Exploring Malham Cove {Yorkshire Dales National Park}

Walking along the dusty track with a sea of yellow stretched out in front of us, I realised it was about time I opened my heart – and my mind. Having fallen in love with…

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Walking in the Lake District: {Stock Ghyll Force & High Sweden Bridge}

Speeding along the motorway with a blanket of blue above us I felt my shoulders finally drop. Packing everything up the night before hadn’t gone to plan and as usual, we’d spent the morning rushing…

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What Are The Benefits Of Travelling?

“Not all those who wander are lost”. – JRR Tolkien For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to travel. To pack up and head off, leaving behind everyone and everything I’ve ever known…

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Hiking Sentiero degli Dei: Italy {Part VII}

As we approached the tunnel we were met with multiple cars doing U-turns: damn, it was closed. This confirmed what we kind of already knew – our Italian sucked. Even though we’d made an effort…

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A Day Out At Arley Hall And Gardens

Showing gratitude for the area I live in doesn’t come easy. When we first moved into our house, the plan was to stay for a couple of years and then move on; unfortunately, 10 years…

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Find Out The Cost Of My Trip To Italy: Facts & Figures {Part VI}

With picture perfect views, alfresco dining beneath twinkling stars and whitewashed buildings wedged into the mountainside, it’s no wonder we chose to celebrate Ian’s 40th birthday on the Amalfi Coast. Hiking through woodland and drinking…

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24 Hours In Anacapri: Italy {Part V}

As we hurried through the streets of Sorrento, dragging what felt like my own bodyweight behind me, I was determined we were going to make the ferry. If we missed it, we’d have to wait…

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Pompeii, Thunderstorms & Big Hair: Italy {Part IV}

As we walked away from the car towards the entrance, I had a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. I realised we’d just gone against everything we’d read. Twenty minutes previously, after casually…

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Walking Valle Delle Ferriere & Drinking Organic Lemonade: Italy {Part III}

High in the hills of Amalfi, above the hustle and bustle of the main shopping area, lies the peaceful nature reserve Valle Delle Ferriere. A hiking trail that winds through luscious green foliage and past…

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