Keukenhof 2022: essential information for your day out
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Keukenhof 2022: essential information for your day out

You know it’s spring when flower buds start to appear, stems start peeping out from their winter beds and colourful petals are blooming here, there and everywhere.   And there’s no better place to realise that spring has arrived than a visit to Keukenhof 2022 in the Netherlands.  Read on for essential information on visiting Keukenhof 2022. This post…

Short breaks to the Channel Islands: 11 top things to do in Guernsey
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Short breaks to the Channel Islands: 11 top things to do in Guernsey

Guernsey is a beautiful island off the coast of France that has some incredible things to see and do. But if you’re planning a short break, it can be hard to decide what to prioritise. To help you plan your trip effectively, I’ve put together this list of some of the best things to do in…

Portsmouth attractions: The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Portsmouth attractions: The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

If you’re researching Portsmouth attractions to help you plan a trip, there are lots to choose from.  It’s a city rich in maritime history, and its location on the English south coast means that you can easily combine a cultural visit with a day out at the beach.  One of the top things you should…

Whisky tasting in Edinburgh: my experience
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Whisky tasting in Edinburgh: my experience

I’ve just come back from three days in Edinburgh, Scotland.  It was a place that was always on my list to visit, but for some reason seemed to get usurped by trips to mainland European cities such as Zurich, Porto and Granada.  But with international travel being trickier lately, I’ve turned my attention to exploring…

Visiting Blenheim Palace: all you need to know
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Visiting Blenheim Palace: all you need to know

Blenheim Palace is an 18th century stately home originally built for John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough.  Its construction was to honour his pivotal role in defeating France at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704.  The house has remained in the Marlborough family ever since and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.  It…