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On Blog Awards (Plus I’ve Been Nominated!)

Over the past couple of years, I've been nominated for a handful of those circulating blogger awards (Liebster, Sunshine, and Versatile blogger, to name a few). Most bloggers don't take them seriously - and they shouldn't - but it's still nice to be recognised by fellow bloggers who enjoy your work (and also nice to… Continue reading On Blog Awards (Plus I’ve Been Nominated!)

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Photo Friday: A Day Trip To Rila Monastery, Bulgaria

With virtually five days in Sofia, there was no doubt that I was going to get a Bulgarian day trip out of my time there. I was even planning two - but I didn't know what to prioritise in case the second one didn't work out (whiiiich... it didn't). Rila or Plovdiv? Plovdiv or Rila?… Continue reading Photo Friday: A Day Trip To Rila Monastery, Bulgaria

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Sofia: A City Of Colour And Contrast

I have to admit: when it came to Sofia, Bulgaria's historic capital, I felt unprepared. I had no expectations; in fact, if I'm going to be totally honest, I didn't actually expect to enjoy the city all that much. I hadn't even been planning to visit Sofia - I was originally planning a trip to… Continue reading Sofia: A City Of Colour And Contrast

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Photo Friday: The Street Art Of Shoreditch, London

London never struck me as a huge city for street art. Apart from the famous Banksy artworks and the iconic Camden buildings, I couldn't have told you anything about any other murals in the city, or famous street art alleys like you have in Melbourne and San Francisco. But with the rise of the street… Continue reading Photo Friday: The Street Art Of Shoreditch, London

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A Getaway In Galway, Ireland’s Colourful City

I felt an overwhelming sense of calm as we made our way across Ireland to the charming city of Galway. I knew I'd made the right decision - instead of a day over in Dublin, I'd planned out a full weekend to include Galway, too. The nice thing about Galway was that I had nothing… Continue reading A Getaway In Galway, Ireland’s Colourful City

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A Day In Dublin: How To Have Fun When You Don’t Like Guinness

Earlier this month, I finally made it to Ireland! It seems crazy that after jetting off all over the world, I have only just set foot on our neighbouring isle for the first time. I have to admit - I wasn't sure what to expect from Dublin, but it was definitely a city that took… Continue reading A Day In Dublin: How To Have Fun When You Don’t Like Guinness

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Off-Beat London: A Quirky Weekend In The Capital

A few weeks ago, we jetted off to London for a weekend for the first time ever. It sounds stupid saying it like that; I've been to London more times than I can count (I would guess in the region of 60), yet I'd never spent the night there, and I've rarely seen it before… Continue reading Off-Beat London: A Quirky Weekend In The Capital