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Good Holiday Ideas | December 12, 2017

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We spend more on skiing than food!

25 October 2017 |

Would you believe it -  a ski trip can cost more than the annual food bill. 

Good Ski Guide, along with No1 Currency, has produced this league table of popular resorts, which reveals the gulf in cost between the cheapest and most expensive ski places to take your family skiing this winter. Key … Read More

Trainer John conquers jungles of Burma, Laos, Thailand in 14-day bike hike

6 September 2017 |

His biggest scare was being chased by hungry cannibals

John St John, our personal fitness trainer at Good Holiday and the Good Ski Guide has cycled round Burma and Thailand in a 14-day charity ride and raised £54,000  from sponsors for Parkinson’s disease charities.

John, from … Read More

Canaria is real Gran

1 September 2017 |

It is our nearest guaranteed winter sun.

Good Holiday reporters have for decades trawled the world for sunny escapes from the dull, low skies of Britain in winter and finally plumped for a favourite destination for rich Victorians … Read More

It’s new and fun in the sun

30 August 2017 |

Mark Warner to launch foiling with boards not swords. Read more…  

Sporty holiday operator Mark Warner will be offering dinghy and  windsurf  foiling for summer 2018 at Lakitira Beach Resort in Kos and Levante Beach Resort in Rhodes.

Foiling is an exciting new aspect to … Read More

National Parks get a multi-million £ boost

26 May 2017 |

Here’s details of a deal between Britain’s 15 national parks and the Columbia sportswear group. Read more

Columbia yesterday announced a multi-million £ partnership, where all staff, including rangers, will in future be kitted out with Columbia’s eco-friendly gear, including … Read More

World Cup biking event for Leogang

2 May 2017 |

The Austrian ski resort of Leogang, at the heart of Austria’s famous Skicircus, is again attracting thousands of adrenaline sports fans – this time for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup – on Sunday June 11.

The world’s fastest riders will once again challenge … Read More

Real news! Macdonald makes Aviemore great again. Read more from John Hill in the Cairngorms..

15 February 2017 |

I regularly shock foreign resorts I visit by telling them that Scotland not only has a ski industry, but at the Cairngorms they have Britain’s best by far residential leisure facilities – at Macdonald Aviemore Resort.

Brits get most holidays in Europe

10 November 2016 |

British citizens get the most holidays in Europe – 28 days paid leave each year – but actually take less holidays.

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Not a ski in sight in Iceland and Greenland

19 August 2016 |

GSG explorer Pietro Simonetti searches for snow in the far North

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