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The Best Casinos in the UK

These days, it’s all about online casinos. Instant access and gratification being the order of the day for most. Still, there’s nothing quite like the buzz you feel when walking into a premium land-based casino. Here in the UK, we’re lucky to have some of the most incredible casinos in the world. If you thought the action was limited to Las Vegas and Monaco, think again! Not convinced we can keep up? Check out any of the following and you might think differently. Alternatively, you can head over to this UK casino catalogue for more information on Britain’s best. The Casino at the Empire (London) First up, one of many entries to the list that can be found in London. In fact, about 90% of the best casinos in the UK call the capital their home. This prime example, located right at the heart of the West End, is spread…

Travel Guide To Picos De Europa National Park

On the borders of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León, Picos De Europa is arguably the most beautiful national park in Spain. Certainly the most dramatic, with 300 square miles of largely untouched, unspoilt landscapes which contrast with their surroundings quite spectacularly. The Picos De Europa national park features deep vertical gorges, rocky mountains that peak at over 8,000 feet above sea level, sprawling forests, glistening lakes and endless opportunities for adventure. A Few Facts About the Picos De Europa The mountain range itself is the third highest in Spain Some of the mountains have vertical drops of more than 2,300m There are 200+ peaks at over 2,000m above sea level The park is relatively compact – around 25% the size of the UK’s Lake District The world’s sixth deepest cave can be found in the park – the Torca del Cerro at 1,598m deep Some shaded areas remain covered in snow 365…

Top 10 cool things to do in Switzerland

Featuring 10 cool things to do when on holiday in Switzerland. Switzerland is a fascinating country with so much history, culture and of course natural beauty. Here are 10 things we highly recommend you try out when in Switzerland. 1. Hiking Enjoying the scenery in Switzerland is the number one thing to do. With more than 48,300km of marked hiking trails and stunning scenery at every turn, hiking in Switzerland is a must do. For fresh air, this is the place to be! Everything you need for your hiking needs can be found along with many lovely restaurants and hotel or bed and breakfast along the way catering for all budgets. For those not a fan of hiking, there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy a simple walk to take in the stunning scenery and fresh air anytime of the year. Even in winter time, there are beautiful walks you can take…

Our Weekend Rome City Break In Pictures

Rome has always been a city I’ve wanted to visit with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display. I must admit, I wasn’t prepared for what my eyes were going to see and my mind try and comprehend. We wanted to see the ancient ruins like the Roman Forum and the Colosseum which showcase the power of the former Roman Empire. A must do on our weekend in Rome list was Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, and St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums which house masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. We left our two boys at home with family as they were only 3  and 5 so far too young for a busy city with lots of walking and we took a long weekend city break to the eternal city. A nice and quick 2 hour EasyJet flight from…