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Christmas City Breaks

Everyone is getting into Christmas spirit, with craft fairs, decorating offices and buying friends and family gifts (I am a bit of a Grinch when it comes to the festivities of this time of year). However, the upside is wonderful city breaks to visit fantastic Christmas markets, have a go on fairground rides and enjoy mulled […]

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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 […]