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isles of scilly - mark shaw photography

As a travel blogger and photographer, I love remote scenic places and one of my favourite trips the past few years was our family weekend stay on the beautiful island of St Martins on the Isles of Scilly. Wild landscapes, white sand beaches, turquoise waters – the Isles of Scilly feel like a world away but in fact, they’re just…

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Paris is a beautiful and romantic city in which historical landmarks, magnificent artwork and rich culture await you at every corner. This charming City of Lights is a “must see” for all who travel to Europe. To sample some of the best the city has to offer, make sure you visit the top ten sites.   1. Eiffel Tower Nothing…

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Whether you’re a hard-core ski speed demon in search of a new skiing rush, a ski bunny seeking tame nursery slopes but wild nights or simply looking for an affordable place to take the family, the Alps have what you’re looking for. The Alps span the Mediterranean coast of France through Switzerland, Northern Italy, Austria and into Slovenia. The peaks…

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We Brits are privileged to have some of the most spectacular driving routes in the world right there on our doorstep. You can rant and rave about Route 66 all you like, but check out just a sample of what Europe has to offer and you won’t be disappointed.  Make sure your car is ready for the road trip; giving…

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The UK is an awesome place to visit, and the best way to see the most unforgettable sites is to have the freedom of your own vehicle. Being involved with a tour group means that you will only see what the tour leader wants you to see and eat where the tour stops for a meal. You don’t have the…

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London attracts millions of tourists all year around; however there are ways to see London before it hits peak tourist season. Understandably, the UK capital is most popular in the late spring and summer months when the sun is in the sky and the schools are off. It can also get pretty busy, or at least more so than usual…

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Located at the heart of the Iberian Peninsula at an altitude of over 600m above sea level, Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe. It is really challenging to tell when is the perfect time of a year to visit Spanish capital. In the summer temperature goes above 35 °C and in the winter the snow-covered landscape never loses…

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mykonos

If holidays for you mean wild dance and spree, then Mykonos is the place to go. Apart from magnificent beaches and luxury lifestyle, the beautiful island offers moments of ultimate fun to thousands of visitors every year. Mykonos has become world famous for its nightlife, with crazy parties, opulence and famous DJs from all over the world. The fun begins…

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La Rosiere

We love ski holidays and try to do one each year. Last April we enjoyed a family ski holiday with our two boys aged 6 and 8 in La Rosiere in France which was fantastic. It was great to ski somewhere much closer to home (Cornwall, UK) for a change as we usually head out to Canada. La Rosiere is…

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For those people based in the UK, Belfast is one of the more accessible locations. We’re not just talking from a time perspective either (it takes about an hour from England), but this is one of those destinations in which budget airlines are pretty much giving away seats, while hotels in the area can easily be found. It means that…

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