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  • My husband and I lived in Cáceres for years. Many of the things below are activities that we would do together or with other locals but did not usually see tourists doing.

    15 Lesser-Known Things to Do in Cáceres

    15 Lesser-Known Things to Do in Cáceres

    by Audrey Lancho2

  • "Burren" comes from the Irish "Boíreann," which means "rocky place." There is no better way to describe the Burren. Check out all there is to do in this unique landscape in County Clare, Ireland.

    The Burren: Ireland's Karst Landscape

    The Burren: Ireland's Karst Landscape

    by Melanie Palen8

  • Take a train down from London to the South Coast and discover Brighton, the alternative sea side town beloved of royals.

    What Can I Do in Brighton?

    What Can I Do in Brighton?

    by Sunday Best4

  • With so many people wanting to cook and prepare their own food from scratch, there's been a big interest in buying herbs fresh from the suppliers. Here in Cornwall there are a few herb farms and herb shops available.

    Herb Farms in Cornwall

    Herb Farms in Cornwall

    by cornwall_UK5

  • You can spend a lot of money at Blackpool in Lancashire, but you can also enjoy yourself with some free activities there. This article should help you choose some things to do should you decide to visit the town.

    Things to Do in Blackpool

    Things to Do in Blackpool

    by Nettlemere9

  • Beautiful Lucca endears itself to all who visit this medieval Tuscan gem. Its massive and intact walls hide an assortment of cobblestone streets, Romanesque churches, and soaring towers.

    Lucca: Tuscany’s Less-Traveled Gem

    Lucca: Tuscany’s Less-Traveled Gem

    by Bill De Giulio18

  • A Seine bateau tour is a perfect introduction to Paris, for nearly every major monument and building is on display. Sit and relax like a Parisian as some 2000 years of history drift past.

    Paris From the Water: A Seine River Tour

    Paris From the Water: A Seine River Tour

    by Anne Harrison24

  • Located in one of the city's most picturesque streets, Tudor House on Friar Street is a must-see historic attraction of Worcester. With free entry, it makes for a perfect family day out.

    Worcester's Tudor House

    Worcester's Tudor House

    by Pollyanna Jones8

  • This guide to visiting North Devon will help you choose the best things to do and see during your visit and has insider tips on the best local places to enjoy a bite to eat or a refreshment along the way.

    How to Spend a Bank-Holiday Weekend in North Devon

    How to Spend a Bank-Holiday Weekend in North Devon

    by Emma Wonnacott4

  • Windsor Castle is almost a thousand years old, the original fortifications made on the orders of William the Conqueror in circa 1070 AD. Windsor Castle today remains a Royal home but is open for the public to admire its magnificent architecture and many treasures.

    Windsor Castle: The World's Biggest and Oldest Inhabited Castle

    Windsor Castle: The World's Biggest and Oldest Inhabited Castle

    by Gordon Hamilton59

  • A comprehensive budget travel guide to traveling in Italy with tips and advice on things to do, see, ways to save money, top attractions and experiences.

    Italy Travel Guide-Best of Italy

    Italy Travel Guide-Best of Italy

    by Varsha0

  • What with its landscape, geological features and fauna, Iceland is a fascinating country to visit. This article outlines a number of the country's less well-known features.

    Remarkable Facts About Iceland

    Remarkable Facts About Iceland

    by Mary Phelan0

  • Reading an Italian menu can be both daunting and confusing, yet the specialties of Florence are not to be missed. The memory of their flavours will remain long after the city has been left behind.

    What to Eat When in Florence

    What to Eat When in Florence

    by Anne Harrison7

  • A new botanic garden has opened on the Island of Tenerife, featuring an important and attractive collection of palm trees. But it stands in a place which was a stinking mound of garbage 30 years ago.

    Tenerife: The Santa Cruz Palmetum

    Tenerife: The Santa Cruz Palmetum

    by Greensleeves Hubs4

  • The Cinque Terre region of Italy is undoubtedly one of the most scenic coastal areas of Italy. A visit to this beautiful area is sure to leave you with lasting memories of colorful landscapes, quaint villages, and wonderful seafood.

    The Beautiful Villages of the Cinque Terre

    The Beautiful Villages of the Cinque Terre

    by Bill De Giulio4

  • A travel guide to some of the best locations in Greece, from Olympia to Santorini, from Delphi to Athens. Includes basic travel info, as well as helpful links to language guides, travel insurance and exchange rates.

    The Top Ten Must-See Locations in Greece

    The Top Ten Must-See Locations in Greece

    by Jason Reuter30

  • Florence is where Michelangelo was raised, and where he learnt his craft. The Casa Buonarroti is a delightful museum dedicated to the works and legacy of the great Renaissance artist.

    The Casa Buonarroti, Florence

    The Casa Buonarroti, Florence

    by Anne Harrison3

  • Paris is a city for walking, for discovering unexpected sights, whether in a crowd or a little-known back street. It's a place for sitting, and watching the world go by, and for discovering oneself.

    Unusual Paris

    Unusual Paris

    by Anne Harrison10

  • Here's a list of 10 unique and interesting foods and beverages to try when visiting Finland.

    10 Foods to Try in Finland

    10 Foods to Try in Finland

    by Christy Kirwan5

  • This park is like no other. If you like sculpture and art and you love rolling green countryside, you'll not want to leave this part of Yorkshire. In this article, I will share how to get to the YSP and what to expect when you visit.

    Visiting the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP)

    Visiting the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP)

    by Andrew Spacey7

  • Here is my guide to visiting the Edradour Distillery—the smallest whisky distillery in Scotland. I have also included tasting notes for their great 10-year-old scotch. Next time you're in Pitlochry, don't miss a visit to Edradour!

    Visiting Edradour, the Smallest Whisky Distillery in Scotland

    Visiting Edradour, the Smallest Whisky Distillery in Scotland

    by Liam Hallam2

  • Vatican City has to be the most unusual independent state in the world, apart from being the smallest. The much overused word “unique” is surely applicable here!

    Visiting the Vatican in Rome

    Visiting the Vatican in Rome

    by John Welford0

  • I live in England. I also live in Great Britain and the United Kingdom. However, this doesn't mean that the terms all mean the same thing, a common banana skin for many writers. Find out which to use!

    Britain, UK, England: What Does It All Mean?

    Britain, UK, England: What Does It All Mean?

    by stereomike838

  • Rome is a popular tourist destination, but it can be overwhelming. Here are four tips and secrets to help you make the most of your trip.

    Top 4 Travel Tips for Visiting Rome

    Top 4 Travel Tips for Visiting Rome

    by Hays Savoy0

  • Arriving at Rome's Fiumicino Airport for the first time can be a stressful experience. Learn what options are available for getting from the airport to the city and you'll be making this journey with ease and saving some money to boot.

    How to Get From Fiumicino Airport to Rome

    How to Get From Fiumicino Airport to Rome

    by Bill De Giulio6

  • If your travels are taking you to the Normandy coast of France, consider a stopover in beautiful Bayeux and Le Manoir Sainte Victoire. This charming B&B is the place to stay.

    Le Manoir Sainte Victoire of Bayeux, France

    Le Manoir Sainte Victoire of Bayeux, France

    by Bill De Giulio22

  • Here is a guide to the top ten places you absolutely must go if you visit Rome, including both rightfully famous and lesser-known gems.

    The Top Ten Sights in Rome

    The Top Ten Sights in Rome

    by Hays Savoy0

  • Places to visit when going to visit Rome, Italy, like The Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, The Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, Galleria Borghese,Castle St. Angelo, Aventine Hill.

    What to Explore When Visiting Rome, Italy

    What to Explore When Visiting Rome, Italy

    by love2travel20000

  • With its Gothic castle, beautiful old buildings, restaurants and cellar bars, the Polish city of Kraków is a delight to explore. Find out more in this fact-packed travel guide.

    Visiting Kraków in Poland

    Visiting Kraków in Poland

    by Sunday Best1

  • Monaco—long associated with glamour and riches, there is much more to this tiny principality. A cruise stop gives the perfect chance to explore the old town, along with the palace and cathedral.

    A Cruise Stop in Monaco

    A Cruise Stop in Monaco

    by Anne Harrison7

  • Famous for its brightly colored homes and handmade lace, Burano Island offers a welcome change from the hectic pace of Venice. There is oh so much to love about Burano.

    Visiting Venice's Colorful Burano Island

    Visiting Venice's Colorful Burano Island

    by Bill De Giulio38

  • There are many beautiful places to visit in the UK, but the one that we keep returning to year in year out and I think everyone should visit is Northumberland.

    What to Do in Northumberland

    What to Do in Northumberland

    by stereomike8327

  • Connected to Siracusa by three bridges, Ortygia is home to some of Sicily's greatest archaeological treasures. If you are planning a trip to Sicily a visit to Siracusa and Ortygia are a must see.

    A Visit to Siracusa's Ortygia Island

    A Visit to Siracusa's Ortygia Island

    by Bill De Giulio16

  • Nestled on the slopes of Mt Subasio, Assisi—the birthplace of St Francis—remains the spiritual home of the Franciscan order. It is impossible to walk the medieval streets without feeling his presence.

    In the Footsteps of St Francis

    In the Footsteps of St Francis

    by Anne Harrison24

  • When you're in Edinburgh, you can't miss out on the Castle. It's a great half-day trip and a must-see spot in the city. I have no doubt that you'll thoroughly enjoy this beautiful, historical place.

    Why Visit Edinburgh Castle in Scotland?

    Why Visit Edinburgh Castle in Scotland?

    by Sam Shepards3

  • The Dolomites of northern Italy are considered to be among the most scenic mountains in the world. Whether you enjoy skiing in the winter, or hiking and biking in the summer, the Dolomites have it all.

    Visiting the Brenta Dolomites of Northern Italy

    Visiting the Brenta Dolomites of Northern Italy

    by Bill De Giulio16

  • It is a great source of amusement in England how people from other countries view us and how we are portrayed in popular media. Here's an article that should bust some of those myths.

    Misconceptions Many People Have of England

    Misconceptions Many People Have of England

    by Stephanie Elford1

  • Ireland is rich in history and culture. Natural beauty abounds in the rolling hills and landscapes of this country. Follow me on a journey through abandoned castles and thriving cities.

    Ireland in the Spotlight

    Ireland in the Spotlight

    by Adelia Maghribia2

  • Cockney rhyming slang started in the east end of London. This beginners guide will help you understand its history and just how lemon squeezy it can be.

    Cockney Rhyming Slang for Beginners

    Cockney Rhyming Slang for Beginners

    by Andrew Spacey8

  • This interrupted walk takes you along the course of the Roman Empire’s northernmost limit.

    The Antonine Way

    The Antonine Way

    by John Welford0

  • England's West Country is a great place to grow up, but revisiting years later made me see the place from a tourist's point of view.

    Memories of Plymouth, Devon, UK

    Memories of Plymouth, Devon, UK

    by Stella Kaye4

  • Home to Mozart, Beethoven, Sigmund Freud and Gustav Klint, what makes this City so inspirational. Travel there to find out!

    Visit the City of Music in Vienna

    Visit the City of Music in Vienna

    by Elayne6

  • Brantome is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Situated in the Dordogne region of S W France, it is famous for its caves, monestary, church and water ways that run throughout the ancient town.

    Caves in Brantome France

    Caves in Brantome France

    by Les Trois Chenes42

  • I've just spent the last 3 days haring around Somerset with a camera. When you read through the list below please don't expect to manage it in 3 days - I am the fastest thing on 2 legs with a camera and I have the sore feet and various pains to...

    10 Places to Visit in Somerset

    10 Places to Visit in Somerset

    by Chris Leather6

  • We only had one night to explore Rome, yet walking her streets by moonlight threw a new air over the Eternal City. Even as darkness fell, there was much to be discovered, including Rome's best coffee.

    One Night in Rome

    One Night in Rome

    by Anne Harrison5

  • When it comes to beautiful cathedrals, no one does it better than Italy. Step inside seven of its grandest cathedrals on our journey across the country.

    Visiting the Grand Cathedrals of Italy

    Visiting the Grand Cathedrals of Italy

    by Bill De Giulio26

  • With miles of beaches, Cornwall is one of England's most popular holiday destinations, but the fun need not stop when the sun deserts you and the rain rolls in. Here are some things to do in Cornwall when it rains.

    Things to Do in Cornwall in the Rain

    Things to Do in Cornwall in the Rain

    by Judi Brown41

  • London is a wonderful city to visit, but the weather in the UK can be unpredictable. So what can you do on your holiday in London if it rains? Come and take a tour around one small area—Westminster and County Hall—and see what London attractions you can enjoy.

    What to Do Around Westminster and County Hall When It's Raining

    What to Do Around Westminster and County Hall When It's Raining

    by CMHypno23

  • The South East of Wales has had some hard times over the years, but it is still a beautiful place to visit. Here are my recommendations of where to go and what to do.

    What to Do in the Valleys of South East Wales

    What to Do in the Valleys of South East Wales

    by stereomike8317

  • The Canary Isles, at only four to five hours flying time from the UK, are an ideal place for a vacation at any time of year. Beach lovers will be amazed at the sun soaked sands and wonderful scenery.

    Can I Find 'Cheep' Vacations in the Canary Islands?

    Can I Find 'Cheep' Vacations in the Canary Islands?

    by Stella Kaye2

  • Rome, the Eternal City—forever reinventing herself. Whether you're walking her streets for the first time or a return visitor, why not be a traveller and not a tourist, and see a few unusual things?

    Non-Touristy Things to See and Do In Rome

    Non-Touristy Things to See and Do In Rome

    by Anne Harrison4

  • Turkey is a beautiful place, full of cultural richness that has made it a mecca for travelers for many centuries. But there plenty of ways to get marred in tourist traps—here's my tricks to avoid it!

    How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

    How to Avoid Tourist Traps in Istanbul

    by Claire Lovesti2

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