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Seaside South England – De La Warr Pavilion

The South coast of England conjures the most iconic seaside holidays From Bournemouth to Ramsgate, there are a string of charming off-the-beaten-track and trendy spots, including Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, Whitstable. Dotted along the coast are some magnificent structures that have in recent years been given a facelift. The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea is one gem. The …

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The Best Twitter Travel Chats

The Best Twitter Travel Chats  I have been known to enjoy a bit of social travel chat. If you haven’t tried one, join in on a Twitter travel chat. Find like minded travellers, get some travel tips, have fun and share some travel advice! Ultimate list of Travel Chats. Here are some of the best travel chats on Twitter: (All …

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Goodbye 2017 – The Year in Review

Goodbye 2017 – Here are some of my favourite images, and travel moments from 2017 Probably too many photos of planes, and foods, and drinks. 2017 included some iconic moments we all shared; a solar eclipse #SolarEclipse2017, the devastating fires in BC #bcwildfires, and a real #Snowmaggedon in #Vancouver in early 2017. And for me, a little bit of travel; …

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Vancouver Christmas Market 2017 – Making Holiday Memories

I love the Vancouver Christmas Market, it’s festive, it’s romantic, it’s got great food and gift ideas, and it’s an affordable, family holiday activity! This year the 2017 Christmas Market is open from Nov. 22 to Dec. 23 daily from 11am to 9pm, and on Dec 24 from 11am to 6pm. Colourful décor. Authentic gifts. Family entertainment. Tasty authentic food. …

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Free Ice Skating in Downtown Vancouver Robson Square

Robson Square Ice Rink – Skating Is Free, Start A Tradition The Robson Square Ice Rink is open December 1st, 2017  until the end of February 2018 (so you can take your Valentine on Valentine’s Day!). This open air ice rink in the heart of Downtown Vancouver is open daily. Almost a ‘best kept secrets’, a great and often uncrowded …

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Life Goals – When you’re a 16-year-old

Life Goals – When You’re 16 Years Old Recently, I was looking for some old photographs, I found my diary from when I was 15-17 years old.  Somehow it has managed to survive moves to multiple countries, and the occasional fire and flood. Journaling I have journaled many times in my life; sometimes while traveling, sometimes for craft, sometimes to …

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Travel Packing Essentials – Packing Tips for Wine

Travel Packing Essentials – Packing Tips for Wine Short or Long Haul Trips With Wine or Beer Local wine and beer is both a great gift when visiting someone, and also a great souvenir that you can later savour the happy memories of a trip.  More than not, I travel with fragile bottles of special wine, champagne or craft beer …

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