Daily Archives: November 9, 2018

Breakfast – Continental, English, What's The Difference

Breakfast is considered by many food experts to be a most important meal of the day. It should be well-designed to provide you with nutrients so that your body and brain have all what they need to function at their best.

This is also very important during your vacations, especially those involving a lot of sightseeing and walking around – there is no excuse for skipping breakfast! A trip to London will be one of those when you will be very active and it would not be too smart to start a day without a good breakfast.

When you stay at one of the famous London B & Bs, you will be getting breakfast every day – you know for sure that it is included in the price for the room you will be paying. But, the B & B's owners may be ready to offer you either English breakfast – that you would probably expect in the UK capital – or they may also serve continental breakfast. It often happens when a particular B & B has a lot of guests from the US or the continental Europe. Many hotels also provide the choice to their guests, although most often you will be able to get either English breakfast or continental breakfast.

Most of the people are not able to tell the difference between those two kinds of breakfast. The difference between them is big and it can have a significant impact on whether your start your day full of energy, or not …

Let's start with the definition of continental breakfast. It is a light breakfast that usually consist of baked goods, such as pastry, rolls, toast, bread, croissant and muffins, coffee, tea or other liquid (eg, fruit juice, hot chocolate or milk). It may also include items …

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How to Take an (Almost) Cheap Vacation

Taking a vacation does not have to cost and arm and a leg if you take some time to plan ahead, use coupons and watch for vacation specials, you can save a great deal. Road guides often have lots of coupons for hotels and discount coupons for places to visit. Last trip we had a Days Inn listings book and used many of the free or heavy discount coupons they offer. A seniors card can get you a 10% discount or more at many hotel chains. Many hotels and restaurants offer seniors a discount just for the asking.

If you are traveling by car, a 10% discount can get you $ 200 on a $ 2000 mini-vacation. That buys a lot of gasoline. We decided last summer to take a seven day trip into New England to simply sight see and visit some their beaches. We arrived in Dennis, Massachusetts on a Monday morning with beautiful sunshine and warm 80 degree temperatures. Never having been there before, we grabbed a room at the first vacancy sign. Summer months are very crowded and not having a place to sleep could ruin a great day.

After checking in we decided to go to the beach and spend the day. Their beaches are quite different from ours in that they have pebbles or stones and not so much sand. Beautiful crystal clear waters, uncrowded beach areas, easy parking and no litter. Does not get any better than that. We stayed on the beach until about three or so and then returned to the hotel to shower and dress for dinner. There is a fantastic place called the Yarmouth House that that serves large scallops wrapped in bacon that are out of this world. Makes my mouth water. Great decor and great service to …

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