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A Few Days In Amazing Krakow

We took a Jet2 city break to the amazing city of Krakow, nestled in the South of Poland, close to the Czech border. We have visited Krakow numerous times before. I knew exactly what this city break would entail – and so, that’s why I headed back once again. I just love this city – and have visited with my partner, on a girl’s trip and also on an educational trip with my son. This city is so versatile, there

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Captivating Lake Como and Maggiore

We’d been looking to take our first overseas coach holiday, and after pouring over all the  brochures from Tate’s Travel we finally decided to go to Lake Como and Lake Maggiore in Italy – and boy, we were so glad we did! We picked a 7-day tour, travelling right from Park Lane, Sunderland, all the way to northern Italy! After a hop over the English Channel and a jaunt through the beautiful French countryside, we stopped off overnight in France.

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Newcastle to Budapest

Newcastle to Budapest Brand new direct flight from Newcastle to Budapest. This is an amazing city. We have 3 and 4 night departures from Newcastle airport throughout November and December 2020. Budapest Budapest in one of my favourite cities in Eastern Europe. This was my first trip. I found it magical. There really are so many beautiful things to do in Budapest. I wasn’t prepared for how beautiful the city is. I mean, I’d had a good nose around online

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My Recent Trip to New York

We’ve just returned from the most amazing trip to New York and thought you may like to hear about it! This time of year we like to visit a City as it’s such a magical time of year. We visited Vienna last year. The hi-light of this trip was a visit to the Opera to see Madam Butterfly. The previous year we visited Paris. The stand out experience for me was dinner at the Jules Verne restaurant. This is located

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Harry Potter Coach Trips

On our Harry Potter Coach Trips join us as we enter the spectacular world of Harry Potter, and take a behind-the-scenes look at this worldwide phenomenon. Conveniently located at Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, consequently The Harry Potter Studios Tour allows you to enter the enchanting world of one of the most successful film series. Therefore, on this three hour tour you will be transported to a magical world filled with special effects, stunning costumes, iconic props, spellbinding creates and

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A Few Days In Amazing Krakow

We took a Jet2 city break to the amazing city of Krakow, nestled in the South of Poland, close to the Czech border. We have visited Krakow numerous times before. I knew exactly what this city break would entail – and so, that’s why I headed back once again. I just love this city – and have visited with my partner, on a girl’s trip and also on an educational trip with my son. This city is so versatile, there

Read More »

Captivating Lake Como and Maggiore

We’d been looking to take our first overseas coach holiday, and after pouring over all the  brochures from Tate’s Travel we finally decided to go to Lake Como and Lake Maggiore in Italy – and boy, we were so glad we did! We picked a 7-day tour, travelling right from Park Lane, Sunderland, all the way to northern Italy! After a hop over the English Channel and a jaunt through the beautiful French countryside, we stopped off overnight in France.

Read More »

Newcastle to Budapest

Newcastle to Budapest Brand new direct flight from Newcastle to Budapest. This is an amazing city. We have 3 and 4 night departures from Newcastle airport throughout November and December 2020. Budapest Budapest in one of my favourite cities in Eastern Europe. This was my first trip. I found it magical. There really are so many beautiful things to do in Budapest. I wasn’t prepared for how beautiful the city is. I mean, I’d had a good nose around online

Read More »

My Recent Trip to New York

We’ve just returned from the most amazing trip to New York and thought you may like to hear about it! This time of year we like to visit a City as it’s such a magical time of year. We visited Vienna last year. The hi-light of this trip was a visit to the Opera to see Madam Butterfly. The previous year we visited Paris. The stand out experience for me was dinner at the Jules Verne restaurant. This is located

Read More »

Harry Potter Coach Trips

On our Harry Potter Coach Trips join us as we enter the spectacular world of Harry Potter, and take a behind-the-scenes look at this worldwide phenomenon. Conveniently located at Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, consequently The Harry Potter Studios Tour allows you to enter the enchanting world of one of the most successful film series. Therefore, on this three hour tour you will be transported to a magical world filled with special effects, stunning costumes, iconic props, spellbinding creates and

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