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The Best Way to Spend Two Days in Barcelona [Itinerary]

I recently spent the dreamiest two days in Barcelona. I mean, what better way to beat the January blues than to fly to a gorgeous, sunny country just a mere three days into the year? Whilst it’s safe to say Barcelona isn’t my favourite European city, I could not have had a better time away. Whether it was inhaling all of the…

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The 11 Great Day Trips from Leeds You Need to Go On

Dating someone who lives in Leeds has enabled me to see more of the north. In fact, it’s enabled me to see the north in the first place. ‘Cause last time I checked, I don’t think going to Leeds Fest really counts. And hey, turns out the north is pretty bloody beautiful. Who’d have known? So yeah, Leeds is great and all. But like any city…

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Will’s Tree House: One of the Best Treehouse Breaks in the UK

If you know me even just a little bit, you will be more than aware that I have always wanted to stay in a treehouse. And guess who’s dream might have finally come true? Yep, you guessed it, it’s mine! Marrying a rustic exterior with the most modern interior, Will’s Tree House is nothing short of a dream come true. From the outside, Will’s…

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The Most Beautiful Shepherd’s Hut in the Lake District

Over the last few years, I’ve been lucky enough to stay in everything from safari tents to hobbit holes. A shepherd’s hut might not sound quite as exciting and exotic in comparison, but this shepherd’s hut in the Lake District may just be one of my favourites. What this shepherd’s hut went big on was cosiness and comfort…

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Why You Need to Go Bungee Jumping in the UK

So a few weekends ago I decided to go bungee jumping in the UK for fun. Yep, you read that correctly, that is my idea of fun. Whether it’s skydiving over a volcano, jumping off the tallest building in New Zealand or whizzing along the fastest zip wire in the world, it’s safe to say I am a little bit of an adrenaline junkie…

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7 Reasons to Stay in the Secret Garden at Oxwich Bay Hotel

If you’re a lover of a good UK staycation, you have come to the right place. Enter the Oxwich Bay Hotel Secret Garden… Magical by name and by nature, the Secret Garden will transport you far away from home, even though it’s located in little old Wales! A family managed establishment since 1959, the hotel prides itself on the little things…

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How to Spend an Amazing Long Weekend in the Gower

The Gower Peninsula has always had a special place in my heart. Offering up fond childhood memories of summers spent walking across Rhossili Bay or relaxing in pub gardens, shovelling down a packet of Walkers, the Gower is certainly no stranger to me. But would it live up to my childhood nostalgia when I returned as an…

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9 Great Reasons Why You Should Visit Mechelen, Belgium

Mechelen may not be at the top of your list of European cities to visit but don’t worry, it soon will be. Up-and-coming and with a whole lot of character, there are so many great reasons to visit Mechelen. From the history and stunning architecture to the festivals and Belgian beer, here are some of my favourite things about the…

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11 Best Things to Do in Mechelen, Belgium in a Weekend

Nestled halfway between the larger, more well-trodden Belgium cities of Brussels and Antwerp is Mechelen, a small and picturesque city that is big on charm and history. Whilst it is frequently overlooked, especially by interrailers who often pass through the city on their travels, there are so many reasons to visit Mechelen. As one of…

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