Europe, Travel List, Western Europe

6 Charming Towns You Should Visit while in the Lake District

Keswick’s charming cafés and great scenery make it a wonderful town to visit

This is the follow-up to our previous article: 7 Things to do in the Lake District While most people visit the Lake District for the scenery, it’s the region’s wonderful towns that make it truly special. From rural villages to great coastal towns, the Lake District’s towns are each unique and interesting places to visit. These six towns showcase the best of the Lake District – the charming cottages, the rural churches, and the wonderful local restaurants….

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Europe, Western Europe

Legendary Sci Fi and Fantasy movie settings that you can actually visit

So you’re a huge fan of great fantasy and science fiction books and movies and you always wanted to see the places where the heroes lived and fought. But you thought the settings are either entirely fictional or produced using technology and special effects. This article won’t only show you that you’re wrong, but there is a quite large variety of places where blood was spilled, protagonists died, lifetime enemies were defeated and murdered or stunning discoveries were made.  …

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Feature, Western Europe

Five Family Things to Do in The Cotswolds

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Many families visit the Cotswolds in South Central England for the beautiful scenery and vintage charm. From bustling farmers markets to the medieval glory of Tewkesbury, there is something to delight every member of the family. Here are five exciting things to do in Cotswold. Cattle Country This park expands on a family farm theme, with play barns for the children with slides and play equipment. There are interactive animal exhibits, and family members will enjoy…

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Culture and religion, Western Europe

Live the Londoner experience: five places people living London love to visit

(c) JOHN HARPER / CORBIS

The capitol of the UK is one of the hottest and most visited cities in the world, attracting some 15.3 million tourists each year. And it’s no wonder, really. There’s is no shortage of tourists attractions: Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Marble Arch, Big Ben, the iconic red double-decker bus and these are the obvious ones. There are plenty more famous places to visit in London, and frankly were you to try to experience each of these,…

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Things to do, Western Europe

Pubs in London Named After Renowned Personalities

London pubs

Visiting London and looking for a perfect destination as an avid pub-goer? A simple solution lies within easy reach of your accommodation at any of the London hotels. There is yet another exciting feature to most of the pubs in London city. Many of them commemorate the kings and queens, dukes and admirals of the past. Here are a few of the names that will fascinate you and entice you to have a drink out…

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Ski, sports and adventure, Western Europe

Having fun during a typical weekend break in the UK

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Steeped in historic wonder and breathtaking beauty, Britain is a place that is full of interesting and entertaining cities, towns, villages and countryside escapes offering great pubs, restaurants, museums, walks, and exciting and unusual things to do. Weekend breaks come after a week of hectic schedule so people need something relaxing. Relaxing can be an hour of Football, a family dinner or for some even hiking. If you’re going hiking make sure you get the…

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Food, Western Europe

Why Yorkshire is a yummy destination for mummies this March

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You might be planning to present your mother with traditional flowers or chocolates when Mother’s Day comes round on March 10th or be pondering spending a little quality time together. Mother-Daughter spa day packages have become very popular in recent years and if you’re considering treating your mother dearest to a day a mini-holiday in the UK, Yorkshire is a destination that should be at the top of your list. The Yorkshire region has a…

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Transportation, Western Europe

How to reach the city center from London’s airports – Stansted

Standsted Airport

London is one of the busiest tourist attraction in Europe attracting some 30 million visitors every year, most which travel by plane to the UK capital. There’s no wonder then that there are so many airports in the vicinity of the city – London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, London Luton and London City. With this in mind, it’s rather easy to become distracted and confused on how to reach the actual city of London, especially…

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Culture and religion, Travel List, Western Europe

10 unsung attractions of London

London is one of the most staggering cities on the face of the Earth – definitely one worth visiting at least once; but even if you’ve been in the House of Parliament, crossed Tower Bridge, made faces at the guards of the Buckingham Palace, even if you’ve seen every exhibit at the British Museum and the V&A and you’ve been shocked at the Tate Modern, don’t think for one second that you know what’s on…

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