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Sun, sea and Swansea

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The saying ‘life’s a beach’ definitely fits the bill when describing Swansea, Wales’ waterfront city. Sitting prettily on the five-mile stretch of Swansea Bay Beach, its list of virtues are endless. The Gower Penninsula is just a short journey from Swansea and boasts some of the UK’s most spectacular beaches. Rhossili Bay was voted Britain’s best beach and 9th in …

KirstiSun, sea and Swansea
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At home for the holidays: Long Beach, California

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This January, after getting my Master’s degree in Edinburgh, along the way all but inevitably falling in love with Scotland, I returned to America a sadder, wiser, whisky-scented man. I had meant to stay in Edinburgh, but it is apparently impossible to claim asylum in the UK on the basis of US student loan debt. My appeals arguing that complicity …

HomeAway.co.ukAt home for the holidays: Long Beach, California
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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