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Free Spirit’s Top 10 City Break Ideas in Europe

City breaks are a popular holiday option for us Brits. In fact, within the last year, there was a 52% increase in people booking a European city break. Will you be one of them this year? You can visit a European city at any time of the year but visiting a European city is best … Read more

6 Top Colourful Festivals to Escape a Grey Day

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Colourful festivals don’t just occur in the summer like Notting Hill Carnival or Pride. We can experience them at other times of the year to escape wet and grey weather. Are you looking to inject some colour into your life? Avoid the British weather by booking an adventure this February. Take yourself away from the … Read more

Destinations For Alcohol Free Holidays In Dry January

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Have you gone alcohol-free for Dry January? Alcohol Change UK are encouraging people to refrain from drinking post-party season to enhance their physical and mental health. Many are adopting the campaign’s initiative to go alcohol free for 31 days. The alternatives are alcohol-free drinks and beverages. Although they’ve always been on the menu for some … Read more

Your Bucket List Ideas – from our Free Spirit Team

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The inspiration behind planning adventures, alongside adding destinations to our travel bucket lists’ can come from anywhere. From chatting to friends who plan carefree getaways around idyllic Islands. To hearing travel stories told by our fond family members who wish they could do it all again! What travel experiences are on your bucket list today? … Read more

5 Luxurious family holidays to create happy memories

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Luxurious family holidays are what we dream about on cold, muggy days. So, ignore the clouds and plan a luxurious trip in the sun – for all the family! A recent article in the Sunday Times states that a growing number of Grandparents are treating their families to luxurious holiday experiences. Some are even happy … Read more

6 Magical Places for Top Christmas Shopping Trips

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This year, forget the internet and its online shops galore. Find a magical place for your Christmas shopping trip instead. There are plenty of traditional towns for Christmas shopping trips in the UK. On the other hand, if you want to rediscover the magic of Christmas choose an exotic destination on either side of the … Read more

6 Beautiful Baltic Countries to Avoid the Heat

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Baltic countries might not be on your radar right now. However, an awareness of sultry Southern Europe should be. Scientists forecast that the record-breaking heatwaves observed this summer will be the norm as soon as 2035. With this in mind, you may wish to venture to cooler destinations to escape a heatwave. Especially if you … Read more

6 Top Cultural Trips to Discover Around the World

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Cultural trips provide the opportunity to discover what’s distinctive about a country. By exploring a country during a cultural tour, we can plunge ourselves into different experiences each day, while learning about its character. Whether a cultural tour involves stepping back in time to wander around World Heritage Sites or tasting a traditional meal, each … Read more

6 Top Food Tours For A Fab Foodie Holiday

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See yourself as a foodie? Then food tours are a fun way to enhance your holiday, while learning about a destination. After picking your destination, you may opt to stay in an all-inclusive resort. However, there’s nothing stopping you exploring its local market – or family run restaurant down the road. To discover the best … Read more

What is slow travel and how can I embrace it?

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Slow travel is a trend growing in popularity. It’s where we travel to a destination at our leisure, while immersing ourselves in the landscape and culture. If we reflect on the holidays of early 20th century Britain, Victorians would travel to the coast via slow train or horse-drawn carriage, often stopping several times along the … Read more

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