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Treks and the City

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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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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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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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Australia

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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City

Be a shameless London lover!

By On January 29, 2014

Being a Brit abroad I find people love to talk about London and I often get asked for tips on what to do during an upcoming trip. While some people are just… Read More

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Australia

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