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Take Some Time Out To Smile

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | Views [519]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp_hzrB_FI4   Has anyone heard the classical opera piece of music Lacme? No. I didn’t think I had either, but it’s the piece of music which accompanies all the classic British Airways adverts. The ... Read more >

24 hour escapes form London

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | Views [1062]

With the sun shining and essay (and dissertation) deadlines looming ever closer, all I want to do is get out of the city and forget university stress. Sadly jetting off to Thailand or Barbados to lie on a beach and drink overpriced cocktails isn’t a ... Read more >

Tags: day trips, escape, london, oxford, pimms, punting, sun

Food Tourism, Tapas.

SPAIN | Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | Views [1250]

There’s only one thing that I love more than travelling and that’s food. Sampling new flavours and cuisines can be something which really makes a holiday. One of the most iconic and delicious cuisines is Spanish tapas. Tapas are small portions of ... Read more >

Tags: algarve, bar, cafe, spain, tapas

After Uni Gap Year Travel...

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | Views [1094]

I’m drawing to the end of my university career and am counting down until the 18 th of May when my dissertation will be handed in and I am free of essays. But then what?   A Master’s degree? Internships? A real job? As exciting ... Read more >

Tags: canada, china, gap year, inter-railing, peru, uni

Post-Christmas Blues become thoughts for travel in 2012...

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | Views [579]

2012. Big year! Olympics in London and, according to the Mayan calander, the end of the world. So I thought I’d better go somewhere spectacular. I’m thinking Beijing. But the thought of getting there is so much simpler than planning. I can’t wait ... Read more >

Tags: 2012, beijing, china, planning

Photos: Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR | Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

Lots of monkeys and sunshine!
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A Little Guide to Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR | Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | Views [753]

Ever thought of going? No, me either... One of England’s few remaining colonies; Gibraltar marks the entrance to the Mediterranean as well as the end of Europe. I went on a weekend break, an odd choice I know, it’s a home from home, except ... Read more >

Tags: apes, beach, boats, dolphins, eating, gibraltar, rock

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

The photos I am submitting are from a recent visit to Gibraltar. This subtropical climate provided me with an amazing variety of interesting things to photograph – and lots of things I had never seen before! That is what I love; being able to capture ... Read more >
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Tags: #2011wnphoto, travel photography scholarship 2011

5 Must Do Things in Oxford, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | Views [699]

Here's 5 things that the City of Dreaming Spires has to offer! 1. Take a walk. As the name suggests Oxford is full of beautiful buildings, many belonging to the University. So take some time to walk around, take little cobbled streets and you'll be ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, museums, oxford, pubs, punting, things to do

Inside a Language Travel School

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | Views [647]

This was my third summer working for the worldwide renowned summer school, Education First or rather, EF. This is a company with language schools all over the world including California and Ecuador, but I was once again in sunny England’s Oxford ... Read more >

Tags: ef, language school, summer job

Photos: The Algarve, Portugal

PORTUGAL | Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

Along the coast in the Algarve
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Iceland's Plans to Cancel my Holiday

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | Views [429]

So, my boyfriend and I were all psyched. A week on a little Croatian island; I have never been that far east and the thought of going to a country with beautiful untouched countryside and beaches which wouldn't be crawling with holiday makers (you know, ... Read more >

The Algarve, Portugal

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | Views [623]

The beautiful empty beach stretches out in front of me as I turn the corner from harbour. All I can hear was the waves in the distance as the gently lap the sand and my flip flops tapping on the boardwalk as I walk towards the horizon. The sun ... Read more >

Tags: algarve, portugal

Photos: Rome

ITALY | Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

My favourite place <3
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ITALY | Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | Views [478]

Once the centre of the ancient empire, Rome still holds all the charm and grandeur that existed two and a half thousand years ago. It’s a place that you won’t want to leave; beauty hides around every corner and some of the best discoveries come from ... Read more >

Photos: Sardinia

ITALY | Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

These are a few photos from the lovely town of Alghero.
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My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - My Big Adventure

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | Views [444] | Scholarship Entry

The waves crash in the side of the tiny passenger boat as we rise and fall across the ocean. All I can see if the blue of the ocean and the sky, so pure I feel as if I were crossing a liquid sapphire. The wind whips through my hair and spray hits my face.... Read more >

Tags: #2011Writing, Travel Writing Scholarship 2011

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