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A Beginner’s Guide to Surfing in Guernsey

Header_Learning-to-Surf-in-Guernsey_General-Surfboard-Image_Credit-Brand-X-Pictures_Stockbyte_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co.uk_image_stock-photo-surfboards-stuck-in-beach_78321637 There are some fantastic water sports to try during your stay at Guernsey’s stunning Duke of Richmond or Old Government House hotels, but surfing has to be one of our favourites. And with summer just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to squeeze yourself into a wetsuit… [read more]
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Big Game Fishing in Florida

HEADER_Game-fishing-in-Florida_tuna-fishing_Credit-Antonio-Balaguer-soler_Hemera_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co Fishing is a big deal in Florida. The state has churned out over 4,200 world records in fishing and offers over 7,700 lakes and more than 10,500 miles of rivers and waterways, not to mention over 2,200 miles of tidal shoreline, all teaming with aquatic life. But, when it comes… [read more]
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Exploring Ancient Dorset Monuments

Header_Ancient-Dorset-Monuments_Knowlton-Church-and-Earthworks_Creidt-quisalt_iStock_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co From giant naked chalk figures to prehistoric stone circles, some of England’s most incredible historic sites can be found dotted in amongst Dorset’s rolling hills and spectacular scenery. Dating back thousands of years, many of these jaw-dropping ancient Dorset monuments can be found on scenic country walks, best enjoyed with… [read more]
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Maple-Cured Bacon Scones Recipe: Inspired by our Decadent Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea

Header_MS_GAfternoonTea_04 With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity to treat Dad to something a little bit different. The Milestone Hotel’s creatively inspired Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea is a playful take on the traditional afternoon tea, swapping out delicate cucumber sandwiches for more macho morsels, such as tantalising miniature… [read more]
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Guernsey Summer Events 2015

Header_Guernsey-Summer-Events_St-Peter-Port-Carnival-Street_Credit-VisitGuernsey With its (almost) tropical temperatures and fantastic al fresco food scene, Guernsey comes alive during the summer months. From aerial displays and flower festivals to outdoor theatre and stand-up comedy, there are plenty of great Guernsey summer events to choose from. And now you can stay for longer and enjoy… [read more]
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Introducing The Chesterfield Mayfair’s Gin & Tonic Experience

The Chesterfield Mayfair’s Gin & Tonic Experience There are few better places in the world for gin & tonic lovers than London, where the spirit is in the midst of a distilling renaissance and tonic is experiencing an artisanal revival of its own. But for guests heading to The Chesterfield Mayfair, there’s more than classic G&Ts in… [read more]
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The Best British Perfume Houses in London

perfumeries_header_Credit boggy22:iStock:Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co.uk:image:stock-photo-perfumes:515740909 You’d be forgiven for feeling a little daunted at the prospect of perfume shopping in London; this European capital is rich with world-class, established perfumeries and niche, up-and-coming boutiques. But for those staying with us at one of our central London hotels, the best perfumeries in the city are within… [read more]
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The Best Dorset Breweries and Brewpubs

White-Taps-Header Home to dozens of different independent breweries, innumerable traditional pubs (as well as modern gastropubs), and a relaxed atmosphere that goes splendidly with some suds, Dorset is an ideal destination for brew-y getaways. Begin your journey at The Acorn Inn, where you’ll find you won’t have to travel far to… [read more]
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Rock Art of the Cederberg Mountains

Rock Art of the Cederberg Mountains As if South Africa’s Cederberg Mountains weren’t majestic and awe-inspiring enough, they are also home to over 2,500 extraordinary works of art painted by the Bushmen, or San people. These ancient images feature humans, animals, and birds, as well as scenes of dancing, hunting, and shamanistic rituals. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness… [read more]
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The Best Things to do on Lough Corrib

The Best Things to do on Lough Corrib From falconry and fishing to lake cruises and kayaking, there are some amazing things to do on and around the beautiful Lough Corrib. Stretching all the way from Galway City to County Mayo, Lough Corrib is Ireland’s second biggest lake and has around 365 islands, ranging in size from the… [read more]
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