Blog posts by Sam Stone

Sam Stone

Sam has been involved in the creative arts industries for over twenty-five years in both France and the UK, working with a variety of specialised businesses and publishers. She is a freelance writer, whose work includes travel blogs, web content and script writing.

Saving for a dream holiday

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In this time of enforced isolation, and what feels like incarceration, it is the perfect opportunity to plan a dream holiday. If you have been forced to decamp your office to your home, setting yourself

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Re-imagine your holiday

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If your plans for a holiday have fallen foul of the recent travel warnings or flight disruptions, you could re-imagine your holiday to fit your circumstances. It is a perfect time to put into action all

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Cash vs Card

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It is over fifty years since the concept of withdrawing cash from a hole in the wall, at any time of day, with a piece of plastic revolutionised our lives. Changes in Banking technology are now happening

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Romance on a budget

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It’s the gesture that counts not the budget. Isn’t it? Taking time out to plan a romantic holiday for your partner is a fabulous gift and if you can do it on a shoestring, well that’s a bonus

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January flight sale bargains

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The January flight sales are on, and now is the perfect time to create the ultimate holiday combo of cheap flights and great exchange rates. The recent election strengthed the pound against most currencies

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Christmas escapes for singles

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Christmas can be the perfect time to escape if you are single. With the largest demographic of singles under the age of forty and in employment, holiday providers have done the math and realised that being

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Christmas market treats

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Brexit threatened to ruin many peoples plans of picking up a few bargains at the European Christmas markets this year. But thankfully, the last-minute change to the timetable has been favourable to travellers

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Charity holiday adventures

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The moral question concerning charity holidays recently reared its ugly head when I joined my cousin to celebrate her completion of the Camino trail. The 800km she walked was tough and her challenge was

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