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Amsterdam City Break in a Weekend

We recently visited Amsterdam for a long weekend travelling by ferry from Hull to Rotterdam to enjoy an Amsterdam city break. This is an overnight service taking around about 12 hours for the crossing. Once you arrive in Rotterdam you are quickly shown to your …

Conexo Travel Event 26 January 2017

If you have never attended one of our travel showcase events then don’t miss the opportunity to do so this Thursday at Wigginton Squash Club from 6.30pm. The evening is a casual event with a selectios of fantastic tour operators in attendance who will be …

Norwich 'The City of Stories'

East Anglia can often be overlooked when people consider short breaks in the UK, possibly through lack of awareness as to how charming a weekend in Norfolk or Suffolk is. From the lovely countryside, peaceful quaint villages with pastel coloured houses, to seaside towns full …

Castle Howard Made From Gingerbread

Conexo Travel Advent Blog Day Eleven Castle Howard in Gingerbread Christmas is a very special time at Castle Howard, as the house is elaborately decorated and opened to the public to enjoy. This year at Castle Howard, the contemporary artists Bompas and Parr, who are …

Melbourne Christmas Festival

Conexo Travel Advent Photo Blog Day One Down under Christmas arrives in Summer but it doesn’t stop our Antipodean cousins celebrating the festive season. In Melbourne the town hall transforms itself into a swirling magical light show from dusk through to 11pm. Melbourne really embraces …

British Claims Company Caught Encouraging Holidaymakers to Lie for Compensation

ABTA have highlighted an alarming trend of people making fake sickness claims against travel companies in order to receive compensation. The rise in claims for gastric-related illnesses, which are tyically made via UK Claims Management companies, have prompted ABTA to request the UK government to …

Madrid, Spain's Culinary Capital

Spain‘s capital city has become a more popular city break destination over the last few years due to the increased number of flights from the UK. Previously many British visitors to Spain would head to the coastal resorts which provided an initial insight into Spain …