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Four nights in Vinales, Cuba | Travel Diary

With a few nights in Havana under our belts, we were more than ready to retreat to a more rural setting for the second part of our Cuba trip, and that setting was Vinales; a small, colourful town nestled in a lush green valley. While it’s pretty, and certainly charming, you don’t come to Vinales… Continue reading Four nights in Vinales, Cuba | Travel Diary

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Five days in Havana | Travel diary

I don’t think there are many people for whom the idea of ‘Havana’ doesn’t evoke something; it’s the kind of destination that everyone seems to have an impression of already, the word itself imbued with warm, colourful energy and sounds. Despite that, I’ve found it quite difficult to describe Havana to anyone I’ve spoken to… Continue reading Five days in Havana | Travel diary

Putin Trump Mural, Vilnius
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A weekend in Vilnius | Travel Diary

‘Oh! Vilnius! That’s…where is that again?’ said around three quarters of the people I told I was going to Vilnius. Lithuania’s capital was added to my travel wishlist several years ago when the flights came up as a cheap option during one of those must-go-somewhere-anywhere searches, and a google image search showed it to be… Continue reading A weekend in Vilnius | Travel Diary

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A December weekend in Prague | Travel Diary

Affordable, beautiful and steeped in history, Prague felt like the kind of place whose mention was always met with ‘we went there one Christmas’ or ‘oh, I LOVE Prague’ – the kind of place that everyone has already been. ‘Everyone’, of course, didn’t include me, so it’s been somewhere on my travel wishlist for a… Continue reading A December weekend in Prague | Travel Diary

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Here are the contents of my (cruelty free) make up bag for a two week holiday

I must confess: this is more for my own benefit than anyone else’s. Essentially, as the world’s worst packer, I thought it would be a mighty convenient exercise to take my Italy make up selection and dress it up as ‘content’. That way, I would be forced to undertake this small element of packing earlier… Continue reading Here are the contents of my (cruelty free) make up bag for a two week holiday