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Why We’re Leaving London

I’ve hinted that I have some big news lately. It’s two-fold, really. I handed in my notice at work a few weeks ago, and we plan on leaving London. It’s something that Sam and I had been mulling over…

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London || House of MinaLima

If you venture into London’s West End you’ll stumble across an exhibition of the work of Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima. Who you probably haven’t heard of, though I can guarantee that you’ve seen their work! The dynamic duo…

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Travel || Dreamland Amusement Park

Dreamland was the biggest reason why Sam and I chose to travel to Margate in the first place. I’d read some very cool articles about the theme park’s regeneration and I wanted to see it for myself. Also, it…

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Travel || Coastal England: Margate

I’d heard many, many things about Margate in the past. Some great, some not-so-great. Historically, Margate was one of the first seaside resort towns, but when cheaper foreign holidays became available in the later half of the 20th century,…

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Ideas for Staycations in the UK

If you don’t follow me on Instagram, you might not have noticed the overwhelming amount of seaside snaps I’ve been posting lately. That’s because during the weekend just gone, I indulged in that oldest of English pastimes: a seaside…

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How Studying Abroad Changed My Life

August is rolling on through, which means it’s back to school time soon. With that in mind, I want to reach out to any university students who read my blog. Now, I try not to make big sweeping statements,…

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London || Sunset in Summertime

I’ve been up to the top of the Shard a fair few times now, but absolutely nothing beats the quality of light like that found around sunset in summertime. Watching the sunset at the View from the Shard at…

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Travel || Whitby

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post; we decided that my guests just hadn’t seen quite enough of the English coast, so early one afternoon we piled onto a bus to take it out to Whitby. The bus was slower…