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BBQ, Bacon and Beer in Raleigh

Where? Raleigh, North Carolina. No, me neither. Until my friend moved there, I’d never heard of Raleigh, let alone committed it to the bucket list – probably most of you haven’t, right?  But I’m going to tell you why…

Europe Travel

Exploring Antwerp

Starting out – the Diamond District Just a short taxi ride from Antwerp Airport and you can be in the heart of the city’s diamond district, ready to explore this magnificent city.  As the name would suggest, this area…

Travel Travel Tips

The Tourist Brain

There’s a certain condition; a state of mind that occurs when someone is travelling out of their comfort zone. This could be in their own country or abroad, on a day trip or a longer holiday. When someone loses…

Travel Travel Tips

A Tetchy Traveller’s Top Tips

So you may have gathered by now that I like travelling. A lot. But there are lots of things that can make even the calmest person a bit tetchy when travelling, no matter how long or short your haul. If…

Europe Travel

A family weekend in Prague

So this one came about because I was lucky enough to win a weekend in Prague, courtesy of Family Traveller Magazine and Czech Tourism. I must admit, having been to Prague twice before, it didn’t even cross my mind…

England Europe Travel

Day trippin’: Guernsey

My latest quest is to find places that are great for a day trip by plane. It may sound indulgent but it can be surprisingly affordable to jet off for the day and be back in time for a(nother)…

Europe Travel

In at the deep end

My background of working with maritime attractions means that I know my port from my starboard and my heads from my toilets but I’m more accustomed to referring to sea-faring vessels as ships and the only spinnaker I know…

Scotland Travel

The Sparkling City

Fast becoming ‘Scotland’s weekend city’, savvy travellers are realising that weekend stays in Aberdeen can represent excellent value once the workers and business trippers have gone home. The investment in the city is huge – new hotels are being…