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Bike

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

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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City

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

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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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Boat

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

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Beach

Middle earth beauty in NZ

By On December 1, 2013

From unusual hot spring beaches to unspoilt rolling countryside and an array of wildlife and wonders in-between New Zealand is a nature lover’s paradise. You’d be hard pressed to find a place… Read More

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Climb

Outdoor pursuits in the Atlas Mountains

By On October 20, 2013

Leaving behind the chaos of Marrakech, I was excited to get out into the countryside to stay at a rustic escape in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. En route from the city… Read More

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Travel

The uncomfortable reminders of a war still raw for Vietnam

By On June 2, 2013

As I shuffled underground in the darkness along a tiny, cramped tunnel it was a brief insight into the life of a Viet Cong guerilla. My journey of just a few metres… Read More

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Cambodia

Angkor Wat & a wake-up call

By On May 19, 2013

As our eyes adjusted to the hazy half light of dawn a huge stone causeway, flanked by grand looking statues, stretched out in front of us. Here we were on an early… Read More

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Cambodia

Welcome to Cambodia

By On May 7, 2013

I’d travelled for six hours from Bangkok to the Cambodian border when I was awoken by the driver shouting at me to get off his bus. Stumbling sleepily down the steps I… Read More