She Get's Around

Jenny Lowthrop is a freelance writer who shares her globe-trotting adventures on her blog, She Gets Around. With a focus on dating in different cultures and volunteering around the world, she offers readers a unique perspective on how - and why - to travel.

She Get's Around

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19th May 2022 by She Get's Around

Everything I ate during a long weekend in Rome

If I tell you that I recently got back from Rome, the first thing that you’ll probably want to know is a comprehensive list of everything I ate during a long weekend in Rome and the absolute best food to eat across the city. At least, that’s the first question that I’d be asking. When you think about a holiday in Rome, there’s two things that’ll probably come to mind first: History and food....

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13th May 2022 by She Get's Around

All the best places to eat and drink in Darley Dale, Derbyshire

Darley Dale is a little Derbyshire town, perched on the edge of the Peak District, and just a 5 minute drive (or 40 minute walk, if you’re feeling sporty) away from Matlock. So, what better addition to the blog, than a roundup of the best places to eat and drink in Darley Dale?...

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10th May 2022 by She Get's Around

The best easy circular walks in Cornwall

There is, quite simply, no better way to experience Cornwall. Below, we’ve detailed the best easy circular walks in Cornwall, which allow you to experience the Cornish countryside in all its glory. If you’ve spent the past few years swooning over Poldark (trust us, you’re in good company here), what if we told you that you could experience it in real life? Although Poldark himself may not be available, the lush greenery and dramatic cliffs of the Cornish countryside are all ready and...

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26th April 2022 by She Get's Around

Rome on a budget – Itinerary for a day in Rome for under €30

If you’re thinking of visiting Rome, and you’re on a budget then check out Jose’s itinerary for a day in Rome for under €30! Rome has firmly secured itself a spot on my top 10 favourite places to visit in Europe. Amongst the obvious plus points – stunning architecture, rich history and unbelievable food – there is another big benefit, which is ideal for the Gen Z who has just started renting their own home. It’s surprisingly cheap to spend a day there. ...

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12th April 2022 by She Get's Around

7 luxury hotels in Cornwall you need to visit

Cornwall’s had a tourism trade for pretty much as long as it’s had beaches. As a result, Cornish hospitality specialists have had plenty of time to perfect their craft. Although ‘Cornish holiday’ undoubtedly evokes pictures of crabbing, sandcastles and Mr Whippy’s, this is just one side of the region’s signature draws. Beyond the delightfully timeless cheap-and-cheerful holidays, Cornwall has an extraordinary hospitality sector, with a huge portion of the UK’s best luxury hotels...

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12th April 2022 by She Get's Around

The best spas in Budapest – Everything you need to know

If you’re thinking of visiting Budapest then here is everything you need to know about the best spas in Budapest. I went to Budapest in January for a long weekend and honestly had the best time. I absolutely adored the city and think it is the perfect weekend escape. It has everything you need, incredible architecture, lovely people. delicious food and of course, amazing spas or public baths....

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12th April 2022 by She Get's Around

The 8 best places to eat and drink in Falmouth

Jose share’s her best places to eat and drink in Falmouth, Cornwall. Jose Walbank is our new guest writer who will be sharing some of her top tips of things to do in and around Falmouth. Jose was at university here for 3 years so is well placed to share some of the best things about this beautiful part of England. ...

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29th January 2022 by She Get's Around

18 amazing things to do in Matlock, Derbyshire

Whether you are visiting Matlock for a holiday or have lived here for years, here are my favourite amazing things to do in Matlock. Matlock is my hometown and where I grew up, as a kid my mum had a delicatessen in Matlock, so I would be in town after school every day. My dad lived at the top of the big steep hill and I went to brownies in Matlock every Tuesday night! Though I moved away for a few years, I returned 5 years ago and have always called Matlock and its surrounding areas home....

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17th January 2022 by She Get's Around

The Lake District Three Peaks Challenge – Everything you need to know

Last summer I did the Lake District Three Peaks Challenge over a weekend in August. It was fun, it was hard and here is everything you might need to know if you’re thinking of doing the three peak’s challenge yourself. The Lake District Three Peaks Challenge is different to the ‘traditional’ three peaks challenge, in that it all takes place in the Lake District. The traditional, well known, three peaks challenge is when people hike the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales in 24...

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10th January 2022 by She Get's Around

The best brunch places in Derbyshire and the Peak District

I love a good brunch. Brunch is easily the best meal of the day if you ask me. So I have put together a list of the best brunch places in Derbyshire and the Peak District. I will continue adding to this list as I try more. Do let me know if you have any favourite brunch spots in Derbyshire or the Peak District I should add to the list. I am going to start with the place I know best, Matlock. My post on the best places to eat and drink in Matlock includes most of these, but the top three are the...

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23rd November 2021 by She Get's Around

Chatsworth Christmas Market: Everything you need to know

It’s that time of the year again. Christmas market time! And what better market to visit than Chatsworth Christmas Market. It really is a beautiful Christmassy place to visit, with music, amazing stalls and delicious food. Not to mention to incredible setting next to Chatsworth House. If you’re looking for a Christmas market to visit in or near Derbyshire, then I promise you, Chatsworth Christmas Market is the one to visit. ...

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11th August 2021 by She Get's Around

The best wild swimming spots in Youlgreave, Peak District

If you’re looking for where to go wild swimming in Youlgreave in the Peak District I have two of the best spots around. I often feel there is an unspoken rule that we shouldn’t share wild swimming spots, though I feel both of these are relatively well known. Plus, well, noone ever said that rule aloud to me, so maybe I made it up. It’s important to remember the natural world around you when wild swimming and also consider the locals. Both these locations don’t have much parking, so...