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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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Chicago

Oak Park: Literary lessons at Hemingway’s childhood home

By On October 6, 2014

To be a good writer you need to step away from the keyboard sometimes. After weeks immersed in a high-pressure book project, I took a breather and headed to Oak Park, ten… Read More

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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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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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City

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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City

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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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