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Stories and Tips Yorkshire

The Ale Trail

Written by TianjinPaul on 14 Sep, 2013

There was a time when the town of Stalybridge and the villages of Marsden and Slaithwhaite were quiet country backwaters beloved of hikers and those in search of quiet afternoon in the Yorkshire countryside. This, however, is no longer the case. Everything changed when a…Read More

The Perfect Place to Watch Cricket

Written by TianjinPaul on 27 Jul, 2013

When watching sports it is often possible to simply sense that you are in the right place and that the stadium in which you sit defines and evokes the sport it hosts perfectly. Visit some of Europe's industrial powerhouses like Manchester, Liverpool, Dortmund or Turin…Read More

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A Taste of 'Authenticity'

Written by TianjinPaul on 25 Sep, 2012

To start this article I wish to channel a little of my father’s philosophy when it comes to travel. He likes to think of himself as a fiercely independent wayfarer who eschews the horrors of package travel. He also chooses his holiday destinations with a…Read More

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Saltburn on Sea

Written by koshkha on 25 Sep, 2012

After two nights in Robin Hood’s Bay it was time to head north to our next hotel and we decided to drive along the coast rather than head back inland and to stop for some lunch in the small seaside town of Saltburn. The only…Read More

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'Real' harbours

Written by TianjinPaul on 15 Sep, 2012

In 2011 I moved to the South of France. In many ways this was a dream come true as it provided me with great food, great weather and some of the nicest sea-based scenery you could ever wish to see - the blue of the…Read More

The Yorkshire Dales

Written by TianjinPaul on 14 Aug, 2012

When I was a child, my family took vacations or long weekends in the north-east of Yorkshire. I use to love it. This may have been because towns like Scarborough and Whitby are genuinely fascinating and fun for an eight year-old boy. Or, it could…Read More

Some English Seafood

Written by TianjinPaul on 13 Aug, 2012

I live in Nice in the South of Result. As a result, I get the opportunity to sample some truly fantastic food. The blend of French cuisine and Italian dishes is truly wonderful and leaves me spoiled for choice. Even though Nice may be famed…Read More

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Huddersfield Food and Drink Fesitval

Written by Slug on 11 Aug, 2012

Another of Huddersfield's highlights is an annual festival; the Food and Drink Festival takes over the Georgian era St Georges Square in front of the train station for a long weekend early in August. While the festival has only been running 12 years, it has…Read More

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North-South Divide

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 24 Jul, 2012

''It's grim up north'' is an oft-mocked cliché which has, as many a cliché, quite a solid grounding in reality. The North-South divide in England is very much alive and there is more to it than just simple levels of wealth or material deprivation. North…Read More

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Hebden Bridge to Stoodley Pike – 11 mile Circular Walk

Written by Slug on 20 Feb, 2012

Things were going swimmingly and then the consistent line of stones we were following as our route, rounded from years of use since the days of the 1700's and the packhorse trail, were getting lower and lower in the marshland as we progressed. Eventually we…Read More

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