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    16 2015 August

    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...

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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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    25 2017 July

    What makes Maui, Hawaii so special

    Life in Perspective A surprisingly magical experience in Hawaii is watching jets and cruise ships arrive and depart! It really brings home the reality that you are sitting on a dot in the middle of...

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    07 2015 September

    Where to shop in london

    If, like me, you’re a guy who loves to look sharp, then you will find everything you need in the clothing stores of London. Whatever your budget and whatever your style, it’s time to hit...

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    06 2015 August

    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...

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    13 2015 July

    Summer evening activities in Antwerp

    Antwerp – like most places in Belgium – is best visited during the summer months. Winters tend to get chilly, cloudy and wet and are not a fun time to visit. The Christmas markets in...


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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How to make the most of Christmas away from home

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just because you’re not at home, surrounded by extended family, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate and enjoy Christmas in the same way. Of course, logistics might mean there are a few differences, but celebrating can take on many different forms. If you’re halfway through a long travel trip and Christmas falls in the middle of...

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My travel evolution

December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Like most things in life, travel is about trial and error. What you think will work, a totally seamless plan, often turns out to be a major mistake, but hey, we learn from it and we change our approach for next time. This is something I’m very well qualified to talk about because, believe me,...

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More tips for saving money in London!

November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

One day you will make it big. One day you will get that promotion. One day you will not think twice about ordering a bottle of champagne, or jumping in a taxi to dash across town. One day.! Until that day you will have to do your best to pay the bills, to save your...

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If you’re used to constantly going on short holidays, maybe a week or two, then planning for a long holiday, or even a major move, can be stressful. If you’re not sure what to expect, the whole experience can be fraught with pitfalls. The main difference is that you have a luggage allowance to take...

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