Things To Do in London: Visit Kew Gardens Temperate House

Last night was the re-opening of the Temperate House at Kew Gardens. A feat of Victorian engineering that originally took 40 years to complete

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Postcards from Cornwall

These days I’m quite the converted camper, the moment my friends suggest it I put the straightening irons down, grab my hikers, fleece, spork and some water proof mascara (come on, gotta have one girly thing on a trip) and I’m on the road looking like an over grown teenage backpacker. Who said being mature…

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Saving Pennies and Growing Wings

Enough with the articles and blogs telling us how everyone can travel the world, how so-and-so gave up their job and sold everything they own and now they live out of a dinky backpack and galavant around the world, chasing their wanderlust dreams, in cute outfits that no real backpacker could keep clean. Real life…

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10 Reasons to Love Stockholm

If you’re prepared to travel off-season, then you’re going to have literally all the fun. January to March are great times to fly to Scandinavia, the flights are dirt cheap – around £30-£40 from London with budget airlines like Ryan Air, go for a weekend and you only need a backpack – saving on luggage…

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Solo? So Date-able

There was an article published by Hostel World recently titled ‘Warning: Solo Travel Makes You Undateable’. You can read it here if you like. I’ll let that sit there for a minute. Undateable? The writer managed to create a mini storm with the tone of the article, those who left comments felt like she had given…

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Wanderlust on a Budget

There’s a myth that travel is expensive, but that’s nonsense! If you’re prepared to do a little research, spend some time figuring it all out, then you can go anywhere your little heart or itchy feet desire. In one year alone I’ve been to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy and Croatia. I’ve done it all within…

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