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The City of Three Cultures – A Day Exploring Spain’s Past in The Medieval City of Toledo

The ancient medieval city of Toledo is one of Spain’s most magnificent treasures. Known as the ‘city of three cultures’ during the Middle Ages, it is said that Christians, Muslims and Jews all peacefully coexisted within the city’s protective walls. Overlooking the Río Tajo from its dramatic perch, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is located …

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The White City of France – A Food and Travel Guide to Luminous La Rochelle

There is a luminosity about La Rochelle that is unsurprising. Even in mid-April you would need a pair of sunglasses – readily available at a moment’s notice – to offset the subtle glare that bounces back at you from its limestone buildings. Not for nothing is it known as La Ville Blanche (the White City). …

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Beautiful Bolivia – A Diverse South American Country Rich in History And Culture

Although Bolivia is often overshadowed by its South American neighbours Peru, Chile and Argentina, this landlocked country is a true gem. Bolivia is a country of contrasts. From otherworldly desert landscapes to lush Amazonian rainforests, this country is as diverse as it is rich in history and culture. I began my journey in the laid-back …

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These Insanely Glamorous Train Suites Are Bringing Back The Golden Age of Travel

The summer is fast approaching and inter-railing season is upon us. While the majority of people who decide to travel by train around Europe do so on a budget, this glamorous train could have many of us scraping the money bank in the hopes of affording a ticket. The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express may not be the …

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2019 Travel Plans

Fun For The Whole Family – Escape to Malta And Disneyland With This Week’s Travel Deals

This week’s best taste travel deals take you to North America, Mauritius and Malta, while also channeling your inner child at Disneyland Paris. Celebrate with Aer Lingus In celebration of their 60th anniversary of transatlantic travel, Aer Lingus is offering €100 off return trips to North America this summer. The savings are valid for travel …

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These Floating Villas in The Caribbean Are What Dreams Are Made Of

We’re always on the hunt for the most incredible places to add to our travel wish list and these floating villas in the Caribbean have skipped a couple of hundred places to make it quite close to the top. Located in Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica, these luxury villas are perched on a …

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Dream Job Alert! WOW Air Wants to Give Two Friends The Summer of Their Lives

Are you a budding globetrotter? Is wanderlust basically your middle name? Well then, WOW Air is currently advertising the paid summer job of your dreams. As part of the WOW Air Travel Guide competition, two lucky winners will be chosen to spend their 3-month summer living in Iceland and calling Reykjavik their home base. If …

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Unmissable Travel Deals

Wonderful Wanderlust – Unmissable Travel Deals That Will Instantly Improve Your Week

We’re coming to the end of April and now is the time we all want to plan and book our summer holidays. With this in mind, here are some unmissable travel deals to get your hands on this week. London Aer Lingus has a number of fantastic travel deals from Irish airports to the UK. …

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Travel Deals

From Thailand to Canada – Here Are This Week’s Best Travel Deals

Embrace the sun with this week’s best travel deals, from Barbados to Thailand. There’s also a great opportunity for those organised enough to plan out a fabulous winter escape to Canada. Keep reading for our pick of this week’s best travel deals. Happy travelling! Barbados Save up to €600 per person on a 7-night stay …

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Travel Tuesday – Treat Yourself With The Best of This Week’s Travel Deals

The bank holiday weekend is over, so before the fear sets in, take a moment to plan something exciting for your next holiday. From once-in-a-lifetime experiences to an American adventure and much more, here are this week’s best taste travel deals. Experience a 4-star stay at the Pentahotel Hong Kong Kowloon this May. With prices …

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Embracing the ‘New-Historical’ in Dresden – Germany’s Saxon Capital

When people think about visiting Germany or any country really, it’s always the capital city that seems to grab their attention. Indeed, I’m guilty of it myself. You want to visit the buildings, monuments and spectacular sights you’ve seen in movies and read about in books. But once you get the capital city out of …

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Following in the Footsteps of the Renaissance – A Visit to Romantic Florence

As you stroll through the enchanting streets of beautiful Florence, don’t be surprised if you suddenly feel a wave of creative inspiration wash over you. The Italian city is widely considered to be the cradle of the Renaissance and the Tuscan capital has attracted a steady stream of creatives since the 14th century. From its …

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Travel Inspiration – The 10 Most Liked Airbnb Apartments Will Fuel Your Wanderlust

Unique accommodation has been a growing trend over the past few years and this trend is set to continue well into 2018, with Airbnb apartments taking the world by storm. With this in mind, Airbnb has released its most popular Instagram posts from 2017 and the stunning apartments have us planning our next trip. Airbnb …

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Taste Travel Deals

Paris is Calling – Air France Announces New Daily Flights From Cork Airport to The City of Love

You’ll soon be able to fly from Cork to Paris with Air France as the airline has announced a new daily service between the cities. The route, which will take off this summer, will depart Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport every afternoon at 2.55pm and arrive into Cork at 3.50pm. The Cork flight will then …

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Travel Destinations

Planning a Holiday in 2018? Add 8 of Our Favourite Travel Destinations to Your Bucket List

As we wave goodbye to 2017 and get ready to welcome in a new year, why not start planning your next holiday? While we’ll be keeping the Taste Travel section up to date throughout the year, if you’re seeking some immediate inspiration, our favourite destinations of 2017 may be just what you need. For me …

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