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Things to do in the Italian Riviera: Braving the Bucket Lifts of …

  The cable cars of Lake Maggiore, commonly known as Funivie del Lago Maggiore to Sasso del Ferro mountain are no ordinary cable cars. These bucket lifts can be taken open-topped, giving you unparalleled views of over Lake Maggiore, Po…

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Italian Lakes: Holiday at Golfo Gabella Resort, Lake Maggiore

Peace and tranquillity are not words often used to describe staying on a holiday resort. Though, not all holiday resorts have the benefit of fronting the beautiful scenery of the Italian Lakes. The Golfo Gabella Resort sits along Lake Maggiore,…

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What to wear in Northern Italy in September/October

A warm Mediterranean climate with blue skies and even bluer waters is a picture many of us associate with Italy. However, bordering Switzerland’s mountainous terrain, this perception can be somewhat interchangeable in Northern Italy; though, no less beautiful. In light…

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Turtles, Tourists & Summer Mating on the Greek Island of Zante

Way before the party-goers descended on Laganas Bay in Zakynthos (better known as Zante to us Brits), it was the Caretta Loggerhead Sea Turtles that chose this place as their mating ground every summer. 

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Sweat Studios Serene Summer Yoga Festival

There is nothing like reconnecting with nature to make you feel alive. Read about the Sweat Studios Summer Yoga Festival set in the serene Buckinghamshire countryside…

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Cotswolds Retreat – A stay at The Painswick Hotel

  Overcome with the sheer beauty of her surroundings, she felt at ease, a quiet sense of satisfaction; she felt free being at one with nature.

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Climbing New Heights Up at the O2 London & Aqua Parcs Fun in …

One of the things I love most about blogging is the opportunities it presents to try new things. Things, in fact, that I may not ordinarily do. From camping with GO Outdoors to paddle-boarding, kayaking & climbing 24km terrain in…

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Dining Delights of The Brothers’ Supper at The View, Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes brothers Shane and Aaron Clarke have combined their culinary talents to bring a unique dining experience to Milton Keynes. The Brothers’ Supper is an indulgent dining experience, and I got to experience it for myself at the most…

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