Lake Bled, Slovenia
Many holiday-goers flock to the seaside when it comes time to take a break, but there is something special about lakes. The clear fresh water is tranquil and calm, reflecting the changing tones of the sky. The towns build around them are slow-paced and scenic and make perfect places to relax.
What can be more romantic than riding a horse through the countryside, or more exciting than learning the ancient art of falconry and archery? Some of us love the challenge of clay pigeon shooting or focus of fly fishing. For a person with an active lifestyle, and a love of the outdoors, trying to find a break or vacation to suit tastes can be challenging.
Fishing is the easiest way to be one with nature. There are an infinite amount of fishing spots all over the world, but nothing can quite compare to those in Britain. Here is some inspiration on where to go fishing in the UK.
You will find cod, bass and flounder in this beautiful harbour town that’s also one of the nation’s oldest fishing ports.
Lord’s is the undisputed home of English cricket. Owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), Lord’s is where the game began its rise to fame. With a history going back to 1787, a business man named Lord and three site changes, the modern grounds were finally set in 1814, and 2014 marked the bicentenary of the current grounds.
It may come as a surprise, but the gardens of Europe are rather luscious. For that they have imperialism to thank, as many of these collections consist of the specimens brought home from colonies far and wide. For many, the chance to see these plants only comes around once or twice in a lifetime.