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Top 10 counties to visit in the UK in 2020 – Couples Travel Article

Top 10 counties to visit in the UK in 2020 England has long been one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting visitors from far and wide. But with so many of its counties being stunning in their own right, it may leave you questioning which one to visit? Dog Friendly Cottages has given us counties with diverse landscapes to those bursting with cultural heritage, we’ve found the top 10 counties to visit this 2020. If you are looking for…

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Travelettes » » WTF is Champing? – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » WTF is Champing?   A little known term that you may very well have never heard uttered previously – the name “champing” is a cute abbreviation of “church camping.” And church camping is, well, camping in churches – perhaps unsurprisingly. But I don’t mean flinging up a 2 man pop up in the cemetery – champing means actually camping inside the church buildings themselves. To be fair if it was up to me I would have said…

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The Year in Photos 2019 – Retirement Travel Article

The Year in Photos 2019 Backstreet Cultural Center in Treme, New OrleansWhether our trips are long or short, we all try to preserve our travel memories with photos. It’s not uncommon for us to search through our photo libraries just to figure out when we traveled where. No matter how much we take notes and post stories, it’s our photography that shows us, indisputably, where we were last February (Vietnam), or in February 2012 (Vietnam). This last week of December, we’re…

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The Top Walking Trails in the U.K. | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

The Top Walking Trails in the U.K. | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: November 13, 2019)Whether you’re a local or a traveler, one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of the United Kingdom is to walk it. Famous walking trails stretch for miles across the island nation, leading walkers through remote mountain passes, coastal villages, and iconic historical sites from the earliest years of British civilization.The variety is almost endless, so here are a few selections from…

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11 European Cities For Foodies – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

11 European Cities For Foodies – Mark’s Travel Journal The European culinary scene is ever-evolving. Many of the cities on this list might not have been considered major players in the food scene just a few years ago, which makes Europe such an exciting destination for foodies. Here are 11 cities in Europe that food lovers will surely enjoy exploring. COPENHAGEN Copenhagen was the city that spawned the ‘New Nordic Cuisine’ culinary trend back in the early aughts. Championed by…

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BEST WAYS FOR GETTING AROUND LONDON – Retirement Travel Article

BEST WAYS FOR GETTING AROUND LONDON Getting Around London Getting around London is easy. This article will show you how and provide the traveler or tourist with easy ways and tips to navigate and getting around London. Even for those who find getting around London daunting or challenging. London is easy and these tips will help. Getting around London and navigating in a new location can be one of the most difficult and challenging tasks a tourist traveler has when…

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Cycling Across England and Scotland, Hadrian’s Wall to Edinburgh – Retirement Travel Article

Cycling Across England and Scotland, Hadrian’s Wall to Edinburgh Bring it on, said the unwitting cyclist as he sets out on the road east. Nice legs. I admit that I was a little wary of taking an unguided bike trip all the way across England and then along the coast of Britain north to Edinburgh. Especially because Kris and I had tried to hike along the 85 miles of Hadrian’s Wall a few years back–in late June–and were turned back…

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Thinking Of Renting A Car In Europe? Here’s What You Need To Know – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

Thinking Of Renting A Car In Europe? Here’s What You Need To Know – Mark’s Travel Journal Renting a car in Europe lets you explore and discover different countries and cultures. Renting a car gives you freedom to travel on your own schedule and time. You can get off the beaten path and get to smaller towns and sights with relative ease. There are potential challenges like “driving on the wrong side of the road” in the UK, different rules…

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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London – Retirement Travel Article

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Not the perfect bright day for photographing flowers at Kew Gardens, but colorful nonetheless. The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, or Kew Gardens as they are familiarly known, are difficult to sum up. First, of course, there is a huge garden in the English landscape garden tradition. Elements of the historic landscape garden illustrate significant characteristics of the art of gardens from the 18th to the 20th centuries. What that means, practically, is there…

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