Feel free again in one of these overlooked

Feel free again in one of these overlooked

England has some spectacular open spaces where comes naturally. Go ahead and become one with nature once again at one of these less well-known spots for a get-away-from-it-all, natural break. Wander the Wolds with Hockney, in…

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Take a ferry and visit these five pretty French towns

Take a ferry and visit these five pretty French towns

It is only 26 miles that separates Blighty from its Gallic neighbour. That means you can bundle your family into your car and hop on a ferry at Dover or catch the Eurotunnel from Folkestone and within 90 minutes…

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Walking the London Loop

Walking the London Loop

The 150 mile London Outer Orbital Path “LOOP” starts on the south bank of the Thames in Erith, and goes all the way clockwise round to Purfleet on the north bank in 24 sections. If…

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A Guided Walk across the Somme, France

A Guided Walk across the Somme, France

The Somme is forever linked with the nightmarish battles of WW1 but it’s an area of outstanding natural beauty. As it reaches the sea the river widens out into a huge 14km estuary and has…

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Exploring Daugavpils, Latgale in Eastern Latvia

Exploring Daugavpils, Latgale in Eastern Latvia

Latgale, meaning the “Land of Blue Lakes”, borders Russia, Belarus and Lithuania, so far from the capital that it still retains its own language. Daugavpils is the capital of Latgale and is the second-largest city…

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Travel Guide the skyscrapers of chicago

Travel Guide the skyscrapers of chicago

Think of a skyscraping skyline and you may not immediately think of Chicago. Located on Lake Michigan, the famously dubbed Windy City is, in fact, the birthplace of the skyscraper – and today its skyline…

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Walking the Rota Vicentina along Portugal’s

Walking the Rota Vicentina along Portugal’s

Local fishermen have used these tracks for centuries to reach the best fishing spots along the coast, but these days they’ve been replaced by surfers and their camper vans. The seascape is spectacular, a fierce…

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The Gambia soft adventure sun and sand

The Gambia soft adventure sun and sand

As I lazily paddle up the River Gambia the impossible tangle of mangrove roots sequestered the explosion of greenery gift welcome from the strengthening late morning sun. And not just for me it transpires, my…

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Best Beaches one for every month

Best Beaches one for every month

San Juan del Sur Bay, Nicaragua Nicaragua may be a little unknown as a holiday destination but at this time of year is bathing in sunshine and you could be too on their beaches. The San…

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Ski Guide Borovets Bulgaria

Ski Guide Borovets Bulgaria

Borovets (it means Pine Tree Forest) is the most convenient of Bulgaria’s ski areas for Brits, less than an hour by road from Sofia airport, a journey of hills and valleys, passing through the little…

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