Monthly Archives: January 2013

Anzac Dawn Ceremony Celebrating the Liberation of Villers-Bretonneux

How is it possible not to be moved by the amazing story of Australian and New Zealand soldiers who travelled away from their home to the other side of the world? To join a battle they could reasonably say was … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – Something Different this year for Valentine’s Day

This is a taxing question I get asked every year and hopefully this time I have come up with a lovely plan. How about treating your loved one to a romantic river cruise, with champagne dinner, entertainment and dancing? I … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – Visiting Scotland, Don’t forget the beautiful Hebridian Islands

Scotland home of some of the most breath-taking scenery in Britain is a popular tourist destination. Most people end up visiting Edinburgh and often will include some of the famous and iconic areas for example – Loch Ness and the … Continue reading

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Concierge Question – Are all London Tours Much the Same?

Thinking all London tours are much the same, is a common mistake, as is the belief that some of the cheaper tours are better value. The reality is that there is a huge difference between what is and what is … Continue reading

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Concierge Questions: Staying in London – Where can I Day Trip by Train to?

Concierge Questions: Staying in London – Where can I Day Trip by Train to? This is a lovely question as it opens up much of overlooked Britain, to those who are staying in London and only want to visit places … Continue reading

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Concierge Questions – How long in advance do I need to book my London to Paris Day Tour?

The simple answer is as far in advance as you possibly can. The London to Paris day tours are probably the most that people try to book last minute and are disappointed to find all our sold out. Magnificent Eiffel … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – What the Difference between a Budget and Full Price Tour

This is an often asked question that sometimes creates confusion, when in reality the answer is very simple and forms two parts: The budget tour may not include all entrance costs at attractions. Generally the Full Price Tour will include … Continue reading

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Concierge Questions – Are there Winter Multi Day Tours of Ireland

This is a question we are often asked and the answer is not many, but there and there is more information posted below for you. First some official Irish Government advice maybe helpful: Perched on the northwest tip of Europe, … Continue reading

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Concierge Question; are there any tours that go to Downton Abbey?

The answer up to this year was no, however great news – at last launching from Easter 2013 is a brand new tour that includes Highclere Castle home of Downton Abbey and Christchurch Oxford, home of Harry Potters Hogwart’s Great … Continue reading

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Concierge Ideas – Now the New Years Celebrations are over, what’s next? St Patrick’s Day

If it’s a really good fun event you are looking for, you would have to go a long way to beat the St Patrick’s day celebrations in Dublin. Here’s some more information for you: Dublin 14-18th March 2013 As part … Continue reading

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