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Why our solo travellers get their own room

(I resisted the urge to channel Virginia Woolf, and call this blog entry ‘A Room of One’s Own’.) I’ve been asked a few times if people have to share rooms on our hosted solo holidays. The answer is a definitive ‘no’. All of our solo holidays come with your own…
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Booking with a Travel Agent versus a DIY holiday

You’ve a fair idea what type of holiday you want, or where you want to go. You’ve got the dates decided, and your leave from work is booked. So, do you head straight for Expedia, or call a Travel Agent? There’s no doubt that DIY holidays have been on the…
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Getting the most out of VegfestUK London 2019

Getting the most out of VegfestUK London 2019 Planning on heading to VegfestUK in London this year? You should be! Running across two days on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October, the festival has something for every vegan taste bud, and far more than just food.   Of course you…
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5 things you should know about the Pantheon

If you’re heading off for a short or long break in Rome, then the Pantheon will likely figure among your must see spots in the city. This ancient temple, while less trumpeted than the Colosseum and the Forum, is one of my favourite buildings as its initial simplicity belies incredible…
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WIN tickets to VEGFEST 2019

We have 6 pairs of weekend tickets to giveaway for this year’s Vegfest in London. Vegfest returns to London Olympia on the 26th & 27th October with around 370 stalls, including many new vegan brands, 20 featured areas, and around 150 speakers all under one roof. Kindred Traveller will be…
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How To Find Cheap Flights

How to find cheap flights We don’t always book flights for our customers. There are two reasons for this: •  Not everyone wants to fly. From an environmental perspective, frequent flying isn’t the best choice, and quite a lot of our destinations can be reached by rail within a day…
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5 of the best things to do in Zakynthos

With over 6,000 islands in this Mediterranean archipelago to choose from, it’s no wonder that Zakynthos (also known as Zante) is often forgotten when people choose a Greek holiday. Lying west of mainland Greece, with views of Kefalonia, the island has a rugged coastline, picturesque villages, and some of the best…
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Open for business!

After 18 months of research and preparation, Kindred Traveller has launched! Beginning with two contrasting destinations that we think you’ll love, Zakynthos for that laid-back experience we all need from time to time, and Rome offering that city-break buzz filled with history and culture. We’re really looking forward to meeting…