Why You Need to Visit Zakynthos, Greece as a Food Lover

Fancying a fresh Greek salad? Cocktails for just €4? Or how about some traditional moussaka? Greece is home to some delicious dishes and fabulous cooks, which makes visiting a Greek island like Zakynthos a must. This post includes all the fabulous places where we ate and drank whilst staying in the town of Argassi in …

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The Beauty of the Ionian Sea- Exploring the Greek Island of Zakynthos

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aristotle Before heading back to university to start the final year of my degree, I enjoyed a fabulous week long trip to the Greek island of Zakynthos. We flew with TUI from Birmingham International to Zakynthos airport. This island was a brilliant combination of being incredibly scenic but also very cheap. …

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Top 10 Tips on How to Plan a Mini Break on a Budget: Edinburgh Edition

I have just returned from the most fabulous three day break in Edinburgh, Scotland's magnificent capital city. This was a mini break with two of my friends, with all of us travelling on a student budget. We managed to compromise very well on costs without compromising at all on the quality of our city break. …

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The Top 5 Hidden Travel Gems in South West France

Why should southern France be next on your travel bucket list? If you are a lover of beautiful scenery, locally sourced wines and cheeses, endless sunflower fields, and small towns filled with cobbled streets, then southern France in the region of Aquitaine will be a dream destination for you. I have visited South West France …

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What I Learnt From Volunteering Abroad- Guest Post by Astrid Halliday

Are you someone who aspires to travel or volunteer abroad in the new year of 2019? Today I have a guest post which will hopefully inspire you to do so! Today's post was written by Astrid Halliday, a budding online journalist. Astrid loves travelling and especially getting away overseas to help build and develop a …

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An Audience With Simon Reeve- Any Travel Fanatic’s Perfect Evening

"If it’s difficult for you, take things step by step" If you've never watched any of Simon Reeve's travel programmes, you are majorly missing out. Simon is currently doing a tour around the UK, giving talks about the incredible places he's visited, people he's met, and how his career became what it is today. We …

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The Best of Bergerac: The French Market Towns You Will Fall in Love With

Welcome back to my Best of Bergerac series, the final instalment is here gang! So far we've covered the fabulous food, and some of the more rural scenery, today I am sharing with you the two market towns which made our trip; Duras and Eymet. So if you love a bit of travel photography and …

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The Best of Bergerac, Part Two: Sunsets, Sunflowers and the BEST villa

“The French air cleans up the brain and does good – a world of good.” - Vincent Van Gogh Welcome to the second instalment of 'The Best of Bergerac' series! Please visit my previous post if you would like to see some of the incredible French food and restaurants we visited on this trip (including the …

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The Best of Bergerac: The Ultimate French Holiday Food Guide

Bonjour from the UK! I've now landed back in rainy England after the most incredible holiday in the Aquitaine region of Southern France. After sitting down and looking at all my holiday snaps and places I've been exploring, I've realised that we packed so much into our 10 day trip that one post may not …

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The End of the Iceland Adventure: Basalt Column Beaches and The Blue Lagoon

Reynishverfi Basalt Columns and Beach These basalt columns set on the deep black sands were created when flows of lava cooled down and contracted to make these vertical structures, an incredible masterpiece of nature, almost looking like towering blocks of marble with the patterns that have been weathered into the rock. Our guide explained that ancient …

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The Iceland Adventure: Day Three, Sólheimajökull and Jökulsárlón Lagoon

Welcome to the third day of the Iceland Adventure! This day was filled with stunning glaciers, lagoons and icebergs... Sólheimajökull Glacier                     This day was spent on the South West coast of the island and began with a hike up Sólheimajökull, a rapidly melting glacier set …

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The Iceland Adventure: Day Two, The Golden Circle and Gollfoss Waterfall

Welcome to the second day of the Iceland Adventure! The first stop on this day was potentially one of the most incredible sights I have ever seen! This is Gullfoss... A crashing body of water surrounded by the untouched cushion of snow created a breathtaking contrast between the sonorous and the still. This incredible waterfall …

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