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Travel fails and mishaps on the road

When we think of travelling we might imagine hiking serene paths, relaxing on a beach, partying until dawn and ‘sunset selfies‘. It might never occur to us that travel fails and mishaps on the road can occur, especially when travelling to more off-beat and unusual destinations. I love an adventure and have solo travelled extensively over the years. I’ve hiked through the Australian outback, scuba…

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Fuzzy Duck Review: A boutique hotel stay in the Cotswolds

Every now and then this city girl needs an escape to the country, what my literary twin Bridget Jones describes as a ‘full-blown mini-break holiday weekend’. My heart yearns for a slice of rural life, I convince myself that things are somehow better in the countryside, it’s greener, smiling locals will wave from their thatched cottages, pubs will be nicer. There will surely be a…

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Staying in Cardiff City Centre with Aaron Wise Apartments

As a born and bred Cardiff girl, it is often hard to imagine the city from a visitor’s perspective. If I was travelling to Cardiff, where would I stay? What places would I go to? What would the city look like to me? Why is there a man playing drums on a bin? What would I make of chippy lane at 4am? These are the…

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Hendricks Afternoon tea with Park Plaza

Fetch the best china, set the table and start filling that cake stand, afternoon tea week is nearly upon us darlings! From Monday August 14th to Sunday, August 20th, Afternoon Tea Week celebrates a quintessentially British tradition that has been around since the 1840’s. Don your best outfits and get ready for a few cucumber sandwiches and tea with some added pomp and circumstance. Here’s a…

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Lush Spa Cardiff

Oh Lush cosmetics how I love thee, your stores are an opulent, colourful, sweet smelling, sparkle filled, consumer wonderland! How I yearn for all the bath bombs, handmade soaps, beautiful gift boxes and freshly made face masks. Lush are a company that inspire some pretty passionate fans and it’s not hard to see why. With ethical, cruelty free and vegan philosophies, combined with a firm…

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