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10 reasons to visit: Tallinn

Tallinn is one of the prettiest cities I have visited thus far. It is easy to enjoy – unspoilt by mass-tourism and small enough to get the best of in a long weekend. It…

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10 reasons to visit: Lisbon & Cascais

Lisbon gets my vote for a spring city break. A short flight from London. It was somewhere neither of us had been to before.  And it’s by the sea.  Not hot weather per se, but warm enough to be out…

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6 things to do in Stockholm

Stockholm is less than 2 hours flying from Heathrow and perfect for a summer city break.  A maritime city full of gorgeous architecture, flat for exploring and if you can stay a little…

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Weekend in Milan and Como

When I was travelling too much with work, Mr P always used to ask when he could join me for the weekend.  I always deferred as I wanted to get home from a trip…

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Tel Aviv – vibrancy and culture

Visiting friends in Tel Aviv, the city was a perfect base and where British Airways handily deposited us in comfort. I had two favourite cities – Singapore and Washington. I now have three…

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Flashback Friday 40 – AP:DC – Washington, my favourite city

I consider myself very lucky to have travelled to Washington 3 times with work, and even luckier to have friends that live nearby (thanks Emily for having me to stay) and family that…

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Flashback Friday Travel 33 – Singapore

2012 was one of those years – everything was amazing, everything seemed to be pretty darn perfect.  Not just the holidays – and there were a few – but the whole country was…

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Vienna in a heatwave

We first went to Vienna in November – it was the first weekend of the Christmas Markets and the beautiful city was full of festive cheer.  It was superb to head back in…

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Jet-lagged in Boston

Boston is a gorgeous city to visit and the obvious jumping off point for any visit to New England.  We’ve spent a few days here before so at the start of our trip to…