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11th September 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

10 best day trips from London

London is such an incredible city but sometimes, it’s just nice to get away from the big smoke to explore more of our stunning country. After all, there are so many day trips from London that really showcase how beautiful England is. Like so many other Londoners, owning a car involves so much extra hassle (the biggest one being where to actually park it). This meant we never bought a car in London....

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1st September 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

Island hopping In Croatia

Going island hopping the next day meant that we had to get up earlier than I’d perhaps have liked on holidays but the idea of sailing through some of the most beautiful parts of Croatia was more than enough motivation to excitedly jump out of bed and hurry downstairs for breakfast....

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13th September 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

Summer sunshine in Brac Island, Croatia

Our trip to Croatia was the very first international trip we’d taken in months (for obvious reasons) and it did feel a bit surreal to finally be travelling internationally again. The airport was pretty quiet, the lounge the same but somehow our flight was pretty full. Anyway, a few hours after, we landed in sunny Split. The plan was to explore Split but we decided to leave that till the last and head over to the islands nearby instead. (Made more sense than trying to catch a boat from the...

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1st September 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

13 best places in Atlantic Canada to experience

There’s no prize for guessing that Canada is one of my favourite countries to visit. Heck, it’s one of my favourite countries in the world; full stop! Not only is it stuffed with some epic cities to explore, but it’s also got a huge mix of places to visit just outside Canada’s epic cities, too. This is especially true when looking for the best places in Atlantic Canada, that’s a total treat to explore....

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18th August 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

10 best things to do in Tenby, Wales

Tenby is one totally stunning, and pretty historic, fishing village that you have to see in Wales. Perched within the beautiful region of Pembrokeshire, it’s probably one of the nices seaside towns in all of West Wales. You see, it’s got a little something for everyone, from; historic castles, sandy beaches and shed loads of tasty restaurants, too. Honestly, you’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for the best things to do in Tenby during your trip. ...

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17th August 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

16 Best Places In Pembrokeshire To Visit

Pembrokeshire is one of my favourite places in Wales to visit. Not only is it totally stunning, but there’s also a heap of historic and dramatic spots to see all across (and just outside) Pembrokeshire itself. Now, with a pretty big area to cover, it can be a little mind-boggling when it comes to finding all the best places in Pembrokeshire to visit. This is exactly why I wanted to share my favourite spots. Now, it’s likely you’ll be travelling around Pembrokeshire by car? And, to be...

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6th July 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

19 best things to do in Majorca

Nestled within the Mediterranean Sea, Majorca (or Mallorca) is one incredible island that’s so beautiful to see. Not only that, but there’s also a heap fo the best things to do in Majorca that are surprisingly diverse and totally unique. You see, Majorca is an island that’s got a little something for everyone! It’s the kind of place where you can hike the mountain ranges, explore the best beaches and visit the historic little villages. It really is beautiful and totally worth heading...

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29th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

11 best hikes in Wales to experience

You could say I’m biased about Wales. You wouldn’t be wrong either. Wales is an absolute beauty and having lived there for so many years, I’ve gotten to know and explore this beauty first hand. Indeed, some of the best hikes in Wales once completed will leave you equally as biased as I am about Wales’ beauty! If you’re looking to hike in Wales you’ve actually got so many options. We’re talking coastal hikes, moderate hill climbs right up to more strenuous mountains jaunts....

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18th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

12 best things to do in Las Vegas

Okay, so Las Vegas isn’t everyone’s cup of tea! It’s the kind of city that people either love or hate; there seems to be no in between. That being said, there is a heap of the best things to do in Las Vegas that are dotted all across the city. Honestly, Las Vegas is the kind of city that just sucks up your time; and not always in a bad way! There are so many distractions, places, events and foodie spots that kinda make the city a mind-boggling effort to explore. Well, this was the case...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

7 amazing secret spots to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of my absolutely favourite cities to visit not just in Spain but in Europe as a whole and understandably, I’m not alone in feeling like this too. Year after year, Barcelona is ranked as one of the top 10 most visited cities in Europe so it’s safe to say that a lot of the amazing things to do in Barcelona is by this point pretty well know by a lot of travellers....

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

13 best things to do in the Lake District

There are so many gorgeous national parks in the UK to visit; with the Lake District being one of my favourites! Consisting of around sixteen lakes, there’s a heap of the best things to do in the Lake District that is dotted all across the region. Honestly, if you’re the kind of traveller that want’s to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then you’re gonna love the Lake District. It’s one of those timeless (and protected) places that so beautiful to visit. ...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

10 very best things to do in Norwich

Perched in East Anglia, Norwich is one of the totally gorgeous and historic cities in England to visit. The city is well over 1,000 years old and there’s a heap of the best things to do in Norwich that are nestled all across the city limits. This is exactly why I love it, there’s just so much to see and do over a long weekend! Plus, being around 100-miles away from the big smoke of London, it’s really easy to pop across via the train. This makes it totally easy to visit if you’re not...