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Hotels Near Slane Castle in Ireland

Hotels Near Slane Castle in Ireland

Slane Castle's history holds tales of St. Patrick and King George IV. Only 45 minutes from Dublin, Slane earned a different distinction recently, hosting concerts with artists such as the Rolling Stones and U2. The Castle books its ten guest rooms on an exclusive basis---usually in.........[Read More]
Peabody Hotel Facts

Peabody Hotel Facts

The Peabody Memphis Hotel has been a mainstay in downtown Memphis since 1869. It is well known for its luxurious accommodations and for the ducks that parade daily through the lobby.......[Read More]
Tips for Moving to the United Kingdom

Tips for Moving to the United Kingdom

Even though many of the customs and the language are the same, moving to the United Kingdom is still a huge undertaking filled with challenges that can be scary and exciting. Educating yourself on some of the issues you are likely to face when you move there is a great first step to preparing for th......[Read More]
How to Find My PPS Number

How to Find My PPS Number

A PPS Number is a Personal Public Service Number, previously known as the Revenue and Social Insurance number. This code is a reference number used by state agencies in Ireland, including the health Services Executive Areas, the Department of Social Protection and the Revenue Commissions. The purpos......[Read More]
Leicester, UK Hotels

Leicester, UK Hotels

Leicester is a city in the county of Leicestershire. The city still has many of the Roman pavements and baths from when it was a military outpost. Leicester has a wide range of pubs and clubs throughout the city, including champagne bars and cocktail lounges. A wide range of accommodation.........[Read More]
Hotels Near Deansgate Locks, Manchester

Hotels Near Deansgate Locks, Manchester

Deansgate Lock features a variety of paths and bridges for exploring Manchester on foot.Manchester Quay image by Wolszczak from Fotolia.comA minor lock on the Rochdale Canal, the Deansgate Locks area is a nightlife hot spot in the city center of Manchester, United Kingdom. Converted.........[Read More]
Self Catering Cottages in West Cornwall, UK

Self Catering Cottages in West Cornwall, UK

Sandy beach in West CornwallSt Ives, Cornwall image by salty from Fotolia.comWest Cornwall is a popular holiday destination attracting surfers, sailors, artists and tourists keen to visit such landmarks as Land's End and St Michael's Mount or historical sites such as the tin mines. It is.........[Read More]
Hotels in Dublin Near the Airport

Hotels in Dublin Near the Airport

Visit historic vessels in Dublin's Docklands area.Dublin image by momesso from Fotolia.comMost travelers who fly to Ireland make their arrival at Dublin International Airport, the busiest airport on the Emerald Isle. This airport serves the Greater Dublin area and provides flights to.........[Read More]
Parts of a Carriage

Parts of a Carriage

You may have ridden in a horse-drawn carriage on a romantic outing or sightseeing tour. If not, you've probably seen a buggy in a movie or on TV. Carriages were a primary form of transportation in the United States in the 1800's and early 1900's, before the "horseless carriage" (or car) replaced the......[Read More]
How to Apply for a Work Permit in the UK

How to Apply for a Work Permit in the UK

Securing a work permit in the United Kingdom is predicated on receiving a job offer from a UK employer that is willing to sponsor you. The UK Border Agency no longer issues work permits to foreign workers (with the exception of Bulgarian and Romanian nationals). Today, your employer must apply for a......[Read More]
Hotels in Gunwharf Quay, UK

Hotels in Gunwharf Quay, UK

Gunwharf Quay has varying lodging options for area guests.quay image by Vitezslav Halamka from Fotolia.comOffering 95 designer outlets, 30 bars and restaurants and bowling alleys, movie theaters and clubs, the Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth area is a popular destination for tourists and.........[Read More]
Bicycle Tours in New England

Bicycle Tours in New England

Traveling through New England can be a fantastic trip via any means, but a bike trip is a special opportunity to experience the beauty of the New England states up close and personal. Whether it's a spring bike trip through the Berkshires, a summer bike trip through Connecticut or a fall.........[Read More]
Cheap Hotels in Coventry, U.K.

Cheap Hotels in Coventry, U.K.

Coventry is in the heart of England.map of uk/ united kingdom and ireland/ eira image by L. Shat from Fotolia.comCoventry is located in the heart of England and is popular for its old architecture, stunning natural beauty and canal and river tours. It has several affordable hotels that.........[Read More]
Hotels in Royal Leamington Spa, UK

Hotels in Royal Leamington Spa, UK

Royal Leamington Spa is located in Warwickshire, near Stratford Upon Avon.royal leamington spa warwickshire image by david hughes from Fotolia.comIn the 1800's, Royal Leamington Spa's fame came from the restorative properties of the mineral springs. Two hundred years later, the city,.........[Read More]
Hotels in Bodmin, Cornwall, UK

Hotels in Bodmin, Cornwall, UK

The Cornish coast draws vacationers to the area.St Ives, Cornwall image by salty from Fotolia.comBodmin is a small town near England's south coast. It has a rich religious history and was sited in the Doomsday census book in 1089 as Cornwall's center of religion. Its main attractions for.........[Read More]
Wheelchair Accessible Accommodations in London, England

Wheelchair Accessible Accommodations in London, England

London is an ancient city dating back to the second century.London image by Ripa from Fotolia.comLondon is the largest and most populated city in the United Kingdom and is recognized globally for its leadership in the arts, fashion, music and entertainment. Within the city are many hotel.........[Read More]
Luxury Hotels in Coastal UK

Luxury Hotels in Coastal UK

The Cornish coast offers spectacular seaviews.cornish coast image by David Paris from Fotolia.comFlanked by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, the United Kingdom is surrounded by over 9,000 miles of shoreline. Pebble and sand beaches abound, and rolling seas provide the.........[Read More]
Hotels in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK

Hotels in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK

The beach near St. Ives.waves on the beach near st ives image by Gail Oswald from Fotolia.comNamed after the Persian bishop, Saint Ivo, the town of St. Ives, in Cambridgeshire, England, lies on the shores of the River Great Ouse. It sits about 70 miles north of London, while 15 miles.........[Read More]
London Dungeon Tours

London Dungeon Tours

The London Dungeon takes visitors through dark events of London's past.man shout image by ftelkov from Fotolia.comIn business since 1976, the London Dungeon is an interactive museum and popular tourist attraction operated by Merlin Entertainments. Tours last approximately 90 minutes as.........[Read More]
Boutique Hotels in Edinburgh City Centre, Scotland

Boutique Hotels in Edinburgh City Centre, Scotland

Stay at a boutique hotel while visiting Edinburgh.edinburgh cityscape image by Adam Walter from Fotolia.comEdinburgh is the capital city and cultural center of Scotland and features medieval-period attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle and St. Giles Cathedral. The City Centre district of.........[Read More]