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Do you have post bank holiday blues?

August 28, 2012

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This weekend for the majority of us was a bank holiday and it is amazing how important that extra day off can be. We were wondering what you all had got up to on the bank holiday so have had a search through Twitter to find the best pics that people took of their bank [...]

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Today the Travellers’ Eye is Dan Collins in Flint, Wales

June 15, 2012

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Today we are starting this new regular feature category The Travellers Eye. Come back here everyday to check out our favourite picture shared by one of our favourite tweeters! Today we are sharing this incredible picture by Dan Collins, a fantastic travel blogger. We thoroughly recommend following him on twitter and definitely check out his [...]

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Sports for a great British summer

May 2, 2012

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Summer sports are a UK institution, with people taking full advantage of the warmer months to get out and enjoy the two months of sun that show up a year. And this year is no different: a full schedule of exciting events are happening all over the country! So whether you’re visiting and wanting to [...]

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A cultural weekend break in the UK

April 2, 2012

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Glasgow

We’re just a few days away from Easter, haven’t decided yet where to spend your well-deserved break? We encourage you to stay around the UK and enjoy your holiday visiting some of the best cultural destinations. Let’s take a look at our choices! Nottingham Nottingham has something to offer to every kind of visitor. Architecture [...]

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Saving money on your UK summer holiday

March 7, 2012

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London

Although we’re just at the beginning of March, it is the perfect date to start planning your UK summer holiday. Preparing everything in advance will help you save lots of money, so first of all make sure you get some days off at work and then take a look at these tips we’ve put together [...]

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Best UK gardens to visit in spring

March 3, 2012

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Bowood

With spring just around the corner, March is the perfect month for paying a visit to some of the amazing gardens that can be found in the UK. When I moved here, one of the first things I noticed was the amount of green areas in the cities. It’s not that we don’t have them [...]

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Our favourite UK weekend breaks

February 14, 2012

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Liverpool

A weekend break is the perfect choice for those who want to escape from their weekly routine, spend some time with their families or friends and just relax and forget about work preoccupations. The different tourist alternatives and the cheap flights to the UK have made the country a popular destination for weekend getaways. Visitors [...]

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Five of the Best Real Ale Pubs in the UK

January 9, 2012

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I somewhat like ale. Ok I love it really. Finding a pub with a good variety of well kept and high quality real ale is hard, but it’s getting easier. With the likes of Brewdog and Black Isle Brewery it seems a number of bars and brewers are trying to tap into this niche market, as [...]

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Unusual places to Stay in the UK

October 25, 2011

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We all know what it’s like, the age-old British institution of the humble ‘Bed and Breakfast’.  Traditional and quaint, usually decorated with doilies and floral arrangements to match the garish wallpaper.  Followed up in the morning with a good ol’ full English served on delightfully patterned china, in a somewhat crowded dining room accompanied by awkward [...]

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BAA told to sell Edinburgh Airport

October 19, 2011

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Airport operator BAA is getting ready to sell Edinburgh Airport after being ordered by competition regulators to ditch one of its Scottish hubs. In 2009, following an investigation into whether BAA’s ownership of six UK airports (Heathrow, Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen) was anti-competitive, the Commission said three of  the  UK airports owned by [...]

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