A short break in Bronte country

As well as our trips abroad we try and have a few breaks each year nearer home, normally in a dog friendly cottage with our dog Odie. Our favourite destination is the Lake District, this…

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Cartmel – a hidden gem on the edge of the Lake District

Cartmel is a beautiful village on the southern edge of the Lake District. We visited Cartmel last year when staying in Coniston. This year we decided to make it our base for our annual visit…

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Guide: Beach strolling in Dubai – Kite Beach and beyond

What’s the story? Kite Beach is my favourite beach in Dubai, well actually the whole stretch of beach along this area (I still get confused with what is and what isn’t officially Kite Beach). Taking a…

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The Lake District – a favourite destination, closer to home (Part 2)

The Lake District is fairly compact so wherever you base yourself providing you have a car you can easily get to most places very easily. On our recent visit we stayed near Coniston but also…

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The Lake District – a favourite destination, closer to home (Part 1)

I love to travel abroad but Great Britain has some great places to visit. The Lake District is definitely one of Jane and I’s favourites. Where is the Lake District? The Lake District is located…

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