Category: Travel

Visiting England’s Beaches

Posted on: September 15, 2020

These are questions that many people ask as they travel around the country. Many people like to visit beaches and the scenery that surrounds them and consider them the best place to spend the summer. Some of the places that get people think of when they imagine beaches is France, Spain and Greece but England has some stunning beaches of its own. Image credit The best beaches in England are not necessarily the ones that…

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Visit the Beautiful Chatsworth House Derbyshire

Posted on: September 15, 2020

For walkers, the Peak District is the ultimate dream. With so much to explore from the stunning views from Kinder Scout, the sad stories of the plague village of Eyam, to the home of the famous cake – the Bakewell tart! Many people make their way to the beautiful countryside of Derbyshire, armed with walking maps and a flask of tea ready to explore the beautiful countryside. But you can’t mention Derbyshire and the Peak…

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Chernobyl and Tourism in the Ukraine

Posted on: July 27, 2020

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was one of the greatest disasters of the 20th Century. Having an impact not only on the Ukraine, but on the whole of Europe, many believe this disaster was the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union, and since then many lessons have been learned. Image Credit The accident, as portrayed in the 2019 drama Chernobyl, was the result of many things – inexperienced staff, the soviet propaganda machine and…

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From Berlanga to Buccaneers – The Fascinating History of the Galapagos Islands

Posted on: October 9, 2019

On the 10th March 1535, Fray Tomas De Berlanga, the Dominican Friar, first set foot on the Galapagos Islands. He was heading from Panama to Peru when his ship was taken off course by currents. He became the discoverer of this intriguing group of islands and history was made.  He wrote of the ‘land of giant tortoises and inhospitable terrain’. Despite his observations on his visit, the islands began to attract many visitors. Image Credit…

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