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This started off as a travel blog, but life happened and travel had to take a back seat. I still love to take trips every now and then, so here’s where you’ll find all my recommendations – from hotel and food reviews to city break ideas and long holidays in the sun. Travel tips, city breaks, hotel reviews and beach breaks.

Sea Trek Aruba – walk underwater
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Sea Trek Aruba – walk underwater

When we won our trip to Aruba back in December last year we vowed to make the most of our time on the island. We’d never won anything like a holiday before so were determined to take everything Aruba had to offer, especially since it was a place that we…

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How to get to 1 Infinite Loop, Apple Headquarters
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How to get to 1 Infinite Loop, Apple Headquarters

Did you know that Apple’s HQ, 1 Infinite Loop, had a company shop? Did you know that it’s open for fanboys and fangirls to buy merchandise? Did you also know that it’s super easy to get to from San Francisco? Well, if you knew all of that already then good…

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LA travel tips – 24 hours in Los Angeles
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LA travel tips – 24 hours in Los Angeles

When you come from a small town in the middle of the English countryside, you’re not really prepared for the size of cities like L.A. What looks like a relatively easy jaunt from one side of the map to the other actually turns out to be half a day’s travelling…

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Fun times at Zoo Lates, ZSL London Zoo
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Fun times at Zoo Lates, ZSL London Zoo

I love London Zoo, so bagged early tickets to their Zoo Lates summer event as soon as they announced they’d be doing them again this year. I missed out on the festivities last year so made sure I wasn’t going to miss it again! Every Friday in June and July,…

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Little burritas at Benito’s Hat, Kings Cross
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Little burritas at Benito’s Hat, Kings Cross

Last week was a definite foodie week. I had my first taste of churros, then I just couldn’t help but grab burritas at Benito’s Hat while waiting for a train at Kings Cross at the weekend. A couple of years ago I had my first taste of Benito’s Hat after…

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Seven at Brixton – Cocktails, Churros and Google Places
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Seven at Brixton – Cocktails, Churros and Google Places

Another day, another post about cocktails…by a tee-totaller. This time I went along to Google Places’ #ThirstyThursday event at Seven at Brixton for a happy hour of cocktails on them and a nice chat with Googly community coordinator Alex. Seven looks like it’s been lifted straight from Shoreditch and placed…

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The London Cocktail Club, Shaftesbury Avenue
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The London Cocktail Club, Shaftesbury Avenue

With my lovely new job and more time on my hands I’m really starting to feel like I can enjoy the city so much more. So when my friends announced their engagement and booked a booth at the new London Cocktail Club on Shaftesbury Avenue to celebrate, I stepped up…

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Blog your backyard – 5 things you must do in London, UK
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Blog your backyard – 5 things you must do in London, UK

Are you reading a guidebook for London right now? Yes? Ok…close it, put it down and read this instead. London is one of those places that needs to be experienced as if you were a real Londoner – none of that tourist trap business. As difficult as it is to…

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Cheap London: Top 5 ways to enjoy a cheap and cheerful London
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Cheap London: Top 5 ways to enjoy a cheap and cheerful …

The first thing you think about London is how flippin’ expensive it can get, and it’s not about to get any cheaper. Combat the traditional tourist traps with these great ways of enjoying a cheap London and still seeing the real city. 1) Make your own walking tours Tube fares…

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