My heart is pounding and I am suddenly very aware of the strap around my ankle linking me to something that could potentially knock me unconscious and cause me to drown right here in the Pacific Ocean, something you definitely don’t want to happen on one of your first Huntington Beach surf lessons. Thankfully within a couple of seconds, I was back up above water, breathing in beloved oxygen and clinging desperately to the surfboard beside me. After the initial…

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Have you been dying to visit Walt’s original park in California? Maybe you already have a holiday planned to the US West Coast and you are trying to fit in a trip to the Disney Parks? Well here’s my one stop guide to visiting both Disneyland and California Adventure in one day. In all honesty, if you have never visited Disneyland before, you probably need more than a day, but a day’s magic is better than no magic at all,…

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Yesterday I sat on a bench in the middle of Covent Garden, the sun streaming onto the pavement and lighting up the ornamental flower boxes, people walking by like any other day. I took a deep breath and pressed play on ‘Dear Hate‘. And I cried. I cried my eyes out. I cried for all the victims of the senseless terrorism in Las Vegas, the people who never get to go home to their families and loved ones again. “Dear…

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So it’s September, I’m not quite sure how the year (and Summer!) has gone so fast but that means the end of those warm rainy British summertime nights and the beginning of Autumn – pumpkin flavoured everything, leaves falling from trees, cozy jumpers and HALLOWEEN! I do admit that I’m not the biggest fan of Halloween. Christmas I am all over but Halloween doesn’t fill me with joy, mostly because I am a big ol’ scaredy cat who won’t watch…

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Ever since I had decided to go to Vegas for Route 91 Harvest Festival, I had wanted to go on SlotZilla, the zip line in Vegas that flies you high over the heads of the people wandering down below on Fremont Street. There are two zip lines, the one I am currently on, which starts off 77 feet high and has you in a sitting position and the higher one, Zoomline if you will, that is further, 114 feet high…

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