Cancun

A beginner’s guide to Cancun

If the word ‘beach’ is the first thing that pops to mind when thinking of your ideal holiday, then Cancun needs to be on your to-visit list. While it is home to everything that is associated with a well-known tourist city, the thing that makes it stand out from the rest is its impeccable world-class […]

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Best cruise lines for families

Best cruise lines for families

More and more families are now opting to book a cruise for their summer getaway. With the chance to see more than one destination during a single trip, and a list of fun activities for children on board, it’s no wonder family cruising is becoming more popular. There are now several cruise lines aimed towards families, […]

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Cruising from Scottish Ports

For many cruise passengers the ultimate luxury of a sea voyage is not so much floor-to-ceiling service or endless dining options; even sumptuously-appointed cabins can play second fiddle to the delight of driving to the port of embarkation. Here porters will unload as much luggage as you care to pack from boot to boat, and […]

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8 passport tips for a smoother holiday

A passport is an essential part of any foreign holiday. But every year many travellers (including experienced holidaymakers) face holiday difficulty because they didn’t renew theirs on time, didn’t keep it in a safe place or ran out of pages due to extensive travelling. At best this can result in having to fork out for […]

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The Ultimate Toronto Bucket List

If you’re planning a holiday to Canada and are seeking some cosmopolitan charm: Toronto is the city of choice. The largest city in all of Canada, it is a diverse metropolis with a thriving arts scene, multi-cultural dining and plenty of things for visitors to see and do. Writing a personal checklist for Toronto is […]

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Where to be seen in 2017

Here at Barrhead Travel, we like to stay ahead of the game; we’re always on the lookout for new experiences and inspiring destinations both near and far across the globe.  That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our top 12 Rising Star Destinations that you may not necessarily have even thought of visiting before.  Don’t […]

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Visiting Dubai During Ramadan

Cruising the Arabian Gulf

Cruise ships spend most of the year chasing the sun which has traditionally meant Brits have had to travel to the Caribbean or other exotic destinations such as South America, South Africa or the Orient if they want a warm winter cruise that ventures further than the Canary Islands. Now the Arabian Gulf has become […]

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