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On Top of The World at The Sky Garden, London

News just in…I’m going to Russia in May with Topdeck. If you haven’t heard of them already they’re a company who offer overland adventures for 20-30 somethings and since I’m 27, I fall nicely in that category. While I’m super excited about visiting such a mysterious country, the Russian border police don’t exactly make it […]

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Weekend in Wales

A Weekend Away in Swansea, Mumbles and Gower, Wales

‘Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore’ I shouted through the window of my car as my friend Elle emerged from the Kings Head with directions to our guesthouse. Forgetting we were in rural Wales, I had relied on Google Maps for most of the journey from Manchester but my 3G coverage no longer stretched as […]

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Brown Lemur Kirindy

Lemur Watching in The Kirindy Reserve, Madagascar

If you’re visiting the Menabe region of Madagascar, it’s certainly worth visiting the Kirindy Reserve- a dry deciduous forest that is home to a number of endemic reptiles and various species of lemur. There are various organised tours to visit the reserve; I took a jeep tour from the Palissandre Hotel, stopping at the Avenue […]

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Sunset Hotel Palissandre

Review: Palissandre Cote Ouest Resort-Spa, Madagascar

Over the years I’ve stayed in some beautiful beach resorts, but none quite as idyllic as Palissandre Cote Ouest Resort-Spa. After a long haul flight with Air France from London to Antananarivo, followed by a domestic flight with Air Madagascar to Morondava, I was incredibly thankful for the refreshing welcome drink we received on arrival. […]

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Golden Circle Tour

A Tour of The Golden Circle, Iceland

The Golden Circle is a popular tourist trail in Iceland, covering a 300km loop from Reykjavik to central Iceland and back. It allows you to see some of Iceland’s most famous sights, including geysirs and the magnificent Gulfoss waterfall. We took a bus tour to the Golden Circle with Reykjavik Excursions, which picked us up […]

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