Blog (April 2019) - Staytripper

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    Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday

    23rd April is a special day for book lovers, one because it is World Book Night where free books are left on public transport, in parks and other public places for you to grab and two because it would have been William Shakespeare’s birthday. It’s also St George’s Day. So, a day for celebration all round!

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    Top 10 Royal attractions

    With everyone getting excited about the imminent arrival of a new Royal (we’re very excited about what names Harry and Meghan are going to choose!) we thought we’d jump on the Royal bandwagon and tell you some of the best attractions associated with the house of Windsor for you to explore.

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    Visit the homes of our favourite seasonal treats this Easter

    This Easter, why not enjoy the traditional Easter treats in the regions that they originated? Everyone has their own traditions when it comes to the Easter bank holiday, whether they celebrate the religious aspects or not and many of them involve food, so here are a few of our favourite Easter treats and where they can be found!

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    In Events

    Our top picks for Easter events!

    We’ve been promised brighter weather, the lambs are frolicking in the fields, daffodils are sprouting everywhere and it’s the Easter holidays! If that wasn’t enough, the Easter bank holiday is just around the corner, so naturally, you’re going to need things to fill your time and that is where we come in.

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    Britain’s eco-friendly destinations revealed

    With Earth Day approaching on 22nd April, figures have been released revealing the UK’s top destinations for anyone looking for an eco-friendly holiday. Tourism business across the UK are working hard to reduce their carbon footprint and with more and more people becoming aware of how their actions are affecting the environment, there are new ‘green’ options appearing all the time for holiday makers

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    The UK’s literary hotspots

    Literary characters and figures are some of Britain’s greatest exports and the UK’s love of reading is showcased yearly across the country at literary festivals and events, with everything from full on conventions to writer’s workshops.