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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 New Zealand Bucket List

If you haven’t already read my latest post, well, SURPRISE, I’m going to be living in New Zealand for two months this summer! I haven’t stopped thinking about everything I want to see and do in this wonderful little country so I’ve put together a little mahoosive bucket list. This is my own bucket list but for SEO purposes, we’re gonna go with…

Herefordshire's most picturesque market towns: Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Hay-on-Wye, Ledbury, Leominster, Kington, Bromyard. England Britain United Kingdom travel guide.

Herefordshire’s Most Picturesque Market Towns

Herefordshire is a county full of many charms: breath-taking countryside, scrumptious local produce and enough art, history and literature to satisfy even the greatest of culture vultures! From the literary towns of Hay-on-Wye and Ledbury to the vibrant county town of Hereford, here are Herefordshire’s most picturesque market towns…

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My 2018 Life/Travel/Blog Plans

Yes, it’s March and yes, it may be a tad late to be telling you about my plans for this year (personally I’d like to think I’m just fashionably late) but I’m writing this post because I’ve got some veeery exciting news to share with you! I’m talking so exciting that I might just burst if I don’t get it out of me anytime soon. On that note, I hope you enjoy this very self-indulgent post and if you don’t…

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The Ultimate Guide to Eating and Drinking Your Way Around Munich

Munich is a great place to visit for many reasons: the culture; the parks; the stunning architecture; the festivals; the surrounding beauty of Bavaria, the list is endless but what about the delicious delicacy the city is most famous for? Beer! From Munich’s many brewhouses to its beer gardens (which boast the best atmosphere in the…

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A Movie Lover’s Guide to the West Midlands

Whether it’s a lightsaber battle in the woods or casting spells in the corridors of Hogwarts, the West Midlands has been used as a filming location for many popular movies and TV shows. And it’s no surprise why! The landscapes are breathtaking, the cities historic and the sights monumental. Having been brought up in the…

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Birmingham’s Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

So you might have shopped at The Bullring or Grand Central, Birmingham’s brand new shopping mall, but have you ever considered going off the beaten path? Birmingham has a whole host of quirky, independent markets and arcades that are just waiting to be explored. Forget the Brummie stereotypes and find some beauty in this pretty…

The River Avon. One Day in Shakespeare's Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon in the West Midlands of England. Here is the ultimate guide to visiting Stratford-upon-Avon in only one day - if you’re short on time and want to tick off all the Shakespearean hotspots and most picturesque areas, you’ve come to the right place! These include Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Old Town, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the River Avon. Click through to read more...

One Day in Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, a medieval market town in the West Midlands, is world-renowned for one thing: being the 16th Century birthplace of William Shakespeare, possibly the most famous writer in the English language. Tourists from all over the world flock to Stratford-upon-Avon for history…

Brockhampton Estate. Herefordshire's Six Most Beautiful Attractions/Sights including Eastnor Castle, Hampton Court Gardens, the Malvern Hills, Queenswood Country Park, Brockhampton Estate and Symonds Yat. Herefordshire a luscious county hidden in the West Midlands, is one of England's best-kept secrets. Click through to read more...

Herefordshire’s Six Most Beautiful Attractions

I am very fortunate to have been brought up in such a beautiful part of the world. I definitely think that Herefordshire, my home county in the West Midlands, is one of England’s best-kept secrets! It’s safe to say that I love raving about my home, and I am a huge advocate of appreciating the beauty in everything that is on my doorstep.

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