It’s the end of January, blue Monday has been and gone, it’s cold and dark and most of us find ourselves dreaming of sunnier climates; thoughts drifting to the memory of the hot sun on our faces, barefoot with soft sand between our toes and a gorgeous, deep blue glittering sea. Or at least mine do. I find myself craving sunshine and the sea more than ever this Winter. I have always been more of a Summer girl and these…

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As someone who utterly adores the magic of Christmas, I can’t believe it took me this long to visit Christmas markets in Germany. I mean seriously, ACTUAL GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS. That’s the dream, right. So earlier last year I booked cheap-ish flights courtesy of Easyjet and prepared myself for the full Christmas spirit I was sure Munich would provide. And provide it did, in abundance. I finally got to experience Christmas in Munich at real German markets. Munich is home…

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Winter blues setting in? Christmas is over, it’s January and everyone around you seems to be re-evaluating their life and completely broke. If you’re looking for something to shake things up and have fun in the process, why not give urban axe throwing a go. Yep, you read that right – axe throwing. When I first told people I was going doing this, I faced looks of pure disbelief and one asked if I was going to be throwing axes at actual people!…

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We are nearly halfway though January so this post is perhaps a tiny bit late but I still wanted to think back to last year. 2016 was a good year travel-wise – I didn’t get to tick too many places off or make many trips but those I did meant I ended up in places that made my heart smile and that on cold dreary days in London I find myself yearning to be back in. The mistake I did make however,…

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Salzburg is beautiful. There is something about being surrounded by interesting architecture and a backdrop of picturesque, somewhat snow-covered, mountains that leaves you with a feeling of contentment and wonder. We were in Munich and decided to take a day trip to Salzburg because 1.) I could tick Austria off my list of countries visited and 2.) Sound of Music, obviously. The hills are alive, etc. Salzburg is right on the border, which makes it only a one and a…

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