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Paul’s Voyage with Explora Journeys!

Our MD Paul has just returned from a “work” trip on the amazing Explora 1! Explora Journeys are 974 passenger ships that are a cross between a super yacht and a 5 star cruise ship. Paul has been travelling and

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Bethan’s Trip to Dubai

Day 1… A quick overview of what I got up to: Checked into Atlantis The Royal Cloud 22 Cocktail masterclass 3 course set menu dinner in Heston Blumenthal’s restaurant in the private dining room     Day 2 & 3…

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Cockermouth Travel turns 40!

It is 40 years today since we opened our doors and we are all very proud to still be going strong, a huge thank you to all our lovely customers and my amazing team for all their support over the

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Cape Town

The Garden Route by Leanne

It’s hard to know where to start with the highlights of this trip because there was too many to mention! But here goes…   After a stress-free Emirates flight to Port Elizabeth, we were met by our guide who took

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Udaipur City Palace, India

Paul’s Return to India

I have just got back from an amazing educational visit to India – after an 8-hour flight from Heathrow we arrived in Mumbai & and a city of huge contrasts! Our transfer took us past shanty towns to the waterfront

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Vancouver Island, Canada

Barney’s Canadian Family Adventure

For this year’s family adventure holiday we went to Canada’s Beautiful British Columbia. We decided the children, now ages 14, 10 and 8, were ready to tackle the nine hour flight direct from Manchester to Vancouver. Vancouver is a fantastic

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Vietnam & Dubai by Bethan

We started off by flying with Emirates (they were superb, really comfortable with lots of leg room and a fab entertainment system) from Manchester to Hanoi with a connection in Dubai.  Once we arrived in Hanoi we checked in to

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