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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…

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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 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…

The Great Western Arcade Birmingham's Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

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…

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6 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Madeira

Recently I was contacted by Inntravel, a travel company who specialise in “slow holidays”, encouraging people to take the lesser-trodden path and savour the moments of travel. They offer a wide range of trips from walking and cycling holidays, to short breaks and family holidays. Inntravel are currently promoting their holidays…

Interrailing on a Budget How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Interrailing on a Budget: How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Let’s face the cold hard facts: Europe is expensive. For many people, interrailing is a far flung dream but it can be done on the cheap if you’re willing to sacrifice some luxuries. It may not be as affordable or exotic as South East Asia but travelling around Europe is certainly possible on a student…

An instagrammer's guide to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. This guide will show you the best (and most unique) photography spots in Edinburgh including Calton Hill, Victoria Street, Edinburgh Castle, Dean Village, National Museum of Scotland, Circus Lane and the Vennel.

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an extremely photogenic city – every inch of it is Instagrammable, that’s for sure. But if you want to find the crème de la crème of photo opportunities and impress all your followers, be sure to read on… P.s. if you fancy following my Instagram that would be super duper lovely…

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