Archive of ‘Travel’ category

St Kitts: Caribbean Bread & Butter Pudding Recipe

If there’s one thing I love to do when I travel, it’s to learn about the local food and produce. Today on St Kitts, we did just that. Fairview House is a former plantation that’s now been turned into a heritage museum and restaurant. As well as touring the beautiful grounds, the site plays host […]

St Kitts: History and folk crafts at the Wingfield Estate

Today we visited the Wingfield Estate. It’s a place full of fascinating history and heritage that is slowly being excavated and then restored. The Estate is like a storybook of the island’s past. It was the first working estate in the English-speaking Caribbean, and its initial crops were indigo dye and tobacco. Later, it produced […]

Accor Launches Bangkok Super Saver Hotel Campaign

For all travelers coming to Bangkok within the next few months and are currently searching for hotel bookings, look no further.  Accor has officially launched the ‘Bangkok Super Saver’ hotel campaign which features room bookings at a very special rate (inclusive of free breakfast). But book fast; this deal is an exclusive offer for all […]

Canary Tourism | UK BLOG

Hot for 2014: The Canary Islands   When British wintertime comes, island hopping somewhere warm and beautiful is the stuff office daydreams are made of. While consider up in thermal jumpers and patterned bed socks, I've been gazing off into the distance and thinking about the Canary Islands, which have quickly jumped to the top of my […]

Travel Wishlist: Chile

I’ve been hearing a huge amount about South America recently, particularly since starting my writing MA. There are a good few characters from the United States enrolled on the course, and between them they’ve travelled extensively around the continent. I’ve not had the chance to visit even one South American country yet, but with each […]

2 Inspirational Travel Films You Must See

I watch a lot of films. I think telling stories on screen is one of the most engaging, astounding and beautiful ways to learn about something or find inspiration or experience the feeling of being understood. If it’s done well, of course. I can’t say I was that blown away by the legendary mess that […]

Movement, Changes and Madness

It’s been a crazy few months of movement and changes and madness. Since May, I’ve found myself in Morocco, Poland, Italy, France, Scotland, Wales and a few different places in England. Two more trips to go and I’ll be settling down for a little while. The intense travelling from nation to nation has been an […]

Instagram Diary: Teaching in Liguria, Italy

I’ve spent the last three weeks teaching in Liguria, Italy. The first two weeks were spent in a town called Savona and now I’m half-way through a two week stay in a smaller town called Cogoleto. Here’s a brief Instagram diary from the last few weeks… The teaching team in Savona Rosie and I with […]

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