England

Paddington Station Clock - Flickr CC nicksarebi

I like to read when I go on holiday, but no longer take a library book -the reason being that I once left my book in the hotel room. Apart from the inconvenience of paying the fine for very late return (i.e. never) I had to wait until the library got a replacement to find […]

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Notting Hill Carnival in London - Flickr CC olenkaolja

For many people, the name Notting Hill conjures up images of the late 1990s romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. However, few realize this charming neighborhood comes alive each August as the site of the Notting Hill Carnival, a Caribbean-themed street festival that’s the largest of its kind in Europe. The 2013 festival […]

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Kyoto Garden in London - Flickr CC kaichanvong

Yes, London has garnered a bit of a reputation with its grey, dreary weather. However, when the sun is out, there are beautiful open green spaces to be enjoyed outdoors. There are many parks and gardens to explore in London and they are perfect for picnics, long strolls, morning jogs, or just a place to […]

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Summer in the UK - Flickr CC s2ublack

Are you starting to plan your family holidays for the summer months? Here are some great ideas for summer travel around the UK which are fun and affordable: Holiday Camps Butlin’s has a chain of holiday camps which are perfect for planning a family holiday which won’t break the bank. They offer great fun for all […]

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Rain City MCR - Flickr CC dullhunk

When you are considering paying Manchester a visit, it always is worth it to have your contingency plan, just in case it’ll rain. Fun and rain do not usually go together; however, in Manchester where rain is almost a staple, there already are activities which will turn your cold rainy day into a memory with […]

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Houses of Parliament London - Flickr CC wwarby

London is a huge city that is divided into several different neighbourhoods and boroughs. The best area for you to stay depends on what you are looking for in your experience. Before you go, you’ll want to consider what each area of London had to offer. You Want to Be Close to the Sights If […]

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London Opera by flicker user herry

The city of London is one place that you should visit as a tourist and enjoy amazing cultural activities as well as organized events. The best Cultural things to do in London should include enjoying contemporary opera. The list where you can get the best is endless. However, you should check out on the following; […]

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Peak District, England - Image by Flickr user picken

Often overshadowed by London, Northern England is often a part of the country that remains unexplored, yet it is lush, scenic, and full of historic attractions worth the visit. If you’re planning to spend a decent amount of time in the United Kingdom, one of the best ways to explore the north is by settling […]

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