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Secret Italy: An Insider’s Guide To Sardinia

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Alex Polizzi’s Secret Italy delves into the history of Italy’s most beautiful islands, and tonight’s episode is all about Sardinia. Here’s our essential guide to the Italian isle and some travel tips on how to make the most of your holiday there…
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The Periscope Accounts All Travel Buffs Should Follow

If you’re using Twitter’s new app Periscope, here are the travel ‘scopers you need to check out.
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Vote For Us In The British Wedding Awards 2016

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in the Best Honeymoon & Weddings Abroad category at the The British Wedding Awards 2016, but we need your help… We were the proud winners of the award last year, and we’re hoping to clinch the title again this year. Our chance to win a shiny statuette rests […]
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6 Of The World’s Most Magical Christmas Experiences

If you’ve been counting down to Christmas since last Christmas, chances are you're a big fan of the festive season. Here are 6 experiences that every Christmas connoisseur has to tick off their list…
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12 Reasons Why Iceland Is Weirdly Wonderful

Sitting in the North Atlantic Ocean, Iceland has one of the world’s best vantage points to enjoy the Northern Lights. But there’s much more to this island, from lava-scorched landscapes to awesome local legends…
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Access All Areas: Take A Look Inside The World’s Landmarks

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The 7-star Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai has opened its virtual doors to the public. You can now experience a VIP holiday from the comfort of your own sofa. And after you’ve checked out of your Royal suite, you can nose around these other landmarks…
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Our Black Friday Holiday Deals Are Nearly Here

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Christmas has nearly come and gone, so we need something else to get excited about. How about planning your next holiday? Black Friday is only a week away, and it’s the perfect day to snap up some great deals for your next Thomson holiday. Think great discounts, freebies and even then chance to win back the cost of your holiday.
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The Holiday Every Star Wars Fan Needs To Go On

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Walt Disney World is pulling out all the stops to celebrate Star Wars: The Force Awakens. You can expect brand-new rides, spectacular shows, replicas, re-enactments and even Jedi training. Here's why you'd be mad to miss it...
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5 Ways To Max Your Mini-Break

Whether it’s just for the weekend or a few days, you don’t want to waste a minute of your hard-earned holiday. Here are our top tips on how to make the most of a short break...
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Which Perfume Should You Wear On Your Wedding Day?

Find a special signature scent for your big day and it'll remind you of your wedding for years to come. We've matched these scents to some of our most popular wedding destinations to help you decide. And, best of all, you can win them too...
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The Best Skiing Video You’ll Ever See

With its high altitude peaks and snow-sure skiing set against a traditional Alpine backdrop, our Crystal Ski resort in Obergurgl means serious business. But sometimes, our skiers can’t help getting a little silly…
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This Is What GoPro Dad Actually Saw In Vegas…

They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But this was literally the case when Joseph P. Griffin accidentally set his GoPro to selfie mode and filmed himself instead of all the sites. Here's what he actually saw, and how you can get your hands on a GoPro Hero worth £99 for yourself...
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9 Times Dubai Beat The World At Everything

If you hadn’t already gathered, we’re pretty excited to have announced Dubai as Thomson Cruises’ newest home port. This city in the United Arab Emirates doesn’t do anything by halves – from the buildings to the shopping malls, everything here has to be bigger and better than ever before… 1. Tallest building If you haven’t […]
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Where Should I Go For New Year’s Eve?

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It’s only 51 days til we ring in 2016, so it’s time to start planning your New Year’s Eve celebrations. Whether you want a night filled with fireworks and champagne, or a last-minute sunny getaway, we’ve rounded up the top places around the globe to finish 2015 off in style…
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This Video Of The Breathless Punta Cana Hotel Gets Better Every Time

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We loved this video of the Breathless Punta Cana hotel the first time we saw it. But we loved it 10 times more the second time around...
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Cruise News: What’s New For Thomson Discovery

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Earlier this year we announced Thomson Discovery as the newest addition to our fleet for 2016. Here are the exciting new additions to the ship plus our brand new Caribbean itineraries for next winter… Cruising is as much about the ship as it is the destinations, which is why we’re excited about Thomson Discovery, our […]
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WIN! Cameras Worth £500 In Our Photography Competition

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a shutterbug, then enter our photography competition to be in with the chance of winning some fantastic prizes.
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15 Things Every Bridesmaid Needs In Their Emergency Kit

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Bridesmaids – these essential items will help you solve any last-minute wedding day issues. Here’s how to pack your own DIY emergency kit to ensure the day goes without a hitch… [CLICK TO ENLARGE] Here’s what we packed in our emergency kit for this year’s Your Big Day wedding in Mexico… 1. Gel shoe cushions. […]
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14 Things You Need To Know About Dubai’s Hunger Games Theme Park

We got a sneaky peak at what Dubai has planned for their biggest ever theme park, and it looks amazing. If you love movies, rides, fun, The Hunger Games, Shrek or all of the above, you’re in for a treat… Dubai is our new Thomson Cruises base for 2016, so we’ve been looking at all […]
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7 Quick And Dirty Tips To Make Your Travel Writing Awesome

Whether you're an aspiring travel blogger or you want to be the next Bill Bryson, travel writer and media tutor David Atkinson has 7 top tips to make your travel writing stand out from the crowd...
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6 Things We Learned At The World Travel Market

This week, Team Thomson went to the World Travel Market in London, where countries from all over the world showcase their products. Here’s what we found out…
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Sharm El Sheikh FCO Travel Advice – Your Questions Answered

Following the change in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) travel advice advising against all but essential air travel to Sharm el Sheikh, we can confirm we’ve cancelled all outbound flights to Sharm el Sheikh up to and including Thursday 12th November. Here are the most-asked questions on our Facebook page…
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