7 Unmissable Things to See in Oxford, United Kingdom

7 Unmissable Things to See in Oxford, United Kingdom @discoveriesof

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Glorious sandstone buildings, a famous university, and streets steeped in history – welcome to Oxford.  This beautiful city boasts culture galore, landmarks and museums for you to explore on your trip. The only problem you’ll face is how you can fit it all in! 1. University Buildings When you think of Oxford, the first thing that will probably come to mind …

Things to Do in Essex, United Kingdom

9 Best Things to Do in Essex, United Kingdom – Where to Go, Attractions to Visit

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There are plenty of things to do in Essex for the traveler venturing out to this county located to the north-east of London. In pre-England times, this place is known as the Kingdom of Essex. Medieval villages and historic buildings still stand to this day, and the rolling countryside as their backdrop only heightens everyone’s charm. While often stereotyped, there …

10 Best Things to Do in Manchester, United Kingdom – Where to Go, Attractions to Visit

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Manchester has a lot of history and culture and boasts of an incredibly rich industrial heritage. Its museums and art galleries and centres are totally high class, but the best things to do in Manchester offer so much more than the obvious. This major city in northwest England presents travelers a slew of opportunities for fine dining, drinking, and entertainment …

6 Days of Pure Relaxation in Gwel an Mor, Portreath, Cornwall – 5 Reasons Why It’s Perfect for Honeymooners @GwelanMorResort

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For the past weeks, Jon and I were traveling almost non-stop. We went on a campervan trip in Cornwall, which by the way is totally recommended if you want to save on cost, and have a brand new experience. After that, we stayed in Orestone Manor in Devon and I totally adored our wonderful cottage. I’m really enjoying the United …

7 Reasons to Explore the Wild Side of Cornwall, United Kingdom in a Campervan

7 Reasons to Explore the Wild Side of Cornwall, UK in a Campervan @quirkycampers

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Cornwall or Kernow is one of the most amazing places you can visit in Southwest England. In the old days, fishing, farming, and mining were the main sources of livelihood. However, those days are apparently gone. But that doesn’t mean Cornwall has died too. In fact, more and more travelers are including Cornwall on their bucket list with the county’s …

5 Reasons You Should Stay in the Luxurious Orestone Manor – Devon, Southwest England

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“Classic British vibes!” That’s what I had in mind when I first saw our two-level converted coach house cottage at Orestone Manor. After spending a whole five days and nights in a camper van, we drove to the picturesque Devon village of Maidencombe, Southwest England to wrap up our week in luxurious style. When I say ‘luxurious’, Orestone Manor perfectly fits that description in …

Sunsets & Seaview Serenity at Slipway Cottage in Falmouth, Cornwall

Sunsets & Seaview Serenity at Slipway Cottage in Falmouth, Cornwall @BoutiqueRetreat

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Are you planning to visit the Southern Part of Cornwall anytime soon? Who can blame you? In here you can find the most amazing coastline, fantastic coves, rivers perfect for sailing, harbor towns and a number of great structures. If you want to see something close to paradise, this is one of your best bets. And yes, it is ideal …

Perfect Honeymoon Hideaway in Fowey, Cornwall with Boutique-Retreats

Perfect Honeymoon Hideaway in Fowey, Cornwall with Boutique-Retreats @BoutiqueRetreat

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For 28 days, Jon and I ‘separated’ to do things which will help us with our personal growth. I recommend such for couples. It is always nice to have a ‘me’ time. However, I think that was the longest time I was away from him ever since we got together. Let’s just say, I missed him dearly (well, we just …

A Day Like a Local in Edinburgh

Enjoying a Day Like a Local in Edinburgh, Scotland @homestaycom

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The time has come to get yourself ready for an eventful Scottish getaway as Edinburgh Fringe Festival has started; literally eventful- as most artists and tourists all over the world are coming into the cultural melting pot of Scotland. Edinburgh can be potentially crowded and expensive especially in the month of July and August. With many landmarks and unique architecture …

Things to do in Edinburgh Scotland with your Mother: Mama

10 Cool Things to do in and around Edinburgh, Scotland with your Mother @edinburgh

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Edinburgh is a city in Scotland that’s known for its beautiful scenery, lush landscapes, crumbling castles, and friendly people. And don’t forge the delicious beer! Here are 10 COOL THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND EDINBURGH if you will be traveling with your mum.  1.Take a Hop On Hop Off Bus Edinburgh is a small city and you can easily …

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10 Amazing Destinations in England, United Kingdom to go Kayaking

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If you’re looking for something adventurous to do while visiting the United Kingdom, then you should consider kayaking! Here is a list of 10 AMAZING DESTINATIONS IN ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM TO GO KAYAKING. There are a ton of different kayaking trails to choose from in England. Some of them pass through historic areas, where you will see towns like Cowes from …

You can visit me anytime in Brighton

Let me be your local guide through My Brighton

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“You were wonderful, you were mystical, And the envy of all of my friends, seems like only yesterday, under the stars on Brighton beach..” as Rod Stewart strung his tuned guitar while putting thoughts into lyrics about his young love. And it seems like yesterday when I moved just a few miles from Brighton after university with the hope of getting …

Discovering Edinburgh the local way with Homestay

Discovering Edinburgh the local way, with Homestay

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When I visit a place, I always make sure to experience their unique culture. It’s about more than just visiting a museum, an architectural building, archaeological ruins, or even national monuments; my trips are always about finding those wonderful moments which make me feel completely carefree and “at home”. Experiencing culture involves interacting with locals in any way possible such …