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At home for the holidays: a summer visit to the Winter Gardens at Duthie Park, Aberdeen

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The Winter Gardens are an Aberdeen institution. In a city deprived of family attractions, Duthie Park’s beloved gardens stand alone, impervious to the weather and the changing leisure habits of generations. Laser Quest, ice skating and bowling come and go, but the gardens are a perennial sanctuary where families can be dragged with nary a murmur of complaint. Capricious toddlers; …

KaiAt home for the holidays: a summer visit to the Winter Gardens at Duthie Park, Aberdeen
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Natural wonders that were made by man

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Lush islands, deep lakes and fiery craters. Nature is amazing, huh? Of course, but Mother Nature can’t take credit for everything that burns, sways and flows. Anything that nature can create, man can emulate. Like the natural world’s wonders, many of these manmade spectacles happened by accident. Some of them occurred only because terrible things happened, but there can be …

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The world’s most incredible views

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 A room with an incredible view and a vacation with a vista. Every holiday home, from the Seychelles to Skegness, boasts of its spectacular vistas and perfect panoramas. It’s easy to drop superlatives (beautiful scenery; idyllic location) but not all views are equal. Some are prettier than others. Some are so gorgeous that words don’t do them justice; just as …

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Now’s the time to visit Keukenhof Gardens

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Keukenhof: “the most beautiful spring gardens in the world”. I can’t say I’ve visited all of the globe’s botanical attractions, but I do know that these are some pretty special flowerbeds. Keukenhof is one of the most colourful, fragrant and welcoming places I’ve ever visited, and for that reason, I’ll go with the nickname. I’d heard of them, of course; Buzzfeed-like bucket …

Sophie GackowskiNow’s the time to visit Keukenhof Gardens