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Weekend in Wales

A Weekend Away in Swansea, Mumbles and Gower, Wales

‘Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore’ I shouted through the window of my car as my friend Elle emerged from the Kings Head with directions to our guesthouse. Forgetting we were in rural Wales, I had relied on Google Maps for most of the journey from Manchester but my 3G coverage no longer stretched as […]

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Tower Bridge London

5 Ideas for a Day Out in London

From a sightseeing point of view, it’s not always easy to decide what to do in London. From historical sites and museums, to sporting stadiums and river cruises, England’s capital offers SO many sights and attractions, that it can be difficult to choose how to spend your time if you’re just visiting for a few […]

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Manchester

Top Things to Do in Manchester

Although Manchester is my hometown, I’ve never really written about it. And yet I should because it’s the city I know most. If you want to experience the North of England, then Manchester might well be on your list of cities to visit. The city is smaller than London, but it’s still pretty big- in […]

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Prince William and Kate Middleton

Where to get a Good View of the Royal Wedding Procession

For we Brits, the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is the biggest event in our calendar for 2011. I know some people aren’t fans of the British monarchy, but I’m a royalist, and I can’t wait! Fortunately I get back from my trip to Austria, Slovenia and Italy a week before the […]

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