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5 Brilliant Family Days-Out in Cheshire England

Looking for family-friendly days out that suit everyone isn't always easy. Leaving kids to sit around the house all day at the weekend or during school holidays isn't great either. If you are looking for days out the whole family can enjoy, the north west...

Best Places to eat in Brighton’s North Laine

For those of you, who aren’t familiar with Brighton, allow me to provide you with a quick overview. Situated on the South Coast of England, Brighton is often referred to as London by the sea. What was once an ancient fishing village has transformed over...

What I Learned While Volunteering Abroad

When I graduated school, like many of my generation, I had no idea where I wanted to go. No aspirations on what I wanted to be. A friend suggested that volunteering abroad teaching English as a foreign language could help me get away from my...

The Many Charms of a Seaside Getaway to Brighton, England

The south of England is full of seaside resorts as well as peaceful, country hideaways.  Perhaps the most popular is the seaside town of Brighton, one of the cultural hotspots of the south of England as well as being a popular holiday destination for all...

The World’s Most Beautiful Vineyards

The World’s Five Most Beautiful Vineyards   A holiday to a wine resort is one sure-fire way of guaranteeing a good time. Wine inexplicably tastes better when you’re drinking it whilst admiring the vines that created it. Of course, with good wine, comes good food and luxurious...

Take The Kids On A Fossil Hunting Adventure In Great Britain

Prehistoric Britain - Great places to take the kids fossil hunting If you're looking for a bit of a different family outing next summer, why not go fossil hunting? The UK is absolutely packed to the rafters with fossils and it isn't just trained archaeologists that...

Sunny Sorrento
Sunny Sorrento – A Perfect Base to Explore Southern Italy

Sorrento makes a perfect base to explore the beauty of southern Italy.  Here are the top 5 places to easily visit from Sorrento. The world is a smaller and more accessible place these days and we are reaching more destinations with ease. It's intriguing to experience...

A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

If you are looking for something unique this Christmas but really don’t fancy slogging it out on Oxford Street, why not enjoy your shopping with some of these magical festive experiences at the best Christmas Markets in the UK. London Southbank This market always offers a festive...

Plaza del Espaa Seville Spain
Discover The 10 Most Beautiful Cities of Spain

Spain is surrounded on three sides by water – the Atlantic Ocean, the Cantabrian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. It was conquered by the Moors who have left Spain with a fine Moorish architectural legacy. Enviably there are more beautiful cities in Spain than any...

Popular Ways For Travellers To Work in France

Popular work opportunities in France for adventurous language travellers If you’re travelling to France as a student from an EU country, you will also have the option of finding work while you’re there. All EU nationals can find employment in France and obtain residence permits if...

Discover Umbria – The Beauty of Tuscany Without The Crowds

Known as ‘the green heart of Italy’ Umbria is less trodden than its much talked about neighbour, Tuscany.  Yet Umbria offers a relaxing alternative without the crowds and expensive tourist prices with an equally impressive array of rich cultural and historical centres, edible treasures and...

5 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid in Amsterdam

Amsterdam for Amateurs: How to Stay Safe When you think about cities where “anything goes,” chances are Amsterdam is among the first that comes to mind. Amsterdam tends to be far more lax when it comes to drug use, prostitution and other activities compared to other...

Discover Seductive, Secluded, Salento Italy

Discover the charm and beauty of Salento - Italy's less touristy vacation destination Salento is the southernmost region in Italy’s fashionable boot and is loved by Italians for its beautiful weather, long sandy beaches, delicious food, charming classical towns and vibrant festivals.  As it’s only in...

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very 'best of ' are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers...