Coming down gently: Weekend trips to tide you over between holidays

I love travelling. That adrenaline as you land, the smell of a different city and the tastes of a new cuisine. If I won the lottery tomorrow I’d travel the world, slowly, taking in all that it had to offer. Once you get the travel bug, nothing’s worse than those periods between trips. For me these periods can be lengthy,…

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Experience These 3 Wonderful Winter Cities in Europe

Winter is a long and dark time, so we’ve enjoyed sprucing it up a bit with festive lights and delicious treats since the dawn of time. They still call Christmas Jul in Scandinavia, a term that’s been with them ever since the old Norse traditions and Yule celebrations, predating the Christian festivities by thousands of years. Some countries are just…

The fitness benefits of improving your range of motion

Your range of motion is basically a term referring to how well you can move a particular part of your body. For example, if you have a good range of motion in your shoulders, you’ll be able to fully extend them above your head and externally/internally rotate them too.   If you want to achieve your fitness goals, you need…

Have a festive fiesta in Spain this winter

It’s starting to get pretty chilly, which for me is the cue to get excited for Christmas! However, for anyone who doesn’t like the cold weather, it’s the beginning of a long and dark period of the year. A bit of winter sun could be exactly what the doctor ordered, whether you take a solo trip or go on a…

Tips for surviving group holidays

Making memories and travelling with those close to you is a wonderful way to see the world. I’ve travelled with friends and with family and have definitely found travelling with friends to be the harder option. Travelling in a group does have its benefits though, there are more people to take pictures, you can split the costs, and you can…

Away with the fairies

Have I ever told you that I believe in fairies? No? Not that I see them flying around, or that I expect to walk in on one taking a rest on my curtain pole. But the idea of fairies. The magical, otherwordly, ethereal feeling of fairies. It’s hard to explain. My first introduction to the fairy world was one I’ll…

Enjoying yourself in Ireland

You don’t always have to pay thousands of pounds and travel half-way around the world to have an exciting holiday experience. Ireland is the perfect example of a place that is nearby and has so much to offer that you’re never in danger of being bored, disappointed or underwhelmed, which is more than can be said for some international destinations!…