The Little Things: A Much Needed Dose of Vitamin Sea

I’ve said it so many times before, but I’m happiest by the sea (or a turquoise blue alpine lake…. i’m not fussy). Theres just something about the sea that I find incredibly calming. I always come away feeling as though my mind has been de-cluttered and re-booted! Whenever we have time, we love going to […]

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The little things: Spring has Sprung! (…finally!)

One of the best things about living in England is the seasons. I feel like whenever we step into a new one, everyone gets so excited! (myself included). We’ve had the odd day that has felt like spring, only for temperatures to plummet again! This last week, however, has been absolutely glorious! More sunshine, lighter evenings […]

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The Little Things: Wrapped-Up Winter Walks

One of my absolute favourite things to do in the winter is to wrap up warm and go out for a walk. Getting half an hour of fresh air is the best way for me to clear my mind… plus, curling up with a hot cup of cocoa after being out in the cold is one of […]

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My favourite blogs right now (Travel & Lifestyle)

Okay… I’m going to hold my hands up and say I’m a little bit sporadic when it comes to posting on my blog. To be honest, it’s more of a case of um-ing and ah-ing about taking a tentative step outside of the travel bubble during the months when life is busy, or money is […]

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Happy Halloween! (Now can we get excited for Christmas?!)

Happy Halloween! When I was little, we didn’t really make a huge deal out of Halloween (other than watching Hocus Pocus – one of my favourite films of all time), but thanks to my American brother-in-law it’s now an annual event for our family. We get together, carve pumpkins, and my sister makes us a […]

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Hello Autumn

It’s officially Autumn here in England! I love this time of year. There’s a chill in the air meaning we can break out the chunky knits (yay!), but the blanket of orange leaves evokes such warm, cozy feelings. It also means that Christmas is just around the corner, which can only be a good thing. Today was […]

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Food Fayre Fun

WHERE: Burwash Manor (Cambridgeshire, U.K.) WHEN: February 2016 HOW LONG FOR: An afternoon I love food. And I love cute little farm shops. So when I heard about the Love Food event at Burwash Manor this weekend, I was down there in a flash! Burwash Manor is an organic farm that has converted its buildings […]

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Lovely Sunday Walk in Thetford Forest

WHERE: Thetford Forest, England WHEN: August 2015 HOW LONG FOR: An afternoon We decided to spend our Sunday afternoon walking through Thetford forest. We took a picnic with us, which we ate at the high lodge… eating outside makes me feel so summery! After lunch we followed signs for the Fir Trail, a 3 mile […]

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