Why I Wish People Would Stop Putting Padlocks on Bridges

Padlock Bridge Paris

Fair warning… this post is a bit of a rant I can be a bit of a grumpy old cow at times, and I have quite a few pet peeves. Whether this is lateness or laziness *screams internally* but when travelling, I feel that we all have a degree of responsibility to preserve the destinations […]

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The Year Of Indigenous Languages – A Personal Challenge

Carpe Diem in Scrabble Tiles

This year, UNESCO has is placing considerable emphasis on the importance of indigenous languages as part of cultural heritage. So much so, that they have named 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Language is more than just communication; it is a crucial aspect of cultural identity. Sadly, many of these languages are under […]

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Things I Have Learnt in 2018

2018 has been a bit of a strange year, and it has flown past. There have been lots of changes and adventures in my personal and professional life, and here are the key take-home messages from my experiences this year. It’s OK not to be OK I have come to terms more with my mental […]

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Destination Weddings – Madeira

Yachts in Madeira

In our previous post, we discussed some points to consider when planning a destination wedding (check it out here). The gorgeous Island of Madeira is one of the incredible wedding destinations that you can choose. A small island part of Portugal, north of the Canary Islands is where you can find the tranquil Madeira. A […]

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Your On-The-Go Self-Care Kit

Everyone, even those without mental health conditions, needs to look after themselves, especially when they are on the road travelling. It is easy to forget to put yourself first and get caught up in the adventure. I have put together my on-the-go self-care kit for things I always take travelling. Self-Care Journal In the technological […]

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Planning Your Destination Wedding

Five years ago I was able to marry my soulmate in a stunning ceremony in Kalkan, Turkey. We decided to have a destination wedding, not only because we could more certainly guarantee the weather but also the insane costs of having a wedding in the UK (especially in London & the South East). Fortunately, this […]

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The 40 Before 40 Travel Challenge

Birthday Cupcakes

So last week was my 32nd birthday. It was a pretty quiet affair, with a few friends and family for a chilled out Sunday BBQ. Birthdays to me are always a time to reflect upon what I have achieved and lessons learned, but also moving forwards towards new goals and targets. Mainly, travel more! So here […]

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Travel Quotes To Actually Inspire Travel

You’ve seen them flashed all over your Instagram feed and numerous Pinterest boards for travel quotes to spark your wanderlust and inspire the traveller in you. There are so many travel quotes to choose. For me, it is the story and origin of the quote that makes it meaningful. Give a perspective on a quote; […]

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Its More Than A Game In Russia’s Football World Cup

‘The World Cup is a very important way to measure the good players, and the great ones’ – Pele The beautiful game of football is played worldwide by millions of men, women, and children. Played first (official association football) in 1863 and how the game has grown since this scoreless draw between Barnes and Richmond. […]

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