The Southwestern county of Cornwall in England is one of the most beautiful areas of the country. With miles of sandy beaches to choose from and idyllic countryside walks, it has become a popular destination for travellers from all around the world. one of the most popular places to visit is the town of Newquay on the Northern coast of the region. This old fishing port and former haven for smugglers now attracts thousands of visitors a year with places nearby like Tintagel, the famous home of the legendary King Arthur and his knights of the round table being a popular attraction. However, the town itself is now really famous for its surfing and one of the things to do in Newquay is to learn to surf.
If you are thinking of taking your summer holidays this year in the United Kingdom then you might want to consider going down to the South of the country and check out the Cornish town of Looe. Although this small town may seem less appealing than some of the more popular areas of the county like Newquay, it has plenty to offer and there are lots of things to do near Looe and in Looe itself.
Historically the little village itself was and still is a fishing port but it was also a major smuggling village and if you take a trip to the local museum you can see lots of memorabilia related to the old highly illegal activity. If you have a younger family, a great activity and great fun for the kids is to go rock pooling with the local marine conservation society. The children will almost certainly enjoy scrambling around the rock pools after the tide has retreated and discover the various sea creatures that have been stranded by the outgoing sea.
Traveling should be about being carefree and having all the right things in place so that the trip runs as smoothly as possible. There are many things you can do before and after you travel to make things easier, and I wanted to make that the focus of today’s blog. Here are some of my best tips for keeping your peace of mind while travelling.
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It may sound counterintuitive, but carrying less is one of the best ways to make travel easier and better while keeping your sanity. The less you carry, the less you have to worry about — and the easier it is to carry around with you. Trust me when I say that lugging a huge bag full of stuff isn’t a fun experience, especially on a long trip! It’s also always a great idea to clean out your wallet before you go, so you only take the essentials with you, like cards and cash. Some things are better left at home because you’ll just worry about them otherwise. It’s an amazing feeling going to an airport with only a few cards and some cash. It even makes your travel experience nicer.
I am always waxing lyrical to everyone I meet about how much I love Punta Mita and why I think they should go there on their next holiday. There really isn’t anything to dislike about the place, it’s heaven!
There are loads of hotels there but now Punta Mita vacation rentals are so good we are all spoiled for choice. So after you’ve sorted out your accommodation, here’s what you can look forward to.
World Famous Diving
Before I visited Punta Mita I had never been diving or even snorkeling, but there you will find some of the best diving in the world. It doesn’t matter, if like me, you have zero experience because they have some world class instructors to help you along. When you get under the sea you’ll be amazed by what you find – tropical fish, dolphins and even sea turtles. There’s also the chance to explore the reefs and underwater caves as well.
Selling your car online is a great way to increase exposure to potential buyers well beyond your neighborhood or zipcode. Gone are the days of putting an ad in the newspaper or sticking a for sale sign on your car in hopes of landing a private sale based on passersby. There are so many buyers out there and geography or proximity are no longer limitations in finding them.
To get started, head over to Cars.com and begin creating a listing. If this is your first car listing on the site, you’ll need to start by creating an account. Once your account is created, click on the build new ad link. The basic package for selling your car on the site is free. This package includes up to five photos of the car, an active ad for one month with renewals for free and reports available to gauge how potential buyers are interacting with your ad. There is also a plus package on the site for $20 which includes 10 photos and a two month run, and premium package which runs for 150 days and includes 15 photos and a free CarFax report.
Brooklyn is one of my favourite parts of New York City, and it’s a neighbourhood that rivals Manhattan. I love all of Brooklyn’s quirks, with its interesting culture and fascinating corners that often get overlooked in favour of its bigger brother. I want to talk more about five things that you absolutely need to do whilst you are in Brooklyn. This article is the perfect opportunity for me to reflect and for you to learn more. I hope you enjoy it!
Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge, As Seen from Manhattan, New York City. Image via Wikimedia by Postdlf
London is a huge place with so much to see and do. A lifetime is probably not enough time to to experience all of the things happening there. London is always changing, too, making it hard to keep up. If you are a Londoner, you know that visiting a market is one of the greatest ways to enjoy a weekend. Whether you want to buy flowers or clothing or eat some great food, markets in the best London neighbourhoods have great options to explore. Here are five of the best markets you should visit in London.
Minneapolis has a lot going on, and it even has a twin city, St. Paul, right next door. There is so much to offer in terms of arts, culture, great food, and great hotels in Minneapolis. Everyone should visit, so hopefully this guide inspires you to plan a trip to the Twin Cities.
Take In the Sights of City Hall
This wonderful old building is a Minneapolis icon, with its green roof and stately architecture. It’s a fine example of early 20th-century architecture, and it was once one of the highest buildings in the city. The most interesting part has to be the marble ceiling, which is incredibly beautiful. Minneapolis City Hall is a great place to explore or simply admire from the outside.
With a perfect location on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville offers nature, beauty, and luxury. It is a place I always go when I am in Florida. It is always at the top of my list and holds its own against other great cities like Miami. Because I visit there so often I am always searching for the best things to do, and I wanted to share these with you. Read on to find out more about some of the best things to do in this wonderful city.
Panorama of the Jacksonville city skyline from across the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Jacksonville is the largest city in land area in the United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
El Paso is one of my favourite cities in Texas and one that doesn’t always get the love that it deserves. I thought that combining my love of this city with the fact that it’s relatively unknown would be a great topic for an article. I want to show you a bit more of what El Paso has to offer, so here is my guide. I hope you enjoy reading it.
Where to Stay
El Paso Skyline from the north. Image via Wikimedia by LC Rogers
El Paso has a number of high-quality accommodation options that I love trying out when I’m in town. From boutique hotels to family friendly hotels, there are many IHG hotel options in El Paso to choose from. Find a hotel in close proximity to your itinerary to limit the amount of traveling day to day. There’s something here for every kind of traveler, so it’s a great place to visit.