Coronado Island has some of the most sought-after beaches in the US, right across the harbour from San Diego. And rightly so, it’s one of the most beautiful stretches of the Californian coastline. This resort city is popular among surfers and sunbathers, but it’s more than just sparkling white sand beaches. Did you know that even though it’s commonly referred to as Coronado Island, it’s actually a peninsula? Coronado is also a port to US navy aircrafts (North Island Naval Station), providing specialised training to military and navy personnel, such as the US Navy SEALS (Naval Amphibious Base Coronado).
Visiting San Diego seems incomplete without a day trip to Coronado Island. It’s just on the other side of the San Diego-Coronado bridge after all! Not sure where to start with your first trip to Coronado? Fear not, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the best things to do on Coronado Island.
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The Kentish coast is world-famous for its 200km of spectacular beaches and sea-carved chalk cliffs, such as the White Cliffs of Dover. For a perfect place to spend a day by the sea, look no further than Whitstable and Tankerton on the Northern coast of Kent. These two seaside destinations are possibly the most charming and picturesque coastal towns in Kent, and it’s easy to see why.
With just an hour and a half train ride from London to Whitstable, you can have everything to make your visit to the seaside memorable. Stunning beaches, fishing boats, fish and chips and ice cream, not to mention spectacular sunsets accompanied by the sound of waves breaking on the shore. And given that this is the go-to place for oysters, the nickname “The Peal of Kent” fits Whitstable like a glove.
Still not convinced? Whether you’re looking for a day-trip to the UK seaside, or would rather relax on the beach for longer, here are just some of the best things to do in Whitstable and Tankerton.
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Nice has to be one of the main stops on every Cote d’Azur road trip. This glamorous city in the South of France is a regular hotspot celebrities for its Mediterranean atmosphere and delicious food. But there’s so much more to it. Nice’s old town is one of the most beautiful of the country, as are its spectacular cathedrals and charming neighbourhoods.
Don’t have a lot of time in Nice and don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, 24h in Nice is more than enough time to get the most of the coastal scenery and visit some locally recommended spots. And the best part is, you don’t even need a car! Here are the absolute must things to do in Nice in a day.
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Montmartre is one of the most beautiful parts of Paris, and arguably the best one to explore with so many things to do in Montmartre. Sitting on the highest hill in Paris, it was originally a separate village known for its many vineyards and windmills. In 1860, it was annexed to the French capital as part of the 18th arrondissement, and it quickly became the bohemian quarter of the city. There was no other place in Paris quite like Montmartre, and many cabaret performers and artists became associated with it (Picasso, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh, to name a few).
You can still feel the charming village atmosphere of Montmartre today. With old Parisian houses covered in ivy, cobbled streets, a stunning white domed Basilica and cafés left, right and centre, Montmartre is certainly a must-see location in Paris. Here are our favourite things to do in Montmartre.
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No visit to Paris is complete without exploring the Louvre Museum and its must-see items. The Louvre is the largest museum of art in the world, and has an unmatched collection of over 35,000 artefacts in over 400 rooms – from prehistoric times and ancient civilisations to the 21st century!
Once France’s largest Royal Palace, the Louvre now welcomes over 9 million visitors from all over the world every year. If you’re planning a visit to Paris and want to know how to spend a day at the Louvre, or are interested in knowing what you must see at the Louvre, this post is for you.
Here’s everything you need to know about visiting the Louvre Museum.
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Paris – the City of Lights, the Eiffel Tower and Coco Chanel. Where revolution, romance and café philosophers lived together. A cultural paradise and the main set of countless movies and TV series. Not to mention a food mecca for every budget. But Paris is so much more than that.
The French capital is a city made for exploring by foot or bike. With an enviable architecture and world renowned museums, there’s almost an unlimited amount of things to see and do in Paris. Whether you’re a first-time visitors or are thinking of visiting again, we’ve prepared a list of the top places to visit in Paris.
Here are best things to do on a long weekend in Paris.
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It’s never a bad time to visit Paris. But celebrating Valentine’s Day in Paris, the most romantic city in the world, is certainly something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. The City of Love exudes endless chances of romance and luxury everywhere you go. With incredible architecture, to world-renowned cuisine that’s likely to leave you wanting more, there’s no better place to enjoy this special day with your partner.
Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway to Paris or are looking for original Valentine’s Day ideas to keep the love in the air, we’ve got you covered. Here are the most romantic things do in Paris.
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