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  • The Somme & the Lochnagar Crater

    The Somme & the Lochnagar Crater

    12 February 2016

    As we approach the centenary of the Battle of the Somme we take a closer look at the defining locations. Today’s is the Lochnagar Crater, and its impact on the opening day of the battle.

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  • Five of Britain’s best steam train journeys

    Five of Britain’s best steam train journeys

    31 December 2015

    Evocative of a bygone age the famous British steam train journey has been a popular day out for many British travellers for decades. Now many heritage railways exist solely for tourism purposes after the infamous Beeching Cuts of 1963. We have a look at 5 of the most scenic.

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  • The Wonders of Whitby

    The Wonders of Whitby

    9 November 2015

    Explore the charms of this unchanging coastal destination, with an insider view of one of our most popular holidays: Yorkshire by Steam.

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  • The Top 5 Sights of the Dalmatian Coast

    The Top 5 Sights of the Dalmatian Coast

    2 October 2015

    Eastern Europe’s Dalmatian Coast is one of the most picturesque stretches of shoreline on the planet. Clear waters, a warm climate and fantastic sights make this a dream destination for many.

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  • The Great Lakes of Europe: Plitvice Lakes National Park

    The Great Lakes of Europe: Plitvice Lakes National Park

    25 September 2015

    On the first of our series discovering the great lakes of Europe, we visit the beautiful blue-green waters of the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia. Explore incredible wildlife, stunning scenery, and a rich history where waterfalls meet spaghetti westerns.

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  • Exploring the Historic City of Cordoba

    Exploring the Historic City of Cordoba

    18 September 2015

    Today on The Discovery Blog, we explore the history and architecture of the grand old city of Cordoba. Experience the heritage of this former Moorish capital, as we uncover Cordoba’s incredible past in this insightful post.

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