The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Surrey Edition

Category: Overseas travel

Place your bets please… it’s Vegas, Muddy-style!

19 Dec 2016

New flights to Las Vegas on no-frills Norwegian Air Shuttle  have just launched from Gatwick to add to the existing Virgin Atlantic service (and some juicy price competition as a result, we hope) so we here at Muddy thought we’d tell you why Vegas makes for a great holiday. I took Mr Muddy for his 30th – but Debbie, our Sussex editor, has been more recently… and here’s what she has to say.

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Six hot holiday destinations to book now

19 Sep 2016

With kids now back at school, suntans fading and nights drawing in, we need something to look forward to. Fear not mudsters! Hero over at Muddy Bucks & Oxon is on the case, seeking out your next holiday hotspot. Whether you like to drop and flop or prefer something a bit more active, there are some great ideas here…

I made the mistake of going on my summer holidays at the end of July – I felt very smug at the time, but have now had a month of working with everyone else sunning around (grrrrrr) and am in dire need of something to look forward to.

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Where to holiday like the Beckhams

30 Jun 2016

Scenic social media snaps of celebrities hiking in Ibiza and doing treetop yoga in St Lucia are evoking worldwide workout wanderlust (or just complete jealousy from Muddy Towers). To reduce the green-eyed monster, here are a few celebrity hang-outs, so you can holiday like the fit and famous. From a Thailand wellness retreat frequented by the Beckhams, to a health sanctuary in Spain graced by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Demi Moore; add a touch of star quality to your healthy escape (if David Beckham is poolside, I may need a few more weeks to work on my abs!!

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Adventurous new flights from Gatwick

11 May 2016

From many places in Surrey, a Gatwick flight is going to be a holiday clincher. But while flying from Gatwick might be handy, if you’re after something a bit more adventurous than a fly-and-flop in the sun, your choice is pretty limited. So, much excitement at Chez Muddy when we heard that British Airways now has direct flights from Gatwick to both Peru and Costa Rica as of last week (May 4).

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Where the travel experts go on holiday

6 Mar 2016

Ever wondered where the travel experts head on their hols? Tim Winkworth from the Family Adventure Company (Have you checked them out? They’re amazing) knows a thing or two about what to look for, so here are his tips for a brilliant break.

Morocco: Riad Arganier D’or

This place is incredible, only 20kms from Taroudant, on an orange grove nestling at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains, so not a bad location!

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