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The Cíes Islands: Spain’s Answer to the Seychelles

This blog post is the first in a series of posts on my 10-day trip to Galicia, Spain in September 2019. Galicia is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the Cantabrian Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.  We…

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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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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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7 Ways to Support Small Businesses (London Edition)

Well, originally this blog post was going to be titled “How to Support Small Businesses During a Lockdown”, but then I realised that some of these tips are still incredibly useful for small businesses even when there is not a global pandemic! Regardless, it…

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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 Best Sugary Treats in London

In our current world, in the face of flying social media, it is sometimes hard to figure out what is actually good! Instagram is the perfect medium to depict pretty much anything as glorious. I think we’re so caught up in getting that perfect…

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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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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…

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Walking Through Corfu’s Pastel-Coloured World

Colours, without saying a word, evoke a lot of emotions. There’s even something called colour psychology which is quite frankly very undeveloped, however the idea is that colours MEAN something to us. Those meanings and emotions come from our own experience and culture. For…