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Christmas shopping itinerary: Leeds, Yorkshire [Video]

December 20 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Christmas shopping, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #England, #Great Britain, #Leeds, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #shopping, #Staycation - UK, #travel, #travel intinerary, #Visit Britain, #Yorkshire

Follow Becky on this festive itinerary around Leeds as she catches up on her Christmas shopping. Download a PDF of Becky's itinerary here For more ideas about what to do and see around Britain visit the Visit Britain website

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Enjoy Your 'Jubli-cation' in the UK

April 16 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #20.12%, #ABTA, #England, #Ireland, #Queen's Diamond Jubilee, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Scotland, #Staycation, #Staycation - UK, #travel, #Travel Survey, #travel tips, #UK, #UK accommodation, #UK holidays, #UK vacation, #Wales

With many bank holidays coming our way this Summer, I have been thinking about how to put this extra time to good use, especially the weekend of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. And it seems I am not alone, as according to an independent survey carried out...

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Out and About in Britain Over the Summer

March 31 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Abbot Hall, #Celebrate the City, #City of London Festival, #England, #Hanging on in Bexhill, #Lake District, #London, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Scotland, #Staycation - UK, #Staycation UK, #Summer events in Britain, #T in the Park, #UK, #VisitBritain, #Wiltshire, #WOMAD

There are many diverse events taking place around Britain, this year, alongside the Olympics, here are five to wet your appetite. 1. London: A month of music and more in the City City Of London Festival - Bees. Source: VisitBritain 2012 The City of London...

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Photo Friday - Roman Baths in ... Bath

March 23 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Baths, #England, #Friday photo, #Roman Baths, #Snap Away (travel photography), #Spa baths, #Staycation, #Staycation - UK, #things to do in Bath, #travel, #UK travel, #VisitBath, #VisitEngland

When planning a trip to London allow some time, for either a day trip or a weekend, to the historic city of Bath. The city "offers a unique experience with stunning architecture, great shopping and iconic attractions". While you are there roam around...

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Favourite poems - 'Wherever I hang me knickers' by Grace Nichols

March 21 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #England, #Grace Nichols, #Home, #identity, #immigration, #journey, #London, #place, #poetry, #travel, #travel poem, #Travel poetry, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travelling, #Wherever I Hang

Often when we lament about not being able to do something, we are told to try, not to worry about doing a bad job, because we can always try and try again; and if all else fails we can pat ourselves on our backs knowing we gave it our all. Sadly, being...

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Top 12 London views

September 1 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #England, #London, #London Eye, #Monument, #O2 arena, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Tower Bridge, #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel tips, #VisitBritain

Where can you go in London to get the best views of the city? Here are 12 ideas from VisitBritain: 1). London Eye - on a clear day they say you can see around 25 miles from the top - as far as Windsor Castle! The EDF Energy London Eye is 135m high - equivalent...

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Walking the line to happiness

September 23 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Cumbria, #England, #Everton Wright, #EvewrightStudio, #Lake District, #Ola Fagbohun, #public art, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Silecroft Beach, #Travel Beyond the UK, #UK, #Walking Drawings

"Don't mess up, have to concentrate on my place in the line." This is my mantra, but it's not easy to follow. As I walk, the wind, using my flimsy coloured poncho, is trying to suffocate me. Doh! My left arm is in the hole for my head. I try to redress...

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My 'art on the beach' birthday experience

September 15 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Birthday, #coast, #England, #Evewright, #evewright studio, #Kadija George, #Lancaster, #Ola Fagbohun, #public art, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #seaside, #Silecroft Beach Cumbria, #Travel Beyond the UK, #UK, #Walking Drawings

When I was much younger, I hated birthdays ; if I wasn't in school, I was at on my way back to university. I hated those school birthday celebrations, shared with the many other September babies. A unique birthday experience Fortunately, these days I...

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'Hot'desking for the day: Eastbourne, Sussex

June 22 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #coast, #Eastbourne, #England, #Hotdesk, #Ola Fagbohun, #Pier, #Promenade, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #seaside, #Staycation, #Travel Beyond the UK

What do you do when the thought of another day working from home is no longer inviting? You hot desk it over to England's sunniest seaside resort - Eastbourne. EnjoyEngland.com describes Eastbourne (its destination of the month) as ... "The sunniest English...

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