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DialAFlight most trusted for hotel bookings as big names are slammed for misleading customers by watchdog

Some hotel booking sites, despite being ordered to clean up their acts, are continuing to dupe customers with dodgy discount claims and hard-sell tactics.

The Competition & Markets Authority named and shamed Expedia, Booking.com, Trivago, Hotels.com and Ebookers for employing unfair practices and the sites were ordered to stop using measures that could mislead customers, such as not displaying the full cost upfront, giving a false impression of a room's popularity and making dishonest claims about discounts.

The CMA gave the firms until September 1 to resolve the issue, but Which? is now concerned that some of these companies are still misleading customers. A spokesman for the consumer watchdog said: "From September, all savings must be genuine - so a crooked sales pitch could land the company in court.

Pressure tactics such as 'one room left at this price' and 'booked four times in the last 24 hours' can manipulate customers into parting with their cash quickly by giving the impression that the offer is time-limited.

Which? found that such claims may not be genuine. For example, Booking.com was advertising 'the last' double room with private bathroom at an Edinburgh guesthouse when there were, in fact, another seven similar doubles available for the same price.

The editor of Which? Travel, Rory Boland said: "These sites have been getting away with dodgy sales practices for years and while the regulator's intervention is a positive step, millions of holidaymakers are still being duped this summer before changes are made."

If you want to make sure you are never cheated and always get the best deal you know what to do... stick with DialAFlight, the most trusted company for hotel bookings according to Trustpilot.

DialAFlight most trusted for hotel bookings as big names are slammed for misleading customers by watchdog

Some hotel booking sites, despite being ordered to clean up their acts, are continuing to dupe customers with dodgy discount claims and hard-sell tactics.

The Competition & Markets Authority named and shamed Expedia, Booking.com, Trivago, Hotels.com and Ebookers for employing unfair practices and the sites were ordered to stop using measures that could mislead customers, such as not displaying the full cost upfront, giving a false impression of a room's popularity and making dishonest claims about discounts.

The CMA gave the firms until September 1 to resolve the issue, but Which? is now concerned that some of these companies are still misleading customers. A spokesman for the consumer watchdog said: "From September, all savings must be genuine - so a crooked sales pitch could land the company in court.

Pressure tactics such as 'one room left at this price' and 'booked four times in the last 24 hours' can manipulate customers into parting with their cash quickly by giving the impression that the offer is time-limited.

Which? found that such claims may not be genuine. For example, Booking.com was advertising 'the last' double room with private bathroom at an Edinburgh guesthouse when there were, in fact, another seven similar doubles available for the same price.

The editor of Which? Travel, Rory Boland said: "These sites have been getting away with dodgy sales practices for years and while the regulator's intervention is a positive step, millions of holidaymakers are still being duped this summer before changes are made."

If you want to make sure you are never cheated and always get the best deal you know what to do... stick with DialAFlight, the most trusted company for hotel bookings according to Trustpilot.

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10 things you didn't know last month

  1. 1. Now it's safe to return to Sri Lanka

    The lifting of the UK's travel ban to Sri Lanka has been greeted with relief by the country. The Foreign Office has just declared the island safe for British holidaymakers, close to seven weeks after the Easter bombings that left nearly 300 people dead. But it said a state of emergency remained in place and warned travellers to stay vigilant.
  2. 2. Bid to stop Machu Picchu airport plans

    Historians, archaeologists and tourism groups are fighting against the development of a new international airport that will fly tourists direct to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. Plans for the airport at Chinchero - the gateway to the Sacred Valley - were announced in 2012 and bulldozers have now arrived to begin construction. Visitors currently travel to the region via a smaller airport at Cusco, some 50 miles away. A petition has been launched to stop the work on the new hub claiming it will cause "irreparable damage" to a complex Inca landscape.
  3. 3. Rome pilgrim goes roaming

    It is said that all roads lead to Rome but, as one elderly driver discovered to his cost, they do not necessarily lead to the right Rome. The 81-year-old man, an Italian who had set off from his home in Newcastle upon Tyne on a trip to the Vatican, was stranded more than 650 miles off course in the West German hamlet of Rom after typing the wrong destination into his sat-nav. Rom is the German spelling for Rome, but the tiny village has no basilica or grand square. Police said that the man was a pilgrim who wished to meet the Pope. However, after he arrived in the forested mountains east of Cologne he seemed to be so taken aback at his mistake that he stepped out of his Jaguar S-type without securing the handbrake. The open door knocked him over as the car rolled backwards and hit a road sign. He was treated in hospital and the car was so badly damaged it was towed away leaving him with a 4,000 euro bill.
  4. 4. Don't linger over that airport kiss

    Airports are charging drivers as much as £25 for loitering too long when they drop someone at the terminal. Critics say it means that 'kiss and fly' charges can be more than the cost of a cheap flight to Europe. An audit of drop off charges at Britain's biggest airports reveals that Stansted in Essex charges the biggest minimum fee of £4 for up to 10 minutes. And there are hefty penalties for those who over-stay. Drivers who park for more than 10 minutes have to pay an extra £1 per minute, and they are penalised with a £25 charge if they stay more than 15 minutes.
  5. 5. New scanners to end luggage liquids ban

    Air passengers may be able to keep liquids and laptops in their cabin bags as they go through security when more powerful scanners are deployed. Heathrow says the new scanners will be installed by 2022 to detect explosives at a cost of £50 million. Computer tomography, which is used by doctors to examine organs and tissues, is already being used to check luggage stored in aircraft holds. Scanners using the technology produce detailed, three dimensional images at higher speeds than regular X-ray devices.
  6. 6. Financial dressing down for wearing a bikini

    Tourists caught wearing a bikini in Venice, a city already beset by so many regulations affecting visitors, will be hit with a hefty fine under the city's new 'decorum' rules. Fines of up to £440 will also be imposed on visitors tempted to take a dip in the canals or those caught sitting or lying down on the steps of bridges and in the doorways of historic monuments, as well as in front of shop windows. In a bid to crack down on anti-social behaviour, the city council also approved rules to punish revellers drinking outside bars at night.
  7. 7. Tourists rush to beat Ayers Rock climbing ban

    Tourists are rushing to the Red Centre of Australia to trek up Ayers Rock before a climbing ban comes into force later this year. Accommodation is filling up around the sacred rock Uluru with more and more travellers planning last-minute trips to tackle the sandstone monolith before hiking up it is restricted from October 26. The closure of the climb was announced in 2017 after the Aboriginal traditional owners of Uluru declared that the site was "not Disneyland."
  8. 8. TV boost for Chernobyl tours

    Interest in tours of the exclusion zone around Chernobyl have soared in recent weeks in the wake of the critically acclaimed TV series of the same name. One tour operator that runs trips to the abandoned nuclear power plant two hours from Kiev said bookings are up 40 per cent for summer months compared with last year. The HBO five-part series, about events following the 1986 explosion that led to the world's worst nuclear power plant disaster, ended earlier this month. Visitors to the area are subjected to a small dose of radiation and told to wear long sleeves and closed shirts.
  9. 9. France still the most popular

    France remained the most visited country in the world in 2018, according to figures that show it welcomed more than 93 million people. The latest statistics from the World Tourism Organisation, just released, showed an unchanged top five, with Spain in second place, followed by the US, China and Italy. Turkey registered the greatest change moving from eighth to sixth and with Germany and Thailand rising in the rankings too, the UK was pushed back into 10th place.
  10. 10. Think before you show off the ink in Japan

    Tattoo-bearing rugby fans heading out to Japan for the World Cup later this year must cover them with patches if they wish to enjoy a post-match soak in selected hot-spring onsen baths. Tattoos in Japan are traditionally associated with criminal gangs and banned in onsen and some gyms and pools. The UK Foreign Office has issued guidance to fans travelling to Japan in September and October, urging them to be "responsible and respectful" adding: "loud boisterous behaviour in public is not the norm in Japan."

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  1. Pay for 2 nights, stay 3 at the Regent Porto, Montenegro

    For an affordable Montenegro break that doesn't compromise on style and sophistication, head to the 5* Regent Porto Montenegro and enjoy 3 nights for the price of 2. Nestled on the shores of UNESCO-protected Boka Bay, Regent Porto Montenegro immerses guests in the unspoilt beauty of southern Europe's most glamorous new destinations with restaurants, bars and chic boutiques just a stroll away. Our offers includes breakfast, transfers and flights with British Airways from £485pp. Valid for deps 01/10/19 - 16/10/19.
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  2. Save £200 per night in Dubai with complimentary Half Board dine around offer

    Surrounded by lush gardens with Mediterranean vegetation, the 5* Bvlgari Resort blends traditional design with contemporary Italian architecture, accentuated by Middle Eastern touches such as a custom-designed brise soleil, patterned like winding coral and conceived as a tribute to both the sea and Arabic tradition for sun shading, the coral pattern is extended above the windowed views giving onto Dubai's skyline and the Arabian Gulf. Our offer includes 3 nights complimentary Half Board dine around and flights with Emirates from £1099pp. Valid for deps 04/08/19 - 07/09/2019.
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  3. Save 10% on this magnificent American self-drive tour

    Feast your eyes on the glamour of Hollywood, the natural splendour of Yosemite and the bright lights of Las Vegas with this nine-day self-drive tour. You'll start out exploring the movie studios and mansions of Los Angeles, before taking in the beautiful Pacific Coast, bohemian San Francisco, the magnificent Yosemite National Park and the 24-hour neon-lit excitement of Vegas. Other highlights include Alcatraz Island, Yosemite Valley Tour and Hollywood Trolley Tour. Save 10% with our offer including hotel accommodation, car hire and flights with United Airlines from £1425pp. Valid for deps 08/11/19 - 11/12/19.
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  4. Stay 7 luxurious nights for the price of 5 at the Datai, Langkawi

    If you've never stayed in a 10 million year old rainforest then this is the perfect opportunity to do just that. The recently refurbished 5* Datai is the epitome of a luxury spa resort and sits in the most beautiful of settings. It is perfectly in tune with its natural surroundings amidst the ancient rainforest and by the stunning beach. Stay 2 nights FREE with our offer staying 7 nights, including breakfast, transfers and flights with Singapore Airlines from £1675pp. Valid for deps 01/09/2019 - 31/10/2019.
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  5. Save 10% on a 2 week self-drive tour of British Columbia

    Take a stunning 2 week self-drive journey through untamed nature, beautiful islands and picture-perfect moments as you discover the rugged beauty of British Columbia. Beginning and ending in culture-rich Vancouver, your epic two week trip will take you from the orchards and wineries of Okanagan Valley to whale watching along the aquatic rich waters of BC's capital city Victoria and everything in-between including gigantic forests and crystal clear lakes. You'll also explore the wonders of Banff and the powerful history behind the totems and murals of Vancouver Island. Our offer includes hotel accommodation, car hire and flights with Air Canada from £2049pp Valid for deps May 2020.
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  6. Enjoy 1 FREE night with this 7 nights stay in Glorious Grenada

    Sat before Grenada's beautiful Grand Anse Beach, Spice Island Beach Resort is an intimate 5* retreat ready to add a touch of spice into the lives of its guests. Romantic and relaxing throughout, this is an effortless holiday destination with everything you could ask for from beachfront gourmet dining and drinks to adventurous ocean kayaking. You'll just feel the stress melt away here. Stay 7 nights for the price of 6 in an Oleander Superior Suite with our all inclusive offer including flights with Virgin Atlantic from £2489pp. Valid for deps 23/08/19 - 11/10/19.
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    Enjoy a seductive escape to St Lucia in 2018, staying at the chic Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort. This stylish hotel is situated within 100 acres of lush rainforest, framed by the majestic UNESCO World Heritage-listed twin-pitons and a beautiful beach of sugar-white sand. Be flanked by pristine rainforest and the glimmering Caribbean Sea for a truly unforgettable island experience.

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    Located within the centre of Lower Manhattan's thriving New Downtown, and nestled between both the East and Hudson Rivers, The Beekman is surrounded by some of Manhattan's most cherished attractions, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the World Trade Center, South Street Seaport and City Hall. This top class hotel also boasts a great restaurant and makes the perfect base for exploring the Big Apple.

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    Escape to the Maldives with Jumeirah Vittaveli, an idyllic world where beauty fuses with blissful comfort. This unspoilt island resort in the heart of the Indian Ocean will allow you to lose yourself while you relax beside the stunning ocean on vast stretches of pristine sand. For a truly luxurious experience, you’re in the right place. Holistic treatments and alternative therapies offered by wellness specialists at Jumeirah Vittaveli give you the opportunity to discover new ways of healing, relaxation and decadent pampering.

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    Be one of the first to enjoy the many exclusive privileges on offer at the brand new, all-suite, Sandals Royal Barbados. Stay in a South Seas Club Level Junior Palm Suite with Outdoor Tranquillity Soaking Tub and enjoy all the benefits of your Luxury Included® stay which includes a huge choice of dining options as well as premium brand spirits and endless sports and activities.

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    Las Vegas

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    With a design inspired by urban parks and gardens, Park MGM Las Vegas is one of the newest hotels to arrive on the famous Strip. As you'd expect from a Vegas hotel, entertainment is easy to find here, with the intimate Park Theater attracting big and exciting acts to the hotel. There's a bar and restaurant for everyone from the Moneyline Sports Bar to the Juniper Cocktail Lounge and even an American pub experience at Double Barrel Roadhouse. Relax in a private cabana or beside one of three pools if you need to escape the Las Vegas lights for an afternoon.

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    Sri Lanka

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    This comprehensive tour of Sri Lanka takes in so many of the country's historic and natural highlights as well as giving you time to relax at a luxurious beach resort. Beginning in the colourful hill capital of Kandy, with its beautiful royal botanical gardens and famous Temple of the Tooth, you travel to Habarana stopping at the Dambulla cave temples and the Matale Spice Garden and at Sigiriya, where you find the stunning Lion Rock fortress. Then enjoy a relaxing beach break before ending the tour in the capital city Colombo.

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    Set right on the beachfront, on Turkey's south-west coast, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum is a luxurious boutique hotel offering stylish, modern accommodation and beautiful sea views. With excellent facilities and great food, it's a wonderful place to indulge yourself and fully relax and makes a great base for a fabulous family holiday. While staying here you can treat yourself to some well-earned pampering in Nikki Spa, a sanctuary devoted to wellbeing and health.

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    Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience our Great Canadian Lodge, surrounded by nature and abundant wildlife.

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    Turkey

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    Facing the breathtaking Aegean Sea, LUX* Bodrum Resort & Residences offers a stylish escape on a beautiful private beach. Enjoy a huge choice of activities during your stay including golf, windsurfing, tennis, fishing and snorkelling or simply relax by the stunning pool.

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    Sri Lanka

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    Centara Ceysands Sri Lanka

    Centara Ceysands Sri Lanka

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    Sandwiched between the Bentota River and a pristine beach backed by the Indian Ocean, Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa in southern Sri Lanka is an attractive hotel in harmony with its lush surroundings. Arrival is by a short boat ride, giving you a great view of tropical mangroves, and creating a true away-from-it-all feeling. The peaceful natural surroundings make this a wonderful place to do nothing but relax. But if you feel active, there's plenty to keep you occupied.

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    Set on the stunning white sand beaches of Riviera Maya, the adult only 5* Unico 20°87° hotel offers ultimate relaxation. You will find the local culture carefully woven into the diverse dining options and enticing cocktail mixology programme, which is just part of the incredible allinclusive package, alongside three unique pools, spa treatments, pool and beachside service, a good selection of land and water sports plus daily entertainment events. There really isn’t much more you could ask for. Transfers & flights with British Airways are included.

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    Set right on the sands of Laem Mae Phim beach, in Thailand's Rayong province, the Centara Q Resort is a sleek boutique hotel. With futuristic accommodation, a tranquil spa and a gorgeous location, it's an excellent choice for a stylish and luxurious getaway. Take a dip in the pool, work out in the fitness centre or wander down to the beach, where you can relax, join a yoga session or enjoy kayaking and windsurfing. You can also take a mountain-bike tour of the glorious scenery surrounding the resort, and a boat trip to nearby islands or the sea turtle farm.

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    Be one of the first to experience the brand new 5* JA Lake View Hotel this September and behold a multitude of top-of-the-range facilities before the sparkling Arabian Sea. Enjoy the finer things in life from drinks with a view at the rooftop bar and three inviting swimming pools to a luxurious spa and an excellent 9-hole golf course.

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    With this great twin centre holiday you stay for three nights at the lovely Majestic Hotel in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, which is ideally placed for seeing all the city sights. Then transfer to the Tanjong Jara resort on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia for six nights. This is a luxurious resort facing the South China Sea, and is steeped in age-old Malay traditions. It offers impeccable service and gives guests the opportunity to completely escape their daily lives.

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    Spend a special three nights sampling the amazing hospitality at the Banyan Tree hotel in Bangkok which has luxurious rooms with views over the city and river, a rooftop restaurant and bar, a spa and pool and seven dining options. Then you have a free transfer to the unspoilt tropical island of Koh Kood for seven relaxing days and nights at the Soneva Kiri, staying in a luxurious beach-side villa with private pool. There are great watersports on offer and you can sample a wide variety of authentic Thai cuisine at The Benz restaurant.

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    Choose this twin centre and enjoy two of our favourite hotels in Guanacaste, staying in unique locations, perfectly placed to explore the most interesting regions of Costa Rica. Begin at Hacienda Guachipelin and stay near the exciting Rincon de la Vieja National Park - a place brimming with wildlife. Then, move onto Bosque Del Mar and be captivated by the enchantment of a hotel set in a natural paradise with a wonderful blend of beach and forest.

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    Visit America's capital city and its sailing capital too with this twin centre of Washington D.C and Annapolis. Staying in 4* hotels, you'll begin in Annapolis, a place small in stature but big in character, with a proud naval history, a welcoming culture and of course fresh local seafood. Then it's on to the stunning monuments, eclectic neighbourhoods and grand museums of the nation's capital.

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    Embark on this 15 day self-drive tour and enjoy the scenic beauty of New Zealand in all its splendour, ticking off the highlights of the North and South Islands as you go. Beginning in vibrant Auckland, you'll venture the stunning Coromandel Peninsula and captivating Tongariro National Park in the North, before sailing to the South Island. Here, you'll take in the Glacier Region and Queenstown before you witness the pinnacle of natural beauty at Milfourd Sound.

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    With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, Banyan Tree Seychelles is set on Intendance Bay on the southwestern coast of Mahe, one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Surrounded by swaying palms and lush tropical forest, this five-star resort provides a taste of paradise just 45 minutes' drive from Victoria. The architecture combines contemporary, colonial and plantation styles for a truly exotic Seychellois experience.

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    Make this Christmas a magical one with an unforgettable trip to New York City. Stay at the Bentley Hotel and you'll find yourself perfectly placed just outside buzzing Midtown and only a short walk from Central Park where you can go ice skating in one of the most iconic places in the world. Add to this a multitude of shopping opportunities and you'll be assured a fun festive season.

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    Embark on a luxury all-inclusive cruise of south-east Asia and take the enlightened passage aboard the incredible Seven Seas Voyager. Enjoy unlimited shore excursions on every stop as you behold the best of Borneo, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore, with complimentary drinks and dining in four gourmet restaurants to add a touch of class.

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    My Favourite Holiday

    Geri doesn't need glitz to enjoy her holiday...

    Spice Girl Geri Horner tells of Richard Branson's rescue mission, and how she loves a cuppa on the beach

    Your first holiday memory? Childhood holidays were spent rock climbing at my grandmother's house in the Spanish province of Huesca, right at the bottom of the Pyrenees. When visiting in winter my family and I would strap ourselves into some skis and hit the powder. It was a left of centre ski school education, I'll say that much.

    Do you prefer beaches to the slopes? Asking me to choose between the two is like asking me to pick a favourite child. You can't beat Mustique for beaches and Courchevel for a spot of slalom. That does sound quite decadent, but I honestly don't need glitz to enjoy myself on holiday, I just need space.

    How did being a Spice Girl open up the world for you? It did so in ways that I could never have imagined. I'll never forget going on safari and later meeting Nelson Mandela in South Africa in 1997. One time our gig in Portugal had overrun, which meant we just missed our flight back to London. It was near the end of our tour and we were all shells of our former selves, but within the hour Richard Branson had sent a private jet to scoop us all up.

    Where would you still like to visit? Peru was not on my radar until I watched Paddington 2 with Hugh Grant which made me laugh and cry in equal measure. It's also the only place in the world where my Angels in Chains, the tribute single I released a couple of years ago in memory of my late friend George Michael, reached number one. Once I've made it to China and after I've seen polar bears in the Arctic, I'm booking tickets over there.

    What do you like to do on holiday? Sipping tea with the sand between my toes is one of my favourite travel quirks. There's nothing quite like it. Bring me a brew at about five o'clock, when the heat of the sun is waning and people have cleared off the beach. A seaside cuppa is even better at six o'clock - optimum conditions for getting nose-deep in a good book which, as an author, I often am.

    How was preparing for the latest Spice Girls tour? It's been like preparing for a marathon. Tour diets always require plenty of nutritionally complex food, lots of mineral water and more than a few home comforts of course. Outside of the rehearsal studio I did Iyengar yoga - the restorative poses work wonders. By the time we wrap up this month I'm going to need a holiday.

    Do you ever feel guilty about taking a holiday? No. The delicious irony is that, when I've had a really good time - a bit of me time - it makes me a better parent anyway and I perform better at work. I go back to my normal life feeling so much better after a proper pit stop.

    Source: Daily Telegraph

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