Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 9
Windsor - Part 2
If you want to escape most of the seven million tourists that pour into Windsor and Eton annually then head into Windsor Great Park. This was once a vast Norman hunting forest, but now this 20 sq. km green space is a mixture of formal avenues, woods ...
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Windsor - Part 1
Just like the Royal family itself Windsor exudes pageantry but has also taken on many of the facets of modern Britain. The riverside town is a real mix of designer shops, quaint tea shops plus many of the usual chains, then it surrounded by a sprawli...
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Quebec City - Part 3
After you have had your retail therapy then it’s time to spend the afternoon with some culture. Start this with a visit to the Notre Dame cathedral which will often take longer than you first think. When this is finished try browsing through the gall...
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Quebec City - Part 2
Here is some basic information before you arrive. The population is now about half a million and officially the language is bilingual French/English. However, the default is French which is more commonly spoken almost everywhere. Just like the easter...
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Quebec City - Part 1
This is the place that Europe and North America merge. Québec City’s historic streets, shops and food provide a base to then explore the wider province.
As it’s built on top of a cliff which is surrounded by ancient fortified walls an...
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Niagara Falls - Part 2
You can get a different perspective if you decide to take a different view of the area via the ‘Journey behind the Falls’ tour. A lift at the brink of Horseshoe Falls takes you down and behind the tumbling waters. This cost C$14 and really does give ...
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Niagara Falls - Part 1
When you see many of the photos of Niagara Falls quite often the iconic Maid of the Mist boats will be somewhere in the shot. So part of this article is to tell you what happened in 2014 when they stop running from the Canadian side of Niagara.
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If you fancy an activity holiday then a cycling trip here has much to offer. First choice is when to go, my preference would be Spring/Autumn as this is the best times for biking. It is less crowded and in spring and you get to see all the wildflower...
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Quebec City: Falls - Part 1
Beautiful Montmorency Falls Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a few minutes from Québec City. Located between the river and the cliffs, it' s one of the province' s most spectacular site.
Majestic Montmorency Falls is one of Quebec’s mus...
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Canada: Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica - Part 1
The history of the Notre-Dame parish is intertwined with Montreal’s own, which was founded in 1642 by French named Maissoneuve. Up until 1659, the faithful gathered in a modest wooden chapel. It was operated by the Jesuits until the Sulpicians’ arriv...
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Qatar at a glance - Part 3
Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign affairs strives to establish and develop close direct ties with all peace-loving countries and peoples of the world. It is keen to participate actively in efforts to deal with the concerns an challenges that the Gulf regio...
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Qatar at a glance - Part 2
The Emir is the ruler of Qatar. Rule is hereditary, with power transferred from father to son. If no son is available, power is transferred to the person whom the Emir chooses within the Al Thani family. The Emir is the head of the constitutional aut...
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Qatar at a glance - Part 1
Qatar is a peninsula of 11, 521sq located halfway down the west coast of the Arabian Gulf. The capital city is situated on a calm bay halfway along the east coast of the Qatar peninsula. Its two municipalities of Doha and AL Rayyan house the majority...
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The city of Mérida, capital of the Mexican state of Yucatán, was crowned American Capital of Culture for 2017. Yet its old colonial streets are so often bypassed by visitors for more popular neighbours such as Cancún and Tulum. Those who do so are mi...
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Vietnam’s Perfume Pagoda
If you get a chance to visit Vietnam in Jan or Feb then try to join the pilgrims at the Perfume Pagoda Festival.
Buddhism has long been at the centre of Vietnamese culture and life. It is believed to have arrived from India or China s...
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Moscow - Part 3
Day two starts with a trip to the river which slices through the heart of the city. The Moscow River offers the best way to get a proper sense of the capital’s sprawling centre as it winds through the city. Capital Shipping Co runs sightseeing river ...
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Moscow - Part 2
When to go can be a hard decision to make and will depend a lot on if you want to see any special events. Despite its freezing winters, you will find that you can get city breaks year round to Moscow. Temperatures often fall below zero ºC between Nov...
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Moscow - Part 1
My visit to Moscow was made easier by being a pilot and already having the necessary documents I needed to visit Russia. My partner had a less easy experience which I will go through. It had taken me some time to set up a joint visit to this city. Mo...
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Santiago - Part 3
Where you decide to stay will depend on your own personal budget. At the top end of the market, you could try The Aubrey in Bellavista which became Santiago’s first boutique hotel when it opened in 2010. It is set in a mock Tudor house formerly owned...
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Santiago, Chile – Part 2
The population of Chile is almost 7 million people and the main languages is Spanish, however, Mapudungun is spoken away from the major centre by the indigenous Mapuche people. The time zone is GMT-3 hours but from May to August it is -4 hours. The i...
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