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Things to discover around Whitby

Posted by on September 28, 2012
Anyone who plans to visit the beautiful North Yorks Moors and stay in a Whitby hotel or one of the Scarborough hotels in the area will have a superb selection of things to see and do in the surrounding countryside. Both Whitby and Scarborough offer a wide range of things you would expect from holiday coastal resorts. Both towns flourished in the Victorian...
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A museum in Edinburgh is playing host to an exhibition exploring the history of this stunning city from the very beginning. Titled Foundation Edinburgh – the Story of a City, it has been based at the recently refurbished Museum of Edinburgh and will include a film highlighting the major events from its volcanic beginnings to the present day. Taken...
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Wherever you head on holiday at whatever time of year, you will always feel inclined to pick up a few souvenirs, whether they are for loved ones back at home or perhaps to be kept as a keepsake to remind you of your trip. An interesting exhibition is currently open in Barcelona, exploring the relationship between photography and collecting as part of...
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A fantastic charity event is set to take place in Dublin towards the end of October, one which is sure to offer the perfect thrill during the Halloween season. Called Thrill the World Dublin 2012, it is a global world record attempt organised solely in the name of charity. All proceeds raised from the event will be donated to The Carers Association...
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Catalonia enjoys increased tourism levels

Posted by on September 25, 2012
The appeal of Catalonia to foreign visitors continues to be strong after it was confirmed there was a 15% rise of international tourists who visited the stunning Spanish region in August compared to the same month last year. Two million people visited the Catalonian region according to the data released by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and...
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Stylish quiffs, sharp cuts, Mohawks and wigs – have we always paid so much attention to our hair? A new exhibition at the Musée de quai Branly entitled ‘Cheveux Cheris’ (Dear Hair) in the French capital says we have from as long ago as 21,000 BC. A fascinating collection of stunning artefacts from Africa, Oceana and Latin America help provide...
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If you are planning a trip to the North Yorkshire coast shortly and you are going to be based at one of the local hotels in Whitby or in Scarborough accommodation, why not enjoy some of the local walks in the area? Apart from the obvious coastal walks around Whitby, there are far more walking routes to explore if you enjoy getting out in the great outdoors...
Excitement is gathering around the return of the Barcelona International Comedy Festival, which is heading to the Catalonian capital at the end of the month. Billed as the first multilingual comedy festival in the world, the popular event will be taking over venues citywide over 4 weeks, running from 27 September – 21 October. Since 2007, the festival...
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Snowdonia Walking Festival If you are planning a trip to the magnificent Snowdonia National Park for a relaxing break and staying in one of the many North Wales self catering cottages on offer, you will be well placed to enjoy the forthcoming Snowdonia Walking Festival during October 12 – 14. This year’s Snowdonia Walking Festival has been coordinated...
Halloween evening Spooky Ball The ancient Roman Baths and the Grand Pump Room are two of Bath’s most iconic attractions and an essential destination if you want to truly experience this historical and cultural city. Both of these wonderful venues are open to the public throughout the year and also provide a unique setting for various special events...
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