Category: vacation

The best museums to visit in Birmingham

Located close to the geographic centre of England, over one million people call the city of Birmingham home and almost another three million live in the West Midlands. This unarguably represents a considerable number of people who look to the city as the centre of their cultural life. Museums play a big part in this; fortunately, Birmingham has many excellent ones. Here is a rundown of five of the best.

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Coffin Works

One of the newest additions to Birmingham’s museums, Coffin Works is proving enormously popular. Located in the grade II building that was once home to the Newman Brothers Coffin Furniture Factory, in the city’s Jewellery Quarter, it is a funerary museum that highlights the skills of countless tradesmen who made a living out of death. Neither macabre nor depressing, it is a fascinating place to visit.

National Motorcycle Museum

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5 Perfect Places for a Family Vacation

Family vacations are the perfect time to bond. It’s the best opportunity you have to spend quality time with your kids and spouse. The question many people often ask is where they should go on the family vacation? Here are a few ideas to get you started.

1. Black Hills of South Dakota

Not everyone wants a beach holiday, and that’s fine. The Black Hills of South Dakota are perfect for a family vacation. If your little ones love the cowboy mystique, the history and culture of the Black Hills is fascinating. This is also an opportunity to teach your kids about American history, with so many historical landmarks nearby.

2. Daytona Beach, Florida

Although Daytona Beach is most famous for its wild spring break crowds, this beautiful beach paradise is also a great destination for families. The kids will be thrilled by the cars racing on the sand, …

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