The Urban Guide to the Countryside
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Category: overseas holidays

Fab 5 things to do in Paris – you could be going there…on us!

31 Oct 2016

Mes petits choux, le nouvelle competition de Stilettos Boueux est iciet il est un corker! (you didn’t know I spoke Franglais?).

I’ve got a pair of return airline tickets to Paris to give away to one lucky reader – sacre bleu!  If you win, you and your partner, friend, mum (OK, me, if you insist) will be flying with bmi regional out of Bristol airport over to Paris, on the dates of your choice between the end of November and the 25 March 2017 (subject to availability). 

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Where to holiday like the Beckhams!

30 Jun 2016

Scenic social media snaps of celebrities hiking in Ibiza and doing tree-top yoga in St Lucia are evoking worldwide workout wanderlust (or just complete jealousy from Muddy Towers). To reduce the green-eyed monster, here are a few celebrity hang-outs, so you can holiday like the fit and famous. From a Thailand wellness retreat frequented by the Beckhams, to a health sanctuary in Spain graced by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Demi Moore; add a touch of star quality to your healthy escape, with this guide put together by Muddy Northants.

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Why you’ll love Lisbon for a short break

20 May 2016

Debbie over at Muddy Sussex went on a weekend break to Lisbon, and when you read about what she found (and I’m not just talking about the pastel de nata), you’ll want to go there too. Read on and get ready to book your tickets…

I’d have gone to Lisbon a lot sooner had I realised how late in the year it holds its heat. At the end of October last year I was walking round in flip-flops and it hit 24C!

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Where the travel experts go on holiday

7 Mar 2016

Ever wondered where the travel experts head on their hols? Tim Winkworth from the Family Adventure Company (Have you checked them out? They’re amazing) knows a thing or two about what to look for, so here are his tips for a brilliant break.

 Morocco: Riad Arganier D’or

This place is incredible, only 20kms from Taroudant, on an orange grove nestling at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains, so not a bad location!

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