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I can’t believe 2012 is nearly over! It seems like yesterday that I was writing my packing list for my biggest adventure to date – climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro – and daydreaming of sunnier climes. Here are my top five travel highlights of 2012; the experiences and holidays that I cannot recommend enough.
Motel One, a German budget design hotel brand, has revealed plans to expand into the UK market.
Fresh from her triumph at the London Paralympic Games, golden girl Ellie Simmonds returned to where she first learnt to swim, Center Parcs Elveden Forest, to launch the new Tropical Cyclone water ride.
If you want to embrace the spirit of winter this year and have a Christmas holiday to remember, forget the annual jaunt to sunnier climes and instead opt for a magical escape to our pick of über-cool places to stay (literally!).
Get your skates on and channel your inner Torvill or Dean at these open-air ice rinks around the UK – the perfect way to soak up the festive atmosphere this winter:
Brits would go on more cruises if there were more cruise departure ports in the UK, research has shown.
Downton Abbey returned to our television screens this week (hooray!) for its third series.
We’ve picked out five of the best a-maze-ing mazes around the world. Get ready to get lost!
Who says treehouses are just for kids? Why not ‘branch out’ on your next holiday and experience staying in a treehouse – the ideal way to enjoy your surroundings.
Has Team GB’s success at the Olympic Games inspired you to be more active?
England is a country world-renowned for its history. But the country’s history is also peppered with tales of smuggling and witchcraft, piracy and ghostly hauntings, which lend a more sinister side to many of England’s popular destinations.
With temperatures this weekend expected to nudge 30C, us Brits will be heading to the nearest beach in force to enjoy the glorious weather. On that note, here’s our pick of the best beaches in Britain:
Pembrokeshire’s ancient and dramatic coastline is not just a haven for wildlife; it’s also a haven for the adventurous adrenaline junkie.
Travelbite editor Sarah Gibbons goes in search of the ideal ‘staycation’ in the Lake District and discovers another hotel ‘hot spot’– Linthwaite Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere.
Travelbite has teamed up with Rabbie’s Small Group Tours to offer a lucky reader a two-day tour to the Cotswolds, Bath and Oxford for two people.
With the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games fast approaching, accommodation is at the top of many visitors’ to-do lists.
Bmi, British Midland International, is today attempting a World Record for the highest tea party to celebrate a new onboard menu inspired by the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
There’s nothing like following in the footsteps of your favourite TV characters and visiting the destinations shown in the programme – but which are real and which are fake? See our top five ‘telly-tourism’ destinations below and find out!
From a Maya chocolate adventure to a dragon egg hunt in Warwick Castle, here’s our pick of what to see and do with the family this Easter.
The controversial tax hike on Air Passenger Duty is set to boost holiday staycations in the UK, according to a survey by Blue Chip Holidays.
To coincide with English Tourism Week the UK and Europe’s biggest visitor attraction operator, Merlin Entertainments has linked with national tourist board, VisitEngland, to launch their first ever joint marketing campaign.
Bournemouth was crowned the UK’s best beach destination at the Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Beach Destinations Awards.
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games promises to be one of the most significant – and spectacular – events in London’s history.
Couples visiting North Devon’s seaside resorts in March can pick up a saving through Marsdens Cottage Holidays.
Britain’s first ever National Tourism Week is launching on March 8th, celebrating British tourism with a range of events, festivals and special money-saving offers.