Gin making memories in Kenya (Safari)

Gin Ford  making memories in Kenya  November 2017 Thornton's Travel, Chew Magna    For all clients wishing to go on safari, this is one of the best locations for viewing game I have ever seen. Amboseli National Park was our first stop home of the elephants. The park is very dry in parts especially at this time of the yea, apart from elephants we viewed lions, zebra, springbok, wilder beast and hippos.    For this area I would highly recommend [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Adventure Travel, Blog|

New England Tour, Autumn is the perfect time to visit.

Travelsphere New England tour Thornton’s Travel preferred Tour Company DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND 14 DAYS FROM £2,749 VARIED DATES AVAILABLE IN 2019, GUARANTEED DEPARTURES       DAY 1 UK/BOSTON Today you'll fly to Boston. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel in the newly developed Seaport District.​     DAY 2 BOSTON & OGUNQUIT You'll see many of Boston's highlights on a sightseeing tour this morning. We'll travel along the famous Freedom Trail and visit Beacon Hill, Quincy Market [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|Adventure Travel, Blog, USA|

When Should You Book A Holiday 2019/2020?

Everyday life can be busy with work, family and everything in between! Holidays are often that much-needed break that keeps you daydreaming, motivated and excited for the future. But when is the best time to book in 2019, or 2020? Is there one? Rest assured, this blog is here to help you way up your options.! Should you book your 2019 holiday early or late? The pros of booking your holiday early Booking early means that there are more seats [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Blog|

How To Switch Off When You’re On Holiday

How often have you gone on holiday desperately in need of some relaxation time, only to feel incapable of unwinding? Modern life is often hectic, and work obligations overwhelming, making it hard to set time aside for that much needed rest and recuperation. Surrounded by endless to-do lists and plagued with inbox alerts, you simply may not remember how to switch off and relax on holiday. In this blog we’ll teach you how to enjoy a truly tech-free retreat and [...]

By | August 1st, 2018|Blog|

The Ultimate Packing List For A Beach Holiday

We’ve all been there. You’ve packed and re-packed the same bag multiple times to make sure everything is there. And yet somehow, as soon as you step on that plane you realise you’ve forgotten something. Whether you’re the type to leave packing until the last minute or you like to be prepared weeks before you set off, it’s easy for certain items to slip your mind. Packing efficiently and thoroughly isn’t always as simple as it may seem, particularly [...]

By | July 12th, 2018|Blog|

Summer 2018 Holiday Playlist

  It’s incredible how songs can bring you right back to a moment: A road trip with friends, a lounge by the pool, building sandcastles with the kids… that time dad burnt all the food on the BBQ! No matter what you’re doing this summer, there’s always a holiday playlist that will lift the mood, put you at ease, and bring everyone together. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together two playlists we love to play on our summer cruises [...]

By | July 12th, 2018|Blog|

Why Everyone Should Use a Travel Agent in 2018

Why Everyone Should Use a Travel Agent in 2018 by Cheryl Rosen / October 25, 2017 Photo: Shutterstock As business for 2018 begins to build, we asked travel agents why they think travelers should never travel without an advisor behind them heading into the New Year. Here’s what they said: 1. Storms and natural disasters are making travel more difficult. This year has been a particularly tough one for travel, with natural disasters and system failures overwhelming some suppliers. But travel agents have [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Blog|

Rachael said Yes to New adventures, Corsica with Mark Warners Holidays

I have just returned from a fantastic trip to Corsica with Mark Warner holidays, staying in the North of Corsica in the beautiful resort of San Lacianu. Travelling on Mark Warner's very own British Airways charter from London Heathrow and then a very short transfer to the San Lucianu resort in Corsica.  The resort itself is one of the smaller Mark Warner resorts and the Superior Rooms have recently been refurbished. I would highly recommend upgrading to one of these; [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Adventure Travel, Blog|

Zoe’s family holiday to Hidden Spain, Pruna

  Zoe's family Holiday to Spain. Well this was a different sort of holiday to our others. We decided to visit my step mums family in Pruna in Spain and to see the Romeria. Romeria is a religious pilgrimage; it is a catholic celebration that consists of a trip either on horseback, on foot in cars or on floats, that ends at a sanctuary or hermitage. People spend weeks preparing for the pilgrimage  by cooking food and decorating their [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog, News, Spain|

Rachael’s Highlights of Sri Lanka tour and Atlantis the Palm Dubai

I recently had the fantastic opportunity to go to Sri Lanka and Dubai with Gold Medal Travel. I had such a great trip in totally contrasting places that I thought I should share my experience. Our 1st hotel in Sri Lanka was the Chaaya Village in Habarana which is located in the middle of the island. This hotel is in an area of flat swap like land a lot of green trees a lot of rain this time of year [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Blog|
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