Thomas Cook’s guide to Europe’s best cycling destinations for National Bike Week

Not everyone wants to lounge in a deckchair for the duration of their holiday and with National Bike Week upon us (14-22nd June) check out Thomas Cook’s guide to top destinations guaranteed to keep your pedals moving.


The Serra de Tramuntana mountain range forming the northern backbone of Majorca is a beacon for outdoor enthusiasts providing trails suitable for both cyclists and mountain bike enthusiasts. The island’s roads…

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Locals about Greece: When people make plans, God laughs

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If you need to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life, leave yourself behind during your vacation and experience Greece like a local. As well as cheap flights to Zante, Corfu, Heraklion and many other Greek airports, Flythomascook can now offer you the inside information you need to really get away from everything.

The Flythomascook team has asked a panel of nine Greek…

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2011 Football Pilgrimage leads to Cyprus

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For football fans and groupies, Paphos is the place to be this summer. The trendsetters, Manchester United and England football star Rio Ferdinand and Swansea City player Ashley Williams, stayed at the town’s five-star Elysium Hotel in June 2011. They were spotted at sandy beach, the hotel swimming pool bar, the trendy Lime Cocktail Bar and The World Famous Linekers Bar, both near the seafront in Kato Paphos. Book…

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5 simple tips for spectacular summer snapshots

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We all know what it’s like to come home from a dream holiday. You’re all tanned and relaxed and you can’t wait to impress your friends with photos of the wonderful buildings, beaches and beautiful girls that you’ve seen. It can be quite a disappointment to discover that most of your photos are either out of focus, overexposed, quickly shot or badly posed. You’ll be glad to hear that…

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Top five Tapas bars in Tenerife


There is an old saying that goes: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”When in Tenerife, the way of life you should adopt revolves around Tapas, small individual dishes that are sold in bars as a snack during the day or as

starters to an evening meal. Many bars take more pride in their selection of Tapas than their drinks menu. The dishes are usually displayed on the bar and served…

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