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3 Days in Aberdeenshire – Plan Your Perfect Itinerary

Planning a short escape to Aberdeenshire? Don’t miss this handy three day Aberdeenshire itinerary.  Early in the summer I spent a few days exploring a part of the UK I’d never visited before – Aberdeenshire, on a trip with VisitAberdeenshire.  It was an eye-opener: not only to the region’s extensive royal connections (which I wrote …

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Time to Discover: Royal Deeside, Scotland

Meandering its way through the rugged environs of the Cairngorms, the River Dee is a passage through one of Scotland’s most unique regions: Royal Deeside. Rugged and breathtaking but with the ever-present royal touch, here’s what you need to know before you go.  Taking its name from the long association with the British monarchy – …

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Time to Discover: Norfolk & Suffolk

Gorgeous coastline, expansive landscapes and pretty villages – the neighbouring counties of Norfolk and Suffolk offer the chance to kick back and enjoy life at a slower pace. Wild, craggy and unkempt in the best possible way, life marches to a different rhythm in Norfolk and Suffolk and that rhythm is a peaceful one. Much …

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Planning a Trip to the Islay Whisky Festival 2020

Whisky lovers, pay attention. The Islay Whisky Festival (Fèis Ìle) is coming. Here’s how to plan your trip to our favourite Scottish whisky festival. The first conversation I had six years ago with my now-fiance ended up with us both gibbering excitedly about how much we both loved punchy and peaty whiskies. Fast forward a …

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Three British Escapes that are Perfect for a Spring Break

There’s more to the UK than London. Looking for some British travel inspiration? Here are three spots that are perfect for a short escape. Give yourself a pat on the back – you’ve officially made it through the first quarter of 2019. I know, it’s difficult to believe that we are well and truly into …

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55 Interesting Facts about London I’ll Bet You Never Knew

London. It’s no surprise that one of the most vibrant cities in the world has its fair share of stories to tell. It’s time to take a dig into the history of the city with these 55 weird and interesting facts about London. London Is the Only City that has Hosted the Olympic City Three …

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The Perfect Cornwall Road Trip: A Step by Step Cornwall Itinerary

Is there anything that shouts British summer more than a Cornwall road trip? I think not. The scorching weather and the pending holidays have most of us scurrying to the nearest ice cream van and planning our next jaunt. Where better to escape to in the United Kingdom, than Cornwall? With some of the UK’s …

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The Perfect Weekend Break in Jersey

Jersey might be a part of the UK (OK technically it’s a crown dependency), but it’s a world away when it comes to landscapes, food and, more importantly, sunshine. Looking for a short getaway to explore somewhere different? Welcome to Jersey We wound our way along the narrow stone-walled roads peeking for our first glimpse …

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The Ryebeck Hotel Review: A Luxury Escape to The Lake District

The Lake District isn’t lacking in high-end boutique hotels, but The Ryebeck in Bowness-on-Windermere stands out from the rest. Here’s why.  Anyone who’s been to The Lake District will have their favourite hotel. Whether it’s the location, the decor or the staff, something will stand out and make it their go-to destination. For me, that …

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