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Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

Sightseeing in Manchester

Sightseeing in Manchester

Museum of Science and Industry Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry has been a city staple since it was first opened in 1969 and is a popular travel attraction in the UK. The Museum was originally known as the North-Western Museum of science and Industry before being renamed and merging with the National Science Museum in 2012. There are a number of exhibitions currently being displayed at the Museum, with many of the displays revolving around the theme of transport. Many exhibitions have been influenced by the development of transport within Manchester, and the Museum is situated on the site of the first ever railway station in the world, Manchester Liverpool Road. There are two resident steam trains at the Museum, and guests can ride the steam trains at weekend and during bank holidays. As well as trains and planes, the Museum has a variety of other exhibitions on display, including a number of operational industrial machines such as hot-air engines, electric generators, and spinning and weaving machines. Football...

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Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe |

Why You Should Experience a Helicopter Ride When Visiting London:

Why You Should Experience a Helicopter Ride When Visiting London:

Ever wanted to do something completely different when visiting the UK? Just browse the internet for helicopter rides London and you will find a huge range of companies offering this service at very reasonable prices . Imagine the feeling of suddenly being suspended in mid air and then propelled across the skies of London taking in all of the major sights that you’ve only ever understood from the ground. It’s difficult to visualize moving across London streets and avoiding all of those crazy traffic jams as if in a dream. London bridges look totally different from the air and considering that you are not speeding across the skies as if in a jumbo jet, but rather drifting calmly with time to savour the beauty that London sky views have to offer. It is the perfect treat for your family or friends to mark a special weekend. Alternatives to London Helicopter Rides You could visit the London Eye and pretend you are in a helicopter when you are right at...

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Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Travel Asia, Travel Brazil, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Netherlands, Travel North America, Travel South America, Travel Thailand, Travel USA |

Here are 5 Iconic Film Locations You Should Visit Once in your Lifetime

Here are 5 Iconic Film Locations You Should Visit Once in your Lifetime

Have you ever watched a movie and fell in love with a specific filming location? For sure, at one point, it has already happened to you. Whether it is a nice part where the stars are seen hanging out or a beautiful hotel where they slept in the movie, there are many places in films that can automatically awaken the wanderlust within you. Keep on reading and we’ll take a quick look at some of the perfect examples of such places.  Koh Phi Phi Thailand is rich with magnificent beaches, which are considered as amongst the best in the world. If you are a movie buff, on the other hand, one that should not be missed is Koh Phi Phi. On its western side, you can see the famous Maya Bay, which has been the filming location of The Beach, a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. This tiny island attracts swarm of tourists who are wanting to have a slice of this paradise. Rio de Janeiro The beauty of Brazil’s...

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Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

5 Tips to Get the Best From a Tour of London

5 Tips to Get the Best From a Tour of London

From panoramic views to world-class shopping, eclectic dining to vibrant nightlife, London is one city that has it all. It is a cosmopolitan destination that offers plenty of activities one can enjoy, whether you want to splurge out on luxury or travel on a budget. To make the most out of your trip in London, consider the tips that are mentioned below.  Go for a Walk When in London, taking the tube can be a good choice for going around. The metropolis has ultra-modern modes of public transportation, making it effortless to explore the city. Nonetheless if you want a more authentic way to discover London, go for a walk. It is not only cheap, but also good for the health. It is a good thing that many of the attractions are just within a walking distance from each other. Get a City Pass One of the first things that you should do upon setting foot in the city is to obtain The London City Pass. You can buy...

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Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Only The Best, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips | 1 comment

5 Perfect Camping Spots Close to the Beach in Devon, England

5 Perfect Camping Spots Close to the Beach in Devon, England

If you desire a European adventure that entails camping near the sea, check out some campsites situated around Devon, England. Located in southwest England, Devon has an array of campsites that meet the needs of all lifestyles and ages. 1. Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park www.woolacombe.co.uk One of the most popular family holiday parks in Devon is Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park thatoffers a wide variety of family activities for guests wanting a memorable family fun holiday in walking distance to an award-winning beach. Guests have the option of luxury seaside apartments for extended stays, camping suites, static caravans or rustic tent pitches. Campers have access to entertainment featured on four different areas located within minutes from each other. The location offers campers the chance to engage in a number of outdoor and indoor gaming activities ranging from bowling to rock climbing. (image by Solenteer) 2. Watermouth Valley Camping  www.watermouthpark.co.uk Many equate Watermouth Valley as the family fun park known for having a relaxing, fun atmosphere. The campsite plays host to...

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Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel UK, World Culture and History |

Afternoon Tea: a Tasteful Tradition

Afternoon Tea: a Tasteful Tradition

The afternoon slump many people experience around 3pm was, in fact, recorded centuries ago, when afternoon tea became de rigueur. Modern society may have all but done away with the 18th century tradition of afternoon tea, but in places such as London the custom still remains. A cup of tea and a muffin might be a snack you regularly partake in during a day at the office, but on a trip out to the city in the late afternoon you might find delicate cucumber sandwiches, home-made fancies and pots of the best tea are still served up as they were in the early 19th century. Read on to find out more. A potted history During the 1800’s, it was commonplace for people to eat just two meals a day: breakfast and an evening meal at around 8pm. However, in the early 19th century, the seventh Duchess of Bedford – Anna – found that by late afternoon, she had a sinking feeling in her stomach, and came up with the...

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Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 in Guest Post, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Asia, Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Ireland, Travel Maldives, Travel North America, Travel UK, Travel USA, World Travel |

The Tastiest Desserts Around The World

The Tastiest Desserts Around The World

For the many sweet-toothed dessert lovers amongst us, the highlight of eating out or venturing to new destinations is often sampling the sugary delights on offer. If the idea of trying some of the yummiest desserts in the world sounds utterly appealing, then here are some of the very best to get your taste buds flowing. Mr Minsch, Berlin The Germans certainly know how to bake a good cake, and wander into any cafe or bakery and you’ll soon find a ‘torte’ that looks like it was made with utter precision. Step into the Mr Minsch bakery in Berlin and the sweet specialities on offer will leave you utterly perplexed what to plump for. If in doubt, make a play for the delectable Black Forest cherry cake. Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream, Cambridge, MA This Massachusetts ice cream establishment has been earning itself much-deserved accolades. Boasting 50 flavours of homemade ice cream, from Adzuki bean to pistachio, there’s something on the menu to suit every taste. Try a seasonal flavour such...

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Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Guest Post, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel UK |

Visit Ironbridge on a Cheap Coach Hire Liverpool Weekend Trip

Visit Ironbridge on a Cheap Coach Hire Liverpool Weekend Trip

Whatever holiday plans you have, you can include a day trip to the Ironbridge Inc courtesy of a cheap coach hire Liverpool. The trip includes admission to Blists Hill Victorian Town. You can be a part of the town’s celebration as they prepare for the holiday season. It is a snapshot of a much simpler time in the Victorian era. There are activities for the entire family to enjoy and be apart of. There will be singing and caroling. Father Christmas will be there for the children to sit on his lap and share their Christmas wishes. Every member of the family will love the live puppet shows with the always popular, crowd favourite Punch and Judy. For the adults, the fun continues with live cooking demonstrations offering traditional fare and new favourites. Ironbridge is open seven days a week and there are ten spectacular and interesting museums to visit. Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Jackfield Tile Museum, and Coalport China Museum are just three of the museums. You can...

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Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel UK, World Culture and History |

The 4 Great Historical Sites In Bristol, England

The 4 Great Historical Sites In Bristol, England

Bristol is one of the greatest and largest historic cities in England. It borders the great counties of Gloucestershire and Somerset and dazzles in several historic and archeological structures. Bristol offers one of the best destinations for tourists who value history, given its variety of great historical sites. The city is rich in heritage and culture and was in 2008 the finalist for the Capital of Culture in Europe. Most of its tourist attraction sites are historical and conveys the actual history of Bristol, England. Even historical transportation systems still exist in the great city. Moreover, it is popular in film, theater, music and archeological buildings. If you’re arriving by air, you most likely land in Bristol airport. Car rental is available and recommended. The airport offers many services if you do plan to drive around town to enjoy these sites, consider parking at Bristol airport.  And to save few bucks on the parking, you can even find BCP discount codes online. The list of the four great historical...

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Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Travel Africa, Travel Argentina, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Brazil, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel France, Travel Germany, Travel Japan, Travel North America, Travel Russia, Travel South Africa, Travel South America, Travel UK, Travel USA |

Top 10 Cities to Visit Around the World

Top 10 Cities to Visit Around the World

No mattered how seasoned you are as a traveler; the world still has a lot to offer. The globe’s top cities present boundless opportunities for new adventures and experiences. Modern conveniences like ultra-fast plane and train travel, travel insurance, and widely available internet access means that traveling has never been easier. In fact, the hardest part is deciding on where to go. If you’re stump, take a look at these top 10 cities to visit around the world. New York, USA The Big Apple often feels like the capital of the world. Walk down any street in Manhattan and you’ll hear a flurry of languages and dialects. This multicultural metropolis is also home to dozens of iconic attractions, including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, and Broadway. Read about 10 great free attractions in New York City. New York City – The Big Apple Paris, France Mused over by countless artists, writers, and philosophers throughout the centuries, Paris continues to delight with streets full of friendly...

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Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in Budget Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Style, Travel UK | 2 comments

Live Music Without the Wellies at London Arenas This Summer

Live Music Without the Wellies at London Arenas This Summer

If you love the idea of a festival for the music, but the mud and camping aspects are out of your comfort zone, you need not miss out on live music this summer. Instead of donning the wellies and pitching up in a field visit on of the many live shows in stadiums and venues across London this summer. Why not throw in budget accommodation from Travelodge and make more of your trip with an overnight stay with friends, for all the fun of music and company, without the horrid loos and mud baths associated with camping at a festival. Staying overnight will also solve the dilemma of missing the encore song to catch the last train home. After all, every travelers is good for budget accommodations all around Europe. London is the perfect place to find all varieties of music; it is a place acts around the world travel just to perform, so you are guaranteed to find something to your taste here. There are some big name...

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Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Accommodations, Luxury Travel, Resorts and Hotels, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style |

Great Accommodation Options in Europe

Great Accommodation Options in Europe

Europe is one of the oldest and most interesting travel destinations anyone can travel to. With a long history and numerous beautiful places to see, it is a delight to see. This continent has adequate accommodation solutions to take cater to all tastes.  As economy changes all around the globe these days, more and more travelers are constantly in search for tips of how to travel internationally and are in need for bargain holiday deals and better rates for transportation, food, accommodation, and fun thing to do. In post, I will focus on several accommodation option in Europe. Hotels in Europe A long tourist history has ensured that Europe has developed a truly adequate number of hospitality establishments. These establishments provide good services at affordable cost. The first kind is; hotels, these establishments are usually found in areas with good tourist populations. The range of the hotels ranges from simple establishments that offer basic accommodation to luxurious resorts that are a getaway in themselves. It is now possible to...

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Style, Travel Transylvania, Travel UK |

Follow the Hobbit Trail around Europe. How About That?

Follow the Hobbit Trail around Europe. How About That?

“I’m going on an adventure!” claims the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, as he runs from his home in the Shire (actually shot in New Zealand). He follows the trail across some mysterious jungles and structures all around Middle Earth. This is the sort of adventure everybody wishes they could have- mysterious castles and ruins. Well, wishes do come true! You don’t have to live in the Lord of the Rings universe to experience the fantasy. Europe is brimming with mysterious castles and structures that have remained shrouded in secrets for centuries. Here are 4 of the most stunning, mysterious spots in Europe: Bran Castle, Transylvania: This castle was home to Vlad the Impaler, the ruler who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula. It is believed that he impaled over 40,000 people! Local legends claim that he is actually a vampire, who is actually not dead (his burial site has never been found). He was truly a Lord of the Rings villain! European Ossuarries, Czech Republic: Czech Republic is home to a church...

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