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Of all the horse races that are held annually in the United Kingdom, none quite match the presitge that the Royal Ascot has manged to garner over the years. Founded by a horse-loving royal in the 18th century, many of the greatest feats in equestrian racing have happened here, making it a must-attend for fans of the sport. Want to learn more about the history of the Royal Ascot? Read on below... Origins Ascot was once little more than a scrubby heathland, but one day when Queen Anne was out on
If you’ve never been to London, you’ve probably got a pretty caricatured image of it in your head – all cockerney geezers, fish and chips, bowler hatted businessmen and Big Ben ringing through the foggy streets. But London, United Kingdom is so much more than a set of well-worn clichés. Want to see the real London? Then leave your car with the great staff at the Stansted meet and greet, make your way to the centre of the city and check out this guide. A great day out London is, as you might
Travelodge recently published a very well-done infographic and study on their blog about a new trend of people in the UK opting for“Staycations” rather than traditional vacations, i.e. abroad. They found that around 74% of British people will travel within the UK this year, a number which has grown to 40% in the past four years. This movement of people staying within the UK is expected to boost the local economy by 15 billion GBP in 2014! This infographic and research came from Travelodge.
JORDAN Jordan may not strike you as a top destination on your world tour, but it is a land of discoveries, a land with some of the best biblical sites and historical treasures. Petra is Jordan’s glittering jewel with its fascinating archeological site which is the new seventh world wonder. The unspoilt Wadi Rum Desert presents a vast silent landscape occupied by stunning rock formations, ancient riverbeds and pastel colored sandy deserts. Away from the deserts Aqaba offers are relaxed atmosphere