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Peru

I visited Peru in May ‘17 with one of my friends for a busy 10 day trip including travel time! Considering that the quickest journey from London to Lima was a whole 12 hours, we had a lot of planning and prioritising to do! Luckily May is outside of the peak season so we didn’t […]

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Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year is one of my favourite festivals. I love the intricate designs, beautiful red lanterns, traditional clothing and excellent food. It usually occurs between late Jan to Mid February, on different dates each year due to the lunisolar cycles. 2018 is the Year of the Dog. Dogs are a (hu)man’s best friend and very […]

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Marrakech

Marrakech was my second visit to Africa (after Accra). Morocco is becoming more of a tourist hotspot year after year but they still maintain their traditions and Islamic culture. I did a lot of reading before I visited to make sure we were well prepared for the experience. Few tips: 1. If you know any Arabic […]

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Copenhagen

Hygge is the Danish concept of being cozy and is all the rage during wintertime. My first trip to Scandinavia was during a bitter cold February 2017. It had snowed heavily in the days before we arrived so the city looked gorgeous but also dangerously icy in some parts . Luckily I had come prepared in […]

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Weekend in Paris

Paris is always a good idea. It’s the city of love and probably has the one of highest proposal rates in the world! It’s London’s well dressed, cool and cultural neighbour. I first visited aged 13 on a school trip to Disneyland which was great. But my most recent trip was during November ‘16 for a brief […]

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Valencia

  I have a love love relationship with Spain and Spanish life in general. Smart 13 year old me jumped at the chance to learn the language at school so I could forever visit and enjoy the culture. Prior to this trip, I had already been to Spain a few times: Malaga, Grenada, Barcelona plus […]

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Accra

I am of Ghanaian origin but was born and have lived in London my whole life. So I was excited to visit the Motherland and get back to my roots during Easter 2016! African countries often don’t get the appreciation they deserve so I was ready to see it from all angles. Ghana is in […]

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New York City

I’ve always wanted to visit the Big Apple as it features in every film ever (plus one of my favourite TV series Gossip Girl! ) So I was super excited to experience the magic for myself a couple of autumns ago with my other half. The forecast was cold but sunny which was okay for what […]

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam is ALWAYS a good idea..so good that I’ve actually been twice. The first time was on my 20th birthday for a spontaneous post summer exams adventure with 2 of my Uni besties. £44 for a return coach trip from Leicester to Amsterdam. We spent exactly 24 hours there with no place booked to stay..so […]

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Short Summer in Europe

The year is 2015 and I am fresh out of Uni…I had a month until I started work and I was feeling restless. Despite having very little money and a heatwave being predicted for the UK, I decided to go on a spontaneous solo week long trip to Europe and here is the tale… First stop…BUDAPEST! I […]

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