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10 Reasons to Visit York

The second in our 10 Reasons to Visit… series, York certainly comes out top for us. Although we may be a just a little biased as it’s also our home town, ask anyone who has visited and they are sure to agree with our sentiments. The NRM The National Railway Museum is the greatest railway museum in the world, and welcomes almost a million visitors each year. With over 100 locomotives on display, your visit will take you back in time through 300 years of rail history. The NRM is a fun day out for the whole family, and the …

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10 Reasons to Visit Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a wonderful seaside city with a proud naval heritage and no shortage of great things to see and do. Here are 10 ideas to help you get started and plan your trip. The Mary Rose Museum The Mary Rose was one of Henry VIII largest warships. It battled the French for 34 years – Brits loved doing that back then. It sank in the Solent in 1545 under mysterious circumstances. In true British style we blamed the weather. It was raised from the seabed in 1982. HMS Victory This is Admiral Nelson’s famous ship. He defeated a load of …

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How to Make Your Hike a Walk in the Park

May is national walking month, and as such, we have put together this handy guide to help you make sure you are prepared for every aspect of your walking holiday. There is something about a walking holiday that shouts adventure. It is an escape from the humdrum of the office and a chance to venture into the wilderness. You too can be Bilbo Baggins, running out the front door without your handkerchief. Before you set off though, here are a few things that you shouldn’t leave behind. You Can Keep Your Hat On For some people, a holiday is all about being in the sun, …

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Discover Europe from as Little as £26 Per Night

If you are hoping for an exciting holiday this summer, and don’t want to break the bank, then read on. Homestay offers you the opportunity to discover great towns, cities and villages around the world, for an affordable price. What’s more, you get to experience the place like a local, meet fantastic new people who can introduce you to the local culture, and feel like you are at home, away from home! Homestay holiday homes and apartments are available in countries around the world, but we have decided to focus on the best 5 star Homestays in Europe. Enjoy! Dublin – £40 …

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A Budget Break in Prague

Prague used to be considered a budget holiday destination, but recently however, prices have been soaring in the tourist areas, making it similar in price to Berlin. However, if you know a little more about the city and you do you research, there is no reason why Prague can’t still be a top budget destination. Food and Drink The food and drink are still very cheap, providing you steer clear of the tourist traps. The Czech Republic is known for its beer production, and great quality beer is cheap, and in fact is cheaper than water and fizzy sodas in many …

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A Bargain Weekend in Budapest

Budapest is a beautiful city, with the great Danube river cutting between the two sides of the city – Buda and Pest. Both sides are packed full of beautiful and ornate structures that twinkle at night with stunning illuminations. What’s more, a trip to Budapest can be a perfect budget getaway, as food, drink and much of the entertainment is very low-cost in comparison to the UK.

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Vacation Time – How to Stay Safe on the Beach

We made it! The cold winter and the rainy spring are behind us and now we can look forward to a sunny summer of vacation time, trips with the family, going to the beach and much more. But just like everything else in life, going to the beach does have its downsides. Make sure to check the tips below to ensure you have a fabulous time instead of a hospital bill to pay. Proper Preparation is Key Though the idea of a spontaneous trip to the beach might sound appealing, proper preparation ensures having a good time more than the …

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Get Ready for Your Summer Holiday

Summer is peeking around the corner and more often than not, it’s all about the holiday. Whether you have decided to go visit some exotic foreign country, or you will be sunbathing at the nearest seaside town, there are a few essential things that need to be prepared for a fun and enjoyable experience. Choose Your Destination Choosing the destination for your vacation will depend on a lot of things, mainly your personal preferences and budget. If you can afford to go abroad and you love adventures, don’t be afraid to go somewhere you have never been before. If you …

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Itinerary for a Romantic Break in Paris

Of course, the word “itinerary” doesn’t sit too well alongside the word “romantic”, as there is nothing less romantic than sticking rigidly to a plan – except maybe having no plan at all. You can soon find yourselves wandering aimlessly through prostitute filled streets, failing to find somewhere to eat that you can both agree on. This could lead to squabbles, stropping, stomping off and unless you are really good at making up – a ruined holiday. This article is to give you some inspiration on how to prepare for your trip to ‘gay Paris’ (pronounced Paree – with a …

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Booking Your Jollies? Not Without This Essential Travel Discount Guide, You’re Not!

The days are getting longer, nights are getting lighter. The first few daffodils are peeping through and although we’ve not yet been subjected to snow blizzards this winter, things are starting to feel altogether much more spring-like. Whether we’re about to be plunged into icy cold temperatures, or the winter is thankfully drawing to a close, it feels like time to start contemplating what we are going to do for our jollies this year. For this reason, I have been squirreling away the best deals over the last week, and now (having booked my own holiday) I would like to …

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