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Christmas lights around the world: A festive quiz!

December 13, 2012

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Lights, camera and plenty of festive Christmas lights action… Take a look at the seasonal Christmas lights phenomenon with a globe-trotting flavour, in our name the country/city Christmas light-spotting challenge! Putting up the lights unites cities round the world at this time of year, from the addition of tastefully-twinkling icicle lights to more ostentatious displays. The practice of covering an [...]

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Another Europe – Small countries worth visiting

October 5, 2012

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Think you know Europe? Think again. there are a host of easily overlooked countries to visit – if you know they are there. Liechtenstein This is a truly tiny country. It is  just 62 square miles in total. This is a definitely not a place for fans of the coast as it is entirely landlocked [...]

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Do you have post bank holiday blues?

August 28, 2012

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This weekend for the majority of us was a bank holiday and it is amazing how important that extra day off can be. We were wondering what you all had got up to on the bank holiday so have had a search through Twitter to find the best pics that people took of their bank [...]

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A summer exploring Norway

July 10, 2012

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I had never really thought about going to Norway, at least not before about a year ago, when I became friends with someone who grew up there. She talks about Norway all of the time, and takes great delight in telling me how wonderful it is. So, purely to shut her up, I’m going to [...]

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My Greek Adventure in Lindos!

July 4, 2012

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So after months of waiting and waiting, I finally made it to Rhodes. And can I just say – it did not disappoint! You know that life can’t be too shabby when you wake up to a view like this: That postcard perfect town up there is Lindos, which was our base for the week. [...]

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Nice – A Sunworshippers Paradise

June 22, 2012

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The French Riviera is a very beautiful part of the world, certainly the most beautiful place I’ve been too. Stepping out of Nice airport, you’re greeted by palm trees against an ever present blue sky backdrop – this is only part of the appeal of France’s south coast. So what is there to do in [...]

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Paris in the palm of your hand

June 9, 2012

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The beautiful architecture, the culture, the gritty side streets and the cosmopolitan city centre. Paris is bliss. We decided to visit in February and the freezing cold weather did nothing to put me off the city itself. Home of the Macaroon, Couture  and of course the Eiffel Tower, there’s nothing this city doesn’t have to offer. However when I [...]

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Six inch Olle and a sunken ship in Stockholm

June 8, 2012

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As you may remember I wrote a post about an upcoming trip to Stockholm a few weeks ago. Well I thought I would write a follow up piece to let you guys know what I got up to. Stockholm is a truly beautiful city, I found myself thinking that I could quite happily live there. [...]

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Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France

June 1, 2012

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Villeneuve-sur-Lot is a little area in the South-West of France and is about 30 kilometres north of Agen. I’m lucky to have been invited to stay in the area a couple of times by some French friends of mine. My friends live in a small estate outside the town but I’ve spent many days and [...]

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Things to know before you go – Stockholm

May 18, 2012

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In just over a week I will be jetting of to Stockholm for a few days for a much deserved break. Having never been there before I turned to the good ol’ trusty internet to point me in the right direction for things to see and do while I’m there. From what I have been told [...]

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