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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Your top 10 London pubs for watching (or getting away from) the Carling Cup Final – #RSH Guides

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Each week, 10 travel-loving tweeters win £10′s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by sending their tips about a set destination to us with the hashtag #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This month, we asked you to tell us about your favourite London pubs for watching – or getting away from – this weekend’s Carling Cup Final.

Read on for this week’s winning tips and find out where to soak up the big match atmosphere – or get away from it – whilst sipping a beer. And don’t forget to share your travel suggestions with us using Twitter for your chance to win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

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Take the train to Cardiff … to celebrate St. David’s Day

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Wales honours its patron saint in style – so if you’re looking for a party on March 1, jump on board a train and head off to the land of song to add your voice to the St. David’s Day celebrations.

But before you set off, check our journey planner for cheap train tickets first – and use the money you save to treat yourself to a traditional Welsh breakfast or some tasty Welsh cakes.

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Enjoy some railway romance … with our pick of vintage railway posters

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February’s traditionally a time for love – and you can take romantic journey into the past with our pick of nostalgic train posters. Just read on to see some vintage prints showing rail’s romantic side.

And if Cupid’s got you all loved up and planning a romantic escape of your own, check our journey planner to find cheap train tickets – you can spend the money you’ve saved on a gift for your sweetheart or a glass or two of champagne.

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Take the train … to literary hotspots for World Book Day

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Bookworms will be rejoicing on March 1 2012 – as it’s World Book Day. And taking the train to one of the UK’s literary hotspots is the perfect way to mark the occasion.

Read on to find out which cities we think make the best destination for a literary city break – and make sure you journey planner for cheap train tickets, so you’ll have more to spend while you’re there.

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Take the train…to the Carling Cup Final

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Off to Wembley for the Carling Cup Final? Avoid the pricey petrol pumps and choose the comfort of the train – so you can sit back and relax after all the excitement.

And you could save enough to pay for your match-day pie and pint by checking out our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you set off.

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Your top 10 London coffee shops and cafes – #RSH Guides

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Each week 10 train fans win £10 worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips about a set destination to us at #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This month we’re focussing on London, and this week we asked you to tweet us with your favourite cafes and coffee shops.

Read on for this week’s winning tips – and to find out where to get your capital caffeine hit. And don’t forget to share yours with us using Twitter, for your chance to win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

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Take the train … to see the contenders for ‘Museum of the Year’

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This month, the long list for the Art Fund Prize 2012 was announced. Take the train and visit the ten contenders to see which one you think deserves the accolade of ‘Museum of the Year’ and the £100,000 prize.

And make sure you’re a winner when it comes to saving money by checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets too.

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Book Club: Get carried away with our romantic rail reading picks

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Love is in the air … and on the rails, thanks to this month’s redspottedhanky.com book club suggestions. Read on to find out which books have captured our hearts this Valentine’s Day.

But don’t forget to check out our journey planner for cheap tickets before you jump aboard a train and get carried away into a world of romance.

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Take the train…to ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Live

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If the BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ has inspired you to delve into your family’s past, make sure you pencil this year’s live event into your calendar. It’s the world’s largest family history event, so you’re sure to come away with extra information and tools to help you to trace your roots – and you can see some of the stars of the show too.

You can save money when you travel to ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Live by rail too – just check out our journey planner for cheap train tickets.

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All aboard…the love train this Valentine’s Day

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with a trip aboard the love train and don’t forget to check out our Valentine’s Day infographic. Read on and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets so you’ll have more to spend on your special someone.

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