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Exploring Cornwall: Falmouth

Falmouth has the third largest deep water natural harbour in the world and the ‘spirit of the sea’ is all around. Falmouth is a great place for boating, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking but there is loads more to discover... To... Continue Reading →

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Exploring Cornwall: St Ives

Who knew St Ives would feel so like home? Granted it’s not actually like my home but I just adore the beaches, views, cobbled streets, art and good food that are just so me... To Do First check out the... Continue Reading →

Exploring Cornwall: Truro

I’ve heard tell of Cornwall’s regional centre being more than a little uninspiring but I found plenty of charm and activity... To Do Royal Cornwall Museum. This has everything from Egyptian to Celtic history, a mineral gallery and temporary exhibitions.... Continue Reading →

Planning Resources for South East England

This is what I was hoping for!! This is from a trip last year to Bristol, Devon and Cornwall with a stop in Weston-Super-Mare. First, some articles and stuff that I read... Bristol Hand Luggage Only: Festivals, Banksy, Steam Trains... Continue Reading →

Heir Island

A trip with my parents... We were intent on some kind of fact-finding mission on the ancestry of my family on my mother’s side, the O’Driscoll’s and so we headed to an island in the centre of Roaringwater Bay in... Continue Reading →

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Top 5 travel moments of 2015

I tend not to be someone who looks back on the good times so much. In fact I usually spend the end of every year feeling unnecessarily sorry for myself and hoping things will inexplicably improve in the hazy future.... 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 →

Bari – the life of Italy

Arrival in Bari was as if to a ghost town…deserted streets, closed shop fronts, silence…I guess 4pm on a Sunday is eating and resting time…so I ate, and I rested… Re-emerging from my cocoon a few hours later was to... Continue Reading →

Matera – a ghost town no more

I feel like I was arriving in Matera for days… the anticipation, the planning, the worries… then I got here, after two buses and how much walking?! So I arrived at night but had not seen the sassi… the following... Continue Reading →

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