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Restorative Respite Care

Restorative Respite Care

Richmond Retreats
It’s the one holiday you probably haven’t planned for – when a sudden fall or prolonged illness means that a respite stay is urgently needed. Richmond Retreats provide the personal care, reassurance and stimulation that can make all the difference to the recovery of a loved one. And allow carers an overdue break.

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The Glories of Galapagos

The Glories of Galapagos

It’s the big trip that’s on so many bucket lists – the extraordinary islands of Galapagos, key to evolutionary theory and home to so many outlandish creatures. It’s somewhere you may only visit once, so getting good advice and an itinerary to suit you matters – let Sunvil be your guide.

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10 Great Things to Do in Coastal Croatia
The popularity of Croatia is well deserved – with its turquoise waters, pretty red-roofed villages, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and dramatic gorges and waterfalls, it ticks so many holiday boxes. Here are 10 great ways to enjoy the rugged coastline if you are lucky enough to visit.

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The wild side of Sardinia

The wild side of Sardinia

Wild and relatively unspoiled, the west coast of Sardinia is rich in history and natural charm – flamingos strut through marshy lagoons, rock arches lead to lovely beaches, sand dunes roll through the south – with hiking, biking, swimming and simply good living all to be enjoyed.

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Marriage made in Tropical Heaven

Marriage made in Tropical Heaven

Tropical Sky
It’s the wedding season, and for many older couples, tying the knot overseas makes perfect sense: great weather, an idyllic backdrop and the honeymoon starts the same day. With Tropical Sky, a dedicated wedding coordinator will take all the hard work out of your wedding. The Caribbean beckons …

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Best foot forward in the Baltic

Best foot forward in the Baltic

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
If you are still up for putting your best foot forward, a great way to explore ashore is on a Fred Olsen Baltic cruise. By teaming up with Ramblers, they can offer walking tours as an alternative to coach trips. It’s perfect in St Petersburg, where the walking tour groups can stride out together to tour the city on foot.

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