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I Found Out Why Norwegian Air’s Flights to USA Are So …

My trip to New York started with tears and it was 100% my own fault. Never have I had such a traumatic travel experience than leaving my hand luggage bag on the Gatwick Express, complete with hundreds of American dollars…

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A Beautiful Brunch at Pedler, Peckham Rye

Living in North London, going for brunch at Pedler in Peckham is quite the trek, but both the meat and vegan options proved absolutely worth the trip. It takes me 74 minutes to get to Peckham from my little (rented)…

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How to Spend 36 Hours in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

With Eurostar now going directly to Amsterdam from St Pancras, The Netherlands have never been so accessible. When planning what to do in Amsterdam, prep an empty stomach, pick a canal and get walking. Earlier this year, I had the…

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Why ‘Eating Local’ Shouldn’t Just Be Something You Do On Holiday

There’s a ridiculous irony to my food-based travels. No matter where I go, I make such an effort to eat local and try traditional dishes, yet buying food at home in the UK, I don’t really pay attention to where…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Japan – Everything You Need to Know Before …

Japan has a reputation of being a destination where tourists are thrown out of their comfort zone, with reputations of frantic crowds, bizarre technologies and a total lack of English anywhere, but honestly, if you’re heading there for your first…

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Four Places for the Non-Adventurous to Have an Adventure in New Zealand

Skydiving and bungee jumping not really your thing? New Zealand has loads of adventures for the not-quite-as-adventurous too. When you go on a long haul adventure, there’s a lot of expectation from others for you to do some stupid shit.…

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Are Boutique Hostels Really Worth the Money?

As fast travel becomes the norm, we all want a bargain without compromising on quality. So are boutique hostels filling that gap or are they actually just taking advantage of a new opportunity? Hostels: the word that strikes fear and…

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A Floral Inspired Afternoon Tea at Dominique Ansel Bakery, London

A new kid on the block: the floral inspired selection of the afternoon tea at Dominique Ansel bakery in London takes you from seed to bloom in a few delicious mouthfuls. Despite sitting down for afternoon tea being the crowning…

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How NOT to Do a Day Trip to Lake Como From Milan

An area where the super rich go to holiday, with ever-beautiful weather and even more beautiful people; it’s not really somewhere I’ve imagined visiting, yet everything I read insisted that I take a day trip to Lake Como from Milan.…

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