Travel plans for 2017
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Travel plans for 2017

It’s probably no surprise that I have a serious case of wanderlust at the moment – in fact, it’s taking all my strength not to buy a one-way ticket to some kind of tropical paradise and disappear there for the…

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Bali Travelogue: Balian Beach and Pondok Pitaya
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Bali Travelogue: Balian Beach and Pondok Pitaya

Last year, Tom and I spent five weeks in Bali, staying in various locations on the island, as well as venturing out to the Gili islands near the coast of Lombok.  We flew out just a few days after getting…

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A day trip to San Sebastian
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A day trip to San Sebastian

On Saturday we decided to leave Biarritz for the day in search of some sunshine and tapas, just over the border from France into Spain.  You can drive to the centre of San Sebastian in under an hour from Biarritz,…

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Why I love camping – and my favourite campsite
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Why I love camping – and my favourite …

It’s no secret that I absolutely adore camping.  Although camping for us means sleeping in the van rather than in a tent, I still think there’s something incredibly special about waking up, sliding open the door and immediately being greeted…

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Dogs in Bali (or, dogs, I met and liked)
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Dogs in Bali (or, dogs, I met …

When we decided on Bali for our honeymoon last year, I was surprised by how many people mentioned to me the epidemic of stray dogs in the country, and worried that I would be upset by seeing so many dogs…

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