This Year’s UK Travel Wishlist

Sundays are weird. My knee-jerk instinct was to write “last week I posted bla bla bla” but then I just checked the dates and it was actually just five days ago, on Sunday, that I published This Year’s European Travel Wishlist. So is it, like, factually correct to say last week if it was still technically this week? Because Sunday is the first day of the week, right? Or wrong? I don’t know. Calendars are super ambiguous these days, I just don’t know where I stand with them! Anyway, another post I published recently (avoiding saying last week as much…

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3 Oh-No’s When Travelling Solo

Dr Seuss would be turning in his grave reading that title. He’d be thinking “By gum what kind of imbecile rhymes ‘oh no’ with ‘solo’?!” Because I would put money on Dr Seuss being the kind of man who said things like by gum and imbecile. Although to be honest who is he to judge my rhyming skills when he rhymed am with ham, two words which to me and my heavy Welsh accent sound exactly the same. We don’t pronounce our H’s. In case you’re sat there thinking to yourself “Is Dr Seuss even dead? I thought he was alive”…

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5 Free Things to Do in Riga

Ever the organised little imp, while I was trawling through my drafts this weekend trying to find some half-written works of genius to finish up and post this week, I came across this little forgotten piece from my trip to Riga. I was actually 99% sure I’d already posted it but apparently not?! So here we are. When I visit somewhere new I’m not a sit back and relax kind of gal. I know that holidays are technically all about relaxing and switching off, so having a few days downtime is kind of what it’s all about, but I just can’t…

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This Year’s European Travel Wishlist

For anyone reading this from the future (or even the past, you never know when that kind of technological advancement will come into play) when I say ‘this year’ I’m actually referring to 2017. I’ve seen those same four digits popping up left right and centre so much over the last week and a bit that I don’t think my eyes register it as an actual number anymore. It’s like when you read or write the word way too many times so eventually it just looks like nonsense. This happens a lot with me and bubbles. Bubbles. Bubbles bubbles bubbles bubbles…

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Here’s to Taking Chances & Not Giving A Hoot

Fear gets to us all. That’s the most intense first sentence I’ve written since I was in Year 9 English and had to write a short story about a plane crash. Being one of the only 6 people in the world who’s watched every single episode of Lost as and when it was aired, believe me when I tell you I was in my element in that class! Be it on a large or small scale, fear holds us all back in some way or another. Sometimes it’s really smack you in the face obvious. You don’t want to go on the…

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