EXPERIENCES

The Romance Of Italian Wines

By Quentin Sadler, Wine Expert
Experiences | 09/02/2018
Start your vino adventure at Azienda Vinicola Sorrentino on the south slope of Mount Vesuvius. Here you will  enjoy an abundance of tasty local dishes in the relaxed and casual restaurant,...
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The Southern Delights And Sights Of South Carolina

By Melissa Shales
Experiences | 07/02/2018
Sand, sun and sea – and greens   We arrived bleary-eyed and jetlagged to be met by the forest of neon known as Myrtle Beach.   South Carolina’s answer to Orlando, entertainment...
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Top 10 Things To Do In Lake Balaton

By Adrian Phillips, Author Of Hungary: The Bradt Travel Guide
Experiences | 31/01/2018
Get cultured – Keszthely is the capital of Balaton, a graceful university town at the western end of the lake. A highlight is the 18th-century Festetics Palace, one of the country’s finest...
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Mayan wonders and more In Mexico

By Leigh Connelly, RCI Travel Writer
Experiences | 15/08/2017
All-inclusive is the norm in Mexico, so take your pick of resorts, all of which provide some of the vital ingredients for a fully-indulgent and relaxing break. Cool pools, beaches...
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Six top Tenerife day trips

By Mary Anne Evans, Food And Travel Writer
Experiences | 15/08/2017
Mount Teide, at the centre of the island, is a fabulously strange world. Drive into the 10-mile-wide volcanic crater and it’s like entering a science fiction movie – such as Clash of the Titans which...
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Amazing Alicante!

By Rhona Norris, RCI Guide
Experiences | 15/08/2017
I had the pleasure of visiting warm and sunny Alicante in May 2017, and what a stunning place it was. Our first stop was Denia in the north of Alicante, which became my favourite place...
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Dutch Delights

By Deirdre O'Riordan
Experiences | 16/08/2017
After a brief flight of only 80 minutes, my colleagues and I landed in Amsterdam on a beautiful sunny Monday morning in the spring. First things first, we sought out some lunch in the...
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I love Finland

By Karen Creedon, An RCI Guide
Experiences | 15/08/2017
I have just returned from an amazing seven-day stay in Finland. Magical memories were made, and it was a welcome change from the sun holidays I normally take. I travelled with three of my...
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Grand Times In Gran Canaria

By Gemma Gregory, RCI Campaign Planning Manager
Experiences | 23/10/2017
When we arrived in Gran Canaria, the heat hit us as soon the plane doors opened. In that initial rush of holiday excitement, I wondered what the next seven days would bring on our first holiday,...
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A tale of two Spains

Ellen Smith, Executive Assistant, RCI Marketing
Experiences | 22/11/2017
Holidays for me were all about jetting off for a week in the sun, relaxing, enjoying the local amenities (let's be honest, the bars), lazing about in the mornings and debating which pair of the...
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A Winter's Tale

By Philip Hakim, RCI member
Experiences | 23/08/2017
It was with some trepidation that my wife, Michelle, our eight-year-old twins, Zara and Daisy, and Annabel aged 10 - set off to visit Santa in the December of 2014. We stayed at Holiday Club Yllas...
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Fuerteventura for foodies!

By Cameron Rutherford, RCI Marketing Analyst
Experiences | 07/09/2017
The Canary island, Fuerteventura, is one of those places that you visit thinking that it will just be one of those sun-trap islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Africa....
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🎃 Six Halloween hot spots

Mariella Ralph, RCI Social and Digital Intern, E-commerce
Experiences | 26/10/2017
First stop... Tokyo! Still celebrating its annual Halloween parades after 34 years, Japan is pulling out all the stops to make sure that everyone is out in the capital this October. A...
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Alpine Holiday Adventure in Austria

By Shelley Burton, RCI Marketing Manager
Experiences | 21/09/2017
It was a school trip which first introduced me to the delights of alpine life in Austria. Little did I know then, that Austria would be the place where my partner, JB, and myself would 'tie the...
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Must visit destinations recommended by RCI

By Danielle Millar, RCI Marketing Campaign Executive
Experiences | 27/12/2017
As familiar as it is warm, there's no surprise why Tenerife remains a firm favourite with British holidaymakers for both summer and winter getaways. With beaches galore, from golden sands with...
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Malta's mix of beaches, bays and baroque

By Danielle Millar, RCI Marketing Campaign Executive
Experiences | 29/11/2017
The Sunny Coast Resort Club (1201), overlooking Qawra Bay in Malta was where we stayed. This looked like an ideal escape to some much-needed winter sun. This resort is signed up to the RCI...
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German Christmas Markets

By Helen Foster, Marketing Manager, RCI Europe
Experiences | 29/09/2017
This ancient city on the Rhine is famous for its towering Gothic cathedral, and there's a lively holiday market right at the foot of this spectacular building. But venture further afield to...
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🎆 Remember, Remember the Fifth of November 🎆

By Mariella Ralph, RCI Social & Digital Intern, E-Commerce
Experiences | 31/10/2017
The first tradition, which started many years ago, has been given the iconic name of 'Penny for the Guy?'. To celebrate the survival of King James I, people lit fires around London to...
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Travelling with kids

By Kane Keating, husband of Kara Keating, Campaign Planning Manager, RCI
Experiences | 06/12/2017
I think everyone has had that moment when you’re sat on the plane getting ready for takeoff. You’ve worked hard all year for your well-earned week away in the sun. The doors are about to close and...
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Finland - Happy Birthday Celebrations

By Steve Adams, Travel Writer
Experiences | 13/12/2017
Finland declared its independence from the Russian Republic after the revolutions that took place in the aftermath of the First World War. The 100 years since then has seen the country develop a...
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Great Christmas Traditions

Shelley Burton, Head of Member Marketing, RCI Europe
Experiences | 20/12/2017
It transpired that all our parents had a very different deal with Father Christmas as to how many presents he brought us for Christmas. The treats we left out for Father...
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Experiences | 08/12/2017
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Five Walking Tours To Wake Up Your Wanderlust

By Lorraine Loveland, Travel Writer
Experiences | 26/01/2018
What makes a better walk than one surrounded by free-flowing streams and fragrant flowers? Levadas were built in Madeira in the 16th century to allow farmers to irrigate the farmlands and to...
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Unlocking The World Of R&R: Roars And Relaxation In Orlando

By Lorraine Loveland, Travel Writer
Experiences | 19/01/2018
Finding your roar When you visit Orlando’s parks you’re guaranteed to encounter a scream or two, and there are a whole host of places to find your roar. Opened earlier this year, park guests can...
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Dream, Discover, Explore, Experience

By Alex Brinnand, Digital Marketing Executive
Experiences | 10/01/2018
Cancún plays host to a ritzy hotel zone with the famous white-sand beaches and unabashed party scene. While Cancún has a lot more to offer than just beaches, it is the ocean-lapped stretches of...
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The hottest holiday hotlist for 2018

Jem Pearce, RCI staff member
Experiences | 17/01/2018
Marvel at the 16th century architecture of this port city, pictured above, awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Small it may be but Malta actually possesses three UNESCO sites. Valletta has...
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Celebrating Chinese New Year

By Natasha Hegarty, RCI Staff Member
Experiences | 16/02/2018
The Chinese New Year is colourful, festive and lots of fun – everything a big celebration should be. However, it isn’t just about the earth becoming another year older. The Chinese are very...
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The World's Most Romantic Places

By Lorraine Loveland, Travel Writer
Experiences | 14/02/2018
Move over Paris, there’s a new romantic city to adore. Barcelona is enduringly beautiful with plenty to please, from the cultural sights of Las Ramblas and Park Güell to lazy days at the beach.
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