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New Zealand Packing List, What to Pack for Two Months in New Zealand's Winter

What to Pack for Two Months in New Zealand’s Winter

Planning a trip to New Zealand in winter, but not sure what you need to pack? I’ve put together this New Zealand Packing List to help you. Quite like the UK, where you can also experience the infamous “four seasons in one day”, New Zealand’s weather is temperamental all year round. This means you kind of need to pack for any weather…

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Please Vote for Faraway Lucy in the Flight Centre Travel Blog Awards 2018

I’m baaaaaaack! And it’s about bloody time. I haven’t blogged in a good four months which is just not on. If you’ve been following me at all on Instagram you’ll know that I took a break from blogging to study and work abroad in New Zealand for two months* (*the month before I didn’t blog…

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Five Places I’d Love To Return To

Amongst the travel blogging community or to be honest anyone who loves travelling in general, there is a lot of country counting. A desire to tick as many countries off your bucket list as possible. But not often do we stop to appreciate the countries we’ve already visited. Oh, and we definitely do not consider returning to them. Been there, posted a photo of me on Instagram there…

The Ultimate Seven Day Guide to Madeira Island, Portugal. What to see and do in Madeira, the Portuguese Island. Travel blog. Travel guide. Funchal. Monte. Monte Palace Tropical Garden. Wicker Toboggan Sled Ride. Santana. Porto Moniz Lava Pools. Valley of the Nuns. Nun Valley. Pico de Arieiro. Pico Ruivo. Machico. Ponta de Sao Lourenco. Porto da Cruz. Fajã dos Padres. Cabo Girão. Ribeira Brava. Ponta Do Sol. Seixal. São Vicente. Click through to read more...

The Ultimate Seven Day Guide to Madeira

Well this (mammoth) guide to Madeira is long overdue, isn’t it lads? Here’s a reminder to future Lucy to always write travel guides straight away when you get back from a trip so you’re not left wondering what the hell you got up to on your time away nine months ago… Nine months ago!!! Blummin’ heck, I think I’ve hit an all-time low…

An Adventurous Weekend in North Wales. What to see and do in North Wales in just 48 hours. North Wales weekend guide travel blog. Snowdonia National Park, Zip World, Velocity, Bounce Below, Criccieth, Portmeirion, Caernarfon, Pwlhelli. Click through to read more...

An Adventurous Weekend in North Wales

If you’re looking for a weekend of adventure in the UK, there aren’t many places better to visit than North Wales. Home to Snowdonia National Park, Zip World and a plethora of adventurous activities, North Wales is definitely not the faint-hearted. But if you’re not an adrenaline junkie, don’t worry, because North Wales also boasts a whole host of…

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Amsterdam

I did not expect to like Amsterdam. In fact, I’d go so far as saying I really wasn’t too excited to visit the city. I know, I know, you probably think I’m crazy but Amsterdam never caught my eye like other European cities have. I assumed it would be very overrated. But boy, was I wrong. I was so wrong. Amsterdam is great and I’ve been raving about it…

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The ultimate guide on how to satisfy your wanderlust when you don't have the time or money to travel the world. Click through to read more...

How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust When You Can’t Travel

Although students get longer holidays than practically everyone on the planet, it is sometimes hard to make it through the term without wishing you could be lying on a beach in the Maldives. Unless you can make the most of weekend trips abroad, it is…

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