Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat: An Island Getaway
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Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat: An Island Getaway

Two weeks ago on a sunny Friday morning I was lucky enough to be hauling my bag onto the Wightlink Ferry, with Bodhi trotting along behind me, headed for a beautiful lodge on the Isle of Wight.  Our home for…

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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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Porto | Day one | Eating and exploring
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Porto | Day one | Eating and exploring

Before I dive right in to our first day in Porto last week, perhaps I should explain why we chose it as a destination for a little getaway.  We decided to visit Porto on my birthday last month when we…

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