Monday, 03 April 2017 / Published in holidays

Glasgow city in the UK boasts a rich cultural history along with a renowned world-famous University apart from its bustling and lively environment suitable for a perfect holiday in any season. Nestled in the attractive west-country lowlands, this city offers a wonderful natural setting with fine-looking landscapes.

For all those tourists travelling from abroad, Glasgow offers various types of transport service including air, rail and road. Hence, you can either fly or drive through numerous Scottish main roads to reach this city. Even the city of Glasgow is also served by an excellent public transport system.

Glasgow was awarded with the title of European City of Culture a decade ago. Certainly, you will be thrilled with the architectural designs in the old mansions standing unscathed since many centuries. Thousands of onlookers accolade the marvellous architecture and designs in this city. Even the innovative work by the recent groups of contemporary architects is appreciable. These designs still maintain the legacy of the designs created by those esteemed designers in the past.

The city offers wonderful accommodation facilities with a number of budget-friendly and luxurious star hotels and resorts. You can also look for several best deals by browsing through internet. Even, there are plenty of sites offering discount coupons for shopping and travel. If you are looking for some luxury shopping goods, then try the popular Saint Jude’s on Bath Street. Apart from that, the city has numerous fashionable and stylish malls perfect for buying some souvenirs for your loved ones.

Don?t forget to check out the city’s coolest range of cocktail bars. Glasgow has beautiful settings for a fine dining experience; with a friendly atmosphere and fabulous choices of restaurants, Glasgow has a chain of restaurants serving a wide range of cuisines and drinks with lively local musicians performing informal renditions at some spots exclusively for the guests.

Glasgow also boasts a wonderful and pulsating nightlife. With a chain of finest pubs and nightclubs the city appears more vibrant and gorgeous after the dusk. With a chain of award winning restaurants serving assorted varieties of Scottish grill dishes for dinner and even delicious flavourful French toast served with maple syrup and bacon for breakfast, the city manages to delight everyone?s taste buds.

Monday, 03 April 2017 / Published in holidays

Sic as ye gie, sic wull ye get – you’ll get out of life as much as you put in. Travel to Edinburgh, a favorite European city of travelers to Scotland. Edinburgh is the second largest U.K. city, Europe’s sixth largest financial hub, seat of the Scottish Parliament and the capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh’s landscape includes historic towns, quaint, scenic villages, beautiful beaches, lush moors and many world famous attractions. Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Phillip is the Duke of Edinburgh.

Traveling in and around Edinburgh is very easy. Edinburgh has one of the most progressive transportation systems in Scotland because visitors can travel throughout the U.K. and beyond from this historical city. Visitors also can walk around Old Town or take convenient transportation to visit local museums, galleries, monuments, parks and castles.

A famous castle is Edinburgh Castle which is where the city of Edinburgh grew from its early settlements. It is situated upon a volcanic rock, over looking the city and the Royal Mile. The Royal Mile is known for Scottish and English royalty traveling back and forth from the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle. With its great beam ceilings and stained windows, Edinburgh Castle was great inspiration for the Harry Potter movies featuring Hogwart’s dining halls. Edinburgh and nearby towns have also been the background for movies, such as The Da Vinci Code, The 39 Steps and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

The City of Edinburgh features a variety of independent communities or townships with their own characteristics. Their locations are close to Edinburgh, but when you visit these unique villages, you forget that you are a stone’s throw frm a modern thriving European city. The communities include: Bruntsfield, Stockbridge, Corstorphine, Dean Village, Colinton, Cramond and Leith.

The sites and activities they offer are award winning golf courses, antique and craft-making shops, medieval tours, Edinburgh Zoo and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Edinburgh features a beautiful coast line for seaside walks in the towns of Gullane, Yellowcraig, Cramond, North Berwick and Longniddry Bents. Anytime of the year is a good time to visit Edinburgh because they celebrate each season with summer, spring, fall and winter festivals.

Monday, 03 April 2017 / Published in holidays

Britons love their holidays, and millions of us pack our suitcases to fly off to sunnier climes every year. But with tough economic times lots of people are choosing to tighten their belts and stay at home instead, exploring the amazing attractions the UK has to offer.

People often forget about Scotland when thinking about their travel options but this is a huge mistake. Scotland, as well as having some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, also has some of the most vibrant nightlife. Whether you decide to soak up the serenity of the Scottish highlands, the wonderful history and architecture of Edinburgh or the wild nightlife of Glasgow, Scotland has a holiday for everyone.

Depending on where you live, there are a few options you can explore with regards to travel. If you live in the North of England, Scotland is only a short drive or train journey away but if you live further south, a short flight from Southampton, Bristol, Bournemouth, Norwich, Exeter or London might be a better option.  If you do fly, but you want to do a bit more exploring while you’re there, you might want to think about hiring a car – or – even better, hire a motorhome.

Motorhome hire Scotland is a fantastic way to experience this beautiful country because it gives you total freedom to do whatever you want, whenever you want. Throw out your tour guide, abandon your itineraries and get out there and explore! You’ll find a wide range of good quality campsites across the length and breadth of the country, including the northern isles, giving you the scope to pack in as much or as little as you like!

The great thing about motorhome travel is that is gives you all your home comforts on the road (literally) and means that after a day of driving and exploring you don’t need to worry about finding a hotel, just park up and sleep. What could be better than waking up with those stunning Scottish landscapes on your doorstep?

Monday, 03 April 2017 / Published in holidays

Mayonnaise has been around for years and is one of the UK’s best loved condiments and ingredients.  We love it with salads, in sandwiches, on the side and mixed with other delicious ingredients to create magnificent taste sensations that we return to time and time again.

So versatile is mayonnaise that it comes in a multitude of different varieties including flavoured mayonnaise, low fat mayonnaise and more recently, varieties made from healthy rapeseed oil.

Let’s delve into the versatility of mayonnaise a little more by exploring mayonnaise around the world and the various dishes it has helped to perk and spice up.

1.  Seafood Sauce

Who doesn’t like seafood sauce?  Mixed with fat juicy prawns or used as a dip, seafood sauce wouldn’t be where it was today without a generous helping of delicious mayonnaise.  This sauce is the base ingredient of the good old prawn cocktail and can also be used with lobster and other shellfish.  There are many wholesale mayonnaise varieties and you can even make up your own by mixing together mayonnaise, tomato sauce and a little lemon juice.

2.  Coronation Chicken Sauce

Originally devised to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, coronation sauce has become a firm British favourite over the years.  Combining a mild curry flavour with mayonnaise, sultanas and sometimes almonds, coronation chicken is traditionally mixed with chopped chicken to create a salad accompaniment, vol au vent or finger roll filling.  It is also delicious on jacket potatoes.

3.   Pesto Mayonnaise

If you love pesto, you will love pesto mayonnaise.  It’s great on pasta, in salads or mixed with chicken or Mediterranean vegetables and popped into a wrap or pita bread.  Some leading mayonnaise companies are creating flavoured mayonnaise ranges, and pesto features high on the list.  Featuring a mixture of good quality mayonnaise, pine nuts, parmesan and basil, pesto mayonnaise adds a twist to bland dishes and adds a taste of Italy…instantly!

4.  Tikka Mayonnaise

Many people believe that chicken tikka is a traditional Indian recipe, but in fact its origins may be a little closer to home.  Some believe the dish was invented in Birmingham or Bradford whilst others think it was developed in a secret kitchen by a top supermarket.  Whatever you believe, tikka makes one hell of a mayonnaise and more and more mayonnaise companies are cottoning on to this fact by releasing some tasty and versatile products.  Mixed with chicken it makes a wonderful filling for wraps, pita breads and chapatis and it’s also great on top of a jacket potato.

5.  Mustard Mayonnaise

If you ever fancy mayonnaise with a kick, why not try mustard mayonnaise?  Mixed with traditional English for a real spark or the more mellow tones of French mustard, this variety of mayonnaise is sure to be a winner.  It’s great on picnics with sausage rolls, cold sausages, chicken drumsticks and in sandwiches and is also great mixed into new potatoes for a potato salad with a twist.

6.  Garlic Mayonnaise

Garlic adds its unique flavour to mayonnaise so well and garlic mayonnaise is one of the best partnerships in the condiment world.  Mixed into mashed potato or used as a dip for chips, this is one condiment you won’t mind getting garlic breath for!  Whether you are looking for wholesale mayonnaise or looking to make your own version, there are many great recipes available and so many uses for this versatile ingredient and table sauce.  It’s also great used as a crudités dip.

7.  Caesar Mayonnaise

There are so many takes on the traditional Caesar salad, but one ingredient holds true – Caesar mayonnaise.  Chicken and prawns either coated in breadcrumbs or au naturel are the traditional partners to romaine salad leaves, parmesan shavings and Caesar salad and it’s a dish that we have taken to our hearts here in the UK.  Speaking of hearts, did you know that mayonnaise is not as bad for you as you might imagine?  When made with rapeseed oil it is packed full of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and is just bursting with omega fatty acids and vitamin E.

8.  Low Fat Mayonnaise

Okay, so low fat is not exactly a flavour from around the world, but the whole world seems to be watching its weight right now.  Low fat varieties of mayonnaise have been launched by some innovative mayonnaise companies and with good reason.  The health conscious people of the planet are always looking for a low calorie and low fat alternative so that they can go on enjoying the things in life that taste good.  Low fat mayonnaise does exactly that and contains significantly less calories and saturated fats.

Mayonnaise – The King Of The Condiment World

These are just some of the great things mayonnaise has given us over the years.It really is one of the most versatile ingredients and it is easy to see why so many mayonnaise companies continue to thrive today. Why not try out one of the flavoured wholesale sauces brands on the market today or attempt to whip up your own great creations at home?

Monday, 03 April 2017 / Published in holidays

If you are planning your holidays in Britain, Chichester in West Sussex is one of the best choices you can make and one that I highly recommend. Here I plan to discuss and provide information about the top attractions in Chichester.

Chichester Cathedral has stood in the middle of the city centre for nearly 1000 years. A building of magnificent architecture, it has qualities that range from Norman, to a magnificent Victorian style spire. The cathedral is famous for its art, a combination of medieval and modern. There you can find such medieval art such as the 12th century Lazarus Reliefs and the Lambert Barnard paintings alongside late 20th century artwork carried by famous artists.

The natural sandy and unspoiled West Wittering Beach is a popular familyday out destination, and has been for generations. Awarded with a Blue Flag for its crystal clear waters, it offers magnificent views of the Chichester Harbour and the South Downs beyond.

The Pallant House Gallery, is located in the heart of the city, it is a unique combination of a Grade One Listed Queen-Anne townhouse and an award-winning contemporary extension. One of the most significant collections of Modern British art in the country can be found there. Among the artists, whose work is exhibited in Pallant House Gallery, you can find the names of Peter Blake, Walter Sickert, Lucian Freud, Richard Hamilton and Henry Moore.

Petworth House and Park is another must see for the art lovers. The 17th century mansion, located inside a marvellous deer park, contains an internationally important art collection including the National Trust’s finest collection of pictures, with a number of works by Turner, Van Dyck, Reynolds and Blake. You can also find ancient and neo-classical sculpture, fine furniture and carvings by Grinling Gibbons.

If you love theatre, the Chichester Festival Theatre offers a variety of plays, from modern drama and comedy to Shakespeare and Broadway musicals.

If all that sound good to you, you can start planning your holidays with a few unique ideas to consider. If you are also looking for hotels in Chichester, I have placed a highly recommended one that you can visit by following the link. It is the perfect means to fully enjoy your stay in West Sussex.