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Archive for December 2014

Looking for 2015 vacation cities?

A thought for the New Year: “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changes your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” Neil…

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How to give your children an experience with London’s magical literary sights

What are the benefits for children from reading literature? Many educators agree that reading literature gives children these valuable life skills: Literature provides pleasure to listeners and readers. Literature builds experience. Literature provides a language model for those who hear and read it. Literature develops thinking skills.  What special life lessons have British authors taught…

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15 magical places to visit for the new year

  Maybe you have a dream of wizards, sorcerers, hobbits, and goblins. You may think this is stuff of fairy-tales, but you can bring magic to life! Isn’t this what you want?  A vacation that will transport to you a new place?         Travel and make-believe certainly go hand in hand. So…

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Still looking for a wonderful holiday vacation? How about a visit to Scotland?

Why Scotland, particularly Edinburgh? Why Go: In this Scottish gem known for its widespread arts and theater culture, a holiday light show includes fireworks illuminating the sky from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Bagpipes playing “Amazing Grace” around the Sir Walter Scott Monument serve even better than carolers. to Where to Stay: Fireplaces are continuously…

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