Don’t let a rainy day in Liverpool stop you from sightseeing. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Baikovicius via Flickr.

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Liverpool

Wet weather is an unfortunate but inevitable part of holidaying in England, but don’t let the lack of sunshine put you off sightseeing – there are still plenty of things to do on a rainy day in Liverpool. Here are a few ideas.

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January 30, 2015 by
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Snowdon Railway, Wales. Photo courtesy of Richard Leonard via Flickr.

Scenic Train Journeys in Wales

With rolling hills, dramatic coastal cliffs and traditional country villages, Wales is a country tailor-made for train travel and the country’s narrow-gauge railways and historic steam trains have seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years. For those travelers who like to enjoy the journey as much as the destination, here are 5 of the most scenic train journey Wales to add to your bucket list.

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January 16, 2015 by
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Shopping in Oxford

There are plenty of options for shopping in Oxford

With hundreds of high street stores, independent boutiques and local designers, shopping in Oxford is a popular pastime and the City of Dreaming Spires offers a quieter and less crowded alternative to London.

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January 9, 2015 by
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The Best Castles in Wales

Pembroke Castle, Wales

With around 100 castles dotted around the country, you could plan your entire trip around visiting Wales’ castles and there are so many historic landmarks worth visiting that it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down. From UNESCO-listed fortresses to haunted castle hotels, here are just 5 of the best castles in Wales.

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December 19, 2014 by
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Christmas in Oxford

All souls College, Christmas in Oxford. Photo courtesy of Bill Tyne via Flickr.

Oxford’s dreaming spires are even more impressive beneath a dusting of snow, but even if you aren’t lucky enough to experience a white Christmas, the historic city is still an atmospheric place to spend the holidays. Christmas in Oxford kicks off with the Oxford Light Festival at the end of November, when the city’s dazzling illuminations are first turned on and a series of live music, dance and arts events are held around the city in celebration.

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December 5, 2014 by
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Wales’ Best Traditional Christmas Fayres

Christmas in Cardiff, Wales. Photo courtesy of Jon Candy via Flickr.

Festive markets will be popping up all around the UK throughout the holiday season, but for something a little different, head over the Welsh border to discover some of the country’s unique Christmas Fayres. From medieval themed Christmas markets to Royal country fairs, here’s our pick of Wales’ best traditional Christmas Fayres.

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November 28, 2014 by
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