Tips and deals of the week: 01/05/2011

The books

I'm Going on Holiday hit the bookshelves on Thursday, "a sticky, scrappy holiday doodle diary" for young children. Price £5.

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The deal

Save £90 on a break for two in Whitstable next weekend. Price £260 through gay-friendly website Further Afield.

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The trail

The National Trust is teaming up with GPS experts Garmin to create 21st-century treasure hunts.

For details on taster sessions, go to and search for "geocaching"