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My Travel Essentials

Everyone who travels has a different list of essentials they need to bring with them, whether it’s for a long holiday or just a weekend away, so I thought I would share mine! Phone and Charger I never thought I’d be someone who couldn’t live without their phone, but I have sadly fallen into that […]

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Bridge of Sighs in Cambridge

Weekend Break in Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the places I wanted to visit again in 2018, and I am lucky to have friends who live there. Over the weekend I enjoyed a pretty much last minute weekend break visiting one of my oldest friends and wandering around the city. Of course, being February, the weather was cold and […]

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smartphone used to play music when travelling

Music I Travel To

Music is a big part of my life. I don’t play an instrument, collect vinyl’s or CDs or create music, but I can’t go a day without listening to something. I work better when listening to music and when cleaning or cooking at home I need to have music on in the background. But music […]

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Harry Potter A History of Magic poster

Day Out at Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Most people who meet me will before long find out I am a quite the Potterhead, aka a big fan of the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling, the eight films that followed and everything about the wonderful Wizarding World she created. I even made part of my trip to Edinburgh last autumn a Harry […]

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Sun in Scotland

Places to See and Things to Do in 2018

So it’s all about ‘new year, new me’ at the moment but being ill over the New Year I have jumped on the bandwagon a week late. However, I have had time to think about some of my travel goals for the coming year! My main goal is to see more of Britain, and get […]

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Christmas lights

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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Map of travel locations

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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Sausage and mash

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 […]

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