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  • Brunch Around the World

    The Best Brunch Around The World

    I adore brunch. I might even be a little obsessed with it. Spending mornings that turn into afternoons in eateries, having big fulfilling meals, catching up with friends or quietly reading the newspaper or…

    November 22, 2016
  • A Kiwi's First Time in London

    A Kiwi’s First Time in London

    Flashback to 3 years ago… To a small town New Zealand girl London is something from movies and books, from the past, or Monopoly. In many ways it hardly seems real. Until you’re on…

    July 22, 2016
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    Expat Interview: Moving to London to Study

    This is the fifth instalment of a new series interviewing expats across the world. I’ve reached out to expats in different countries to hear why people might choose to move abroad, and how they…

    March 31, 2016
  • Strawberry Fields Liverpool John Lennon Taxi Tour

    24 Hours with The Beatles in Liverpool

    So what do you do with 24 hours in Liverpool? This is the question I faced when I arrived in the city on a brisk Monday night in January, on my quest to see…

    January 10, 2016
  • 2015 in Review: The Destinations of the Year

    So much has happened in 2015 that it feels like longer than just one year… I’ve moved country twice, although the first time not exactly by choice (those pesky things called visas get in the way sometimes).…

    December 31, 2015
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    Visiting The Lake District in Winter

    I’ve heard the stories of the crowds that descend on the Lake District. Tales of lines of cars inching their way along curving roads past beautiful lakes, of trouble securing accommodation, and of packed…

    December 23, 2015
  • royal crescent bath england jane austen

    Top Things To Do In Bath If You Love Jane Austen

    I don’t think I can express in words my EXCITEMENT at arriving in Bath, England. I’m not even sure it was entirely rational. But as someone as who has read all of Jane Austen’s novels…

    December 9, 2015