Halloween Around The World

In different parts of the world people celebrate Halloween in a multitude of ways. Halloween – United States and the UK, ‘Day of the Dead’ in Mexico,   Image Mario Vazaquez                                       sourced from  allbucerias.com ‘Los Finados’ […]

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A fabulous list of hotels that have just gone on my hotlist

Recently, a good friend of mine tagged me in a post to draw my attention to this list. I love unusual places to stay. A couple of years ago Lyla and I did a road trip through six countries in Europe in my mini. The trip was largely based around unusual places to stay. On […]

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Traveller personalities

When you are on any trip you always come across different personalities from all over the world – fellow travellers. For the most part this is part of the fun. I have met some wonderful people whom I am still in touch with years later, but occasionally you come across one of these The Most Annoying […]

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Saving money for your travels

Being a single parent makes it particularly difficult to raise the funds for any trip away. As any other single parent will tell you, you always need more of three things; money, time with your child  and work. One of these usually interferes negatively with another so it’s always tricky. Although I think it is […]

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Roaming charges finally to become a thing of the past in Europe

From the middle of 2017 roaming charges will finally be scrapped for anyone from the UK visiting Europe. I for one think this is great. I often use my phone to search out new places to visit en-route on any trip, so this will allow me to do this without facing a huge bill once […]

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The Holiday Girl

If you are inspired to travel to a destination, but don’t know where to start, or you know what you want to do but don’t have the time to put the trip together, I can recommend The Holiday Girl. Elle offers curated small group travel to exotic destinations, but also bespoke travel planning. She has a world […]

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Nat Geo Traveller November

Thank you for your votes. I have entered the Bee. Wish me luck! You can view my entry here

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Top tips for travelling from Lyla – No1

When I go travelling I always bring something which reminds me of home. This is so I can always feel at home wherever I go. I like bringing swimming costumes as well, especially in hot places, for example, Corfu.

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