Category Archives: Europe

A Family Day Out in Windermere

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Windermere is one of the best known lakes in the Lake District and if you are planning a visit to the area then it is likely that Windermere will be on your list of places to visit. We recently had a day out at Windermere and so I thought I’d share the experience in case it gives you a few ideas of things you could do there.

The Two Sides of Bolton Abbey

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Bolton Abbey is one of Yorkshire’s most popular places to visit, for both locals and visitors to the area. Beautiful scenery, open spaces and, of course, the Abbey itself all make this place a wonderful day out for the family. If you’re visiting Bolton Abbey for the first time though, then you may not know that there are actually two sides to the Bolton Abbey experience depending on where you choose to park your car or bike.

The Strangest and Coolest Hotels in the World

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The world is filled with nice, normal hotels that are made out of traditional construction materials and offer a pleasant if unremarkable night´s sleep.

However, what if you really want is to enjoy a night or two in somewhere completely different? Ah, in that case you will want to check out some of the planet´s strangest and coolest hotels.

Where are the best places to see the Northern Lights?

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I have never written a bucket list of things to do and places to see while I still walk the Earth. However, if I ever do this then you can be sure that seeing the Northern Lights will be high up on my list.

Exploring the North Yorkshire Dales – A Week at Merok Cottage

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As we’ve discussed in previous posts on Travel Ideaz the Yorkshire Dales is one of my favourite spots in the whole of the UK. With so many great family walks, historic buildings and so much beautiful and quite spectacular scenery to enjoy, a holiday in this region of the country can be very fulfilling.