the view over stockholm in january
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Sweden: Stockholm in January

With cheap flights and good value accommodation, the Swedish capital of Stockholm is the perfect choice for a January getaway. For those not looking for the winter sun, the white snow and blue skies of Sweden in January can be more enjoyable than miserable. The bright skies, Swedish hospitality and picturesque cobbled streets of the… Continue reading Sweden: Stockholm in January

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When Cruising Becomes Adventurous Thrill Seeking

Claiming they are adventures to remember forever a variety of cruise lines also offer a range of on shore adventure activities to attract thrill seekers. Whilst many cruise passengers set sail to relax, sun search, explore different destinations, discover various cultures or admire the natural scenery, Carnival Corporations plc have announced how cruise lines are… Continue reading When Cruising Becomes Adventurous Thrill Seeking

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A Castle Howard Christmas

Walking through the gardens and alongside the lakes before taking a step into the glamour of Venice this festive season. These typical English grounds in Yorkshire are probably best enjoyed at other times of the year when the ground is drier and crisper and the lake side facilities are open, but for those that enjoy… Continue reading A Castle Howard Christmas

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Edinburgh Christmas Market: Scotland

Princes Street Gardens, close to Waverley train station is the setting for the Christmas market at Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh. With a vibrant and bustling atmosphere, the market has the modern shopping and commercial district on one side whilst looking up at the other is the old town and Edinburgh Castle. On throughout the… Continue reading Edinburgh Christmas Market: Scotland

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English Castles to Visit in November

English Heritage have shared their pick of five castles to visit this Autumn. Conisbrough Castle Conisbrough Castle South Yorkshire’s 12th Century castle was the inspiration behind Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe. Its crumbling castle walls, grassy picnic areas, visitor centre and exhibitions are still attracting guests to visit the castle, see its defences and learn about… Continue reading English Castles to Visit in November

the royal baths park in warsaw
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24 Hours in Warsaw

The old town by night, Royal Baths by day, a meal of traditional pierogi(dumplings) and a general mooch around the Centrum area.  Stepping from the train, Central Station (Centralna) was like many others. On leaving the station, I saw I had arrived in Warsaw. I head for the 'Frying Pan' (the locals meeting place), where… Continue reading 24 Hours in Warsaw

branicki palace gardens bialystok poland
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The Podlasie Region of Poland

The region's capital city of Bialystok is home to culture, Esperanto, many outdoor areas, architecture, theatrical puppets and traditional cuisine. The Podlasie region of Poland shares a border with Russia, Lithuania and Belarus, it is also not far from that of Ukraine. Over the Centuries it has become a melting pot of people, where different… Continue reading The Podlasie Region of Poland

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Santorini: An Island Tour

Famous for its sunsets, the Greek island of Santorini offers visitors a chance to explore on land and at sea. As one of the Greek Cyclade Islands, Santorini lies in the Aegon Sea, its name taken from Saint Irene. As many of the Greek islands have suffered volcanoes and earthquakes, Santorini is no different. Devastation… Continue reading Santorini: An Island Tour

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End of Summer Adventures in Morro Bay

California’s Morro Bay is home to last minute outdoor adventures as summer comes to an end. Set within the Morray Bay State Park on the central coast of California, Morro Bay offers outdoor activities on land and in the water. Cycling is the perfect way to see around the town, check out the trails, see… Continue reading End of Summer Adventures in Morro Bay

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Tiger and Tourism Boost for India’s Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is Shortlisted for Two Travel Awards as it Regains ‘Tiger State’ Name. The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh has confirmed recording the highest tiger count in India after releasing their 2018 All India Tiger Estimation Report. The tiger population in the state has increased from 308 in 2014 to 526 in 2018,… Continue reading Tiger and Tourism Boost for India’s Madhya Pradesh