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#Easier Travel - Top 6 Travel Apps 2015

#Easier Travel – Top 6 Travel Apps 2015

There is really only one surefire way to avoid the stress, strain and worry so often associated with travelling, and that is to ensure that you do some proper planning well in advance of your holiday. Fortunately, for us 21st century travellers there are plenty of digital tools are at our disposal and fingertips. Along with...
Aberdeen: the gateway to whisky country

Aberdeen: the gateway to whisky country

Let your senses come alive as you learn about Scotland’s rich heritage of producing whisky. Speyside has the highest concentration of distilleries in the country and is the nearest producing region to Aberdeen. With a record number of people visiting Scotland’s whisky distilleries, 1.5 million in 2014, it is a vital part of the country’s...
Discover the traditional Irish music of County Clare

Discover the traditional Irish music of County Clare

Music is entrenched in Irish culture and there’s no better place to experience it than County Clare. The country’s finest musicians can be found playing throughout the county, in pubs, bars, or even just on the street. There’s a lot more to Irish music than boy bands and Eurovision champions. Traditional music remains alive and...
A day out at the Silverstone Grand Prix

A day out at the Silverstone Grand Prix

The British Grand Prix at Silverstone is one of the most prestigious racing events of the year, with the former airfield having staged its first ever race back in 1948 in front of over 100,000 spectators. Today, some 67 years later, the event remains as popular as ever, with millions of racing enthusiasts around the...
Introducing Essex: Thurrock and beyond

Introducing Essex: Thurrock and beyond

Essex often gets a bad rap, and the problem with this is – it’s totally unjustified. There’s a lot of history in this English county, and the locals are some of the most welcoming you’ll meet in the UK. It’s close to London, but is a largely rural county, with plenty of quaint towns and...
Tour the Tolkien Trail in Birmingham

Tour the Tolkien Trail in Birmingham

Enjoy your own unexpected journey in Birmingham when you trace back to Tolkien’s influences for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit throughout the city Although born in South Africa, the mastermind behind the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, called Sarehole in Birmingham his home. Throughout the city and its surroundings, Middle Earth...
Outdoor family fun in Telford

Outdoor family fun in Telford

Officially labelled a “new town”, Telford may have only been on the map since the mid-20th century, but its roots stretch back for hundreds of years. Located on the leafy banks of the River Severn, its family-friendly attractions include museums, zoos and some very special parks.  RAF Cosford Airshow You don’t have to be an aviation...
Ice Hockey World Championship Kicks-off at Park Inn by Radisson Ostrava

Ice Hockey World Championship Kicks-off at Park Inn by Radisson Ostrava

We are delighted and very proud to announce that Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Ostrava is an official hotel of the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship in the Czech Republic, and will be looking after four of the competing professional teams during the tournament. The tournament will take place from May 1 –...
Join Us to Help Support Relief Efforts in Nepal

Join Us to Help Support Relief Efforts in Nepal

As you have seen and heard on news accounts worldwide, on Saturday, April 25, a devastating 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, killing and injuring thousands of people.   Park Inn by Radisson, part of the Carlson Rezidor hotel family, has several hundred team members from Nepal and a Radisson hotel in the region. We are relieved...
A road trip from Bedford to Silverstone

A road trip from Bedford to Silverstone

Bedford is the place to be this summer with a fully packed programme including Formula 1™ this July, just a road trip away. Do not miss the roaring engines of Silverstone arena. Welcome the national superstar and last year’s Formula 1™ winner Lewis Hamilton and his fierce Mercedes when they enter the arena on the...
Happy King's Day: 5 facts about orange

Happy King’s Day: 5 facts about orange

On April 27 the Netherlands gets a little crazy and extremely (more than usual!) orange: it’s King’s Day (formally Queen’s Day). It is the birthday of Willem-Alexander – the King of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. To celebrate the Netherlands gets bathed in the national colour – orange (oranje). People paint their faces, hair is...
Top 10 facts about St George

Top 10 facts about St George

TODAY is St George’s Day, the feast day of England’s patron saint, so here are 10 things you might not have known about the saint. St George is thought to have been a third-century Roman soldier, who was born in the Roman province of Syria Palaestina to a Greek Christian noble family around AD280. Today...
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