Top 5 Things to Do in Devon, England

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A trip to Devon in the southwest of England is guaranteed to be filled with all kinds of fun at the seaside and beyond. The region, bordered by the sea at the north and south, is one of the most beautiful in England, so what are you waiting for? And there’s tons to do here- check out these 7 awesome activities in Devon to kickstart your holiday: Camp in a Holiday Park Visiting Devon by campervan is one way to explore the region’s natural beauty on your own schedule. Devon based holiday parks abound in the region, so check out …

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Top Free Things to Do on the English Riviera

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The English Riviera in South Devon’s beautiful bay is a fantastic place for holidays year-round. The region is blessed with stunning coastlines, countryside and everything you could ask for in a seaside holiday. So bring your family out and get ready to explore one of England’s most beautiful areas. Whether you choose to stay in deluxe hotels in Torquay or a beachside bungalow, you’ll always find plenty to see and do here. If you want to stretch your pound as far as possible (as most of us do!), check out these free activities on the English Riviera: Relax on Maidencombe …

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Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

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If you have a beloved pet in the family, chances are you really think of them as “one of the family!” So when you’re planning your holiday, why not include Spike in the action? There are plenty of places which are animal friendly; you can stay in dog friendly cottages in Cornwall, for example. Traveling with pets isn’t as difficult as it might sound. It just takes a bit of good planning and preparation to make sure your little guy is as comfortable as he can be. Here are some tips for traveling with your pet: Get a Vet Check …

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Top 5 Things to Do Outdoors in Cornwall

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If you love being near the sea, then a visit to Cornwall in the far southwest of England could be a great pick. It’s located on a peninsula stretching out into the Atlantic Ocean, so opportunities for water activities abound. There are also many other ways to enjoy the outdoors in Cornwall; here are 5 ways to be active and outside in Cornwall: Sailing Do you dream of exploring a region by sea? Have you ever wanted to live aboard a sailboat? You can see Cornwall in a completely different way and experience it’s maritime culture by spending some time …

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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

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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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