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222. Victorian Holidays

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The birth of guide books, resorts, and the package holiday.


In the second episode in our holidays series Tom and Dominic drill down into the story of Thomas Cook, package tours, and nightmarish German spa treatments.


The third holidays episode, 'Sun, Sea and Sex', will be out on Monday, followed on Thursday by the final episode in the series, 'Roman Holidays'.


Show notes:

Tourists: How the British Went Abroad to Find Themselves - Lucy Lethbridge


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