• Story-telling and street art in Stokes Croft & Montpelier

    Sometimes, there’s nothing better than being a tourist in your own town. It’s so easy to walk by the same places day after day, without ever really knowing the history, the stories, or the people behind them. Which is why I jumped at the chance to join an exclusive…

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    8 things to do in Amsterdam when it’s raining

    Ever find yourself obsessively refreshing your weather app in the run-up to a vacation? I’m definitely guilty of keeping one eye on the elements when planning a trip away. But rainy days are all part of the travel experience – especially in Western Europe! Luckily, Amsterdam is one city…

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    How to spend a day in San Pedro de Atacama

    High up in the Andes mountains of North-Eastern Chile, lies a town like no other. A tiny dot in the middle of the driest desert in the world, San Pedro de Atacama is an other-worldly landscape characterised by magnificent craters, looming volcanos and never-ending sand dunes. A visit to…

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    Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum

    (UPDATED FOR 2019) Whilst my fellow Brits are lamenting the end of summer, I’m secretly thrilled about the seasonal change. Call me crazy, but I love packing my flip flops and sun cream away for another year and getting out my chunky knits ready for Autumn.  And when it…

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    A Complete Guide to Visiting Iguazú Falls

    So it turns out Eleanor Roosevelt was right. Legend has it that when the former First Lady first set eyes upon Iguazú Falls, she was so wowed by the sight that she exclaimed “Poor Niagara!” Once you’ve stood on the edge of Iguazú Falls and taken in that first view,…

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    Hiking Rainbow Mountain in Peru

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock with no WiFi for the last 2 years, then you must have noticed the pictures of Rainbow Mountain taking over your Instagram feed by now. You’d be forgiven for thinking that these colourful pyramids had been photo-shopped to create that surreal effect……

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    Bibury: the prettiest village in the Cotswolds

    We’re in the midst of a rare phenomenon in England right now… it’s summer – and it’s sunny. I know, I know, it’s July – it’s meant to be hot. But trust me, having lived through 30 summers on this little island, I can confirm that a British heatwave…

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    10 of the best things to do in Vancouver

    Vancouver is one of Canada’s most beautiful cities and the perfect gateway to the Rockies. Vancity, as the locals call it, offers a unique first-time Canadian experience; combining city, sea and mountains to create an unforgettable travel break. 2-3 days is just about enough time to explore the city’s…

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