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    August 22, 2016
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    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 not only is our name grammatically incorrect (something I mutter acknowledgment of after meeting anyone), but because despite clear introductions, I seem unable to call people by their real name. Instead, I’ll refer to their ‘social name’ throughout conversations, like a bizarre fan girl. Moreover, blogger…

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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
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    Welcome to the circus

    Call me a miserable child but when I was younger, I didn’t visit a circus. Not once. I have a vague recollection of a fifth birthday party, in which a clown appeared. I don’t…

    July 30, 2016
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    Ten travel hacks to change the way you travel

    As somewhat nervous travellers, we’re always looking for tips on how to reduce the stress of travel. Over the years, we’ve honed our travelling skills to make life on the road relatively simple. Below…

    July 29, 2016
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    My Tuscan wedding

    I’ve been so excited to share this post with you all. It’s a post that’s only fair after my incessant mentions of it over the last 18 months: my Tuscan wedding! Remembering next to…

    July 24, 2016
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    Six best travel reads

    What inspires you to travel to different places? Stunning photography? Glossy brochures? The local cuisine? For us, much of our inspiration has come from reading – and not simply guide books or travel magazines.…

    July 23, 2016
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    A weekend guide to Verona

    Fair Verona – made famous by Shakespeare’s tale of Romeo and Juliet – is a beautifully compact city that’s perfect for a weekend break. Easy to navigate by foot, plenty of shady squares to rest your…

    July 22, 2016
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    Travel Photography Essentials

    Photography has long played a leading role in our lives. We have been photographed and filmed from the day we were born (let’s not dwell on that traumatic birth video), appeared in sensationally eighties…

    July 19, 2016