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The World’s Ten Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Watching the sun set seems like a rare treat with all the day-to-day nonsense, but it’s possible to make it a real luxury by seeing the sun melt into the horizon from a spectacular location. Whether from a mountaintop, next to the ocean, on a glacier or at the top of a skyscraper, looking to […]

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Great Choices for a Weekend Break in England and Wales

The title pretty much says it all – if you’re hoping to get away for the weekend somewhere in England or Wales, there are plenty of options available to you. Let’s jump right in with some of the best luxury hotels in the English and Welsh countryside! A luxury country stay at Nash Hall in […]

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Road Trip: Driving from London to Paris

Travel between London and Paris is very fast and very affordable: flights can be found for under £50, and the Eurostar will whisk travelers under the water in just over two hours. But all this efficiency eradicates any exploration of the terrain and history that lies between the two cities. A road trip strips back […]

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The tower of the still-active Bath Abbey is over 150 feet tall!

Two Close-to-Home Weekend Escapes in the UK

If you fancy a break but your budget and time is limited, why not look closer to home? Two places that are culturally cool, affordable and packed with entertainment include Cardiff and Bath, and both are located right in the UK. Here’s the lowdown on both! [Also see our travel articles on the United Kingdom] […]

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The Broadway Tower juts a further 55-feet from its hilltop situation. Photo credit Nick Garrod.

Visiting the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a range of hills in southwestern England, not far from Oxford, and the area is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. Visitors come for its landscape of rolling green hills and lakes and to stay in the picturesque villages that can be found throughout the region. Villages like Cirencester, Northleach, […]

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Visiting the Cities, Coast and Parks of Yorkshire

Yorkshire, in the north of England, is one county that packs a lot of touristic punch! From its vibrant and charming cities to its two national parks and stunning coastline, there’s a lot to keep tourists entertained. Visitors should consider staying a while and bed and breakfasts in Yorkshire are a great option, as there […]

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Cruising from Southampton in the UK

For British travelers who don’t like flying or for holidaymakers who want to kick-start their holiday without the fuss and hassle of a flight, cruising from a UK departure point is an obvious choice. And it’s not as limiting as one might think either, as there are plenty of European destinations within easy cruising distance […]

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Making Sense of the London Airports

Flying into London can be an incredibly confusing experience for first-time travelers, as there are five airports serving Greater London and they are not exactly close to one another. Most long-haul international flights will arrive at one of either two airports, Gatwick or Heathrow. Otherwise Intra-European British Airways flights are likely to use London City, […]

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The Ten Busiest Airports in the World

Each year hundreds of millions of travelers take to the skies, but some airports are a bit busier than others. The following is a list of the world’s ten busiest airports by passenger traffic with some information on the airports themselves and the cities in which they reside. The data is from Airports Council International […]

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An Outdoor Adventure in Dartmoor National Park

Of Britain’s fifteen National Parks, Dartmoor, situated in the south-west of England, is probably the strangest. Its terrain is far wilder than the rest of the region’s green and pleasant land, encompassing desolate tracts of peat bog, gorse, and white-tipped cotton grass, with spiky outcrops of rock running along the ridges of hills. The moor […]

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