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Solo Female Travel Tips

Solo travel is always an adventure, no matter where you are or how you do it, as it brings a new appreciation for the world around you. However, travelling alone does have its dangers, and it is always good to be aware of them. Many women travel solo, myself included, end up fine and enjoy […]

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Traditional Food to Try From Around Britain

Despite being a relatively small and compact island, Britain has a lot of wonderful (and maybe not so wonderful) traditional foods people should try when they visit. Being a non-fussy eater (but mushrooms are an absolute no) who is happy to try something at least once, I have tried and enjoyed many of the traditional […]

Elephant House Café in Edinburgh

Edinburgh For the Harry Potter Fan

Anyone who has a love for Harry Potter (like me) knows Edinburgh is closely connected to the boy wizard. J.K. Rowling moved to the Scottish city in the 1990s, and it was there she began writing the books that have become the worldwide phenomenon they are today. Eagle-eyed fans will be able to see that […]