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CHECKING IN – HOTEL MARTINI, VERONA
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CHECKING IN – HOTEL MARTINI, VERONA   With its summer opera festival, the Romeo and Juliet connections and a very rich historical heritage stretching back millennia, there is no disputing the fair city of Verona its place on the must-visit list. Evidently, finding a place to stay that won’t break your budget can be a daunting task. For a very … Read More

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN THE NORTH YORK MOORS
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NORTH YORK MOORS NATIONAL PARK   Further east in God’s Own Country is the county’s other national park, the North York Moors. Characterized by upland fields of purple heather and lavender in the moorlands and valleys that produce a riot of colour in the springtime. Not to mention one of the other great features is the splendid coastline with countless … Read More

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES
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THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES   God’s Own Country. So goes the description that all proud Yorkshire folk love to remind us of. On the map of the UK, Yorkshire is split into four separate constituent counties relevant to their compass location. North, South, West and East (Riding of) Yorkshire all have their own unique identities. … Read More

TEN GREAT REASONS TO VISIT TRENTO, ITALY
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TEN GREAT REASONS TO VISIT TRENTO   Located in the mountainous north of Italy, the city of Trento is one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Capital of the Trentino region and resembling a cultural matrimony of Italy and Austria. Surrounded by the Dolomites, this makes a suitable base to explore a great nature wilderness. As a base to explore the greater … Read More

GREAT REASONS TO VISIT HARROGATE
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GREAT REASONS TO VISIT HARROGATE – THE PEARL OF YORKSHIRE   Located equidistant between Leeds and York, the leafy spa town of Harrogate has always been a byword in the affluent part of the North. A town that reached particular levels of prominence in Victorian times when its burgeoning wealth of spas provided a very popular wellness retreat. This was … Read More

TEN OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN VERONA – THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH ROMEO AND JULIET
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TEN OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN VERONA THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH ROMEO AND JULIET   Verona. The fair city of Verona, beloved by Shakespeare and immortalized as the location for the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet. Subsequently, this has become the city’s main pull for visitors. The crowds will swarm through the dense side street … Read More

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