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Wine Tasting on the Island of Zakynthos

A land train trip into the mountains on the Greek island of Zakynthos, tasting wine, eating meze and discovering local history. It was a warm Greek evening on the island of Zakynthos.  In the small town of Alykes the pools and beaches were emptying as holidaymakers showered and changed. I was getting ready for the… Continue reading Wine Tasting on the Island of Zakynthos

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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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Beverley: East Riding of Yorkshire, England

The historical market town of Beverley often attracts historians, shoppers and musicians. Look a little closer and there are gardens, walking paths and sporting events to discover. The most popular outdoor space is Beverley Westwood. A pasture historically used for chalk and as an area for making lime is nowadays a large open space visited… Continue reading Beverley: East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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The Holy Water of Wasilkow

Taken on a bike ride through the countryside and villages of Poland’s Podlasie region I was unsure what exactly I was going to see. I was being taken to the Holy Water or Swieta Woda as it is known locally. The bike ride was approximately a 25 km round trip between Bialystok and Wasilkow and… Continue reading The Holy Water of Wasilkow

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UK’s Top Ten Heritage Sites Revealed

Facebook fans of English Heritage have selected their favourite top ten attractions for a family day out. The English Heritage Trust take care of around 400 visitor attractions across the U.K. The estimated age of each property ranges from the 1960’s to 3900BC. Each site attracts numerous visitors and school trips each year offering educational… Continue reading UK’s Top Ten Heritage Sites Revealed