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Month: October 2017

The United Kingdom's Fakenham, Norfolk

Located in the United Kingdom, Fakenham is a little marketing town in Norfolk. This small marketing town is centered between Norwich and Kings Lynn. Voted by the Country Life Magazine, the town of Fakenham, was recently voted the 7th best place to live in the United Kingdom. Fakenham also boasts a popular Farmers Market, which takes place on the fourth Saturday of every month. There are three supermarkets to choose from in Fakenham, two on the northeast side of town and the newest store in the Market Square, in Oak Street. Excellent foods and wonderful trips can be found at all locations. Fakenham is said to be the Northern Gateway to the coast. Fakenham is well positioned as a great stepping point to discover the surrounding areas from. There is plenty to do in this small town for visitors to discover. The small town has a vast amount of Pubs available to enjoy great food and wonderful drinks. If a visitor is so inclined they can also travel to nearby towns too. Garden houses and Bistrols align the narrow streets and when the outdoors is pleasant the local crowds spill out into the streets with song and dance. Live music fills the streets on the weekends. Outside of town square of Fakenham is an old gasworks factory, which used to produced and sell gas made from coal during the...

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Children’s Safety in Public Places – 10 Useful Tips

My kids ask me all the time to take them to playgrounds or any other public place. I can’t help to think that the risk involved in this is greater than we are often aware of. I have four kids, which makes the task of keeping track of everyone very stressful. To me, taking my children to a public place is not “a walk in the park” anymore. Actually, I feel that I am a little traumatized. My 8 year old son, (a very active little guy), has been lost 3 times in public places. Once in a huge department store at the age of 3, another time in a natural park where he took off in his bicycle by himself at the age of 4 and the latest time in a crowded public fair at the age of 5. Fortunately he has always been found save and sound. Small children are very unpredictable. Their logic is very different from ours. They tend to forget the importance of staying close to you and they get distracted very easily. How many times have you taken your kids to a playground and suddenly you don’t see them anymore, you start looking for them and your heart starts pounding. Luckily you finally see them playing away unaware of the panic attack you just had. It all happens in seconds but it seems...

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Top 5 Cheap Labor Day Destinations in 2017

The three-day weekend is always sufficient to take off from all the monotony of the life and break out from the stress of work and other day-to-day activities while living your heart out and discovering the new colors of the world and when the Labor Day is the occasion, the opportunities to explore are much more than usual. A time when cities across the world are getting prepared for the big tourism season and overcoming the off-season of hot and humidity, Labor Day is a perfect opportunity to get delighted by the splendid array of picturesque cities you have in your travel bucket list. Luckily for you, we have come up with a list of top 5 cheap destinations to enjoy Labor Day in 2017 and have the best time soaking the most amazing essence of traveling whilst saving huge on air travel and hotels. So, if you are ready to take that leap and witness the charm of the world, then here are the places that can win you over to plan a perfect vacation this Labor Day: 1. Seattle Seattle have always been one of the most demanding getaway destinations where you can enjoy the opulence of a metropolitan city, striking natural bliss in the outskirts, enthralling weather conditions and paramount range of cultural, natural, historical and lifestyle attractions. Although, when it comes to Labor Day weekend...

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Art For Art's Sake – It's All About Paris

Let the numbers speak for themselves. In 1996 about 90,000 people visited Parisian galleries and antique trades. More than 13 million were recorded in museums. Paris is the capital of France and art as well. Who dares to doubt it? There's a great number of galleries: from the most traditional up to the modern ones which are in a constant search of new forms of work. For instance, La Galerie Pascal Vanhoeke which introduced a curious system: you can borrow any exhibition paying just 3.8% of its worth. And so for each item you take. In 28 months you can buy any picture or a sculpture of the modern author for the price you have paid during this time. Until you make up your mind you can keep it as long as you wish. During the opening days, which take place every month, you can meet with the artists and professionals of the art world. A nice talk to the accompaniment of champagne or wine is a good way of spending your evening. The International Exhibition Of Modern Painting is another must for a person who is interested in modern art. This is one of the key world exhibitions, hosting more than 150 galleries from all over the world every year. A wide range of works is displayed here: from Alechinsky to Picasso. A honourable country-guest is elected every...

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Mom and Dad Can Still Travel – Seven Tips to Help Get Them Back on the Road Again

Are your parents reluctant to travel because they just don’t get around like they used to? Well they’re not alone. According to a 2012 US Census report roughly 30.6 million people have difficulty walking or climbing stairs, or use a wheelchair, cane, crutches or walker. Furthermore, nearly 40 percent of people over 65 have at least one disability, according to the US Census Bureau. But that doesn’t mean travel is out of the question for these folks. In this day and age, with a little advance planning and consumer education, people are able to travel no matter what their disability. Additionally, many travel agencies now provide accessible travel products and services; and as Baby Boomers continue to age, more and more companies are jumping on the access bandwagon. With that in mind, here are some tips to help folks with mobility issues get back on the road — or in the air or on the sea — again. Even if you can walk, reserve an airport wheelchair if you tire easily. Some airports are huge and you could easily put on several miles while in transit, and then arrive at your destination exhausted. You are not required to remove your shoes at the airport security checkpoint if you are physically unable to do so. Just tell the Transportation Security Administration agent that you can’t, and they will hand wand...

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