A third of Brits choose to spend Xmas abroad

by Travelbag on 27 November 2015, 14:11PM A third of Brits choose to spend Xmas abroad 39% of Brits have previously chosen to spend Christmas outside the UK Almost a quarter of those escape the country to avoid family or traditions Majority of escapees spend up to £600 whilst celebrating Christmas abroad We recently conducted some reserarch which has shown that Christmas advertising, festive shop displays, or hosting Christmas dinner for the family are the reasons Brits are escaping the country over the holiday season. Our research shows that 39% of UK adults have spent Christmas abroad with almost a quarter admitting they did so to escape their families, the whole idea of Christmas or taking part in Christmas traditions. While 37% leave the UK to visit family who live abroad, a further 18% follow the sunshine as they leave the country because of t...
48 Hours in Dallas

48 Hours in Dallas

The city break that’s on many travellers’ minds - a modern, green city where you are surrounded by all varieties of art and museums, sports and restaurants and of course a glamourous feel throughout. Our challenge, how will you make the most of two days in Dallas?  Dallas in North Texas is served by a variety of direct air routes from London and has excellent transport systems ...
by Joanne Campbell on 27 November 2015, 12:11PM



Best places to visit in Sri Lanka – Part One

Best places to visit in Sri Lanka – Part One

If you’re looking for inspiration for different places you can visit during your holiday to Sri Lanka, then this is the blog for you. We’ve put together a list of the best towns, cities and attractions to visit, so whatever you’re into, we should have it covered. Kandy You simply must spend at least one day in the city of Kandy. It’s a World Heritage site and there is so ...
by Travelbag on 27 November 2015, 12:11PM



Best places to visit in Sri Lanka – Part Two

Best places to visit in Sri Lanka – Part Two

Sri Lanka is a wonderful place to spend a week or two, so if you holiday here you’re bound to have a great time. This is the second part of our guide to the best places to visit during your holiday. In Part One we covered Kandy, Colombo, Sigiriya, Mirissa, Rekawa and Yala National Park. In Part 2 we have even more great suggestions for you… Galle You simply must visit the city...
by Travelbag on 27 November 2015, 12:11PM



An American Road Trip, Part Three

An American Road Trip, Part Three

One of the longest drives on our itinerary was from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. It took around four hours, but when you get out of the city and towards the park, it is definitely worth it. The best way to get your bearings in the park is to do the two hour Valley Floor tour that operates from the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls hotel. This will take you to park highlights such as El Ca...
by Anna Hilley on 20 November 2015, 17:11PM



Los Angeles and San Diego With Kids!

Los Angeles and San Diego With Kids!

Sophie Vokes-Dudgeon (@sophiestarstrck) returns to her former California home town, but this time with young kids in tow..... I used to live in Los Angeles, back when I was footloose and fancy free, working as a journalist in the entertainment capital of the world. So I was surprised to find the butterflies mounting in my stomach as the departure date for our big family holiday of the...
by Sophie Vokes-Dudgeon on 20 November 2015, 15:11PM



Why go on holiday to Sri Lanka

Why go on holiday to Sri Lanka

If you’ve never been to Sri Lanka for a holiday before, then you’re missing out. It’s one of the most beautiful parts of the world. In this guide we hope to encourage you to make Sri Lanka the destination for your next holiday. Reason 1 – There’s something for everyone Sri Lanka has tropical beaches, amazing wildlife and ancient ruins, so whatever you like to do on...
by Travelbag on 20 November 2015, 12:11PM



How to have an unforgettable time in Sri Lanka

How to have an unforgettable time in Sri Lanka

If you’re planning on going on holiday to Sri Lanka and want to make the most of your trip, then this is the blog for you!Any holiday to Sri Lanka is bound to be special because it’s such a lovely country to visit, but if you want to have a holiday that you’ll never forget (for all the right reasons) there are some things we can recommend: Choose the right time of year to visi...
by Travelbag on 20 November 2015, 12:11PM



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