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A Guide to Nova Scotia

Welcome to Nova Scotia, where the rugged coastline, rich history, and warm hospitality converge to create a truly unforgettable experience. Nestled on Canada's eastern shores, Nova Scotia, or "New Scotland," offers a wealth of attractions for visitors of all ages. So pack your sense of adventure, your appetite for seafood, and let's dive into all that Nova Scotia has to offer! History Nova Scotia's history is as diverse as its landscape. Originally inhabited by the Mi'kmaq people, the province later became home to European settlers, including the Acadians and the Scots, who left their mark on the culture and architecture of the region. From the historic port c... Read more

Cumbre del Sol: A Guide to Coastal Paradise

Welcome to Cumbre del Sol, a hidden gem nestled along the stunning Costa Blanca coastline in Spain. With its breathtaking views, pristine beaches, and wealth of attractions, Cumbre del Sol offers the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. So grab your sunscreen, don your shades, and let's explore all that this coastal paradise has to offer! History Cumbre del Sol, translated as "Summit of the Sun," boasts a rich history dating back to ancient times. Once inhabited by the Iberians, followed by the Romans, this rugged coastline has witnessed the passage of countless civilizations. In more recent years, Cumbre del Sol has evolved into a sought-after residential... Read more

Guide to Dawlish

Welcome to Dawlish, where the charm of Devon meets the splendor of the sea, creating a coastal haven that delights visitors year-round. Perched on the picturesque South Devon coast, Dawlish beckons with its tranquil beaches, breathtaking scenery, and a rich tapestry of history and culture. So lace up your walking shoes, pack a picnic, and let's explore all that Dawlish has to offer! History Dawlish's history stretches back centuries, with its origins as a small fishing village. However, it wasn't until the Victorian era that Dawlish gained prominence as a fashionable seaside resort. The arrival of the railway in the 19th century transformed Dawlish into a popular destinatio... Read more

Guide to Skegness

Welcome to Skegness, where the sun, sea, and a healthy dose of whimsy come together to create a uniquely British seaside experience. Nestled along the Lincolnshire coast, Skegness has been a beloved holiday destination for generations, offering a delightful mix of traditional attractions, scenic beauty, and a vibrant seaside culture. So grab your bucket and spade, don your sunhat, and let's dive into all the wonders Skegness has to offer! History Skegness boasts a rich history that dates back to Roman times, when it was known as "Skegges Ness." However, it wasn't until the Victorian era that Skegness truly flourished as a seaside resort, thanks in part to the arrival of the... Read more

Guide To Chudleigh

Chudleigh is an ancient wool town located within the Teignbridge District Council area of Devon, England between Newton Abbot and Exeter. The electoral ward with an equivalent name had a population of 6,125 at the 2011 census. Chudleigh is extremely near to the fringes of Dartmoor and within the Teign Valley. Nearby Castle Dyke is an Iron Age Hill Fort which demonstrates far earlier settlement within the area. it's also near Haldon Forest, a Forestry Commission property. The town has been bypassed by the A38 road since 1972. it's expanded a great deal in recent years as commuter houses are built around its edges, but still retains a reasonably traditional town centre. This c... Read more

Guide To Saint Austell

St Austell was a village centred around the parish church, until the arrival of significant tin mining in the 18th century turned it into a town. St Austell is named after the 6th century Cornish saint, St Austol, a disciple of St Mewan. In a Vatican manuscript there is a 10th century list of Cornish parish saints. This includes Austoll, which means that the church and village existed at that time, shortly after 900. St Austell is not mentioned in Domesday Book (1086). However A. L. Rowse, in his book St. Austell: Church, Town, and Parish, cites records which show a church was dedicated on 9 October 1262 by Bishop Bronescombe, and other records show a church there in 1169, de... Read more

Guide To Axminster

Axminster is a market town and civil parish on the eastern border of the county of Devon in England, some 28 miles (45 km) from the county town of Exeter. The town is built on a hill overlooking the River Axe which heads towards the English Channel at Axmouth, and is in the East Devon local government district. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 5,626, increasing to 5,761 at the 2011 census. The town contains two electoral wards (town and rural) the total sum of both wards being a population of 7,110. The market is still held every Thursday. Axminster gave its name to a type of carpet. An Axminster-type power loom is capable of weaving high quality carpets with many va... Read more

Guide To Weymouth

Weymouth /ˈweɪməθ/ is a seaside town in Dorset, on the English Channel coast of England. Situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey, 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of the county town of Dorchester, Weymouth had a population of 53,068 as of 2018. It is the third largest settlement in Dorset after Bournemouth and Poole. The history of the town stretches back to the 12th century and includes roles in the spread of the Black Death, the settlement of the Americas and the development of Georgian architecture. It was a major departure point for the Normandy Landings during World War II. Prior to local government reorganisation in April 2019, Weymouth formed a borough w... Read more

Guide To Newquay

Newquay (/ˈnjuːki/ NEW-kee; Cornish: Tewynblustri) is a town on the north coast in Cornwall, in the south west of England. It is a civil parish, seaside resort, regional centre for aerospace industries, future spaceport and a fishing port on the North Atlantic coast of Cornwall, approximately 12 miles (19 km) north of Truro and 20 miles (32 km) west of Bodmin. The town is bounded to the south by the River Gannel and its associated salt marsh, and to the north-east by the Porth Valley. The western edge of the town meets the Atlantic at Fistral Bay. The town has been expanding inland (south) since the former fishing village of New Quay began to grow in the second half of th... Read more

Guide To San Marino

San Marino , (/ˌsæn məˈriːnoʊ/ , Italian: [sam maˈriːno]), officially the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Repubblica di San Marino; Romagnol: Ripóbblica d' San Marein), also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino), is a small State in Southern Europe completely enclosed by Italy. Located on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains, San Marino covers a land area of just over 61 km2 (24 sq mi), and has a population of 33,562. Its capital is the City of San Marino and its largest settlement is Dogana. The capital is set at the highest point of the country on a steep mountain. San Marino's offici... Read more

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