Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2016

    September 15, 2016

    Last year, on a whim one lunch time, we decided to enter the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2015 under the ‘Travel’ category. We didn’t expect to be shortlisted, let alone be recognised in the awards but low and behold we walked away with ‘Highly Commended’ for Travel Blog of the Year. It was a brilliant night, with the both of us shuffling around being generally awkward and intimidated by the sheer mass of confident bloggers in the room. This year, sadly,…

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    The Faroe Islands: part one

    Over the years, men from the small village of Mikladalur, on the island of Kalsoy,  have slowly disappeared. Killed at sea amongst the swirling waves of the North Atlantic Ocean, some have tragically fallen from…

    September 14, 2016
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    A birthday stay at The Randolph

    I had never really planned on turning thirty. Not because I hadn’t planned on living particularly long (this blog is starting well isn’t it), but because that particular milestone seemed so very far away…

    September 14, 2016
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    September Competition Time: A beautiful Tusting bag

    September has arrived and with it, the end of summer. As we get ready to say goodbye to long summer evenings and the smell of lingering BBQ smoke,  there’s a feeling of excitement in…

    September 4, 2016
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    A guide to the Cotswolds and beyond

    Rolling hills, medieval villages and iconic yellow brick cottages epitomise the famous region of the Cotswolds; an area that spans the counties of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire. For most visitors to the UK,…

    September 1, 2016
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    The Best Places to Eat in Stockholm

    Stockholm is a city of 14 islands and 57 bridges. It’s a place where beautiful medieval streets nestle alongside cool, hipster neighbourhoods. A city of golden, endless summers and even longer, darker winters. It’s…

    August 30, 2016
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    The Panasonic Lumix GX80

    Blogger events can be a little strange. Thrown into a room of strangers, most of whom introduce themselves by their Twitter handle, initial conversations can be strained. I find these introductions super awkward, conscious that…

    August 22, 2016
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    Top 5 Last Minute Italian City Breaks

    My love affair with Italy started a number of years ago when I set foot, for the first time, in regal Rome. Since then, I’ve been lured back to the country more times than…

    August 16, 2016
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    A Weekend in Liverpool

    Liverpool is a city that’s long been overshadowed by its own caricature. Built on clichés and contradictions, it’s both the nostalgic home of the Beatles and a city defined by its ferociously passionate football…

    August 11, 2016
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    The 7 deadly sins of Instagram

    When curated well, Instagram can be a brilliant way to promote your blog and gain a large readership. Done badly, and it will turn into yet another platform that waters down your brand and creates,…

    August 3, 2016
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    Travelling with your sibling: why everyone should try it

    For most, travelling with your siblings is something only endured when you’re younger: an experience limited to annual family holidays in Spain; brutal fights in the back of a car during a claustrophobic road…

    August 2, 2016