Archive | March, 2012

One month in London…….Un mois a Londres!

Hello! My name is Anne-Sophie!  I am a French student and I spent March in London doing an internship with Wallace Arnold Worldchoice (, a nice travel agency in East Croydon (e from London Bridge). I travelled by Eurostar from Paris to Kings Cross St Pancras, where I took one of the famous “black cabs”.  […]

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Explore Scotland in 2012……it’s time!

Some of us will immerse ourselves in the excitement and vibrance that will be exuding from London this summer, but for those of us who have the need to spread our wings and explore, perhaps now would be a fantastic time to travel our own lands.  I am talking about the UK of course!  How […]

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The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

If we, the British public, are being encouraged to stay at home for our holidays this summer, then we need to know where to explore.  I thought a good place to start would be the birth place of legendary poet and playwright Sir William Shakespeare.  The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust was founded in 1847, and is […]

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My First Visit To Chester

The Queen Hotel, Chester 4th – 6th March 2012 I was fortunate enough, last Sunday, to stay at The Queen Hotel, Chester, and I have nothing but praise for the hotel staff, hotel, and not forgetting, the City of Chester.  What’s that I hear you say, ‘yes, yes, you would say that’, but please rest […]

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Holidays at home for 2012 campaign and the Staycation

This could be Britain’s finest hour.  Hosting the London 2012 Olympic games and the Queens Diamond Jubilee, it is set to be a very exciting and vibrant summer.  People will travel to Britain from far and wide – all across the world, to join in the celebrations.  So with all these tourists coming here for […]

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A Century of Service and Innovation – Wallace Arnold Tours 1912 – 2012

A personal appraisal by Jon Hartley, who spent almost 30 years with the company and for much of that time was the Hotel Contracts Manager for the UK Hotels The history of the company has been well documented in several books, especially those published by Ian Allan including Wallace Arnold Days which provided a great […]

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