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The Alternative Weekend Break; a guide to Cambridge, England

So, after just one weekend, I’m in love with Cambridge. That might be a bit forward… I mean the glorious sunshine probably helped and the Pimms definitely did, but there were so many quirks about the city, I just couldn’t help it.  I’ve been talking about wanting to do more UK city breaks for a […]

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The Alternative Weekend Break; a guide to Cologne, Germany

Since my alternative weekend break guide to Porto went down so well, I figured I would share some more of my fave city breaks. It’s so easy to get drawn into visiting the same destinations over and over again. And places like Paris and Barcelona are iconic for good reason, but there are some great […]

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Top Travel Spots for 2017

It’s January 2nd and I’m already dreaming of adventures for the rest of the year. I guess the chilly weather doesn’t help. I’ve already got my first trip in the pipeline but I’m excited to plan more. I’m guessing you’re no stranger to wanderlust either? So if you need a little inspiration, you’ve come to […]

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The Porto Photo Diary*

When it comes to city breaks, I’m often a meticulous planner. Before we go, I know exactly where we’re going to visit, have reservations at the restaurants I want to try and I am completely clued up on how to get around. With a long weekend in Porto coming up, I ditched the stress of planning […]

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A Weekend in Cologne; Dinner at Lore & Fitch

On the final evening of our Cologne trip, Lucy & I toasted to a fabulous trip with a cocktail or two. After a busy day exploring the city, we decided to head to the gorgeous looking restaurant right by our hotel with a few other blogger babes, Kariss and Lissa. Get ready to say cheers […]

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A weekend in Cologne; strolling through the city

We spent our second day in Cologne playing total tourists. After moving to Motel One and admiring the view, we headed out in search of something to eat and to do a li’l exploring. Since I was with a group of blogger gals, I wasn’t prepared with the usual 48-page, impossible to complete or enjoy itinerary […]

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A Weekend in Cologne; exploring the food markets

With my passport in one hand and an overstuffed case in the other, I joined the FABulous Lucy from Lucy Loves for an early morning trip to Manchester airport; final destination: Cologne. Arriving at the hotel with a few hours to spare before the Essence Cosmetics event (the reason we were flown out to Germany […]

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Summer in the City Chic

“You’ve packed light Lucinda”… said no one ever. With a ‘hand luggage only’ trip to Cologne on the cards, panic mode set it. Cue an over stuffed case, forced closed by sheer will and that sizeable bottom of mine. After moving recently, I found a few items (read: three wardrobes worth) of clothing that I […]

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Winter in Paris, part 4

On our final day in Paris (check part one, two and three here) we decided to tick the final major tourist destination off the list and visit Notre Dame. We popped into a cafe to grab an espresso to go before heading to St Michel. After a stroll around the cathedral, we bumped into a […]

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Winter in Paris, part 2

With the Winter sun streaming through our balcony window, Jamie and I made our way to the closest patisserie for breakfast, filled up on layers and layers of buttery pastry and headed for the metro. Since the other half and I were playing tourists, I made a reservation at the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, level one […]

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