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Cornwall Travel Guide: Ultimate Four Day Itinerary

For ages we’ve been talking traveling down to Cornwall for a short stay-cation and this summer we finally made it happen. I used to visit Cornwall as a child but there was still so much I hadn’t seen, and as Darryl had never been, it made sense to take the plunge and plan the ultimate Cornish road trip. Before I…
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Travel Vlog | Cornwall

Last week we embarked on our first ever proper ‘staycation’ and spent four days road tripping around the Cornish coastline, visiting Tintagel, Newquay, St Ives, Gwenver Beach, Lands End, the Minack Theatre, St Michael’s Mount, Penzance, Porthleven, Lizard Point, Kynance Cove, Falmouth and more. Blog post coming soon!
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Where to Surf in Punta Cana: A Day at Macao Beach

We had an agreement for our holiday this year that wherever we went, Darryl would be able to surf. Admittedly Punta Cana isn’t known for its surfing spots as the waves are better in the north, so it was a bit of a risk, but Google saved the day and we managed to track down a place called Macao Surf…
Macao Beach, Punta Cana
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How to Spend an Afternoon in Montmarte

A perk of staying outside of central Paris was being a matter of minutes away from Montmarte, a hilly arrondissement that sits 130m above the city. We got to Paris around lunchtime so after exploring Pigalle, home to the Moulin Rouge (picture below), we ventured up through the winding Parisian streets to see what Montmarte had to offer. Honestly I…
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Review: Hotel Riu Republica, Punta Cana

I haven’t stayed at a RIU hotel since I was a child so booking one this year for our anniversary trip to Punta Cana seemed like a good shout, especially as there were six RIUs to choose from. And trust me I’d know because our coach stopped at every single one (one of the cons of inclusive airport transfers). Anyway,…
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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