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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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Emma’s Greek adventure part 5: 4 SLEEPS!

May 15, 2012

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This is getting pretty much unbearable now. I have got my travel money (pound at its strongest against the Euro in three and a half years, thankyouverymuch), bought my bikini (the bikini diet, however, is not going so well) and purchased my guide book. So, I can haz sunshine pleez? Looking out my window today [...]

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Olympic Greece

March 23, 2012

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Greece is widely considered to have been the birthplace of sport. In this Olympic year let us take a look at the history of sport in that country, and what can be seen of it and enjoyed by the visitor today. Ancient Olympia No-one knows for sure when the Olympics started, but the first recorded [...]

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A summer abroad, an experience to remember

March 7, 2012

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The primary pull with working abroad in your summer break, (other than to escape the freezing British weather) is usually an “all inclusive” job, whereby your rent is paid in exchange for your labour. I booked my flight and packed my bikini, arriving at 8pm, I took a darling tug boat from Mandraki harbour in [...]

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Emma’s Greek Adventure, Part 4: The New Year’s Resolution

January 4, 2012

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Well, that is all of the festivities well and truly over. The hangovers from New Year have finally faded and Christmas is now just a distant memory. But now people are making (and trying to keep to) New Year’s resolutions. Now, I’m never really one for New Year’s resolutions, but this year I have made [...]

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Emma’s Greek Adventure Part 3: The Food!

December 14, 2011

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With Christmas preparations in full swing, you may be forgiven for thinking that planning for my trip to Lindos, Rhodes, has been put on the backburner. Not so. At every spare moment I get, I’m typing ‘Rhodes’ into Google and gazing longingly at the gloriously blue skies and gorgeous white beaches that populate my screen. [...]

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Emma’s Greek Adventure Part 2: The Donkeys

December 7, 2011

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Those who have been reading this blog for a while will know that I use it as an outlet to kind of think out loud about my upcoming Greece trip. I like to plan. A LOT. Almost everywhere I go, before the plane touches down I already know the guide book backwards and may even [...]

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Emma’s Greek Adventure: Part 1

October 26, 2011

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For the first time in nearly three years, I have booked a holiday. The main challenge was deciding where to go. I have been quite lucky because most of my previous travelling experiences have been positive – in my early childhood my Mum and Dad had a timeshare in Malta so every year we would [...]

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Seven Wonders of the World: The Ancient World

August 21, 2011

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Everyone has heard of the Seven Wonders of the World but there are many. In the first of our series we look at the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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