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The Isle of Wight, there’s more to see and do than you think.

Just off the coast of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight has been a popular destination with British tourists since Victorian times. It is especially popular with those who like the outdoors because of its stunning scenery and coastline. The Isle of Wight has an array of sights and activities to see and do, making it the perfect destination for a family holiday. Here, holiday cottage website Blue Chip Holidays has compiled some of its favourite thing to see and do on the island. So whether you want to get out and about and explore the island or relax at one of the seaside resorts, check out the article below to see what the Isle of Wight has to offer. Carisbrooke Castle (near Newport) Carisbrooke Castle has been a defensive battlement for over 1,000 years starting off as a Saxon fortress and a castle during the Norman Conquest, before being totally remodelled…

Coolest place to stay and see the Northern Lights

Where is the coolest place to stay and see the Northern Lights? Travelphant’s vote goes to Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen in Finland. The Northern Lights can be seen anywhere above 60 degrees north latitude but to see them from this igloo village would be an amazing experience. Don’t worry, special thermo glass prevents the igloos frosting up to ensure clear views and a warm interior.  Imagine yourself sleeping in an Igloo made of Snow. It’s totally quiet. Lights inside ice illuminate the Igloo. These make the atmosphere so exciting that never get bored of marvelling it, until you fall to deep, comfortable sleep in your warm down sleeping bag. Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen, Finland Surrounded by Lapland’s exotic and stunning scenery, Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen offers 31 first-class log cabins in Lapland. Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen is located in the Saariselka fell area amidst beautiful Finnish Lapland scenery in the…

10 bars around the world with the best views

A collection of the highest bars in the world offering the best skyline views from around the world including bars in Bangkok, New York, Berlin, Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and more. State Tower, Bangkok (63 floors) Visit Website The Dome at State Tower looks gorgeous because of its heady height and stunning colour effects from where you could catch a breath-taking view of the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok. You would love to dine in the famous Sirocco restaurant situated on this tower simply because of the splendid city view coupled with the Mediterranean food it offers. The Signature Room at the 95th (Hancock Building) Visit Website Located a the top of the John Hancock Centre in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, The Signature Room offers contemporary American fare with sweeping views of the city. The elegant wood designs and art-deco interior create an inviting and intimate atmosphere…

4 Awesome Secret Beaches in Devon

The summer holidays are here and that means Devon’s beaches will be jam packed with families, but how about those secret beaches that the locals like to keep for themselves? Where are they? Load up the car with windbreaks, fill the boot up with a picnic and set-sail for a day of sun, surf and solitude and go enjoy these four lovely beaches which Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks recommended to us… 1. Mouth Mill Cove, Clovelly An hour’s drive south from Woolacombe is Mouth Mill Cove – a small, isolated cove that has forever been associated with piracy and smuggling. You can reach this little beauty spot by a gentle woodland path which leads down from the National Trust carpark at Brownsham. At the cove you can still see the remains of an old limekiln, although the exact location of the old working mill here is unknown. You’ll also be able…