• Hue in a Day: Tombs, Temples and Tiger beer

    As a self-confessed history buff, one of the main attractions of Vietnam for me was the intrigue of its legendary past. Royal Emperors of old, majestic historic monuments, and temple upon temple of colourful photo opportunities… it all sounded rather appealing to my inner nerdy self. Cut to Hue:…

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    3 amazing hikes you have to do in the Canadian Rockies

    The sheer beauty of the Canadian Rockies really has to be seen to be believed. Even the most stunning photography in the world can’t do this place justice and the only way to fully appreciate the scale and grandeur of Canada’s wild west is to grab your hiking boots…

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    Biking the Hai Van Pass from Hoi An to Hue

    I’m all about taking the road less travelled in life but there are always exceptions to the rule – and boy, oh boy, is the Hai Van Pass one of them. Vietnam’s iconic mountain pass is one of the world’s most famous roads and one of those bucket-list worthy…

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    4 Days in Hoi An: The Enchanting Lantern Town

    Oh Hoi An, you little heart-breaker. It’s been 8 weeks since I left your colourful streets behind and I’m still pining for you. Where to even begin trying to convey the magical charm and atmosphere of Vietnam’s most beautiful ancient town? From the bright yellow streets and lantern-dotted skies…

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    24 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

    Earlier this year, I ticked a massive wish off my travel bucket-list and took my very first step into the exotic lands of Asia – or more specifically, I took my first step on to the chaotic motorbike-filled streets of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (and nearly got…

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    2 days in Chicago and why you have to visit in the fall

    When you think of honeymoon destinations, it’s probably fair to say that Chicago doesn’t immediately spring to mind… especially in November.  But 2 years ago, that’s exactly where me and my hubby were headed for 2 days to kick off our honeymoon celebrations, before moving on to a far…

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    The travel blogger who was afraid to fly

    You know that feeling you get when you’re eagerly awaiting your flight at the airport, watching the planes take off and land… you hear your flight number being called and you get that buzz of excitement in the pit of your stomach that you’re about to take to the…

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    Up, Up and away… The magic of Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

    There’s a certain time of year in Bristol when, as soon as you open your eyes in the morning, you get that same excited feeling that you did as a kid on Christmas Day… You rush to the window and look outside but instead of a white world, it’s…

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