Discovering Bordeaux by Train

For the last few days of September, I took a trip to Bordeaux and was blessed with weather reminiscent of mid-summer. It was the perfect pick me up for my post-holiday blues after returning home from two weeks to Croatia at the end of August. The new high-speed TGV train line from Paris to Bordeaux…

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Mljet Island, Croatia

Being back in drizzly England whilst editing holiday photos always gives me major post sunshine blues. I’m already mentally planning next summer to get me through the winter. Mljet island takes just under an hour to reach on a speedy catamaran from Dubrovnik, with boats going every day and to both ports at each end…

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Hotel Kompas, Dubrovnik

Close proximity to Dubrovnik, check. Next to the beach, check. Chic minimalist design, check. Indoor spa and outside pool, check. I bring to you Hotel Kompas. At check in, we were treated to a room upgrade and spent the first evening indulging on truffle pasta, french fries and beer. That’s when you know you’ve arrived.…

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Earlier on in the year, I had decided that after not going on holiday last summer I couldn’t let another pass by without a trip away. If only for the sake of a golden tan. Back in 2015, I visited the north of Croatia (blog post here) for the first time and fell completely in…

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Amber’s Bell Tent Camping at Wiveton Hall

Last week, I packed the car up with pot noodles, percy pigs, card games and sun cream before heading to Wiveton Hall for two nights camping at Amber’s Bell Tents. The last time I went camping was around ten years ago, and ended in our tent having to be thrown away as the result of…

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