Every week in January on WLR, you can win a luxurious sun holiday to one of 4 fantastic destinations! How do you fancy a week in the Costa del Sol in Spain? the Algarve in Portugal? Lanzarote in The Canaries? or New England, USA?! We’ll jet you there with direct flights from Cork Airport where you’ll stay for 7 nights in one of Harvey Travel’s specially selected 4* hotels!
To win, all you’ve got to do is listen, listen, listen… for 2 holiday songs, back to back. Every morning on The Big Breakfast Blaa, Ollie and Mary will tell you which 2 songs to listen out for that day: when you hear them played one after the other, text or Whatsapp us on 083-3333975.
We’ve put together some of the top things to do in each of our four destinations. (Check out our top ten things to do in Lanzarote, The Algarve and the Costa del Sol). Scroll down to see what our must-dos in New England are!
1.Try to find Nemo at The New England Aquarium
The New England Aquarium is one of Boston’s premier visitor attractions welcoming more than 1.3 million visitors a year! The Aquarium’s centerpiece is the four story, 200,000 gallon tank which is home to more than 1000 Caribbean reef animals. The aquarium features everything from seals to penguins. There’s a chance to get up close with the animals including the Shark and Ray Touch Tank, and the Edge of the Sea‘s tidepool tank where you can pet a sea star or cradle a hermit crab!
2.Catch a baseball game at Fenway Park
3.View the city from the Skywalk Observatory
Winter Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Summer Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (last admission at 9:30 p.m.)
4.Walk into history on The Freedom Trail
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile route that brings you to 16 of Boston’s historically significant sites. Emerge yourself into the history of Boston, and explore museums and meetinghouses, churches and burial sites. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story.
5.Have a beer in one of America’s oldest pubs!
6.Do a spot of shopping at The Faneuil Hall Marketplace
7.Go wild at Franklin Park Zoo!
8.Experience your first “Yummy Walk”!
Yummy Walks is about giving everyone a giant, mouth-watering taste of life in Boston – the food, the culture, the history, and the people. Just think of lobster rolls, chowder (or “chowda,” if you’re from Boston), fish and chips, fresh oysters and clams casino, among others. All the foods originated in New England and have become a part of the American tradition.
9.Quack at locals on an iconic Boston duck boat!
You’d be hard pressed to find a better way to explore Boston than aboard one of their iconic Boston duck boats. Traverse land and water as you roam diverse neighborhoods, from the political Beacon Hill to the cultural North End and the commercial Newbury Street. Your expert local guide will fill you in on all the best info about the landmarks you pass, and you’ll even be encouraged to “quack” at nearby locals and fellow duck boat passengers!