5 Ways to Turn a Day Out Into a Holiday

May 20, 2013
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Like I always say, you don’t have to go anywhere exotic to travel in the truest sense of the word: for me, it’s more a state of mind than anything else. And when the local weather is on your side, the best thing you can do is get out there and see something new – […]

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Salkantay: the alternative Inca Trail

February 27, 2013
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When I travelled to South America, visiting Machu Picchu was a ‘must’ on my list, but I didn’t want to have to book months in advance for the Inca Trail itself. I’d heard great things about the alternatives from other travellers, so was pretty pleased to turn up in Cuzco and book the 5 day […]

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Follow your heart: why travel made us a stronger couple

August 23, 2012
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I’m not really one to talk about personal things on my blog, but I’ll let you in on a little secret… I’m engaged to be married! One hot and humid day a couple of weeks ago, T got down on one knee in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet Park, fished an antique ring out of his pocket and […]

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Drinking as the locals do…

July 3, 2012
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Five glorious days in the searing heat of the Dalmatian Coast, Croatia. After all my hard work this year, it should have been enough just to find a spot on the beach, stretch back and soak up those relentless rays. But it wasn’t. One morning of sunbathing and swimming and my toes were twitching; I […]

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Time flies: Machu Picchu

June 6, 2012
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In the Time Flies series, I look back at whatever I was doing a year ago. There’s nothing wrong with reminiscing in my humble opinion and if you’re at home rather than actually adventuring, then done well, it allows your imagination to carry you elsewhere for a few minutes. In this post, I’m revisiting one […]

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The art of pilgrimage

March 30, 2012
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This blog is new and it’s still a bit of a mess. I have a lot to learn and I wanted it to look all pretty and be fully functional before I started actually blogging but then I realised that might take a little while, so I’m pushing on regardless with my first post. Any […]

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