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How To Travel On A Budget

Travel doesn’t have to cost a fortune. You can explore all that the world has to offer whilst sticking to a thrifty budget. With just a few clever tricks to bear in mind you can more than half the usual travel...
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Is Centerparcs Disabled-Friendly?

As a disable person, when you think about somewhere like Centerparcs the first assumption is that it is too outdoorsy so no, it is not accessible. It’s woodland, trees, hills, swimming and outdoor activities...
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How To Travel Light

I want to share with you today my top tips on how to travel light. As somebody who travels A LOT with both work and my leisure pursuits, I have become rather adept and quick at packing a small suitcase in just ...
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The Rookery Hotel, London

Not long ago I stayed at one of the quirkiest hotels I've ever come across. The Rookery hotel in London was actually a business booking as I was there to stay between training courses I was delivering that week...
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Aqua Sana Spa – Longleat

At the end of our stay at Centerparcs Longleat we booked in for a 3 hour session at the Aqua Sana Spa at the holiday park. We had decided that a spa day would be an ideal way to round of the holiday and leave f...
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{VIDEO} My First Ski Trip

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to try skiing for the first time at the resort of Tignes in the French Alps with Mark Warner Holidays. Here's my vlog from my first ski trip: https://youtu.be/Ij1e9R3...
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Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Skiing

Today I want to share with you my personal absolute beginner's guide to skiing, written as I would have wanted to read it a few weeks ago before I embarked on my first ever winter holiday and ski experience as ...

Five Best Hand Luggage Options

I think I can safely say that I have tried all manner of hand luggage options over my many years of travelling - from small rucksacks, totes bags and handbags right through to perfectly measured out small wheel...
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Why You Should Go To Cadbury World

It's almost like a real life Willy Wonka factory, and quite frankly a dream come true for chocoholic like myself. Cadbury World is tourist attraction within the Bournville factory that is still producing chocol...
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What To Do In Newquay

This Summer we spent 4 days in glorious Newquay, a seaside town on the North coast of Cornwall. Now, Newquay as a somewhat mixed-bag of a reputation. It has some of the most beautiful beaches and coastline i...
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How To Explore London in 36 Hours

Two weeks ago my cousin and her boyfriend took the 24 hour journey from Australia to come visit us in the UK. They were arriving at Heathrow and rather than go straight to family time in the Midlands we decid...
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36 Hours in London – What Would YOU Do?

This week my beloved cousin, Georgina, is coming to visit all the way for Australia. Born in England, her family emigrated to the other side of the world 10 years ago. Despite this, we have both remained very c...
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10 Unusual Places To Stay in the UK

Despite being such a tiny island country we have such a huge wealth of diverse and frankly, exciting places to visit on our hollibobs or weekends away. So let's move away from the generic hotels and boring B&am...
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CHALLENGE: To Visit Every County in the UK

We came up with this idea when we were living in Thailand earlier in the year. We had been reminiscing about life back home and thinking about some of our favourite places in the UK. We love the Isle of Wight, ...
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How To Deal With Post-Travel Blues

It happens every time I come back from an extended stay anyway. What am I saying ? It happens every time I come back from a life changing experience, whether that's two weeks or four months. I get the post-tr...
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How To Deal With Loneliness When Travelling

You will often find me recommending solo travel to as many people as will listen to me. Being on your own on an adventure is one of the most liberating, uplifting and life-changing things you can do. You get ...
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3 Nights of Luxury in Qatar

A gentle breeze, a soft warmth, and the soothing smells of spices simmering in the background. I take a sip of my iced coffee, gaze out over the glass-like expanse of the Olympic-size swimming pool ahead of m...
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March Instagrams

March was a month of covering many miles. It saw us journey from Thailand to the UK. From the UK to Qatar. And back home again. Phew! It's been quite a ride. Our time in Thailand came to end, we've mostly es...
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Ayutthaya: Ancient City of Siam

On our final day in Thailand our lovely friends took us on an outing to the ancient city of Ayutthaya to sample the famous giant freshwater river prawns, pray at some temples and visit the famous ruins of the o...
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Rucksack with Wheels: Caribee Fast Track 75

Before we hopped on our flight to Thailand last November I was in the market for a new rucksack. Now, my trusty ol' faithful has done me well since 2003 and is still doing fine. But instead of lugging around...