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Travel Advice: 5 Tips for getting good food on a budget

1. Eat a big meal at lunch rather than at dinnertime. Food is often cheaper yet is still good quality. If you can find a set menu, then even better! For example, a Spanish ‘menu del dia’ often includes a... Continue Reading →

Dreams for 2017

I love this time of year because it means I get to pick out my dream destinations for the coming year. I know it is unlikely I will get to all of these places, or maybe any of them, but... Continue Reading →

Round Up: Remarkable Modern Art Museums of Europe

I love visiting art museums both at home and abroad. Contemporary art is a special part of any country’s culture and I think it’s important to include on any travel itinerary. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art South Shore Road, Gateshead,... Continue Reading →

My Wishlist of Places 2016

There are so many places I want to visit this year!!! The January blues are setting in and I am passing the time with planning my next getaway. Oh and it is only now that I’ve written them all out... Continue Reading →

Trends in types of travel for 2016

Religious/spiritual travel Whether it is once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimages to Jerusalem, Mecca or Rome, short trips to shrines in your own country e.g. Knock in Ireland or a spiritual yoga and lifestyle retreat in India travel for religious reasons is again increasing.... Continue Reading →

My Top 5 Destinations in Italy

1. Florence 2. Bay of Naples – including Naples, Pompeii, Ischia, Sorrento... 3. Lakes of the North – including Lake Garda and Lake Como 4. Rome 5. Matera Plus there are so many more! Milan, Amalfi coast, Venice, Verona....and places... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Destinations in Spain

I can't claim to be an expert on Spain... but I have been many times. This is my top 5: 1. Cádiz Cádiz is a hidden gem in the South of Spain and I totally fell in love with it!... Continue Reading →

5 Secluded Spots

In honour of Valentine's Day here are 5 secluded spots for romance that I've come across on my recent travels... 1. La Caleta, Cádiz, Spain Golden sands, a crescent bay and hidden spots between the pillars - perfect for moonlit... Continue Reading →

Reading February 2015

STA Travel: 6 Unconventional Winter Breaks Jon is Travelling: Last Surviving Tourists on Paros, Greece Skyscanner: 2015 Hotspots Adventurous Kate: Boracay the Ultimate Tropical Island Intelligent Travel: Oh the Places Nat Geo Goes ETramping: Male for less than 25 Dollars... Continue Reading →

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