Devon

Devon is picnics and beer gardens, body boarding and surfing, stone skimming and beach strolls and delicious cream teas and light scones. The steep craggy coves are magnificent examples of England’s natural beauty and a simple pleasure can be found in cruising along the coast and watching sun-seekers devouring chips and ice cream. Devon offers an abundance of food to enjoy, activities and adventures to delve into and serene corners of landscape to get lost in. The perfect wholesome summer break.

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Granada

Granada (photo courtesy of elguialocal).

Popular advice for travelers is to eat your way around your destination and this could not be more true for Granada. One of the few remaining cities in Spain who proudly adhere to the tradition of serving tapas on the house, Granada is a delightful trip for the the taste buds. Spend your days wandering through the impressive architecture of the city, or meandering through the modern street art, and finish by watching the sun set and sampling some delicious Spanish cuisine served complimentary with a refreshing drink.

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Chile

Here are some impressive facts you didn’t know about Chile. Chile is home to the world’s largest swimming pool, an artificial paradise on a colossal scale covering 20 acres. At the other end of the spectrum, the driest place on earth, The Atacama Desert, parts of which not even a drop of rain has touched, can be found in Chile. The oldest mummy in the world is Chilean, not Egyptian as you might guess. Chile stretches vertically for a whopping 4,270 km, but only has an average width of 177 km, making it a uniquely skinny shape that covers a vast variation of landscapes. If these facts aren’t sparking your interest to take a trip and explore Chile, then read on because in this thin slither of country some of the world’s greatest wonders are waiting to be explored.

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Umbria

In May, Umbria’s countryside becomes garlanded with flowers and vines creating a spring haven of Italian culture. The traditions of the past are prominent in the inviting towns of Umbria that are dotted among the rolling hills and lush valleys. The food and wine are to die for, as are the narrow cobbled lanes and the sweeping pastoral views. Everything combined, a trip to Umbria this May is a tranquil way of delving into Italy’s romantic culture

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