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    So You Don’t Want to be a Full-Time Blogger?

    We’ve all read those articles: the ones proclaiming that the time is now to carpe diem, to thrust that resignation letter at your boss, to untether yourself from the desk where you’ve been slowly rotting…

    December 23, 2015
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    The Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2015

    Rewind to the beginning of the year: our blog was two months old and whilst looking for other travel blogs to follow, we stumbled across the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2014. We eagerly read about…

    November 20, 2015
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    Adventures with Anxiety

    I’m gripping on tightly to my water bottle and staring fixedly ahead at the blur of headlights and streetlamps. The air inside the taxi is stifling and I can feel my scalp prickling with…

    November 8, 2015
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    Instagram: Would we lie to you?

    We launched our Instagram account a year ago, intending it simply to be a place to store our collection of travel photographs. Photography is what we enjoy the most and sharing it seemed natural. We…

    November 4, 2015
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    Meet My Other Half: the realities of being a twin

    There is one question that has dominated my life: ‘What is it like being a twin?’ When people ask this question, they are genuinely interested. I see it in their eyes. These are a…

    July 14, 2015
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    The Wonderful Things About Break-Ups

    Earlier this week, we admitted something: our lives are average. In honour of this, we thought we best try and write a few more posts dedicated to the parts of our lives we don’t…

    July 5, 2015
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    Can Travel Mend a Broken Heart: An Update

    Back in January, I wrote a short blog post pondering how to deal with a broken heart. A little shell-shocked at the time and with a suitcase containing all my worldly possessions (read: clothes), I…

    April 26, 2015
  • Generation Wanderlust

    Lately, as we’ve scrolled through our social media feeds, we’ve noticed a growing sense of déjà vu. In and amongst the colourful photographs of far-flung beaches, bite-sized quotes and ‘Top Tips for any Traveller’,…

    January 3, 2015
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    How to Get Colourful Travel Photographs!

    Perhaps more than blogging, photography is our real interest and passion. This was our real aim behind setting up our Instagram account: a place where we spend much time browsing and admiring the photographs of…

    December 4, 2014
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    What’s Wrong With Home?

    Last weekend, I (Laura) went on a little trip to the Peak District (UK). Was I bursting with excitement? No. Would I have been bursting with excitement if I was getting on a plane…

    October 28, 2014
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    Bucket List Let Downs

    After reading a recent article by The New Yorker’s Rebecca Mead, Kicking the Bucket List, it got us thinking about our own bucket list let downs and why steering clear of some of the guide…

    September 16, 2014