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Scenery in Scotland

Highlights of My Trip to Scotland

I have wanted to visit Scotland again since I first went over ten years ago, so I decided to just get on with it, and organise a trip up for a week. I was very lucky to have good, dry weather while I was there, even though I anticipated rain and I immediately fell in […]

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London Eye, an British landmark

Quiz Yourself On Your British Landmark Knowledge

If you have lived in Britain for your whole life, or are only a recent resident of this crazy country, you are sure to have visited at least one famous landmark. London has several; the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London to name a few. There are also loads more worth […]

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architecture on a building in Bath

Day Trip to Bath

I recently returned to the city of Bath, the largest in Somerset, close to Bristol. I visited before many years ago with my family and immediately fell in love with the city, one that constantly feels new despite its history and iconic architecture. The city has been attracting visitors for thousands of years, which is […]

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Newark Castle

Finding Things to Do in Your Hometown

Going back to the place where you grew up often brings up a lot of nostalgia; you may have moved on from the place, and perhaps cut all your ties with it. However, there is something comforting about walking the familiar streets and hearing the sounds of the place. I grew up in the market […]

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Urquhart Castle overlooking Loch Ness

Why I Want To Visit Scotland

Next month I am driving up to Scotland for a week-long holiday, and I am so excited to explore more of this beautiful country. The last time I went was around ten years ago; I visited St Andrews, with a few hours in Edinburgh. This time I have planned a whole day in Edinburgh and […]

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The Highlights of North Devon

I have lived in North Devon for a year and a half now, and I can easily say I have fallen in love with this part of the UK. The landscape is beautiful, the people are friendly, and the food is delicious. I would highly recommend coming here for a holiday, and these are what […]

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Protect the environment when travelling

Top Tips for Eco Travel

Travelling around the country, and further afield is exciting; seeing new places, meeting new people, trying new things. But many of us are probably not conscious about the impact travelling can have on the environment, even just around the UK. I am by no means a saint when it comes to travelling in an eco-friendly […]

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Filming locations around the UK

Film and TV Locations to Visit in the UK

I have to confess, first and foremost, that I am a bit of a film nerd. This film buff-ness has transferred into my travelling, and I love visiting places where some of my favourite films and TV shows have been filmed. In fact, I went on holiday to Bruges in Belgium based solely on the […]

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