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    13 2014 May

    Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

    Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and...

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    08 2014 May

    London night life for newbies

    If you are a visitor to London, or a new or temporary resident, then somewhere on your list of things to do will be to explore this vibrant and fascinating city at night. It doesn’t...

    09 2014 July

    Top 5 Luxury Selous Lodges – Tanzania

    The Selous in Southern Tanzania is often overlooked in favour of it’s Northern counterparts such as the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti, but in many ways it is the Selous which really offers more to the...

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    26 2014 June

    Is Alaska a Place for a Foodie?

    This post is presented in collaboration with Cruiseabout. Alaska is a bucketlist destination for many people. It’s one of the most beautiful places in the world. Like Hawaii, quite a bit of the food in...

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    26 2014 June

    Game Plan USA

    Travelling to the USA is a dream for many Aussies, Kiwis and Brits – with good reason. The USA rarely disappoints and there is so much to see and do there for every taste. Since...

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    17 2014 June

    Summer in Europe

    As London starts to heat up and people on the tube get stickier and stickier, it’s time to think about summer holidays. Ok, it was probably a good idea to have been thinking about this...

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    11 2014 June

    6 Small ways you can save money on your travels.

    The more you travel, the more small money saving tricks become second nature. These seem obvious once you’re an experienced traveller but the tips are often not obvious to novice travellers. I’ve definitely learnt the...


My favourite short trip and why

April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It goes to prove that you don’t have to travel too far from home to find somewhere that suits your needs down to the ground. I found that exact theory to be true when I went to Newquay in Cornwall for a long weekend break. Now, Newquay is in the same country as me, in...

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Your first three days in London

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congratulations – you have made the move to London! No doubt this move has been a long time in the planning, making sure that you have all the logistics and practical things sorted so that you can hit the ground running. However it is important that you don’t forget to enjoy yourself! When you first...

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How to spend your birthday abroad

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy birthday to you! Whether you enjoy celebrating your birthday, or whether it’s just another day, when you’d prefer not to focus on the fact you’re a year older, spending your special day out of your normal surroundings, whilst in the midst of a long travel adventure, is something you should embrace. The perfect excuse...

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My biggest travel mistakes

April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travel is not without it’s problems, believe me, I know. If anyone could trip up over thin air, miss the most well advertised flight, or fall down a hole that wasn’t there for anyone else, it’s me. Because of this, I feel quite well qualified to discuss travel mistakes, and hopefully help you avoid the same...

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London has a well-deserved reputation as being an expensive city to visit – unsurprisingly, some of the world’s most expensive cities can be found in this exciting, diverse, and often overwhelming metropolis. But if you’re wanting to experience a bit of London cool without blowing the budget, then here are our suggestions for some cheap...

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How to have a cheap night out in London

March 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

We all know the feeling – you have just arrived in a city that has always been one of your dream destinations, you want to get out there to explore and experience everything that is going on, but you are reaching the end of your budget and you are worried that all you will be...

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A few years ago when the world’s economy tanked and a volcano in Iceland shut down European airspace, the residents of London began to realize that there was actually life outside of the M25. If you fancy a quick weekend away but want to try and stick to some sort of budget, there is plenty...

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Helping your Mum catch the travel bug

February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a wonderful thing to have your mum understand your travelling, and enjoy it with you also. Seeing sights together really is something to behold, and you will have memories and photographs to cherish. Despite this, it’s not always easy to convince someone of an older generation that getting out and about, and not always...

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Québec City – My favourite short trip and why

January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post is part of a series in which I quiz my friends on what their favourite short trip was and why it was their favourite. I LOVE hearing this stories that surprisingly I never seem to have heard before. Here’s the latest in the series from my friend Chris, about a weekend trip to...

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How to plan a home visit without going crazy

January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you’ve been away from home for a considerable length of time, and I’m talking a year or so here, planning a visit home can be full of pitfalls. Overbooking yourself, trying to cram too much in, not being able to be in two places at once – these are all common mistakes people make...

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