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Carol Oconnor, Author at Falcon Holidays Blog
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Carol Oconnor is passionate travel blogger in falcon. With all the time she is not on beach, she dedicated herself to checking oer details of all the deals you see on the website.

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Get Out of Town: Sunny Beach Day Trips

One of the beaches in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
Bulgaria is one of Europe’s best value beach destinations, and Sunny Beach is the party capital. This modern, purpose-built resort on the country’s Black Sea coast has all the things we love about beach holidays: sun, sand, sea, fantastic hotels and waterparks nearby. However, don’t feel you need to stay by the beach all holiday […]
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The Parents’ Guide to Visiting Gran Canaria With Kids

Close up image of a father and son playing on a beach in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria extends a warm welcome to families by gifting them with sensational weather, offering fun activities and placing family friendly hotels at their disposal. Each year, throughout the year, visitors descend on the island all year round to enjoy a fairy-tale beach holiday. We’ve handpicked some of the best things to do in Gran […]
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Things to Do in Cavtat for Families

Long shot of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Boasting calm blue seas, quiet pebble beaches and fewer crowds than Dubrovnik, Cavtat – pronounced ‘savtat’ – is the ideal seaside town for a family holiday. As you bask in Cavtat’s relaxed atmosphere, you’ll see there are plenty of things to do in Cavtat for families, too! From day trips and island exploration to snorkelling […]
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Animal Magic: Swimming with Dolphins in Tenerife

Header image of dolphins swimming in Aqualand, Tenerife, the Canary Islands
Dolphins are highly intelligent animals and for many it is a dream to get in the water and swim with them. There aren’t many places in Europe where you can swim with dolphins, but there are a few. If you don’t fancy flying long haul to meet the dolphins, head to Tenerife this year for […]
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When is the Best Time of the Year to Cruise the Mediterranean?

Cruise liner ready to sail on the Mediterranean Sea
Few things beat the tranquillity of exploring new lands by sea. Doing so takes you back to simpler times when this was the only way to set foot on foreign soil. Fast forward to today and we’re able to anchor in European gems such as Barcelona on luxury cruise ships. The time of your voyage […]
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The Easy Life: Beach Hotels in Lanzarote for Lazy Holidays

Happy lady with an umbrella shading herself from the sun
On some holidays you want to go out exploring, other holidays are about doing as little as possible. The Canary Island of Lanzarote lends itself perfectly to easy going sunseekers looking for option number two. For those with no plans to stray any further than the nearest beach or the hotel pool, Lanzarote is hard […]
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Where Was ‘Ex on the Beach’ Filmed – A Travel Guide

Scenery from where Ex on the Beach was filmed
The hit MTV show ‘Ex on the Beach’ is known for its sensational combination of love rivals, love rats and party atmosphere. Previous cast members include Stephen Bear, who rose to fame following his appearance on the show and has gone on to win the eighteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother and – rumour has […]
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5 Fantastic Destinations for Easter Holidays in 2017

It won’t be long before Easter 2017 is here, the school term is over and you’re heading out on your holidays. The kids won’t just be happy tucking into their Easter eggs: they’ll want to be out and about doing things. Here are a few suggestions as to where you can all go on your […]
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Long Way from Home: Tips for Travelling to Mexico With Children

Shot of a turtle swimming up towards the shore of a beach in Cancun, in Mexico
Family travel isn’t quite as spontaneous as travelling when you’re young and free of responsibilities, but that doesn’t mean that it needs to be stressful. With a little bit of forward planning and these top tips to remember, taking a trip with your kids will be a breeze. If you’re lucky enough to be jetting […]
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Giddy Up! Go Horseback Riding in Jamaica

Woman horseback riding in Jamaica
A holiday to Jamaica is an opportunity indulge in unbeatable resorts and challenge yourself to try new things. Taste and learn about some of the finest rum you’ll ever drink, sample classic dishes such as ackee and saltfish and climb the Dunn’s River Falls. One of the most exhilarating experiences you can ever have, however, […]
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