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    Tips for Travelling with Anxiety

    August 18, 2018
    Tips on how to travel with anxiety.

    Anxiety. It’s a word I’m tired of saying – bored of saying. Like a worn-out record, it’s played its scratchy tune in the corner of my brain since its unexpected arrival in 2011. Since then, its volume has risen and fallen: sometimes barely audible, but often loud and deafening. It’s a tune I’m familiar with, one that I know every note of. Yet when played, it’s a tune that still causes me to catch my breath. You see, as well…

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  • Ochi Beach Resort

    Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, Jamaica

    “Where you’ll be staying is the real Jamaica. Jamaica with the jungle and the rivers; the mango trees and the beach. It’s the raw Jamaica I love”, our driver declares. “And you’re going to…

    June 21, 2018
  • A Weekend in Durham

    As the train pulled into Durham’s neat, stone station, I felt a jolt of excitement. We were finally back in my favourite corner of the country – the wildly beautiful North East – with…

    March 18, 2018
  • A Guide to a Weekend in Norwich

    I was 9 when I was told that my best friend was moving away. Her name was Catherine and she’d arrived in my life two years before; a blonde haired ballerina from the Forest…

    December 19, 2017
  • Twin Perspectives Podcast: episode three

    Our foray into podcasting continues; this time whilst huddled on a bed in the spare room, surrounded by piles of washing and unpacked boxes of books. This week, we are considering that aged old…

    October 25, 2017
  • Paper Planes Pen Pal Club

    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…

    June 8, 2017
  • 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