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Pancake Tuesday: The Origin of Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, more affectionately known as Pancake Day, is a day where pancakes are served for every meal? When is Pancake Tuesday, you ask? It is celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday - the first...

Visiting Glasgow | Ultimate Travel Guide

Are you interested in exploring Glasgow? Within Scotland's largest city you will find an array of attractions, something to suit every interest. Although it is not Scotland's Capital (that is Edinburgh), we can promise you will...

Visiting Edinburgh | Ultimate Travel Guide

Here at ConnollyCove we want to give you all the best travel tips across the world! Here, we have created a travel guide including everything you must do, and see, when visiting Scotland's capital, Edinburgh,...

Liverpool and its Irish Heritage and Connection

In Liverpool, it is estimated that three-quarters of the city’s population has Irish roots: some locals even refer to it as ‘the second capital of Ireland’. Each year there is a festival of music, theatre,...

Cardiff Attractions: The Welsh Capital

Cardiff is the capital of Wales, and it’s the largest city in the country. The city is located south Wales with a population of 346,090 according to the last national census taken in 2011. Cardiff...

Top Things to do in Wales

Wales is a country that is a part of the United Kingdom, with the lively city of Cardiff as its capital. The official languages are Welsh and English, but most Welsh people speak primarily in...

A Guide to Scotland | Attractions & Must-See Places

Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom, its capital is Edinburgh. It is surrounded with water from three directions, the Atlantic Ocean from the north and west, the North Sea to the south, and...

The Legend of Edinburgh Castle

Almost every castle in Scotland comes with its own history and legends to uncover.  Edinburgh Castle is no exception. The historic fortress in Edinburgh, Scotland can be found on the Castle Rock which dates back...

Striking Lighthouses in Scotland

At ConnollyCove we are big fans of Lighthouse, there is something alluring and magical about them, we have already covered some stunning lighthouses in Ireland, but we want to explore now the spectacular lighthouses in...

The Mystery of the Celtic Nations around the World Unravelled

The world is a big place to explore with all the interesting cultures each place has to offer you. There are numerous nations around the globe, including some that people usually get confused about. Speaking...
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Places to Visit in London: Buckingham Palace

If you know any little bit of information about the British Royal Family, then you must know their main London residence, Buckingham Palace. The majestic estate was built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham....
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Unusual and Uncommon Things To Do in London

Unusual Things To Do in London When you think of London you automatically think of the popular tourist attractions such as the London Eye and Buckingham Palace. But we want to let you know about a few hidden...