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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Yoho National Park

WHERE: Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada WHEN: June 2016 HOW LONG FOR: 1 day We spent a day in Yoho National Park, which was about an hours drive from Banff. Whilst on the road, we pulled over to look at the Spiral Tunnels in the mountains, which are used by the trains. We also stopped […]

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Visiting my bestie in Brighton

Last weekend I went to visit one of my closest friends in her not-so-new home, Brighton. I had been to Brighton before, years ago, but I had mainly stuck to the beach and the pier. This time we weaved our way through the lanes, popping into quirky boutiques and stopping to refuel at adorable little cafes […]

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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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Playa Pesquero, CUBA

WHERE: Hotel Playa Costa Verde, Playa Pesquero, Holguin, CUBA WHEN: April 2015 HOW LONG FOR: 6 days This trip was a little different for us because it was … dun dun duuuuuuuun…. an ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE TRIP. I feel like there is a bit of a stigma attached to this kind of holiday for people […]

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Holkham Beach, England

WHERE: Holkham Beach, Norfolk, England WHEN: ALL THE TIME HOW LONG FOR: One day I wanted to write a little post about my favourite day out in England – Holkham Beach. I love this beach and I go there all year round. My favourite thing about it is that there is nothing there.. no arcade, […]

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