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REVIEW: Family-friendly, luxury villa with private pool: Cliffside Lagoon Villa, Krabi, Thailand

By Ching Lee /  Paul Bojen

Your Holiday Planner was delighted to help Paul Bojen’s family of five to plan a special trip to South East Asia and Australia for Christmas and New Year. Part of the brief was to enjoy a week in South East Asia, with friends from Brisbane, before heading to Australia … Read More

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Things to do in Sardinia: Family friendly snorkelling experience with a local expert

As the second largest island in the western Mediterranean, Sardinia has over 1800km of coastline, and trying one of the many water-based activities on offer is an absolute must. Sailing, windsurfing, diving, boat excursions, swimming…the opportunities are endless.

Top of my list on my visit in August was to find a snorkelling experience that was … Read More

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5 good reasons for families to visit Sardinia in August

Read any guide book or travel article about Sardinia and the advice is to avoid August as a month to visit this beautiful island. High prices, low availability, crowds and excessive heat are cited as the main reasons for staying away. Great advice, but not very practical, for families with school age children.

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London welcomes in the Year of the Dragon

London celebrated the Year of the Dragon on Sunday to a packed Trafalgar Square and Chinatown. Last year, around 300,000 people joined in the celebrations and this year seemed even bigger.

Celebrations began with a New Year’s Parade from the West End to Trafalgar Square. After the speeches and official opening ceremony, firecrackers resounded around Trafalgar Square, … Read More

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Chinese New Year 2012, UK: Where will you be celebrating the Year of the Dragon?

2012, Year of the Dragon: The dragon is the only mythical creature among the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac

Chinese New Year is the biggest festival of the year for Chinese communities around the world and there’s a special air of anticipation for 2012: Year of the Dragon.

The dragon is the only mythical … Read More

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