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How to Spend a Weekend in Liverpool

Victor and I embarked on our annual tradition of spending a weekend away somewhere in England on our anniversary (being 27 July).  In 2018 we visited Bristol, and in 2017 we visited Eastbourne and Brighton. England has a lot to offer, so it is…

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Going Bananas for Elephants!

This is a story about one thing I (used to) hate and one thing I (will always) love.  From the age of about ten, I hated bananas. I despised them for all sorts of reasons: the texture, the flavor and those little stringy things.…

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Birthday Getaway to Royal Tunbridge Wells

If you find yourself reading this particular blog post, then you might also be wondering where and what is Royal Tunbridge Wells? This small town in Western Kent (south east of London) has attracted visitors since 1606 when a traveler passing through discovered the…

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Following The Clash into Camden

This post is part of my London Neighbourhood Guides series. Fancy visiting another area of London? Check out my other guides here, which all include information regarding the sights, history, charm, food and drinks of the area you’re curious about.  What does Camden mean…

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The Wats and Food of Chiang Mai

We left the hustle and bustle of Bangkok for the calm and beauty of the North. And, as anyone might know, Chiang Mai (เชียงใหม่) is the capital of this beautiful region. So many people from all over the world will tell you how wonderful…

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A Family Vacation in Myrtle Beach

Here in London summer is winding down already, and I can’t help but think of places where summer is still full on. Much of the US truly has a ‘real’ summer. Summer is hot as can be which means it’s time to go to…

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Bristol’s Coolest Spots: Stokes Croft and Montpelier

“No place sums up the Bristol attitude of artistic creation and rebellion as Stokes Croft and Montpelier. With its world-renowned street art, thriving local scene and diverse cultural history, Stokes Croft has for decades been resisting the inevitable creep of corporate interests, but more importantly offers…

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Revealing Barcelona’s True Colours in El Raval

The wonderful city of Barcelona is one of my favourite places in the whole world. I may be slightly biased with having a partner from this incredible place, however I have come really appreciate the never-ending cultural experience that can be found here. This…

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El Born: Barcelona’s Most Charming Neighbourhood

The wonderful city of Barcelona is one of my favourite places in the whole world. I may be slightly biased with having a partner from this incredible place, however I have come really appreciate the never-ending cultural experience that can be found here. This is…

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A 2-Day Road Trip Along the Basque Northern Coast

This post continues my coverage of my trip to the Basque Country in April 2018. I started out with a guide to eating pintxos in San Sebastian. This post covers a road trip along the coast.  Spain is a large country with many different…