Gone Surfing in Portugal

You may guess by now that I have zero self restraint when there are cheap flights in front of me, even less control over how fast I book a ticket when a friend says ‘Come visit me!’ as she lazes by the pool of a surf house in Portugal in the Winter, where she’s working…

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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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A Welsh Weekend Getaway

For a first time UK camper like me, I was armed with sleeping bags, tents, a spork (yes it’s a camping utensil), leftover birthday champagne (wahey!) and beanies off we went for a weekend camping in Wales. With just a little bit of doubt about camping in the ‘British’ summer, we thought what the heck!…

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The Italian Affair – Cinque Terre

One afternoon at work I walked past a colleagues screen and stopped, they were lost in Google images of the most postcard pretty pictures of little pastel villages backing onto lush hills, scooping above turquoise bays. If I was in a Disney cartoon, my eyes would have turned into hearts, I just had to ask where this…

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