Play to Win a £500 Holiday in a New Travel Competition


Do you think you know alot about different countries? That knowledge could serve you well in a new competition put out by Holiday Hypermarket, with a grand prize of a £500 holiday! This awesome company has the UK’s best travel team at your fingertips, ready to search all the major travel operators to find you the best price and save you time. And since many of their offers are exclusive, you’re not going to find them anywhere else on the web. They’ve created a card game called Top Trunks, based on the popular card game Top Trumps. In this game, …

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The History Buff’s Guide to London, England

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It’s difficult to imagine a tour of London without wanting to explore the history of a city that has helped to shape so much of the modern world.  When embarking on your cruise to London, be sure to plan a visit to some of the most famous attraction. Founded as a settlement of the Roman Empire over two millennia ago, London is rich with history, and features some remains of its interior walls that are still standing from 200 A.D., before the city was eventually abandoned by the declining Empire. London experienced a rebirth when Alfred the Great conquered the …

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Events in Somerset

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Somerset is Festival County and it really does have one for everyone – from folk festivals to kite festivals to walking festivals, there are many events to choose from this summer and millions of reasons to head to the south west. Somerset – the festival county Somerset is home to one of the most famous music festivals in the world – Glastonbury – and festivals all over the county have taken inspiration from it. For a family-friendly festival experience, head to the Dulverton Folk Festival. It has performances from popular folk groups, song writing and drumming workshops and great dancing …

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Seafood and white wine in Faro

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  You cannot – unless you are a vegetarian, in which case you are excused – go to Faro without eating seafood. Situated on the Atlantic coast, where the Ria Formosa lagoon protects the town from the worst excesses of the wild sea waves, this is nevertheless a place where shipping, and fish, dominate the local cuisine. Wander down to the marina and you will see hundreds of boats bobbing in the waters. Hop on a ferry to the nearby island of Culatra, and you will see fishing nets piled on the ground or hanging out to be repaired. The …

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Tips for Finding Students in Hong Kong


Tutoring is a serious business in Hong Kong, and for good reason. The pressure students are under to make the most of their education can have many families looking for Hong Kong tutoring services. Not every tutor in Hong Kong is going to reach the status of Richard Eng, but it is possible to make a comfortable income tutoring with the right key. If someone possesses the skills, degree, and experience to be a successful tutor the only thing standing in their way is the lack of students. Finding students in Hong Kong that are in need of tutoring services …

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City chic

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Some of Europe’s most vibrant and cultural cities are right on our doorstep. We’re lucky we have easy access to fantastic beach resorts, natural sights and of course, the aforementioned plethora of cities, with history, culture, shopping and night-life. Barcelona is a hugely popular city, thanks to its relatively mild climate all year. Flights over to this massive city are regular and cheap, thanks to low-cost airlines adding it to their schedule. Of course, walking around a city all day can be tiring, and although it’s easy to get around Barcelona thanks to a good metro system and the obligatory …

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The Cuisine Of France

French cuisine is famous worldwide. There is a lot more to French cuisine than just Frog’s Legs, or Snails, as you will learn. A lot of French cuisine has made its way on to every day dinner tables across the globe. Dishes such as quiche, crepes and French onion soup are featured regularly in restaurants all over the world. But, what is likely the most wide spread of all French culinary inventions is French fries. Fast food restaurants would not be the same without these staples of the menu, and arguably not as successful either. Imagine, a burger, but no …

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Activity Holidays For Families

Planning an activity holiday needn’t be as stressful as you think. Following some of these simple steps will ensure you get the holiday you want – and deserve. Of course, a little research will be required. The internet will prove to be a priceless asset to you in your quest. Having a general idea as to the kinds of activities you and your family would all enjoy collectively would help, but if you’re stumped, not to worry! Read on for some ideas which you may find useful. Trying to keep your children happy and entertained will be key to your …

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Holidaying In Cornwall

Thinking of heading off on holidays this summer, but don’t want to go too far off the beaten track? Cornwall, on the very south western tip of England is an ideal location for quiet getaways, and family vacations. There are many different styles of holiday you can opt for also, so if you were hoping to just chill out, or maybe you were looking to do something more adventurous, this is all possible in Cornwall. If you are going on an activity vacation, cornwall holiday parks might be a better idea than a hotel. In Holiday parks, you have everything on your …

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St Ives and Seal Island

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Going on boat trips is one of the activities that you can take part in when you are staying at the comfortable and stylish St. Ives apartments that dot the town. You can expect to find a variety of boat rides available, fairly obviously, given that this is a seaside town. Some of the trips that you take can be fishing trips, while others will afford you an opportunity to relax and enjoy the different places on the St Ives Bay. Seal Island, located 6 kilometers to the west of St Ives, is one of the places that you can …

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