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End of summer 18 in Europe: Milan and day trips

Milan is THE Italian fashion capital known for its beautiful, well dressed people and even more beautiful architecture. We coincidentally visited during September’s Fashion Week which was an amazing experience. Of course the shows and parties were private but there were models and celebs casually strolling around town being papped and it felt almost normal! […]

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Black History Month 2018: Events and Reflections

October is Black History Month (BHM) in the UK and it is a time to reflect on the past but also be proud of how much black people have accomplished and contribute to British life. During this month, I’ve checked out some great events, contributed to blog pieces looking at the experiences we have faced […]

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Central America Reunion in Bergen

  This August bank holiday, I spent the weekend in the beautiful Norwegian city of Bergen, hosted by the Norwegian girls that I had met during my Central American tour (check out the series here). It’s fairly easy to bond with like minded travellers when abroad but to actually stay in touch and successfully organise […]

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Summer 18 in Europe – Bloggers in Belgium

  I did a wild thing back in the summer which resulted in this trip. I sent a tweet to my travel twitter asking for company for a trip to anywhere in Europe. I was pleasantly surprised when I got 3 responses and the next thing I knew, we had booked a girls trip to […]

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Summer 18 around the UK

  It is well known that us Londoners can find it difficult to appreciate anything outside the M25 and this is a shame as the rest of the UK does have a lot to offer! I did try to visit a few places this summer but my to do list is long and I plan […]

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My summer 18 hotspots – London

I absolutely love living in London and particularly in the summer time when there is  endless amounts to do. And with this year’s heatwave, we’ve had a dreamy couple of months! In between my Central America tour (see Latin America ) and a couple of getaways in July (see Europe ), I managed to check out a few […]

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Summer 18 in Europe – Ibiza Edition

  Ibiza is one of Europe’s top party destinations and is well known for its summer season hosted by the world’s best DJs. It is also known to be quite expensive (and this isn’t wrong in some instances). I first visited back in August 2014 – ironically we flew out on the same day that […]

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Bienvenidos a Miami

Welcome to Miami! After a whirlwind 5 weeks in Central America and Mexico (all posts can be found here), I was excited to finally make it here. Ever since I heard Will Smith’s song, I had been keen to go and be bougie in Miami (although young Jess didn’t know of this term at the […]

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Mexico part 2: Sun, Sea and Mayans

    Welcome to part 2 of my Mexico travels. Before you go any further, make sure you’ve caught up with part 1 and the Best of Central America Series too (from Costa Rica where this trip started in March, all the way up to Belize!) So my month long G Adventures tour ended in […]

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Best of Central America: 7. Mexico

Mexico is a country that I have longed to visit for years and the one I was most looking forward to on the tour. I had a few days with my group and the rest of the time in Mexico was with Albert (see part 2). From Caye Caulker, Belize (where we had spent the […]

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