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The Most Famous Entertainment Spots in London Fields

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The truth about London is that there are so many places all over the town where someone could visit and have a great time. There are places for all tastes and needs, which can satisfy the most demanding visitors.

London Fields is one of the most popular and busy places all over London. “London Fields” is the name of a park in Hackney, a flea market in inner London, and the area from the park to the London Fields terminal.

Of course, in London Fields, there are dozens of entertaining activities that someone could try and enjoy himself in this place.

Here you can find the 4 most popular entertainment venues in London Fields. 

  1. It’s sports time

London Field is a well-known park and it’s the perfect option for someone who loves spending his time playing sports. Entering the park you can find tennis courts, a cricket pitch, multi-use games area as well as a children’s playground. If you visit this place on hot days, you can find a lido towards the centre of the park, with an open-air swimming pool close by a paddling pool. So, if you are a sports lover, London Fields Park is the perfect place for you.

  • Playing crazy golf.
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The second and probably the most fun activity of all is to play crazy golf. Crazy golf is an easy game to learn and it’s perfect for every age. The goal of the game is simple, the player holds a mashie, and he tries to put a small ball into a hole down the floor. The difficulty is that he has to estimate carefully the distance between him and the hole. It can be a little trickier but a lot more fun when there are hurdles between you and the hole. You can visit plonkgolf.co.uk in London Fields and try it out!

  • Visit the delicious Bakehouse
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Before leaving London Field’s don’t forget to visit the delicious Bakehouse. If you love to try pastries and warm bread, this is the perfect place for you. In this bakery, you will find a big variety of sourdough loaves of bread and sweet and salty pastries combined with a hot beverage. This place is perfect for visiting with your friends and your family and spending some quality time together.

4.             Hackney Empire

Last but not least, another must-see place to visit in London Fields is Hackney Empire, which is one of the most famous theatres in London. This place has a variety of theatres, in which you can watch many plays from all over the world, for every taste and for all kinds of audiences.  There you can find and enjoy everything from family shows, opera, musicals, and stand-up comedy. So, if you are interested in this kind of entertainment, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Hackney empire and live to the fullest of the experience that a theatre is able to offer you.

4 Things to keep in mind when Moving to Athens

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Greece is one of the most wonderful countries in all the world. Greece, even if it’s a small country, is blessed with so many amazing things such as the rich ancient history and mythology, the delicious Greek cuisine, the sunny and hot weather, the biggest time of the year, and last but not least the beautiful Greek islands which are placed all over the ocean.

These reasons are only a few of why someone would choose Athens for moving to and making a new beginning.

Of course, moving to a foreign country and especially Athens, it’s not the easiest situation. It needs proper preparation and good research for many things. 

If you are planning to move to Athens in the next few months, you are in the right place because here you will find the 4 most important tips to keep in mind for moving to this city.

  1. Seek a lawyer

One of the most important things that you have to do before moving to Greece is to visit a local lawyer for advice. The best thing that you have to do is to find an athens law firm that will guide you throughout your adjustment and consent to the statutory provisions, whether you are a permanent resident of the EU or not. Of course, the lawyer can provide information about the Greek legal system and inform you about things that differ between Greece and your country.

  • Find a new place to stay
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The second and most important thing to do is to find a new place to stay. In Athens, there are many places where someone can choose to rent or buy a house. If you want to be at the heart of the city and live your life to the fullest and experience new activities, choose to rent a house in the centre of Athens. If you want to live somewhere nice and quiet choose to look for a nice and spacious residence in the suburbs. This choice is on your financial situation as well.

  • Transportation in Athens.

The third tip that you have to keep in mind is transportation around the city. Athens transportation is not the best transportation system from all over the world, but there are many options for commuting. So, you have to check the transit options that you can use for commuting, the first and the most popular choice is the subway. In Athens, the best pick for transportation is the metro, because it’s faster than the others and there is a metro station nearly everywhere.

  •  Learn the language

Last but not least, after you settle down in your new place in Athens, it’s time for you to start to learn the Greek language. The Greek language might be a difficult language but with practice and goodwill, you will be an expert in this new language. Greek people appreciate those who are trying to learn the local language because it’s going to be easier for them to communicate with you. You can have some online lessons in the Greek language before your move.

The Best Places to get married in Greece

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A wedding is one of the most delightful times of human life and is a magical moment for everyone. During the wedding, the couple exchange vows, and promise eternal love.  Throwing a great event like this is a great feeling, but it needs a lot of preparation and a lot of time. So, if you are planning your wedding all alone, consider asking for some help from a professional. The best option is to hire a wedding planner, such as goldenappleweddings.com for helping you with every single detail and design for you the wedding of your dreams. 

It’s well known that the most important thing about throwing a great wedding is finding the greatest and the most romantic location.

It’s also well known that Greece is one of the best countries to throw your wedding and the reason is simple: there are islands in this country.

Here you will find the 4 most spectacular Greek islands for getting married in Greece and throwing a wonderful wedding ceremony.

  1. Skopelos
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If you are a big fan of the Mamma Mia movie, this is the perfect island for you. Skopelos is an amazing island with natural beauty and with spectacular beaches. You can choose the romantic chapel of St. John of Kastri for your wedding ceremony. After that, you can throw a wedding party on the beach, and fall in love with the cobalt waters and the golden sand. Skopelos island is for the romantic souls who need a small wedding ceremony with a few good friends and family.

  • Santorini
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Santorini is one of the most romantic islands in the whole world and you must consider this island for throwing your wedding. Santorini is famous for the little white and blue houses above the Aegean Sea and for one of the most glorious sunsets from all around the world. Imagine having your wedding in the view of the sun falling on the sea. After the wedding, you can throw a luxurious reception in one of the 5-star hotels on the island. 

  • Crete
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Crete is the largest Greek island and it’s perfect if you want a Greek traditional wedding. Is home to many awesome wedding destinations that you should consider for your wedding. Crete has great tradition and is famous for the friendliness that the people provide to every visitor. It’s the ideal island if you are looking for a place with an astonishing seaside and authentic Greek culture and natural beauty. After the wedding, you can throw a rustic ceremony with plenty of wine and traditional Greek dance.

  • Zakynthos
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Last but not least, another exquisite destination for your wedding is the Ionian Island of Zakynthos. Zakynthos is famed for its sparkling waters, gold beaches, sea arches, and of course the famous “shipwreck cove”. Imagine having your wedding in this amazing scenery of the ocean. Pristine Navagio Beach is the perfect place for a paradise-like location for your dreamy ceremony. Afterwards, you can throw an elegant party in one of the spectacular venues on the island.

The 3 Best Ways to Experience Halkidiki

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Halkidiki is a peninsula and a regional unit of Greece, it’s also known for the shape of Poseidon’s trident. Halkidiki is part of the North Macedonian and it’s placed near the second biggest town in Greece, Thessaloniki. Halkidiki has three main parts, the Kassandra peninsula, the most famous one, the Sithonia peninsula, and the mountain Athos.

Halkidiki is a really famous destination in northern Greece and there are many options for someone who wants to have fun, visit exotic beaches and meet the tradition of a new place, all in one. This place, which is perfect for family vacations and for friends and couples, is the place where you can admire beaches with blue crystal waters and golden sand to natural beauties in Athos mountain. Halkidiki peninsula is a magical place that can please the most demanded visitor.

If you are looking for a couple of more alternative ways to explore the three scenic peninsulas of Halkidiki, except walking, you are in the right place.

Here you will find the most fun and “out of the box” ways to experience Halkidiki.

  1. Sea Kayak 
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In Halkidiki there are many Kayaking tours at different sites. So, if you are a big fan of sea sports, don’t miss the opportunity of trying this. You can find guided kayak tours, which is the perfect opportunity to admire the beautiful crystal waters of the sea and have fun exploring some remote and wonderful beaches around the place. Sea Kayak is the perfect way to explore Halkidiki if you are a sea lover and want to spend some time exploring the oceans and snorkeling into the crystal-clear sea. This is an activity that you can try with your friends and create some memories that are worth remembering.

  • Book a bicycle
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Another famous and adventurous way to explore Halkidiki is with bicycles, there are many places where you can rent a bike, such as ebikehalkidiki.com. This is a perfect way for someone who loves to combine sports and adventures at the same time. This activity is easy and compatible with all ages and all levels of bicycling. There are many tours on different routes and it’s up to your preferences which one you are going to choose. You can have a ride near to the sea or you can prefer to ride your bike near the mountains and explore the forest. This is the best option for some who want to have a good time with their family and try something new altogether.

  • Rent a boat
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Last but not least, another alternative and exciting way to meet Halkidiki, is to rent a boat. The perfect place to rent a boat is Ouranoupoli because it’s the ideal place for admiring the gorgeous seas and trying snorkelling into the Halkidiki’s ocean and exploring the sea life of this place. Renting a boat is a relaxing and pleasing way for someone who wants to rest and enjoy a small cruise with a boat around the most magnificent beaches in Halkidiki. 

4 Tips For Planning a unique tour in Greece

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The summer is just a breath away and everyone is planning their next summer vacation. There are too many options of dreamy and wonderful destinations from around the world, but still, lots of people show to be interested in spending their summer in Greece.

Greece is a country well known for its rich history and heritage and its beautiful islands. Many people prefer this destination especially for their summer vacations because Greece is popular for its amazing islands. 

The Greek islands are the perfect destination for those who enjoy diving and swimming in blue crystal waters and walking on gold sandy beaches. These islands are ideal for those who enjoy discovering small alleys and secret places. On these islands, you will meet nice people and taste delicious traditional dishes.

If you belong to the other side and are the organizer of these trips, there are so many details to which you have to pay attention if you want to organize a trip that will satisfy even the most demanding traveller.

Keep reading and you will find the 4 most important tips for planning a unique tour in Greece

  1. Provide further information for each place.

Each and every island of Greece has its own history, so it would be ideal if you organise a small seminar to inform the visitors about the destination. Also, you can provide them with some information leaflets about the most famous restaurants, beaches, and attractions on the island. The sure thing is that all this information will be helpful during their trip.

  • Organize an awayday cruise
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The second tip is about providing an awayday cruise on the island. It’s well known that most of the Greek islands have secret gems, which you can not reach by car or walking. So, on these islands, there is the opportunity of booking a boat tour, in which you will be able to discover all the hidden beaches and experience a unique moment. As the organizer, consider providing an all-included cruise, with food, wine, and snorkelling equipment.  

  • Don’t forget the tour operator

The third tip is probably the most important one. Don’t neglect to book a tour operator for the trip. You can choose tailor-made travel services in Greece or any other tour operator agency to be your best helper on this tour. The tour operator is familiar with all the important information for every secret beach and for every significant monument on the island. The tour operator is the proper person that will be able to make this trip a unique experience for everyone. 

  • Organize a food tour
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It’s well known that every Greek island produces its own fresh and local products. So, don’t forget to organize a food tour for the travellers to taste traditional dishes made with love and fresh, local products. Other than the food, many islands produce their own wines or other beverages, so it’s a perfect opportunity to try some of them.

Skiing Holidays? Why You Should Visit Courchevel 1850 this Winter

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It’s Winter and ski lovers are always on the lookout for a new favourite destination that will fill their hearts with excitement and their veins with adrenaline from all the outstanding landscapes and the fun activities it offers.

A ski resort is usually the type of place that ticks all their demands for a winter destination. The fact that there are so many resorts nowadays leads to visits to a few disappointing ones from time to time. If you want to avoid visiting a resort that you won’t enjoy this winter, you should go to Courchevel 1850. What makes Courchevel 1850 a worthwhile ski resort?

  1. It is a luxurious ski resort

Going on holiday is the time we have all been waiting for in order to escape from everyday problems and stressful situations. Life is short and you deserve to enjoy yourself. This is exactly what you can do at Courchevel 1850. The whole area is known for the luxurious and extravagant options in its entertainment and hospitality industries. High-end restaurants, exquisite boutiques and grand chalets are established there. The ski resort itself is prestigious with excellently maintained, advanced facilities and impeccable services.

  • It belongs to one of the best ski areas

Courchevel is a huge area in the French Alps and it is part of the even greater and well-known ski region of The Three Valleys. The Courchevel 1850 in particular refers to the ski resort that is found at an altitude of approximately 1850 metres. You have the opportunity to explore not only the pistes but also the villages of the whole Courchevel area by booking ski passes. You can find a great variety of ski passes on Erna Low and book the one that matches your needs. It is advisable to do this in advance so that you are totally covered once you get there.

  • A family-friendly ski resort
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Many families struggle to find a place where the needs of younger people are taken into account. It goes without saying that no parent can enjoy their holidays if their children are sad, bored or disappointed. In Courchevel 1850 steps have been taken so that visitors of all ages can have fun. Childcare services, ski schools, on and off-piste activities are specially designed with younger people’s interests in mind.

  • Ideal for skiers of all levels

One of the first things that skiers think about before choosing a ski resort is the available pistes. An advanced skier will get bored in a ski resort with a few red pistes, while a beginner skier will get intimidated and disappointed if there are not enough green pistes to practise. Visitors of Courchevel 1850 do not have to worry about that as there is an approximately equal number of slopes for people at all skiing levels. To be more specific, there are 11 green, 14 blue, 15 red and 6 black pistes in the resort.

How to rest and relax between trips

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Summer holidays are around the corner and most people have already started to make plans for the summer, the most wonderful season of the year. Summer holidays are the perfect opportunity for planning many trips and experiencing a lot of new adventures.

The best thing that you can do is to book more than one trip for this summer, choose two or three of your bucket list destinations, and have the best time of your life. Explore new cities, meet new people, try local dishes, and feel the freedom of being a stranger in a new country.

Of course, there is a small detail that you have to pay attention to, and it is about the time between trips. This time can be hours or even a couple of days, so you have to think of smart ways to relax and rest at your next destination.

Here you will find the best ways to relax before your next flight

1.  Going for a beauty treatment

One good idea for someone who wants to relax and take care of himself at the same time is to visit a beauty centre and try a beauty treatment. If your holidays are planned in Europe, you should visit mvbeautyart.com for a face or body treatment. Travelling by aeroplane for a lot of hours can cause dehydration to your skin and your face, so a moisturising treatment is all that you need

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2. Go shopping

Shopping is one of the funniest activities ever and it can be more enjoyable if you are in a foreign market. You can look for shops and flea markets that do not exist in your country and buy clothes or accessories for your next trip. Shopping therapy, as the word says, can be an activity that you can try in order to relax and learn more about the new country. This is a good chance to buy some souvenirs for you and your friends.

3. Enjoy a glass of wine at the airport

If you are going to spend a lot of hours on the aeroplane, the best thing that you can do for fighting the airport boredom: Enjoy a meal and a glass of wine with your friends or alone. Spending some relaxing time in the airport while waiting for your next flight is going to be very beneficial for you. Remember that even if you are at the airport, you are still in a new country so try to spend the last hours as much fun as you can

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4. Sleep

The fourth and last way to relax after your next trip is sleeping. Having a good night’s sleep before or during your next flight is the best decision which you can make. The night before your flight, choose to make a nice and relaxing tea and try to have at least 8 hours of sleep. The next day you will feel relaxed and energized for your next adventure.

Best Time to Visit Iceland and Where to Go

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Most people are excited about their summer holidays because it is their chance to visit a new place and recharge from all the pressure and the stress of their everyday life.

A sunny island in a European country, like Greece or Spain, or another exotic destination, such as Maldives or Hawaii, are usually the first things that come to mind. However, summer is a great season to visit countries that are famous for their cold weather. Of course, Iceland is such a country.

Where is Iceland?

Iceland is a small country in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is an island between North America and Europe. The fact that it is located so high up on Earth means that temperatures are pretty low and it snows heavily in winter. The mountain ranges along with the ice caps constitute a dramatic and arctic landscape.

When is the best time of the year to visit Iceland?

People who enjoy skiing and winter holidays will have the time of their lives visiting Iceland in winter. If you are one of those individuals, you should pack heavy and warm clothes.

If you want to get a taste of Iceland without having to experience extreme weather, summer is the perfect time to book your holidays in Iceland. Even from late May to early September, temperatures rise and days get longer thanks to the phenomenon of the midnight sun; this means that the sun stays up all day and it only sets for about three hours.

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Whenever you choose to travel to Iceland, you should check the weather forecast so that you can pack accordingly and make a list of all the places you want to visit while you are there. Hiring a car will make your life easier. You can find the best car for your travelling needs on Enjoy Travel. There you will find vehicles that not only can deal with the weather in Iceland but also are offered at economical prices. Once you have booked the right car, you are totally ready to hit the roads of Iceland! But where should you go off to?

What to do in Iceland in summer?

Reykjavík

Reykjavík is the capital of Iceland, so it would be a shame not to see the largest city in the country. It is a vibrant place, full of life and amazing options in order to spend the best nights of your life there. Of course, art and history are also present in the city as there are many museums, festivals and galleries that you can visit.

Hiking the Icelandic highlands

The centre of the country is dominated by the highlands, lofty mountains that cover most of the island. The road to get there will be uneven and rough. You will definitely need a 4×4 vehicle to make it there. The road might be tough but the view from up there is totally worth it.

Everything You Need to Know for Your First Campervan Trip

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Campervan trips are surely some of the most adventurous moments to live. Camping has become more accessible with the help of the rise in campervans, primarily in the UK. These easy-to-drive vehicles have made it much easier to explore the world with a home-like feeling. You get to put your appliances, decors, and whatnot when planning to go on a campervan trip. For family time, going on a campervan trip is the best thing you could plan. You feel more connected with each other, and the adversities of your journey bring all the members closer, even if you are with friends or family. However, going on a first campervan trip can turn out to be bumpy if you are not equipped with the right guidelines. Here are a few things to know before hitting the road first time on your campervan;

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Get the most suitable campervan

You can’t just take any campervan on the trip, right? You need to consider a few factors before selecting the campervan. There’s a variety in the market when it comes to campervans. However, you need to consider the size of your family or the number of friends who are willing to jump on with you. Getting a suitable sized van is important for sure. Some vans are designed for shorter trips and some are made to go beyond distanced borders. Plus, taking a new or old campervan can also become a debate on this whole topic.

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You can check for used campervans for sale online and buy the one that suits you most or even try the astonishing Hymer motorhomes that are known for their amazing build quality. The first thing to keep in mind is to never underestimate the significance of choosing the right motorhome.

Manage finances properly

After selecting the right van to travel, expenses come next. What to pack, what to add, and where to go, most importantly. Once you have put aside money for basic needs of the trip such as petrol, maintenance, and emergencies, be sure to save enough money to spend on different activities such as sightseeing, shopping, eating out, amusement parks, and whatnot. You never know what exciting thing might come your way. You should separate some amount of cash for fun activities.

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If you don’t plan this way, you won’t be able to cherish your trip properly. Nobody would love just sitting in the campervan all day, going out and experiencing new things will be part of the journey. However, some family games and gossip can make the time in the campervan more memorable without any doubt. Plan in a way that your trip becomes enjoyable and relaxing. 

Expect the unexpected

There’s no denying the fact that there are a lot of things that come your way when you are on an adventurous trip. There’s always that person who forgets something at home, and who forgets to get the job done, and whatnot. However, you need to stay calm. From traffic jams to an emergency, get yourself equipped with things that can help you out. Firstly, don’t forget to get a first aid kit in the van and leisure batteries too. Moreover, if you’re stuck in traffic or in troubling weather conditions, make sure you have board games to play.

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Try putting the list of emergency numbers somewhere prominent in the van so that every passenger can refer to it whenever there’s a need. Plus, you need to enjoy the little things coming your way, tiny villages, bumpy roads, rainy weather, and places with fewer people, all of these things will leave a memorable mark on your journey.

Meals and Music

Planning your meals can be troubling sometimes as there would be different opinions on board, and catering for all of them at a time wouldn’t be easy at all. It’s fun to eat out at different restaurants and try new food, but keep in mind that some areas might offer you food of a very different type. In this case, you should always have something to cook for yourselves, cooking in a campervan is also full of fun. Put some ingredients in the refrigerator and use them whenever you want. For music, try getting the speakers of your van checked and tuned. Create different playlists for different kinds of paths that you may come across in your journey.

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3 Unique Family Holidays for Summer 2022

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With the summer holidays only a few months away, you and your family might finally be looking to plan a fun getaway together. Going on holiday as a family is a great way to make some new memories and to experience something new together away from the hectic schedules and chaotic weekdays.

That being said, it isn’t always easy to know precisely what you should do for your family holiday. You want to take the ages of your children into account, but you also want to make sure that the holiday you plan is a trip that you and your partner will enjoy as well. It can help to choose the sort of trip that is unique and a little out of the ordinary.

If you are currently in the process of trying to figure out where to go on holiday this summer with your family, here are three unique family holidays for you to consider.

1. Camping

For families that are hoping to stay a bit closer to home for their holiday, a camping excursion is a great option. The kids will love the time in the great outdoors and you will love having the chance to get away from all the chaos of the city for a bit of natural peace and quiet.

There are a number of fantastic campsites across the UK to choose from. You can hire your own caravan at camptoo.co.uk and park up at one of the amazing campsites that are within driving distance of your home. A week in the great outdoors taking in some of the natural beauty around you will make for a holiday that you won’t soon forget.

2. Island Excursions

Heading off to a warm, sunny island with the family for your holiday is another great way to give everyone something to look forward to. If your kids are the active type and enjoy getting out and about, destinations like Santorini are ideal. There are plenty of swimming spots and beaches across the island and some truly amazing architecture and local cuisine to take in as well.

If you are looking for the sort of holiday that sees everyone happily exhausted at the end of the day, then an island excursion might be the right choice for you.

3. A Local Safari

If your kids are all about animals but the concept of heading out on an African safari is a bit farfetched at the moment, then you should consider taking them to a local safari in Worcestershire. The West Midlands Safari and Leisure Park is a great place to spend your holiday with the kids in order to give them a dose of adventure and fun.

You can stay in a safari lodge on-site so that you can get the most out of your holiday. With lovely lodgings and some amazing events on the schedule for summer, this will be a trip that has all of the adventure and fun you could want.

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