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    Paper Planes Pen Pal Club

    June 8, 2017

    As kids, the gentle thump of letters landing in our hallway meant one thing: excitement. Rushing to the door, we would try and spot the bulging, brightly coloured envelopes in and amongst their dull grey friends. The anticipation of what was inside these packages was sometimes almost better than opening the letters themselves. These mysterious bundles, of course, were the calling card of a now endangered species: the Pen Pal. My pen pal was Katrina: she was 12 and lived…

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  • The best Black Friday travel deals for 2016

    Happy Black Friday one and all – let the mayhem begin. Although you won’t be finding us fighting over a flat-screen TV in a supermarket, we have got involved in Black Friday this year,…

    November 25, 2016
  • Welcoming Autumn with Camp Fossil

    Driving down a narrow track covered in yellow leaves, open green fields either side, it was one of those perfect autumn afternoons. Summer in England had been unusually hot, with September bringing a confusing…

    October 15, 2016
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Free wanderlust wallpapers for your phone

    If, like us, there’s often long periods of the 9-5 between your adventures, then you’ll understand how important it is to keep yourself motivated. It’s easy to become absorbed back into routine and money that…

    July 15, 2016
  • Accessorising with Fossil

    When it comes to writing about fashion, we tend to leave it to those knowledgeable fashion bloggers. Whilst they are busy documenting their latest hauls or carefully curated wardrobes, we’re sat wondering why the…

    July 10, 2016
  • A Guide to Bath

    ‘Oh, who can ever be tired of Bath? Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen Bath – one of the UK’s most beautiful cities – has long featured in tourist guides. For over 2,000 years, tourists of…

    July 5, 2016
  • June Competition Time: Forbes and Lewis

    It is finally June and with it comes a new monthly competition. Hurray! This month, we’re thrilled to have teamed up with the exceptional Forbes and Lewis: a talented duo designing and creating beautiful…

    May 31, 2016
  • 5 Lessons in Planning a Wedding Abroad

    As my wedding day hurtles closer (20 days to be precise) and with most details now finalised, I find myself in a reflective mood. What began as a small, casual wedding has become something rather…

    May 19, 2016