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    Great beach resorts in easy reach of London

    Summer is a great time for days at the beach, but if you’ve chosen a city break this summer. We’ve all been there. Don’t lose yourself in FOMO, though. There are some great seaside resorts that you can easily reach from the centre of London and we’ve listed some of our favourites for you here. These resorts have everything from sand, shingle and historic features, so there really is something for everyone!

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    A guide to Ascot Etiquette

    Royal Ascot is the most prestigious horse race in the UK and as such, there are some customs and rules for those attending. The Queen is usually in attendance and the Royal Procession that kicks off the day is pretty spectacular.

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    With Pride approaching, here is the best of LGBTQA+ London

    We’re big fans of Pride celebrations here at Staytripper, in fact you should click here to see our top picks of Pride events across the UK… Before we get too side tracked, we have to acknowledge that London is home to one of the biggest Pride festivals in the country, so we thought we’d create a run down of some of the best spots for those looking for an inclusive LGBTQA+ experience in the city.

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    It really is Fry-day, today is National Fish and Chip Day!

    Stop what you’re doing and head to the nearest chippy immediately, it’s National Fish and Chip Day and it’s a Fry-day (you see what we did there?)! Following on from the success of last year’s National Fish and Chip Day, it returns again today to celebrate the nation’s favourite and arguably most famous dish.

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    Keep Game of Thrones alive with these trips

    Now that Game of Thrones has ended for good and we can all finally talk about it (THAT ENDING.), some of you might be wondering what you’re going to do once it fades from conversation and there are no wild theories to discuss or episodes to wait for. Well, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

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    The best places to see Britain’s bluebells

    Heading out into the countryside during spring is always pretty magical, there are more signs of wildlife and lots of beautiful plants blooming. One quintessentially British sight is bluebells, which along with the daffodil are the perfect flowers to look out for if you’re confused as to whether or not spring has sprung.