Just about every single modern sport has some ancient counterpart. Golf is no exception to this rule. Playing golf has changed very little since the 1400’s. Golf was so popular in Britain and Scotland during the 13th and 14th century that King James II and King James IV outlawed the game. However, by the 1500’s, King James IV loved the game so much that the law was rescinded. By the time King James VI, who was a native of Scotland, became king in 1603, golf in its modern form came to England to stay.
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It’s genuinely difficult to communicate the magic of a family cottage holiday in Cornwall to a group that hasn’t experienced it for themselves. The reason being that just as anyone that’s ever been to England’s South West will know, there’s a certain something about the region that’s impossible to put your finger on. It could be the enviably warmer climate, perhaps it’s the award-winning beaches or maybe the cuisine of the local area. If you ask the pros however, they’ll tell you that it’s both none of these things and all of them and more at the same time – … Read the rest
If you are planning to go on holiday to Italy, there are many ways that you could save some money. Here are a few ideas for cutting costs while having a great time in Italy:
One thing you may want to do is get yourself a pass to see all the attractions in a particular destination. The Roma Pass is one such pass, and this will provide you with free entry into many of the major attractions for a couple of days, making it a useful option if you want to see a lot in a short space of time.… Read the rest
With the 2015 Six Nations in full swing, now is the perfect time to start thinking about next year’s tournament.
The dates of all the matches have now been released, so start thinking about getting in early and picking up a ticket to a match to secure your place early.
Whereas in 2015 Ireland, Wales and France all played in Italy, next year it is England’s turn to head to Rome, making this the perfect opportunity to book a holiday to the country using the rugby as the highlight.
Why to get in early
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Eating is a very catchy thing. It is greatly psychological which makes it oftenly illogical. It can be an unconscious outlet of some of our repressed emotions and sometimes an avenue of the wide array of the effects of stress. Its intensity, on the other hand depends individually. Individually in the sense that each of us has different levels and ways of coping.
Depression moreover, is one famous psychological condition that is experienced by many of us. It is specifically a type of mood disorder which generally impairs our drives. One very common manifestation of it is reflected in our … Read the rest
The most sought after enchanting hill station among the honeymooners as well the tourists. The heavenly destination is at 1600 m above sea level in the south-western state of Kerala. As the name says, Munnar means “three rivers”. Surrounded by the lofty mountain ranges of Western Ghats, the hill town lays at the junction of the three alluring mountain streams- Kundala, Nallathanni and Mudrapuzha in the Idukki district. All thanks to the acres of plantations, tea gardens, grasslands and sholas, as the three streams are well covered under the green which one can conjure. Once served as the summer resort of British Governors, abound with tea plantations, chill climate, picture post-card towns, lush greenery makes this a renowned resort town.
The world seems to be becoming a smaller and smaller place, thanks in no small part to the ease and regularity of foreign travel.
The number of British newbies driving abroad therefore is likely to be growing. For their assistance – and as a reminder even to seasoned overseas travellers – it may be helpful to suggest a few guidelines.