• The Lamb and Lion Inn, York, Yorkshire, England, UK
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    A Taste of York

    AFTERNOON TEA, AMERICAN SOUL FOOD & PUB GRUB ⇷☓⇸ While York is not only a stunning and ancient city filled with castles, vikings, magic and chocolate but it is also home to some incredible dishes which are every foodies dream. During the months of September and October Visit York showcase the best which they have to offer. The city is jam packed with cafes, restaurants, tea rooms, pubs and street food stalls offering everything you can possibly think of. My partner Tran and I spent three days in York, and we never once had an empty stomach while exploring its nooks and crannies. Here are some of my favourites from…

  • Roseate House London, Paddington, London, UK
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    Roseate House London

    A CENTRAL LUXURY STAY ⇷☓⇸ Located a mere five minutes walk from Paddington Station in Central London, Roseate House London is a beautiful boutique hotel fronted by grand pillars and a white facade. It is an ideal base for those who want to explore the city and experience a luxury getaway. With 48 rooms and suites, a grand and well stocked bar, superb garden and extremely friendly staff you will instantly feel at home here. As soon as you arrive, the 1900’s Victorian architecture will instantly take your breath away and you will spend a few moments taking in the Grade 2 listed townhouse with impressive balconies, high windows and…

  • Exploring York's Best Attractions
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    Exploring York’s Best Attractions

    VIKINGS, WIZARDS AND CASTLES ⇷☓⇸ Are you looking for the perfect staycation but not sure where to go? Well, look no further as York has everything you need for the perfect weekend getaway. It is a city full of history and culture and is literally bursting at the seams with historical wonders located in this beautiful medieval city. York came to life in AD 71 when the Romans built a fortress there and the emperors Constantius I, Septimus and Hadrian all had a British seat in York while on campaigns. One of the main features which really makes York stand out are the impressive 2,000-year-old walls which surround the city and…

  • Top UK Holiday Destinations
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    Top UK Holiday Destinations

    THE PERFECT WEEKEND GETAWAYS ⇷☓⇸ What can be better than escaping your home town and treating yourself to some change of scenery to relax and re-energise yourself from the daily grind? Well, it is that time of year to plan the perfect British holiday. Whilst going abroad is the ultimate indulgence, there is nothing like a classic UK getaway to create some new experiences and enjoy some of the most beautiful places in the world. The UK is very underrated considering it has copious amounts of medieval castles, quaint villages, gorgeous lakes, magnificent countryside and not to mention some very impressive mountains. If you want some once in a lifetime…

  • MELITTA AVANZA SERIES 600 FULLY AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINE
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    Fuel Your Travel Plans With Coffee

    MELITTA AVANZA SERIES 600 FULLY AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINE ⇷☓⇸ One of the most exciting parts about travelling is the planning stage. Who, what, where, when and how play a major part and be both riveting and daunting at the same time. Everyone’s different. Some people are spontaneous. Some like to have a day-by-day itinerary. Some are happy just exploring a city on foot with no real plans to speak of. And some just want to sit on the beach and relax – doing stuff isn’t their idea of a relaxing vacation. I find the same comes to coffee. I prefer a decent latte or a classic Americano to get me…

  • How to Travel from Home
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    How to Travel from Home

    SATISFY YOUR TRAVEL URGES WITHOUT LEAVING HOME ⇷☓⇸ After coming back to the UK after years of travelling around the world I often get asked how I deal the dreaded post-travel blues and staying in the travel mind-set to keep on going.  It’s a tough question to answer and one I often ponder myself sometimes, as I am sure many other travellers often do as well. There is honestly no easy way to avoid the blues, especially if you are back for a significant amount of time.  What makes it harder is when you are required to stay at home due to health issues, family ties or other commitments and…

  • Travel Book Inspiration
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    Japan’s Best Attractions

    HOME OF GOOD FOOD & MARIO ⇷☓⇸ If you are looking at heading to explore the beautiful country of Japan, then you will soon realise that there are way too many things to do and therefore can be a little overwhelming. Depending on when you visit, and how long for, you may not be able to fit everything in which means you will need to prioritise for when you are there.  Having spent 10 days there, you will easily be able to travel to places such as Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka to get your fill of Japanese history, culture, cuisines and downright weirdness. Here are my top 8 best attractions…

  • Edge of the World, Jasper, Canada
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    Your Ultimate Guide to Canada

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ⇷☓⇸ Canada, the land of wild moose, passionate games of ice hockey, a staple diet of maple syrup and of course intense natural beauty. With its geography, almost as diverse as its history and people, Canada is one of those countries you really need to visit and explore before you die.  There are honestly, very few places on Earth that offer plentiful natural wonders that are not only breath-taking but unique as well. Whether its crystal turquoise blue waters, rugged Rocky Mountains, vast rolling green lands, thundering waterfalls or places that literally look like the Edge of the World. Here are the top 8 places to…

  • Machu Picchu, peru
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    Hiking to Machu Picchu

    FIRST STEP EXPEDITIONS PERU ⇷☓⇸ Home to one of the seven wonders of the world, alpacas, rich culture and delicious food. Peru has long been a tourist destination, and it continues to attract travellers from all walks of life, budgets and every corner of the globe. For many, Machu Picchu isn’t simply a stop on a convoluted trip through the Americas – it is the reason to board a plane to Peru in the first place. So, if you’re planning a trip to experience Peru, then the tour company you choose makes all the difference. The size of the group, itinerary, service and amenities all come into play. My partner and I…

  • First Step Expeditions, Rainbow Mountain, Cusco, Peru
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    Climbing Rainbow Mountain

    FIRST STEP EXPEDITIONS PERU ⇷☓⇸ When you think of Peru, you instantly think of Alpaca’s, delicious Peruvian cuisine and of course the famous world wonder that is Machu Picchu. What most people don’t realise is that it is also home to the beautiful Rainbow Mountain which is taking social media by storm. So, if you’re planning a trip to experience Peru, then the tour company you choose makes all the difference. The size of the group, itinerary, service and amenities all come into play. My partner and I were guests of First Step Expeditions, and this is our review of our one day hike. Highlights Superb organisation and itinerary Knowledgeable…