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Get the most out of Madrid with Spanish courses

Madrid is the most populated area of Spain and the second-largest city in Europe. Also, it’s the Spanish capital city and an economic, political, artistic and cultural centre visited by thousands of tourists every year. Madrid is one of the most visited cities in Spain and the world.

Undoubtedly, there are many reasons why people decide to visit Madrid. One of them is language tourism. Travelling for educational reasons is a growing trend among Madrid visitors and world travellers.

Language tourism

It comes as no surprise that students are choosing to learn Spanish in...

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New holiday company helps South West holiday-makers cut emissions

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 08/30/2021 - 4:06pm

South West holiday-makers will be doing their bit for the environment when booking their travel through the UK’s first carbon neutral coach holiday company, operating out of the region from November.

Toureasy automatically offsets 100% of the carbon emissions of all their affordable short coach breaks, including transport, hotels and excursions. Toureasy is the first and only coach tour operator in the UK to take this approach.

The operator chose the South West to launch their inaugural tour programme. Departure points across the region include, but not limited to, Bath...

New holiday site opens for luxury lodge viewings

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 08/28/2021 - 1:08am

Viewings can now be booked for the luxury holiday lodges that are for sale at the newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa , a stunning 80-acre holiday destination that is set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK.

The exclusive Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa is offering viewings on its range of lodges that will offer buyers a unique, private and tranquil ‘home away from home’ in a beautiful and easily accessible location. The site is 22 miles north of Dartmoor National Park, and just a 30-minute drive from Cornwall’s north coast, making it a perfect...

Travel: Underrated destinations of the US East Coast

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 08/11/2021 - 6:41am

If you're looking forward to a return to truly epic travel experiences, you may have already spent time pondering where to go next. Perhaps, like many people, you are no longer interested in weekend-long minibreaks to Europe and would rather have a more substantial travel experience. A recent report in the Washington Post highlighted how more of us are eschewing shorter trips and instead opting for long haul travel experiences, in which we can truly soak up a destination and go at a more leisurely pace.

If you count yourself among the ranks of 'slow travel' aficionados, you might...

The best spots to go spearfishing around the world

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Mon, 08/02/2021 - 7:47am

If you enjoy spearfishing, then you understand the thrill and excitement this amazing sport can be. The adrenaline rush combined with the stunning scenery around you makes this activity one of the most exciting things you can try.

Spearfishing enthusiasts are always looking for the best spearfishing spots, and if you are one of them, you are in the right place. If you are traveling with family on vacation or going on a spearfishing expedition around the world, then you know you also have to have the right equipment for the sport from Neptonics.com .

With that said, let’s...

The best motorhome sites in Exeter

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 07/29/2021 - 1:25am

The summer is finally here and it’s time to get back out into the world and make the most of the glorious sunshine. Make the most of the fresh air this year and visit one of Exeter’s many campsites, all perfect for motorhomes. Travelling with a motorhome is one of the most cost-effective holidays because you simply load up your van, find your spot, and your home is already set up; no need to faff around with a tent.

You may think that getting a motorhome is an unnecessary expense, but it’s a long-term investment that opens up a lot of doors. For example, if you’ve got a family...

A guide to finding a doctor in Barcelona for foreign patients

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 07/28/2021 - 9:32am

If you are fortunate to visit Barcelona, not only one of the most beautiful places in Spain but also the whole of Europe, you will certainly be hoping that you won’t get ill or require a medical emergency while you there. Also if you find yourself moving to Barcelona from abroad, either for work or to retire, you will want to know that you can access medical care should you require it.

This short guide will take you through what you need to know if you are a foreigner who needs to find a doctor in Barcelona for a medical emergency . The guide will consider what you can do to in...

Mexico leads hospitality sector recovery in Latin America

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Fri, 07/23/2021 - 11:30am

According to a report published by eRevMax, data indicates that advance hotel bookings in Mexico reached 76% late last year as traveller numbers begin steadily rising and stable growth returns with the COVID-19 pandemic displaying a V-shaped recovery.

Leisure travel optimism is back in Mexico

eRevMax says it has been tracking key metrics and reservation trends for its properties across markets and noted Mexican reservations saw a sharp fall in between March and April last year at the beginning of the pandemic, but it is now witnessing a strong recovery that began in June 2020....

Exeter Airport resumes Majorca holidays with TUI

Exeter Airport today celebrates the return of TUI holidays to the Balearic Islands, with the first TUI flight of the Summer 2021 season departing for Majorca (Palma).

The popular route will operate four times a week – on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (with seasonal variations) – throughout the summer.

TUI has already confirmed its 2021/2022 schedule from Exeter Airport, with flights to Spain (Ibiza, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Majorca, Menorca, Tenerife), Greece (Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zante), Cyprus (Paphos), and Turkey (Antalya, Dalaman) all set to resume....

Increase in Covid testing at Exeter Airport

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Tue, 07/20/2021 - 2:20pm

Footfall at Exeter Airport is predicted to increase this Summer along with the demand for covid testing as ‘Freedom Day’ heralds the easing of travel restrictions to amber listed countries.

With almost 1 million passengers in 2019, Exeter Airport saw footfall decrease last year during the pandemic but expects to see foreign travel levels significantly increase as schools break up for Summer and amber list quarantine is scrapped in England for those who are double vaccinated.

Although restrictions are easing, pre-travel testing is mandatory and is expected to rise as...

Take off for Loganair’s new Exeter-Norwich route    

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/12/2021 - 12:56pm

Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (12 July) launched a new direct service between Exeter and Norwich, enhancing its 2021 summer schedule.

The new route will operate up to four times weekly, flying Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays, connecting business and leisure travellers alike.

Operated using a 49-seat Embraer 145 regional jet, the route will see fares starting at just £64 one-way from Exeter.

Kay Ryan, Loganair’s chief commercial officer, said: “We are thrilled to be launching our new Norwich-Exeter route and recommencing flights...

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