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Broughton in Furness

How to spend a Sunday in Broughton in Furness

Sunday afternoons in the Lake District are for pottering and a pub lunch! You’ve probably done your most challenging walk on the Saturday, or you’re gearing up for one on the Monday and so...

Verdon Gorge

Where to get off the beaten track in Europe*

Europe is full of well known destinations and landmarks – the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, Barcelona, etc – but sometimes it’s nice to go somewhere different and explore things that feel a little bit...

Venice canals

How to plan a digital detox holiday*

We all spend way too much time on our phones, laptops and tablets and we’re connected to the outside world 24/7. It’s proven that modern technology is a huge source of stress – I...

Pripyat

Why are we attracted to dark tourism?* 

Dark tourism isn’t something new, however, it has only recently been given the official name after years of being a unique interest for certain travellers. Dark tourism is the act of travelling to a...

The Grand Canal

The best historical landmarks in Venice*

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to visit somewhere I’ve always wanted to visit – Venice. The whole city is a UNESCO World Heritage site which means that nothing new can be built...