24 Jan 2014

Australia Day 2014

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G’day mate! – Is exactly what most of the Australian population will definitely be saying on Sunday 26th January as they celebrate in their national ‘Australia Day’! Why not take part yourself by celebrating with them even if you aren’t currently hitting the surf beaches of the Gold Coast. However… to all of our Aussie readers out there, here are 7 fun filled events and …

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21 Jan 2014

Round the World Pins #1

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This week we have been very busy setting up our blog and all the social pages whilst living our busy life at the same time. BUT we’ve managed hurrah! and Kate is currently on her way back to Wales for her THIRD Christmas with her family. Anyway we both look forward to providing you all inspiration of the best places around the world to visit. …

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18 Jan 2014

The Modern Travel Blogger

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Infographics are a great way to display information and we’ve found a great one to start off with… Sandymount Hotel presents an infographic look at the modern travel blogger. We’ll look at their average age, most popular destinations, technology, income, use of online platforms and of course, their blogging. (that’s us!)

Are you a travel blogger? Do you agree with the infographic? Let us …

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16 Jan 2014

The Ultimate Bucket List

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I am sure everyone’s familiar with the term ‘bucket list’ where a person hopes to accomplish a number of experiences or achievements during their lifetime. When planning our round the world trip, we thought long and hard about what we really wanted to see and do, and then thought even harder – what could we really do to push us to the edge, to let us …

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08 Jan 2014

Kate in Jamaica

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For such a small island, Jamaica has had a massive influence on the world. This legendary nation, which celebrates 50 years of independence in 2012, evokes passion and affection even in those who have never visited, and brings a dreamy look to the faces of those who have.

It has produced the most celebrated reggae star in history, Bob Marley, and some of the greatest sportsmen …

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04 Jan 2014

Kate in Thailand

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The cultural and commercial centre of Thailand, Bangkok is steeped in tradition and yet thoroughly modern. A bustling metropolis with soaring skyscrapers and a state-of-the-art airport, it is also home to colourful temples and mesmerising royal palaces. There is plenty to see and do in this modern city, so don’t be put off by its size or the traffic. See the city from a long-tailed …

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02 Jan 2014

Travel destinations visited

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When it comes to travel destinations, both myself and Kate have been to quite a few over the years; both together and family holidays. Growing up I’ve learnt a lot about travelling from having caravanning holidays throughout the UK, now this may sound like posh camping and not the hard-core stuff, but it does teach you that you can go away anywhere and to enjoy …

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