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    A Guide to St Lucia

    September 24, 2017

    Humidity has a way of slowing things down: a sticky quicksand that clings to your skin and drags at your limbs. Step off a plane, and the air can feel less like a new climate and more another dimension: a steamy void to backstroke through. As a kid, I used to imagine that if I waved an empty jar in front of me on a humid day, I’d be able to collect the air: treacly, damp clouds filling my glass…

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  • A Long Weekend in Morocco

    Last month, our triplet and Twins That Travel contributor Sophie, from Sophie’s Suitcase, went on a weekend of exploration in Morocco on our behalf (partly because we were so busy preparing for Claire’s Italian wedding!)…

    June 13, 2016
  • Sri Lanka: tea country

    Last year, I launched The Elephant Stamp, a travel inspired online homeware store, sourcing and selling contemporary and unique home textiles made by global makers including the tropical cushions by Delhi-based, Safomasi, which are…

    May 10, 2016
  • Arctic Dog Sledding Adventures

    Flying into Kiruna, a city located high in the Arctic Circle of Sweden, the sun was already setting over a pristine white landscape. Despite it only being early afternoon, the winter’s sun had transported us…

    February 3, 2016
  • A week in Melbourne

    Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia, after Sydney, and is essential to visit on any Australian trip. Sydney may be the prettier city, with its iconic harbour and beautiful skyline, but Melbourne…

    October 15, 2015
  • From LA to Beijing

    Talk about a culture shock. Feeling foreign and out of my comfort zone is one of my favorite feelings in this world; and boy did China do that for me. From casually walking by…

    July 5, 2015
  • Zanzibar

    So, Zanzibar. An evocative name, for sure. I’d be fairly sure everyone has heard of it, or at least know it’s got something to do with all those delicious-sounding spices that go in the…

    June 29, 2015
  • Scenes from South Africa

    Hi there, mine name is Angie and I’m the blogger behind SilverSpoon London, a luxury food and travel blog. I recently visited South Africa and completely fell in love with the country: the food, the…

    June 15, 2015
  • Spring into Japan

    When one thinks of Japan images of sushi, cherry blossoms, and kimonos come to mind.  While Japan is popular and well known for these things, there is so much more to this beautiful country…

    April 16, 2015
  • A Traveller’s Guide to Machu Picchu

    It’s a bucket list staple for many of us, and with good reason: Machu Picchu, in Peru, is pretty breathtaking. This unusual mountain city, built by the Incas, dates back to the 15th century…

    April 7, 2015
  • The Culture of French Polynesia

    French Polynesia is located in the South Pacific Ocean and has 118 islands, all of them of volcanic origin. Thanks to their origin, they are high islands and their black ominous rocks are a…

    March 24, 2015