A cracking item for a hike

When you’re about to go out and about on a hike no matter the distance and the location you need to be prepared and ready for all the things that the British weather can throw at you. Believe me, the Norfolk Broads can be just as inclement as the Scottish Highlands when they want to be given their flatness and location next to the North Sea. The weather comes in quick and if the East wind is blowing live and direct from Russia there might be snow in the air.…

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Winter Walks in the UK

Although it is winter, it is still important if not even more important to ensure that you spend time outdoors as often as possible. Not only does reconnecting with nature help with feelings of anxiety, walking outdoors can help your body physically and help with things such as sleep problems and lethargy. So, get your Aran sweaters out from Shamrock gift and have a look at some of the amazing places in your area where you can enjoy a walk – here are a few ideas to get you started……

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How to Choose the Right Hiking Footwear

The right hiking shoes should be able to provide the foot and ankle with all the support and stability needed in order for you to feel comfortable while hiking. While this may sound obvious, it is important for you to understand that different types of hiking boots are designed for different types of hiking activities and may not work well when you try to walk or run after a long hike without them. Image credit A good shoe will have to be able to support the entire foot and ankle…

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Some of the most amazing places in Ireland

Ireland is a lush emerald land of mystery, legend and history. It is a dynamic home to religious sites, medieval castles and prehistoric landmarks. Below is just a small sample of the most beautiful places that you should visit at least once: Glengariff in County Cork A magnet for visitors, Glengariff provides some truly inspiring views and scenery. The town itself is hugged by rugged mountains and if you can make it to Lady Bantry’s Lookout, you will be rewarded with the most incredible vista. It is a dynamic city…

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A Tourist Eye view of Cheltenham

Sat in the beautiful surroundings of the Cotswolds, the town is a great cultural centre and attracts a number of tourists each year as well as locals travelling from their nearby areas. Whether they come for the striking Georgian architecture and boutique shopping, for the famous race course and its packed calendar of events or for one of the many festivals, there is something for everyone in this town and activities run throughout the year. The Cheltenham tourist industry is booming and the town is taking steps to enhance the…

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Visit the quirkier side of Edinburgh

If you’re heading to Edinburgh, make a note of these slightly more unusual attractions that are too good to be missed. Take a walk off the beaten tourist path and discover the quirky, lesser known treats that this Scottish city has to offer. Maison de Moggy Cat lovers everywhere will want to include this on their itinerary. This is the very first cat café in the whole of Scotland. What could be more awesome than cats plus coffee plus cake? Enjoy your visit with twelve felines but be sure to…

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The perfect Cruise Vacation – How to Spend Less For the very best

Who ya gonna call? – Where do you buy your cruise tickets to get the best price? Should you buy from a traditional travel agent, an online mega-seller or direct from the cruise line? Surprisingly, when it comes to the base fare, it doesn’t make much difference. Price variation is more contingent on qualifying for a particular type of discount; promotional, seasonal, past passenger, military or last minute booking- than on where you buy your ticket. The real variables between booking channels are in the level of service provided during…

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Eight Beautiful Walks in and Around Birmingham

If you remember Birmingham back in the ’80s, the UK’s ‘second city’ had something of an unflattering reputation. Image Credit Nowadays, though, Birmingham has plenty to offer for residents and tourists alike and is becoming increasingly well known for its extensive canal network (often said to exceed that of Venice) and its great shopping centre. The average selling price of a flat in Birmingham City Centre over the last 12 months was £183,692. For those who want to stretch their legs, there are a number of great walks in and…

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A Transfer To Remember

Travel today: The travel industry today is growing fast and steady and keeping in tune with the times, speed and presence which dictate the success or failure of brand of travel services. The customer today is very much into the service which meets his very need and if met is becomes loyal to the service provider. The Alps countries are known for their very heavenly climate and are every tourist’s delight especially that of the skiing enthusiasts who want to capture every memory and take home all the experiences from…

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