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Tracy soaks up the best of Vietnam
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Andre shares his journal from a recent trip to China, where he covered a large portion of the country, from Shanghai to Beijing and the Great Wall to Tiananmen Square.
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Last month Andre and Nic boarded P&O's Oriana, the recipient of a huge refurbishment last year. This is what they thought of the vessel.
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Tracy in Vietnam

Tracy soaks up the best of Vietnam
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Posted at: 14:27, 14 June 2017

Chasing China - A Trip Report by Andre

Andre shares his journal from a recent trip to China, where he covered a large portion of the country, from Shanghai to Beijing and the Great Wall to Tiananmen Square.
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Posted at: 13:24, 14 June 2017

Andre and Nic survey P&O's recently refurbished Oriana.

Last month Andre and Nic boarded P&O's Oriana, the recipient of a huge refurbishment last year. This is what they thought of the vessel.
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Posted at: 14:14, 26 April 2017

A Brief History Of The Travel Agent

It all started in 1841 by the well-known chap Mr Thomas Cook.
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Posted at: 12:36, 26 April 2017

Keep The Whole Family Happy - Top 5 Kids Clubs

We've selected five of our favourite resorts that have the best kids clubs.
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Posted at: 09:34, 15 February 2017

January & February 2017 Opening Hours

We're tweaking our opening hours in January and February so we can serve you, our customers, better.
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Posted at: 13:03, 06 January 2017

If Carlsberg did airlines: KLM

Tracy and Mel were recently invited to travel from London to Amsterdam with KLM. See what they thought of the Dutch Airline.
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Posted at: 13:51, 28 November 2016

4 Things You'll Need On Your Next Holiday

Earplugs, notepad and pen, a good pair of shoes...can you guess the 4th?
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Posted at: 15:41, 03 November 2016

Andre goes in search of tigers in India

A whistle-stop week in India saw Andre take in the best of India.
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Posted at: 12:03, 02 November 2016

Arctic Cruises 2016/17 - guaranteed Northern Lights viewing!

Our good friends at Hurtigruten operate wonderful explorer cruises to the Arctic, even guaranteeing sightings of the Northern Lights on some voyages. Yes, they're that good!
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Posted at: 12:03, 28 September 2016

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Crystal Serenity completes 32-day Northwest Passage voyage

Crystal Serenity safely back in New York City after historic Northwest Passage cruise, becoming the first luxury liner to transit the historically elusive route.
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Posted at: 10:47, 28 September 2016

Bath Office photos

We opened our third branch in The Corridor in the beautiful city of Bath at the beginning of September 2016, and we thought you'd like to see how the place is looking.
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Posted at: 11:27, 27 September 2016

Andre takes to the French waterways

Andre spent two nights aboard the barge La Belle Epoque in the Burgundy Region of France.
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Posted at: 13:46, 20 September 2016

Tim Tees off in Tenerife

Tim tackles the Open De Espana Pro-Am tournament which features on the European Challenge Tour.
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Posted at: 11:24, 04 August 2016

Barging in France

Let us introduce you to the Rolls Royce of barging.
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Posted at: 09:54, 04 August 2016

Work Experience at C The World

Aspiring travel writer Chloe from Badminton School joined us for a week to learn about the travel industry. It was a pleasure to work with such an intelligent, creative and bright prospect.
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Posted at: 11:52, 29 June 2016

How will Brexit affect your holiday?

The result of last week's referendum on the UK’s future relationship with the European Union has been announced, and the British people have voted to leave the EU. ABTA answers questions on what this means for European travel.
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Posted at: 11:14, 29 June 2016

Claire's Peru Highlights

Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Inca Ruins, the Amazon and the Andes...Peru is home to a vibrant and unique mix of culture and geography. Claire spent 10 days exploring the country earlier this year. See he highlights...
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Posted at: 10:54, 29 June 2016

3 days in Abu Dhabi

On a mass exodus from travel agents up and down the country, Claire joined 80 - yes, 80! - other agents for a tour of Abu Dhabi as guests of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority.
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Posted at: 16:38, 18 May 2016

Tim and Andre are hands on deck on the Royal Caribbean

Tim and Andre spend a night aboard the all-singing, all-dancing Ovation of the Seas: Royal Caribbean's latest Quantum Class ship.
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Posted at: 16:38, 13 May 2016

Tim hits the beaches of Mauritius

Tim spends a long weekend on the beautiful island of Mauritius, his first visit to the gem in the Indian Ocean.
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Posted at: 15:53, 11 May 2016

Runners Up at the Top 50 Travel Agent Awards

Runners up in the TTG TOP 50 Travel Agents!
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Posted at: 12:52, 11 May 2016

Top 50 Travel Agents Award 2016

We're we delighted to be nominated in the Top 50 nationally and Top 5 regionally for the best independent agents in the UK.
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Posted at: 10:54, 27 April 2016

Carolyn spends a weekend in Florence

A weekend was all it took for Carolyn to fall in love with Florence...
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Posted at: 13:50, 09 March 2016

River Cruise Comparison Chart

Confused which river cruise is best for you? Check out this great comparison chart from Crystal River Cruises
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Posted at: 13:05, 24 February 2016

NEW: Canadian Visa Requirements

Like the USA, you now need an electronic travel authorisation before visiting Canada.
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Posted at: 11:10, 27 January 2016

Keeping your money safe abroad

Check out this great visual about how to keep your money safe when you're travelling.
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Posted at: 09:42, 27 January 2016

Is South Africa really THAT cheap?

We've compiled a list of common costs incurred on a holiday to South Africa so you can see how cheap it really is. Enjoy!
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Posted at: 11:41, 20 January 2016

C The World comes out on top at the AITO Agents Awards 2015

Local independent wins National Award!
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Posted at: 13:58, 13 January 2016

Tracy's in South Korea - Part 2

Tracy visits South Korea - Part 2
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Posted at: 12:41, 21 December 2015

Tracy's in South Korea - Part 1

Tracy visits South Korea - Part 1
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Posted at: 15:27, 18 December 2015

Andre's Azores Adventure

Andre spends a few days exploring the volcanic, beautiful islands in the mid-Atlantic.
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Posted at: 14:02, 02 December 2015

Life in Japan - Fewer Reasons to be Angry

Many thanks to Chris for writing this trip report on his recent holiday to Japan. He and his family chose Japan in search of experiencing a genuinely different culture to our own, and they certainly found it.
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Posted at: 09:24, 01 July 2015

C The World and Typically Italian's gastronomic tour to Italy

Claire travelled with 10 clients to Bologna for every foodie's dream: a week of cooking, wine tasting, truffle hunting and so much more...
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Posted at: 12:00, 20 May 2015

Andre spends a night on the Waterways of Amsterdam

Andre spends a night aboard AMA Sonata - one of the River Cruise Ships belonging to AMA Waterways.
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Posted at: 16:42, 25 March 2015

James goes for a jog in the Himalayas

James spent 6 days running around the Everest region of Nepal. We think he's mad, but his report makes for interesting, if tiring, reading!
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Posted at: 18:21, 07 December 2014

A taste of life on the river...Tauck style.

Carolyn spends 4 nights on the MS Savor as a guest on a Tauck Cruise. When an experienced cruise go-er like Carolyn returns with words like "right up there amongst the best I've been on", we all turned our heads to listen...
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Posted at: 14:27, 26 November 2014

Japan unmasked

Claire takes 2 weeks out of the office to explore weird and wonderful Japan. You can notes from her travels here.
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Posted at: 13:24, 26 November 2014

Nic spends 5 days in Istanbul and Cappadocia

After a hectic couple of days exploring the wonderfully diverse city of Istanbul, Nic fulfils a travel dream with two days in the Central Anatolian region of Cappadocia.
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Posted at: 10:19, 29 October 2014

Inspiring India

Carolyn does a whistle-stop tour of one of the most vibrant, colourful countries on earth: India
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Posted at: 16:19, 10 September 2014

Andre hits Las Vegas...

He had just 5 days in Las Vegas, but Andre squeezed as much as possible into every second and found there's much more to the city than just gambling.
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Posted at: 14:46, 23 August 2014

C The World goes on holiday (for the day)

We treated ourselves to a summer outing last weekend with a wonderful trip aboard the Orient Express.
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Posted at: 11:03, 06 August 2014

Claire explores the Maldives

Claire takes to the Indian Ocean to visit the Maldives in a rather unique way.
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Posted at: 11:09, 09 July 2014

Carolyn fulfils a travel dream

Carolyn spends a week in Jordan. Her first words back were "this should be on everyone's wish list"...
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Posted at: 16:35, 24 June 2014

Compagnie du Ponant

Carolyn and Claire visit Le Boreal - a small, exclusive cruising vessel owned by premier French cruise organisation Compagnie du Ponant
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Posted at: 16:03, 24 June 2014

Carolyn on golf

C The World's very own Carolyn divulges her favourite golfing destinations, along with some Top Tips.
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Posted at: 18:34, 22 May 2014

Kilimanjaro Climb

Trip notes from James' Kilimanjaro Climb
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Posted at: 10:14, 21 May 2014

Thailand and Vietnam

A brief trip report by Nicola and Chris from their holiday to Thailand and Vietnam
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Posted at: 00:00, 14 May 2014

China with Wendy Wu

An overview of China on a Wendy Wu Tour, some "I can't believe I am here" moments and some great memories....
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Posted at: 16:55, 21 November 2013

Dominican Republic - An alternative Caribbean destination

How about trying the Dominican Republic for your next Caribbean holiday?
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Posted at: 14:28, 08 October 2013

Norwegian Arctic Adventure

Northern Lights, Whales, Fjords, Wildlife, A real Arctic adventure
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Posted at: 10:45, 02 October 2013

Mama Mia ...... It's Skiathos

Whether you want to retrace the steps of the film “Mama Mia” or just have a relaxing Greek holiday, Skiathos has it all.
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Posted at: 10:09, 02 October 2013

Sport for All with Mark Warner Holidays

Water and land based sports for everyone
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Posted at: 13:38, 31 May 2013

Mauritius, The Beachcomber Experience

Enjoy the breaktaking beautiful Mauritius and stay at a wonderful Beachcomber hotel.....
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Posted at: 10:47, 25 May 2013

Coral, Pearl or Diamond Class

Ever wanted to feel like a guest rather than a passenger when flying, read on ......
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Posted at: 15:51, 23 May 2013

When in Rome

Whether you are in Rome for 3 days, 3 weeks or 3 months, be prepared to step into the world’s biggest open air museum.
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Posted at: 15:18, 15 May 2013

Emirates brings the world to Birmingham

Did you know you can reach 129 destinations in 75 countries with one airline from Birmingham airport?
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Posted at: 14:30, 10 April 2013

A number of firsts in Cape Verde

It is the first time we have ever done a packaged holiday let alone an all inclusive one, so we were unsure what to expect. We needn’t have worried!
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Posted at: 18:49, 22 March 2013

Birmingham Airport - what a pleasure!

On a recent visit to Birmingham Airport I discovered a relaxed and stress free start to your trip.
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Posted at: 09:39, 28 February 2013

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