23 Jun 2014

El Colacho Festival

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El Colacho is a Spanish ritual which involves men dressed as the devil in red and yellow jumpsuits paired with modern running shoes, jumping over babies born in the previous twelve months. The El Colacho festival (internationally known as “The baby jumping festival”) traditionally takes place on the Sunday after Corpus Christi (usually May – June), and this year it was on yesterday, 22nd June …

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19 Jun 2014

Learn a language

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Have you ever sat on a park bench and listened to a conversation in a foreign country wishing you knew how to communicate with them? If you have thought or attempted to learn a language whilst travelling then you’ll be glad to know you’re not alone! With a staggering number of 6912 living languages in the world, I don’t think many expect to learn more …

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16 Jun 2014

The Future of World Travel

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When you speak of world travel and what the future holds, it’s hard to imagine the Wright Brothers only took their first successful flight just over 100 years ago. The fixed winged aircraft paved the path of what we call travel today. Little did anyone know what travel would become in just over 100 years. We almost take for granted the effortlessness of grabbing your …

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12 Jun 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup Travel

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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has officially begun and is one of the biggest sporting events on the planet, with fans travelling from all corners of the globe. Whether you are a football fanatic or more relaxed unless there’s a World Cup on (like me) you’ll discover some staggering stats about those who travel, how much each country is spending on airfares and who’s …

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09 Jun 2014

Gumball 3000 London 2014

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If you’ve heard of the Gumball 3000, you’ll know it’s a petrol-heads heaven, an annual British motor rally spanning across 3000 miles of the world. This year the Gumball rally began in Miami’s South Beach, embarking on a journey consisting of amazing cities, cultural contrasts and endless partying to finally reach the ultimate end destination of Ibiza!

The Gumball 3000 really is a once …

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28 May 2014

A Saturday in Soho, London

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The Family Jones Project

The late may bank holiday has just gone and it took us to Soho, London. Those who are aware of Soho, theaters, glitter, and London’s ‘naughty district’ may spring to mind, but the labyrinth of rabbit warren like streets have a lot more to offer. Soho features night clubs, pubs, bars and restaurants with a few sex shops scattered amongst them, in fact Soho isn’t …

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Having opened at the tail end of last year, I finally had the chance to take great pleasure in visiting The Jones Family Project. Found opposite the Hoxton Hotel in Shoreditch, this bar and restaurant has lived up to its outstanding reviews. Having spent the evening here with work colleagues, it really gave me a great amount of time here, and what a …

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We have seen a few blog posts floating around recently regarding what is outside of your front door, as let’s face it, you don’t have to travel thousands of miles away to find yourselves getting lost and exploring new places. As we have recently moved home to a lovely little cottage we thought we would treat you to one of it’s best kept secrets (we’ve …

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20 Apr 2014

Flying Sky High

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Before I say anything, take a moment to take in the astounding beauty from the main image taken whilst flying over the south coast of England!

As you may have previously read in part I of our flying story, for my birthday Kate had arranged for me to fly a plane, to which I secretly upgraded to allow her to …

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01 Apr 2014

We’re on the move

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So you may be questioning why we’ve been a little quiet lately, well the news is we are going to move home! After living on a third floor apartment together for just over a year, we wanted a bit of a change and to make the most of the great outdoors… So this led us to look at a lovely cottage that plays host to …

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Rainforests believe it or not, are fundamental to our planet’s health. Pretty obvious right? Not only are rainforests home to more than half of the world’s species of flora and fauna, rainforests are also the source of about 40 percent of the planet’s oxygen supply! That’s a fact that I didn’t realise was so high. It’s sad to know that despite humans being …

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Let us take you on a journey through some of the most extreme destinations in the world. See how much you really know about the world with these extreme facts!

Do you know where the world’s coldest place is? How about where the Sun never dips below the horizon, or the city that plays host to the tallest building in the world? Discover the worldā€™s most …

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06 Mar 2014

Flying a Piper Warrior PA28

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For my last birthday Kate surprised me with what can only be described as the most amazing, right out there kind of present.. to fly a plane! So now the weather has started to slowly improve in good old Blighty, it’s time I made the call and to book my flight experience! – A little nervous but so excited, I can’t wait!

I have chosen to …

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04 Mar 2014

Love Lock Bridge, Paris

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Who doesn’t love a little romance huh? – We ticked off visiting a Love Lock Bridge (Pont des Arts) whilst in Paris and even added our names to the forever growing collection of padlocks. Well in such a romantic city, we were never going to say no were we šŸ˜‰

So what is a love lock I hear you say? A love lockĀ is a padlock which …

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28 Feb 2014

Gamble in Las Vegas

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Viva Las Vegas! In 2012 39m people visited Las Vegas and we were two of them šŸ˜Ž We managed to check this off our bucket list during our road trip around California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah in a rented RV. So let the fun commence, we had just come from Zion National Park so the nightlife, bright lights, and gambling had …

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Last Summer we agreed that we couldn’t really top the USA road trip, neither did we want to. We fancied something a little less intense but still a great adventure to somewhere new. After potentially looking at Croatia, we actually decided on Amsterdam and Paris – lots to see and do and all relatively cheap. The price between driving and flights wasn’t much in it, …

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Different people take different things when they travel. We’ve all seen the hippie walking through the airport with just a guitar and a journal or the businessman who has perfected the science of compacting his clothes into a small carry-on. But what does your luggage say about you? That you’re a fun-loving risk taker? A checklist tourist? Or are you packing for the one-off chance …

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So to help feed our NEED to travel, this weekend we visited the Destinations Holiday & Travel Show in London. Having prepared ourselves to come back with pockets stuffed with rolled up brochures from the show we set off on our way Saturday morning! This is our first travel show we have been to and had been given complimentary tickets from Titan Travel (cheers guys!) …

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05 Feb 2014

Round the World Pins #2

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This week we are reading up on various travel blogs and websites in some preparation for our round the world trip planning. I have always had a love for the big cat family, so one of my musts is to travel to Africa and experience them in their natural habitat.. and what better way to do this by going on safari and visiting a Cheetah …

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