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Take a wander in Wheaton

By On September 19, 2014

Since we moved to Wheaton I’ve been determined to get outdoors as much as possible before I batten down the hatches for my first Chicago winter (brrr). The marvellous thing about our new home is it’s a… Read More

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Australia

Australia are giving away 52 weeks of amazing trips!

By On April 6, 2014

Being half-Aussie I am slightly obsessed with extolling the wonders of Australia and its abundance of natural beauty. Last summer I may have convinced the 20-year-old pool attendant at my apartment building to… Read More

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Natural wonders in Port Douglas

By On February 22, 2014

Port Douglas is undoubtedly one of the prettiest Australian towns I have visited – quiet and beautiful and surrounded by stunning land and water scenery. Originally founded in the 1870s after the discovery… Read More

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Unforgettable Fraser Island

By On February 8, 2014

Arguably one of Australia’s most beautiful nature spots, Fraser Island in Queensland is a place everyone seems to rave about – with good reason. I found out just how wonderful Fraser Island… Read More

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Australia

A guide to Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

By On February 2, 2014

As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns in North Queensland attracts around 2 million visitors a year keen to see the area’s unrivalled natural beauty. Here’s everything you need to… Read More

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A small glimpse of the Whitsundays

By On January 25, 2014

With 74 idyllic islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef it’s hard to know where to begin in the Whitsundays – especially when you have just a day to experience… Read More

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Feeding the dolphins in Tin Can Bay

By On January 24, 2014

Standing in the shallows I tentatively held out a fish, watching in awe as a dolphin gently took it, swallowing it whole. In my very own Flipper moment I was up close to a… Read More

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Travel

Walking in Wiltshire

By On January 17, 2014

Ever since I left home at the age of 18 I’ve loved travelling back to Wiltshire in the South West of England for a welcome dose of country air and my mum’s… Read More

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Winter wonders in Queenstown

By On December 11, 2013

Small but perfectly pretty Queenstown is a beautiful lake and alpine resort surrounded by majestic mountains in New Zealand’s South Island. I arrived in the town via a short but hair-raising flight from… Read More

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Swimming with dolphins in New Zealand

By On December 6, 2013

 Plunging into ice-cold water, wearing a thick wetsuit to protect me from the elements, I began to sing – through a snorkel. It’s not every day you find yourself warbling a muffled… Read More