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The Miss Bath contest needs you!

Posted by on December 31, 2010
And why does it need you? Well if you are an eligible and interesting young resident of Bath, then you should know that the city is taking aim at beauty pageant stereotypes with their latest Miss Bath competition. Officials are out to change the image of beauty pageants everywhere—beginning in Bath. This year, contest officials have put out the call...
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In the mid 18th century a Cornish family the Tremayne’s created a botanical garden in Cornwall.  The Gardenesque style garden featured areas and design styles that differed according to the various areas of the garden.  The gardens of Heligan are the most popular botanical gardens in the United Kingdom.  The gardens were neglected after the...

Merry Christmas

Posted by on December 25, 2010
Merry Christmas from all of us here at Online Travel Blog
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Scarborough in Pictures

Posted by on December 9, 2010
Scarborough is without question one of the most picturesque towns along the Yorkshire coast and if you don’t believe me just watch the video below which is made up of photos of the town accompanied by none other than Scarborough Fair by Simon & Garfunkel. For all those who are planning to stay in a Scarborough Hotel you can catch a glimpse...
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Brixham’s Historic Battery

Posted by on December 8, 2010
Brixham Battery is one of the most historic landmarks along the whole of the South Devon coast. The 14 acre gardens were first used as a battery back in 1586 during the war between England and Spain. The battery has also been used during many of Britain’s most famous wars including the American War of Independence in the 1780s, the Napoleonic...
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It’s a cruise captain’s life!

Posted by on December 7, 2010
We have all seen ship captains in films steering ships with a big wooden steering wheel, here is an insight to exactly what a cruise ship captain does. The Cruise ship captain is the senior officer on-board a cruise ship or mini cruise ship and is responsible for the welfare of both passengers and crew during his time onboard. The captain’s role...
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Cruising the Middle East

Posted by on December 6, 2010
Dubai has become one of the top destinations in recent years along with Mediterranean Cruises, with its astonishing mix of luxurious tourist attractions and mysterious deserts it certainly holds everything close that can make a perfect holiday. A cruise or Mini cruise to the Middle East not only visits Dubai but many other great ports of call within...

Things to do on your Cornwall Holiday

Posted by on December 3, 2010
Cornwall sees a huge number of tourists passing through its borders year after year. Many of them are visiting for the first time, but many are return visitors, wooed into making repeat trips by the wealth of things to do that they discover in Cornwall. The most famous part of Cornwall is its coastline, which is understandable when it has more coastline...
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Yorkshires New Iphone App

Posted by on December 1, 2010
If you’re planning on staying in a Scarborough Hotel any time soon then there is one iphone app which will essential for you. The official Yorkshire tourism website has launched there own free app that allows you to browse through all of the great attractions and events happening in Yorkshire right from your phone. If you should find yourself...