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Photography

Edinburgh in Pictures

By On September 15, 2014

Edinburgh is a charming city of cobblestones, beautiful historic buildings and surrounded by picturesque country side. Visitors don’t need to venture too far outside the city to embrace the outdoors and hike… Read More

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Travel tales

Sights of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Walking the Royal Mile

By On September 14, 2014

During the Edinburgh Fringe Festival every August, the famous thoroughfare known as the Royal Mile is closed to traffic and becomes a hub of bustling tourists, street performers, frenetic flyer handouts and… Read More

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Food

When in Amsterdam … Eat raw herring?

By On September 14, 2014

It’s hard to miss the canal side food stands in Amsterdam dedicated to serving the Dutch delicacy of raw herring – or ‘haring’ as it is locally known. This is a 600… Read More

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Travel tales

A Red Sea of Poppies: The Tower of London Remembers

By On September 14, 2014

There is a sea of red spilling out of the Tower of London and sweeping through the moat. With each step closer, you can see that this vibrant red tide is made… Read More

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Travel tales

Supercopa de España – Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu

By On August 21, 2014

In May I was lucky enough to have a tour inside the gold vault at the Federal Reserve in New York. Standing in a room surrounded by more than $400 billion dollars… Read More

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Food

Ginjinha: Loving the Liquor of Lisbon

By On August 19, 2014

Luckily the drink is a bit easier to swallow than that headline! Perhaps I should have made it ‘Loving lapping lauded Lisbon liquor like a local’ which could have been a bit… Read More

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Food

Edible Souvenirs: Portuguese Tinned Sardines

By On August 19, 2014

Since traveling with a backpack I have a new appreciation for edible (and drinkable) souvenirs while on the road. Knowing that you have to carry around any potential purchases on your back… Read More

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I’ve been nominated for a Liebster award!

By On August 18, 2014

I am thrilled that I have been nominated for my first ever blogging award! I have received not one, but FOUR nominations for the Liebster Award. A big thanks to my inspirational… Read More

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Food

Finding Francesinha in Porto

By On August 18, 2014

When most people think of Portuguese food it is the symbolic sardine, or globally adored Piri Piri chicken, that might first spring to mind. It might then come as a surprise, as… Read More

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Travel tales

Mykonian Nights with Giorgio Moroder

By On August 18, 2014

It was 1am when we jumped in the backseat of a garish yellow Hummer. The driver simultaneously smoked and talked on his phone as the car swerved around the poorly lit narrow roads. I… Read More