Tips for Brits Driving in Florida

Tips for Brits Driving in Florida

The vast majority of British travellers who touch down in Florida hire a car. But it could feel a little scary knowing that you have to get off a long flight and try grappling with a strange car in a foreign county. However, fear not, driving in Florida is not as daunting as you might think. With wide, straight roads and automatic cars, what's not to like about driving in the Sunshine State?

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A New Ride at Universal Orlando

A New Ride at Universal Orlando

A big day last week, if you're a Fast & Furious fan that is, as Universal Orlando opened the new Fast and Furious – Supercharged ride. To be more precise, the new ride isn't so new. Universal California have hasd the ride since 2015, but let's not split hairs..

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The Dark Side of Venice

The Dark Side of Venice

Mention Venice and images of romantic gondola rides, the Rialto Bridge, Renaissance art and Italian opera come to mind. But Venice is also renowned for plagues, lunatic asylums and haunted islands, cursed with dark spirits.

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Why Does NASA Launch Rockets from Florida

Why Does NASA Launch Rockets from Florida

NASA has been launching rockets from Cape Canaveral since 1960, despite its reputation for savage storms and inhospitable wildlife. There are three very good geographical reasons why Florida is so attractive to NASA – proximity to the equator, it's location on the East coast and low population density at the time when the Space Coast was born.

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Elizabeth Line

Elizabeth Line

December 2018 will see the launch of the new Elizabeth Line when the central tunnels under London open. One of the biggest new transport projects in a generation, some journey times across London will be slashed by as much as 80%. Construction of the line will cost ₤14.8bn and will contribute to a 10% expansion to Central London's transport capacity. It is believed that the extension of faster rail services will result in 1.5 million more people living within 45 minutes of central London.

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England’s Funicular Railways

England’s Funicular Railways

Most of England's passenger cliff railways were built at seaside resorts and the first appeared at Scarborough in 1875. The zenith of cliff railway construction was in the 1890s and 1900s. A cliff railway is a type of cable railway in which a cable attached to a pair of tram-like vehicles on rails moves them up and down a steep slope, the ascending and descending vehicles counterbalancing each other. Many of these ingenious pieces of Victorian engineering are still running today.

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London's Christmas Lights

London's Christmas Lights

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in London. As the capital gets ready for the festive season, the streets sparkle with magical Christmas lights and decorations. Even though Santa Claus is still a little way from donning his finest furs, Christmas is coming, and London's shopping streets are is putting on a fine show to brighten up the dark winter nights.

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Florida's Underwater Wonders

Florida's Underwater Wonders

Opportunities abound for adventurers who wish to explore the unimaginable, like watching mermaids perform aquatic ballet and and scuba diving to your bedroom in pristine waters. Even sleeping with the fishes takes on a whole new meaning.

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Move Over Brighton, Hastings is Here

Move Over Brighton, Hastings is Here

Is Hastings the New Brighton? With a new cookery school, artisan shops, gourmet food and modern art, the Sussex seaside town has gone cool. And the new £14m pier renovation, will add film festivals and farmers' markets to the mix.

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To Tip or Not to Tip on Your U.S. Holiday

To Tip or Not to Tip on Your U.S. Holiday

To tip or not to tip, and if yes, when and how much for what services? America can be a bewildering place when it comes to gratuities. For many travellers, the rules are sketchy and confusing.

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Florida Off the Beaten Path

Florida Off the Beaten Path

While Florida is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States if not the World, there are still many attractions off the beaten path unknown to the typical tourist. Known primarily for its theme parks and beaches, there are more unique sites to Florida than meets the eye.

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What Golfer Knows the Best Golf Course in the World

What Golfer Knows the Best Golf Course in the World

Are you a golfer whose primary goal tends to be finding the most interesting golf courses possible, with less of a focus on the peripheral factors or are you a golfer who appreciates the entire "experience" of golf, and who tends to evaluate the "total package" of a club – the facilities, the service and the course itself. Bottom line: the course is important, but it's not everything. There's no exact science. Your golfing experience has to be enjoyable. Take a look at the following four courses.

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“Born to Run” in New York

“Born to Run” in New York

Bruce Springsteen is bringing his music and his memories to Broadway.

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The Eclipse of the Century

The Eclipse of the Century

A total eclipse is such a rare occurrence, for many in the US, 21st August will be the first time in their life they can see one. The path of this eclipse makes it a once-in-a lifetime event in that it transects the country almost down the middle.

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Wine and Beyond in Beautiful Bordeaux

Wine and Beyond in Beautiful Bordeaux

There's a reason nearly 85 million travelers a year vote with their passports to make France one of the world's most popular destinations.

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Leaf Peeping Adventures in West Virginia in October

Leaf Peeping Adventures in West Virginia in October

Autumn in the Mountain State means way more than just jaw-dropping foliage over the mountains— but that's the setting for it all. Discover harvest flavours, rolling train rides, pumpkin patch mazes, offbeat festivals, adventures, world-class whitewater and more.

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Fun on the Jurassic Coast

Fun on the Jurassic Coast

The 95 miles of coastline stretching from Exmouth in East Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Studland Bay in Dorset is world renowned as the Jurassic Coast and is definitely one of the places to visit during your holiday in Dorset.

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Fab Things to do in Destin, Florida

Fab Things to do in Destin, Florida

Not just a lazy beach holiday but fantastic shopping and dining too. Snuggled against the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida.

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Aloha.  Choose an Island for your Hawaiian Holiday

Aloha. Choose an Island for your Hawaiian Holiday

The fresh, floral air energizes you. The warm, tranquil waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. There's no place on earth like Hawaii with six unique islands, each offering distinct experiences that will entice any traveler in search of the most exhilarating holiday.

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Scotland – the Perfect Stage for August Events

Scotland – the Perfect Stage for August Events

Explore the mind-boggling diversity of treats in store for foodies, whisky aficionados, music enthusiasts, history buffs, cultural admirers, adventurous souls and everyone in between.

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Unusual Things to do in Colorado Outside of Ski Season

Unusual Things to do in Colorado Outside of Ski Season

Colorado is packed full of things to do year-round. From family attractions, national parks and outdoor adventure to cosmopolitan cities and welcoming towns, these cool Colorado holiday ideas will fill your trip itinerary to overflowing.

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The End of the Acrobatic antics of ‘La Nouba’ at Cirque du Soleil

The End of the Acrobatic antics of ‘La Nouba’ at Cirque du Soleil

Last Chance to see the Fabulous ‘La Nouba', the long-running Cirque du Soleil production based at Disney Springs, Orlando, Florida.

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Save on Sightseeing in London with your Key to the City

Save on Sightseeing in London with your Key to the City

Discover London's Top Sights. Get The London Pass & Visit 70+ Top Sights for Free!

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Some Amazing Things to do on the Cote d’Azur

Some Amazing Things to do on the Cote d’Azur

The Cote d' Azur, also known as the French Riviera has no official boundary but is the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France (including Monaco) extending up to the Italian border.

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All Aboard London’s Hidden Underground Railway.

All Aboard London’s Hidden Underground Railway.

In September 2017, the public will be able to ride this tiny underground train that used to carry mail for the postal service. No trip to London would be complete without a visit to this unique piece of subterranean industrial heritage.

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Fun Stuff to do in New Jersey on 5th August

Fun Stuff to do in New Jersey on 5th August

The Hambletonian Festival at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey promises great entertainment even if you're not a horse lover or a gambler. It's the premier event in American Harness Racing and hosts a day of fun for the entire family that includes epic races, special guests, carnival rides and games, live music and giveaways.

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Another Great Winter Sun Destination

Another Great Winter Sun Destination

Dreaming of escaping the winter woes of the UK, Thailand is one of the most reliable destinations for guaranteed winter sun, with its dry season from December to April.

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2017  Epcot Food and Wine Festival

2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 21st Annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will last a record 75 days from 31st August to 13th November 2017. This festival keeps getting bigger and bigger!

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Sunshine and Where to go to Make the Most of the Weak Pound

Sunshine and Where to go to Make the Most of the Weak Pound

With sterling still struggling, we've found some top spots, and one in particular, where you can snag time in the sunshine without blowing the budget.

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Well Done Jordan Spieth!

Well Done Jordan Spieth!

Jordan Spieth wins 146th British Open in dramatic style with gutsy performance at Royal Birkdale.

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