family to enjoy during the Easter holidays. So, if you’re looking for something to keep the kids entertained and the parents stress-free, Visit South Devon’s super-six Easter events could be just what you’re looking for.  There’s everything from lamb feeding, pig cuddling and goat walking, to steam festivals, superhero racing and survival in the wild days, not to mention Easter Egg hunt extravaganzas.

1.    50th Anniversary Gala at the South Devon Railway (6th – 14th April)

Exciting Prague activities to help you plan for a fun filled stag do!

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 6:54am

Are you wondering how to spend the stag party? We gathered what Prague programs are worth trying out.

Prague is a city known all around the world for it’s beautiful architecture, delicious Czech food and, conveniently, it’s great beer! 

However, Prague also offers many delights for a soon to be groom and all his friends.  

Pre wedding Prague stag do activities are fast becoming a popular option due to the sheer variety of fun things to do!

Nightlife options to explore in London

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:14am

What’s there to not like about London! As the dawn sets in, you are bound to fall in love with London all over again! 

You may be someone who loves to party hard, sit down and have a quiet time or have a sumptuous meal. Whatever be the kind of person you are, the nightlife in London opens up some many options for you to spend the night. Especially when you are a traveller, if you miss out the nightlife of London, then it means you aren’t making use of the whole package of what London has to offer!

Strap on your shoes and start exploring the London nightlife.

The best airports in the world for wellness

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:06am

New research from Netflights has revealed that Frankfurt International Airport is the ‘Best For Wellness’ in the world, thanks to impressive facilities for wellness and feeling healthy, including relaxation areas, calming yoga rooms and massage services. 

Crowded and confusing buildings, recycled air, convenience food, a swirl of germs, long periods of inactivity, stress, travelling through time zones – it is unlikely that airports would be considered cathedrals to physical or mental wellbeing. This, despite the fact they’re the gateway to rejuvenating holidays.

Digital marketing agency aims to help tourism businesses increase bookings with free masterclass

Authored by MiHi Digital
Posted: Tue, 03/19/2019 - 7:43pm

A local digital marketing agency will be hosting a free event next month for tourism business owners who are looking to make the most of the region within their marketing.

The event, to be held on Tuesday 9th April 2019, will focus on how Devon and Cornwall tourism businesses can tweak their current promotional activity in order to drive extra bookings and enquiries.

Record year for tourism in South Devon and bumper start to 2019

Authored by SarahatAbsolute
Posted: Tue, 03/05/2019 - 8:28am

Latest figures from Visit South Devon reveal that 2018 was an exceptional year for tourism with visitors to www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk up more than 5% on 2017.  

The first two months of 2019 have seen the upward trend continue with site visits up almost 6% on the same period last year, including a dramatic 20% leap in overseas traffic.