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September 24, 2017

Run Away Katie here, just three-and-a-half weeks away from Spain and the Camino de Santiago, and I'm doing something crazy: I'm plonking down insane amounts of money for another trip.  Who does that?  Crazy people, crazy people do that.  Why?  Because they were seduced by adverts shown during Masterpiece Theatre.

You know which ones I'm talking about?  They show you like every amazing place on two con...

April 15, 2015

Let us tell you a little secret: we love the Tube. Not just because it's a handy, comparably inexpensive method of transportation around England's capital city (although that's certainly true) it's also a tourist attraction in its own right.  Opened in 1863, the London Underground is the world's very first below-ground railroad and some of the original route can still be seen on the Hammersmith and City, Circle and Metropolita...

August 23, 2014

It's pretty easy to love the United Kingdom.  For many travelers, this serves as an easy introduction to foreign exploration; largely because there is no language barrier to potentially frighten off nervous vacationers.  A shared language does make it pretty easy to travel to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland but there are still some differences.  We've tried to make your trip a little easier by giving you 21 thing...

June 12, 2014

It's hard to imagine a bad vacation in Italy.  The scenery, the history, the food, the wine and the people combine to create an ideal place where you can unwind and enjoy all the country has to offer.  Beautiful as it is, like every destination, it has its challenges, too.  So before you plan your dream Italian vacation, here are 21 things you need to know before you go.

1. Italy is an incredibly diverse country.  The...

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