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A tale of two seasides

June 6, 2012

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Before the invention of the ‘package holiday’ made international travel for holidays a common occurrence, a break for Britons tended to mean just one thing: an English seaside resort. With the invention of the railways a trip to the seaside became a possibility for millions. For those living in the filthy, choking conditions of cities [...]

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Guest Post: My Perfect May Weekend

May 6, 2012

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Janz Duncan runs the Blenheim Lodge bed and breakfast in the Lake District in Cumbria, England with her family. You can find out more on her blog. When I was asked to write something about my perfect weekend, I was at a loss as to what type of weekend I would nominate. My husband and I [...]

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Horse racing around the world

March 29, 2012

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Find the world’s best spots for horse racing and head out for a holiday at the track. For hundreds of years, horse racing has been a popular sport and no matter where you are in the world, the opportunity to get involved is never far off. Spectators come by the thousands to watch and bet [...]

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Five reasons why you should visit Newcastle

January 6, 2012

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For all the bad rep the north of England can get as a tourist destination (the whole industrial wasteland thing is kind of a stereotype, people), Newcastle is actually a pretty awesome city for a short break. And it’s not just because there is literally a Greg’s Bakers on every corner. Seriously, count them. You [...]

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The UK: Golf Paradise

August 8, 2011

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No surprise given its history as the birth country of golf, but the UK is a goldmine for golf resorts. Whether you’re planning a group holiday with friends or a corporate retreat for your company, there are gorgeous and challenging courses in all corners of the country just waiting to be played.

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