Category: Travel

Fantastic Places to Walk Near to Margate

Posted on: June 30, 2021

Margate is a popular seaside town on the Southeast English coast – and if you are looking for all the traditional seaside activities, you won’t be stuck for things to do in Margate! But if you like a walk and want to see some of the beautiful local countryside then there are lots of fantastic walking locations just outside of Margate. Here are a few great places to take a stroll if you happen to…

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Safe Driving Tips For The Winter

Posted on: January 28, 2021

There are a few different things that you can do in order to make sure that you are as safe as possible when it comes to winter driving, and all it takes is some common sense. One of the most important things that you can do for yourself is to make sure that your car is properly maintained before you even leave home. Many people think that the only thing that they need to worry…

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How to Help your Mental Wellbeing by Getting Outdoors

Posted on: January 9, 2021

During these testing times it is not only important to look after our physical health, but it is also important to take care of our mental wellbeing. The lack of social contact and feelings of loneliness and isolation have caused many people to report feelings of anxiety and depression. Image Credit There is not as much we can do at the moment to help with these feelings, but one great way that you may be…

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Winter Wonderland Walks in the UK

Posted on: November 16, 2020

Enjoying the great outdoors in the winter months is the mood boost that we all need from time to time. We are lucky to have many fantastic places to enjoy a winter walk, so dig out your wellies and aran sweaters! Here are some of the best winter wonderlands in the UK… Wales Elidir Trail – This beautiful area of Wales is named waterfall country for good reason – the beautiful landscape has waterfalls aplenty,…

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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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