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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Britain’s best wedding fairs in early 2013

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Wedding shows around Britian in 2013Is your wedding day fast approaching and you’ve still got to organise the shoes, dress, invitations, venue … everything? Panic not and put your inner bridezilla to rest: we’ve pulled together a list of the best wedding shows happening over the next few months. And they’re all just a cheap train ride away.

So get reading and plan your trip …
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Survive the snow with our top travel tips

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travellingBrrr…don’t you just want to snuggle up by a nice log fire, with a hot cocoa in hand, while wearing your warmest woolly jumper when it snows? But as much as we might want to curl up, we still need to get back to our daily lives: going to work, visiting friends or a going on a holiday long booked in advance – snow or no snow.

There’s always the risk of delays, cancellations and complications on the roads, runways and even the railway lines when it snows — however prepared our hardworking transport staff are. But you can do your bit to survive the cold snap with these nifty travel tips…
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Best places to go for Burns Night

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Best Burns Nights around Britian

Robert Burns is Scotland’s much-loved national bard, and what better way to spend Burns Night on 25 January than by attending a traditional Burns supper, complete with haggis, whisky, dancing and a rousing performance of his famous poetry.

If you can, head north for an authentic Scottish Burns Night experience: the scots go all- out to pay tribute to their ‘favourite son’. But don’t worry if you can’t make it that far: there are plenty Burns Night suppers in England worth attending. Dig out your finest tartan togs, polish your sporran, practice your most dramatic reading of Tam o’ Shanter and read our guide to the best Burns Night suppers in preparation…

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Guest Post: Train vs. Car – 5 Journeys where the train wins hands down

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Trains vs. cars: what's the best way to travel?

It’s not just cheaper to take the train than the car – it can be more fun too. Here, Confused.com’s Jamie Gibbs talks us through 5 train journeys where the train definitely trumps the competition.
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Britain in 2013: where and when to go

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Travel in Britian in 2013

With stunning mountains, music events, food festivals and world class culture right here in the UK, there’s really no need to jet off to foreign climes for a great holiday.

But staycations don’t mean shivering as you eat your cold, soggy chips and try to shelter from the rain. There’s so much to see and do in 2013, and all the action’s just a hop, skip and a short train ride away…

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