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The Wowcher Guide to Breaking New Year’s Resolutions

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Dictionary definition: Resolution. Noun. A firm decision to do or not to do something. What is it about the end of the year that makes us feel like we should suddenly change? We were doing perfectly well eating pizza and watching The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on Netflix in November, thanks very much, but as soon as January arrives, the obligation to get off the sofa and do a …

The Wowcher Guide to Travel in 2016!

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You can drink more water, sleep longer, run faster, work harder and eat better, but when it comes to New Year’s Eve, all you’re really going to look back on are the memories you’ve made. Make 2016 the year you see the world with your nearest and dearest – as the famous adage goes, travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer! …

The Wowcher Guide to Christmas Markets

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To unashamedly steal the immortal words of Andy Williams, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. But it’s not just the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer that fills us with festive joy, it’s the opportunity to head to one of the many Christmas markets that the world has to offer. There’s no better way to spend the …

Wowcher’s Top 5 Winter Sun Destinations

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As winter prepares to fall around us like a cold, dark shroud, there are certain aspects of the cooler months that we can’t wait for. Christmas, New Year, cosy nights in by the fire and hot dinners with the family are all prime examples of why winter is many people’s favourite season. However, if you mourn the passing of autumn and long for sunshine and …

Top 5 European city break destinations!

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Here at Wowcher, as much as we’d love to take a month off, fill up our backpacks with bikinis and head to Southeast Asia to ‘find ourselves’, we’ve had to reluctantly accept that our wallets – and our annual leave – just won’t stretch that far. Luckily for us in Britain, our little island is nestled in one of the most diverse, historical and fascinating …

Wowcher gets high with Virgin at Bristol International Balloon Festival!

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Nestled in the rolling Somerset countryside, every year the picturesque Ashton Court plays host to The Bristol International Balloon Festival – Europe’s largest hot air balloon event. And this year, a few Wowcher elves were lucky enough to be among the visitors! This year’s festival, the 37th annual event, proved to be a record-breaking spectacular, with around 500,000 turning out across four days to see …

Wowcher Guide To Valencia

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Whilst being bathed in sun almost all year long does make for a pretty good reason on its own to visit Spain’s third city, Valencia’s got plenty more to offer lucky visitors, from a lively city centre to the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. Our guide to the city is here to show why a trip to Spain’s sunny coast is a must: Photo Opportunities …

Wowcher’s Guide To Brighton!

Battleground for the Mods and Rockers in the 60s, stomping ground of the legendary Fatboy Slim and Peter Andre, and an infamous playground for Britain’s dirty weekend, Brighton is one of the UK’s most colourful coastal crannies, well worth a visit no matter the time of year. Here, at Wowcher, we’re here to share the filthiest secrets of this outrageously endearing seaside town. The Coast …

Wowcher Takes a Dip in the City of Bath

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Once a playground for the rich during the glamour of the Georgian era, Bath’s natural hot springs and architectural marvels have paved its way to World Heritage status. Though small in size, Bath is immensely picturesque and holds many cobbled pockets of charm. Elegant crescents and terraces curve over and around the petite city’s hills, while steeples and spires rise above the steam from the …