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Easy Plastic Free Swaps you can Make When You Travel

September 22, 2019

We are all becoming more and more aware of how we need to take action to help our planet. As a lover of travel, I can often feel conflicted on the impact my travel adventures can have. I feel a sense of responsibility. I know many of my fellow travel lovers feel the same! Its a catch 22, I want to see every corner of…

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Discover the Bombay Sapphire Distillery

September 15, 2019

It was a slightly grey, almost misty start to the day. Rain threatened to fall from the swollen sky, but it did not dilute my mood. I was off to discover the Bombay Sapphire distillery, and learn more about the gin who’s taste, I need no introduction to! It felt like I had hit the jackpot when I learnt that every drop of the famous…

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Ethical Mistakes I made Travelling – Wildlife Tourism

September 12, 2019

From as young as I can remember, I have had a thing for animals. Not just a thing, an obsession. My parents would say that from the time I could talk I was always asking for a pet of some description. I had countless scrap books full of pictures of animals I had cut from magazines, carefully creating a collage of my furry friends. This…

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An Impressive Guest List at The Vyne Basingstoke

September 7, 2019

If a house has names like Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and Jane Austen in its visitors book, you know you are in a pretty special place. Dances held at The Vyne were attended by Jane and her sister Cassandra, as their nephew Edward had married into the family that owned the house in the 1820’s. It is easy to imagine Jane Austen, known for her…

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At What Cost Should we Remain True to Ourselves?

August 27, 2019

Its my monthly non travel post, so that means it’s Cuppa and a Chat time you lovely lot. I know its a little later in the month than usual, but there is a fair bit going on in my life right now! Forgive me??? So, in this cuppa and a chat, a different subject to the one that was being posted originally, I want to…

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The Oak Tree Vegan Restaurant – Essex

August 25, 2019

I love it when somewhere surprises me. I love it when you have hopes of how something will be, and then it exceeds those hopes. Well, walking out into the fairy light strewn garden of the Oak Tree vegan restaurant in Leigh on Sea, we were given a little glimpse of how our expectations were going to be met. A courtyard style garden, dotted with…

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Overcoming My Fear of Flying Anxiety

August 23, 2019

I will never forget the first time that I got fear of flying anxiety. It crept up on me with no warning, and trying to board a plane to Dublin, I was rooted to the spot. I was sweating, trembling, and my stomach felt like I had just got off the Waltzer at Walton on the Naze sea front! I clutched the side of the…

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Places to see in Pembrokeshire

August 18, 2019

We were in awe of how beautiful St Davids cathedral was. We had just spent the morning wandering around it, learning its history, soaking in its atmosphere. There has been a church on the grounds where St Davids sits since the 6th century, so it seems to have an incredible serenity about it. We had spent time in the gardens, lazily people watching, strolling around…

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Porto Santo, Portugal’s Paradise Island

August 10, 2019

Ahhhhh, beautiful Porto Santo, a small island in the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira. The laid back, sunshine island, nestled between its big sisters of Madeira and Portugal in the North Atlantic Ocean. Just 11km long and 6km wide, this little island is often overlooked as a European getaway. In my opinion it is perfect for couples, families, or anyone looking for a chilled out break,…

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Im Kerry, a UK based blogger, floundering my way through my 40's. I mostly blog about travel and lifestyle, but as a lover of life, you could find any snippets of my life and loves

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