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Five Cities, Six Buses, Two Trains, One Week: My UK Adventure

When I started planning this trip, I was only going to hit up Edinburgh to see one of my favourite bands and catch up with a few friends. A weekend turned into a “long weekend” when I thought it might be a good idea to take an earlier ferry just in case, and my plan… Continue reading Five Cities, Six Buses, Two Trains, One Week: My UK Adventure

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Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: February Update

Hey guys! I have just returned from an epic week-long trip around the UK where I hit up Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, London and Sussex, saw one of my favourite bands, caught up with a whole bunch of friends, and acted like a tourist in places I’ve been a million times. It was a really great… Continue reading Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: February Update

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My Versatile Blogger Award!

I found a very unexpected comment on my blog yesterday, telling me that the wonderful Sean and Rhianne of Wanderfully Living have nominated me for a Versatile Blogger award! Wanderfully Living is a new blog but already has some great posts and I’m excited to follow along on their adventures, especially as they are planning… Continue reading My Versatile Blogger Award!

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Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

You hear it all the time. Everything in Australia wants to kill you. I’m not gonna lie, guys: I’ve wanted to visit Australia for as long as I can remember, but I’ve always been terrified of the idea of spiders the size of dinner plates and crocodiles biting your arm off and snakes hiding in… Continue reading Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

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Why It’s Important To Travel Now More Than Ever

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” I’ve seen this Mark Twain quote bandied about a lot recently, and it’s made me consider why people think the way that they do. Someone said the other day, to my face, that “Muslims are murderers”. She said… Continue reading Why It’s Important To Travel Now More Than Ever

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Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: January Update

We’re at the end of the first month of 2017! It’s gone quick, but I’m making a lot of headway with my 2017 challenges, so I thought I’d keep you up-to-date (this will keep me motivated too!). Make at least £50 extra per month on “side hustles” We’ve been pretty busy this month with my… Continue reading Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: January Update

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#tbt: A Birthday Break To Greece

One thing Ash is absolutely passionate about when it comes to history is Greek mythology, so in the hunt for a birthday present a few years ago I naturally dug around for some cheap flights and treated him to a hotel break in the heart of Greek history: Athens! (am I the best girlfriend ever or… Continue reading #tbt: A Birthday Break To Greece

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My Favourite Gift This Year: My El Camino Bracelet

It was my birthday last week (one step closer to 30 – eek!) and all the post was cancelled. I can thank Orkney’s weather for that. So it was a lovely surprise this week to open a little package from one of my favourite travel gift companies, El Camino! El Camino specialises in making beautiful… Continue reading My Favourite Gift This Year: My El Camino Bracelet

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Earning Money To Travel: Online Surveys

If there’s one new years resolution you should have for 2017, it’s to save money for that dream trip. And what better way to do that than earning money from the comfort of your own home? If you’ve ever looked into ways to earn money online, you’ve probably heard of filling in surveys. A lot… Continue reading Earning Money To Travel: Online Surveys

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Clazz’s 2017 Challenges

Happy new year travellers and readers! I have to say our new year was VERY different to last year! When we arrived back in the UK almost four months ago (FOUR MONTHS?!? What the hell, life?!), we had a plan to get jobs, work as much as possible, save lots, spend time with family and… Continue reading Clazz’s 2017 Challenges