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    August 22, 2016

    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 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 events,…

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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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    What Does Brexit Mean for Travellers?

    What does Brexit mean for travellers? That British vote to leave the European Union kicked up a big stink, right? It’s even landed the UK with a new prime minister. Is it all over…

    July 14, 2016
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    25 Thoughts of a Blogger

    1) How hard can blogging be? I’m going to make this look easy. 2) Why is blogging so hard? I can’t think of any other adjective aside from ‘amazing’. It’s amazingly difficult. 3) A moment…

    July 12, 2016
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    Lessons in Travel Blogging

    Our small corner of the internet is nearly two years old. Its beginnings were not particularly glamorous. It was an uncomfortably hot Thursday lunchtime in July and we had a few moments before returning to…

    May 6, 2016
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    The 7 Rules of Instagram

    Although only discovering Instagram in 2014 (a little late to the party, we’ll admit), we’ve learned in a short space of time what makes for a successful account and what might make for its downfall.…

    March 10, 2016