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Whether it’s smart money-saving tips or advice on what to do and where to go our blog has it all – stay up to date with everything that’s happening across the North.

6 Events to Look Forward to this Winter

Looking for some travel inspiration in 2022? Beat the January blues by heading to one of these incredible events across the North and Scotland this winter.

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10 New Things to Try in 2022

Start making exciting plans for 2022 with our inspiring list of new things to try in the New Year. From recently opened restaurants to sparkling new family-friendly attractions, there’s loads of options across our network.

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Get your skates on – and more - in Scarborough this festive season

Get your skates on and more at Scarborough this festive season

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Our favourite ideas for celebrating Hanukkah

As well as Christmas, there are lots of other cultural and religious festivals towards the end of the year, including Hanukkah. If you want to find out how you can mark the Jewish festival of lights, here’s what you need to know.

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How To Celebrate Kwanzaa in 2021

Never heard of Kwanzaa? Here we take a look at what Kwanzaa is, why it’s celebrated and how you can mark Kwanzaa 2021 across the North and Scotland.

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4 of The Best Christmas Markets in the North and Scotland

There’s no denying it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. So, to get into the festive spirit, why not visit a spectacular Christmas market? Here are 4 of the best Christmas markets across the North and Scotland.

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5 Ideas For Celebrating New Year’s Eve

Looking for NYE inspiration? Whether you want to stay out all night long or stick to a more relaxed itinerary, we’ve got five fantastic ideas for a night to remember.

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Comedy Connections with TransPennine Express

Love having a laugh? We’ve put our heads together and come up with a list of some of the top places for a comedy fix along our network.

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Club 55 is Back!

Make the most of train travel this autumn and winter with our Club 55 offer. It gives over 55s great savings on train travel right up ‘til 12th December. Learn more about this incredible deal and inspiration on where to go with your discounted train tickets.

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The Best Vegan Restaurants in the North and Scotland

Follow a vegan diet? Get the low-down on some of our favourite restaurants across the North and Scotland which serve up vegan bites.

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