A Smugglers Haunt – The Mermaid Inn, Rye, East Sussex
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A Smugglers Haunt – The Mermaid Inn, …

Ok, so my next Hotel for freak week takes us into Rye, East Sussex. I adore Rye. Its one of my favourite places in the UK, and I wrote a full post on our visit there early last year, (you…

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Ghostly Goings On – Red Lion Hotel,  Essex
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Ghostly Goings On – Red Lion Hotel, …

Something a little different, and a little fun for  the week leading up to Halloween. Wooo hoooooooo (thats my scary ghost noise) I thought I would do a freak week this week, detailing Ghostly Going’s on, with things that may…

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Things to do on a Short Break in Luz, The Algarve
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Things to do on a Short …

The views were breathtaking. I felt like I was standing on the edge of the world. Looking out to where the sea meets the sky, the sun making the ocean look like it was littered with a thousand sparkling diamonds.…

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The Lowdown on a Short Break in Luz, The Algarve
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The Lowdown on a Short Break …

It was a foggy, dark morning last week that we arrived at Southend airport, the early hour adding to the silence that fog seems to encourage. My Mum and I were off for a short break to Luz, in the…

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How To See Scotland Like a Local
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How To See Scotland Like a …

There is something very comforting and reassuring about being shown around somewhere new by someone that knows the place isn’t there. Like when you start a new job. If you are lucky, there is usually someone who takes pity on…

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Why I Feel Travel Can be the Key to Growth and Wellbeing
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Why I Feel Travel Can be …

I write about travel, but I also write about well being and personal growth, and I feel that the two things are interlinked. Do you? Travel has had a HUGE impact on the person I am today. A lot of…

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Road Trip With a Difference – The Scottish Highlands
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Road Trip With a Difference – The …

We had been warned about the famous Scottish rain. We had been told that Scotland only experiences 57 totally dry days a year where the ground isn’t soaked with rain. Well. The weather Gods were shining on us. In our…

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Climbing Ben Nevis – Conquering More Than A Mountain
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Climbing Ben Nevis – Conquering More Than …

  Stepping out of the car, the butterflies in my stomach were dancing the quickstep. Rolling and pitching, producing a feeling of half excitement, half terror. Nervous laughter went round the four of us as we looked up and saw…

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Boa vista, Cape Verde – An Island of Two Sides
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Boa vista, Cape Verde – An Island …

We have just returned from 12 days on the Cape verde island of Boa Vista. If you don’t know where Cape verde is, its a collection of 10 islands, around a 6 hour flight from London, just off the coast…

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