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Europe

Bilbao to Santiago

Recently returned from a fabulous walking and cultural tour of northern Spain with TD Active. Planned and guided daily walking from the Castillian wheat

TD active Holidays

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Europe

A Disney Hotel that ticks all the boxes!

This October we decided to have a family trip to Disneyland Paris. I was thinking that this might be the last time I explored
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Europe

Two Old Ladies and one and a half pair of boots

In 2021 I entered a writing competition and was lucky to win a walking holiday with TD ACTIVE which I shared with my friend
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Europe

Pickleball in Mallorca!

A trip to Mallorca beckoned in October when our pickleball club, Runnymede Royals, planned a trip to Palma Nova. The club has used before
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Europe

Walking in the footsteps of the Camino de Santiago

I was lucky enough to be asked by my friend Caroline to join her on the holiday she won in 2021. Last year it

TD active Holidays

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Europe

Relaxing rail trip to French city, canal cruising and coastal cycling

We travelled by train in a relaxed stupor from London to Carcasonne, and subsequently indulged in three days exploring said beautiful city and castle

Le Boat

4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

How to warm up a chilly day

It was chilly but under a clear sky so the sun kept us warm even on deck. The objective was to celebrate a friend’s
2/5

Europe

Iona Western European cruise.

Back in the days prior to the pandemic my wife and I saw some amazing footage of a new cruise ship about to be
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Europe

Boating holiday in France with Nicols

I would like to start by thanking Nicols and Silver Travel Advisor for the prize of a week in France on a Nicols boat.

Nicols

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Europe

Mini cruise on Celebrity Silhouette

We had a future cruise credit with Celebrity cruise which had an expiry date so we booked a 4 night mini cruise to Belgium

Celebrity Cruises

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Europe

Like Britannia, only smaller with her own style.

This was our second cruise. Our first was supposed to be a one off for our Golden Wedding. After the delays for Covid, we
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Europe

Cruise on Ambience

I was not sure , but I wished to try a new Cruise line . I have been very fortunate , I have managed

Ambassador Cruise Line

Destination

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United Kingdom & Ireland

Poole and Wareham

There are places within Dorset, which are easy to visit by train. From Weymouth, we combined Poole and Wareham for a day out. The
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United Kingdom & Ireland

Weymouth

Weymouth is a charming seaside resort on the Dorset coast. We stayed in an Airbnb accommodation with a view of the miles of clean
4/5

Europe

Grazing around Granada on complimentary tapas

Whilst Granada is famous for the Alhambra, it’s also known for its complimentary tapas. Armed with a friend’s list of recommended bars, we aimed
3/5

Europe

A day trip to Nerja from Malaga

We booked to stay in Malaga for two weeks so that we could take a couple of day trips along the Costa del Sol.
3/5

Europe

The best thing about Nerja was the journey and people watching

We booked to stay in Malaga for two weeks so that we could take a couple of day trips along the Costa del Sol.
3/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Chiddingstone Village, Kent – a National Trust village

Chiddingstone Village near Edenbridge in Kent belongs to the National Trust. It is a single street of properties, consisting of a row of picturesque

Accommodation

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United Kingdom & Ireland

Super place, lovely staff

We chose this hotel by location and price when we needed to stay overnight in Bristol and what a good choice we made! It
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United Kingdom & Ireland

Lansdowne View

Lansdowne View is an AirBnb property, which is located right on the seafront at Weymouth and is part of the Georgian Esplanade. The flat
5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Fabulous hotel in a great destination

We visited Arundel in September and stayed at the Swan Hotel. It’s located in the middle of the town and is a very welcoming
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Lovely hotel with spa (and great food!)

Was very pleased to find a hotel with spa facilities that didn’t restrict guests to a one-hour slot using the facilities. We could use
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North America

The Good, The Dark and The Noisy!

Our first trip to New York and a dream come true for my special birthday. The hotel is in a great location, close enough
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United Kingdom & Ireland

Relaxing Countryside Location

Burley Manor in the New Forest is set among eight acres of land where you can sit and enjoy wonderful green views and deer
2/5

Europe

I wouldn’t recommed flying with Vueling

Having booked to fly direct from Granada to Gatwick with Spain’s low-cost airline Vueling, there was a schedule change five weeks beforehand which meant
3/5

Europe

Probably on par for easyJet

Having not flown with easyJet for some time, it was a surprise to find out that to put a bag in the overhead locker
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Africa

Not the best, but not the worst

Having originally been due to fly to Entebbe in September 2020 with Kenya Airways, by the time we actually flew 18 months later, our
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North America

Air Canada flight to Calgary

This was my first time flying with Air Canada, taking the direct flight from London Heathrow to Calgary, Alberta. The check in process was
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Arabia & Indian Ocean

SriLankan Airlines

I flew direct from London Heathrow to Colombo with SriLankan Airlines – a ten and half hour flight can seem daunting but thanks to
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Arabia & Indian Ocean

SriLankan Airlines – A good option for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Trailfinders recommended flying with Sri Lankan Airlines to Sri Lanka, as we were finishing our trip in the Maldives and on some days, the

Things to do

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United Kingdom & Ireland

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

The history of these gardens goes back centuries to when the land belonged to a monastery. Back in the early 19th century the landowner
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Part of the local industrial heritage

People who know me well know that I am fascinated by industrial archaeology and also our railway heritage. The Crowle Peatland Railway forms part
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United Kingdom & Ireland

Margate Caves at last – well worth the wait!

I had wanted to visit Margate Caves for a long time, probably since my son did some filming there with an amateur film group,
5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Bus to Portland

One of the best ways to see some panoramic views of the Jurassic coast, from Weymouth to Portland Bill and back, is by bus.
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

An urban oasis behind Kings Cross station

Over the last few years, the area behind Kings Cross station, once notorious for prostitution and drug dealing, has been transformed, and continues to
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United Kingdom & Ireland

Durdle Door Cruise

One of my favourite trips during our stay in Weymouth was the Durdle Door Cruise. The trip was a great experience in an inflatable

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