Cold but Beautiful: Remembering Christmas in Belgium

A few years ago my husband and I spent 10 days driving through Belgium over the Christmas holidays. We drove from London to Dover where we took the ferry to Dunkirk, and then journeyed through Ostend, Damme, Bruges, Antwerp, Mechelen, Brussels and Ypres. The weather was cold and windy which almost dampened our spirits, however […]

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Sydney, Singapore and London: Three Great Cities

Sydney, Singapore and London are among the most exciting and liveable cities in the world and as financial centres, they offer good career prospects. I have been fortunate to spend time living in each and I love them all. But each offers a uniquely different lifestyle and if I was pressed to choose my favourite, […]

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Heart Break and Cruelty to Turtles at Singapore’s Chinese Gardens Despite Beautiful Bonsai Trees

My visit to the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum in Singapore was a horrific experience. The museum houses a collection of sad and poorly treated animals, some of which are endangered. It is located in the Chinese Gardens of Singapore. Witnessing such heart breaking scenes and cruelty to turtles ruined my day, despite the delightful […]

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How Airbnb Taught me to Dislike People

I was an Airbnb host for 1 year, letting out our spare bedroom with ensuite in London. In the past 6 months alone we hosted 43 guests from more than 8 different countries with the average review being an okay 3 stars. However in July we finally hung up our Airbnb keys and decided to […]

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Whitby and Camping in North Yorkshire

Sometimes when the daily stresses of work and life are taking its toll, you can get crazy ideas into your head, like deciding to go camping. That is exactly what happened to me and group of friends when we took it upon ourselves to go camping up north when winter was only just beginning to […]

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I Heart Hong Kong

A holiday to Hong Kong is a great city break. It has a lot to offer the curious traveller: great food, an endless variety of markets, bizarre fashions, reflexology, and plenty of interesting things to see and do. I’ve been to Hong Kong many times but my recent visit was the first time back in more […]

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World of Maj(ORC)a: Our holiday in the Balearic

My Majorca beach holiday has to be one of the most disappointing, uninteresting yet funniest trips I’ve taken in quite some time. Majorca is the land of the holiday resort and spending one week here was akin to being trapped in some American family comedy. The island is located in the Balearic and can roughly be […]

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How to be a Perfect Airbnb Host

I live in a modest little two bedroom apartment in a much coveted area of East London. My apartment is situated within a block of flats where there is a strong sense of community so security is good. We have a large outdoor patio with a BBQ, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, as well as a […]

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Weekend in Boston

My Weekend in Boston. Boston, Massachusetts has it all: bustling city-centre, happening night-life, great food and an interesting history that the city is immensely proud of and which is retold in the Freedom Trail. Boston also has one of the most famous skylines in the world, notable for its Georgian and Brutalist architecture. I highly […]

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