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Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor with a toddler

By On August 26, 2016

The laid back college city of Ann Arbor in Michigan is definitely family friendly… Where to stay… The logistics of booking a suitable place to stay with a toddler are always challenging. Where do… Read More

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Bath

Perfect places to relax in Bath

By On January 23, 2016

Sometimes you just need things to go at a slower pace. The city of Bath in south west England is not only a thriving tourist city but also a beautiful place to escape… Read More

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San Francisco with a baby

By On November 23, 2015

When our son was born I will admit I did wonder if my days of wanderlust were officially over. At first caring for a newborn was so challenging it seemed like an epic task… Read More

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Chicago

Afternoon tea at The Drake in Chicago

By On February 15, 2015

My husband definitely knows the way to my heart so when he organised a surprise afternoon tea at The Drake Hotel for our wedding anniversary this English girl was one happy lady.  … Read More

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Oak Park: Literary lessons at Hemingway’s childhood home

By On October 6, 2014

Being a writer can sometimes be a weary business. Circulations are dwindling, commissions are like gold dust and then there’s the fact you’ll often be your worst critic… *slumps head on keyboard* So after a… Read More

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Athens

36 hours in Athens

By On September 8, 2014

I’ve always loved Greece so from the moment we booked our trip back in March I knew I’d be counting down the days until our honeymoon there! Before our planned leisurely break chilling in a villa in… Read More

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City

St Louis: The Loop

By On June 3, 2014

One of my favourite St Louis neighbourhoods is The Loop where you can pick up a vintage find, stuff your face at a yummy eatery or see rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck… Read More

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A beginner’s guide to London

By On May 12, 2014

Arriving in London for the first time as an overseas visitor can seem a little daunting but here’s everything you need to know… * Getting to London from the airport is pretty… Read More

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15 photos of crazy St Louis weather

By On March 20, 2014

Sometimes I feel like the song ‘Four Seasons In One Day’ was written about St. Louis. I’ve never lived anywhere where the temperature can drop or rise so quickly. One day I… Read More

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Park life in St Louis

By On February 11, 2014

I love living in the city but there’s something about being around nature that has a calming effect on me. No matter how much I enjoy the hustle and bustle of life… Read More