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Llangollen, in north-east Wales, is everything you’d want from a quaint Welsh town. It’s so idyllically pretty it’s like Llangollen has stepped right out of the pages of a child’s bedtime story. With steam trains chugging billows of smoke across the rushing river and horse-drawn canal boats gently plodding alongside the water’s edge, Llangollen is …

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If you’re planning to visit some National Trust attractions in North Wales then I’ve got 10 of my favourites that you can’t miss! I live in North Wales and I’ve been a National Trust member since my eldest son was born seven years ago. I now have three children and I love taking them to …

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The Hand Hotel in Llanarmon is possibly the cosiest place I’ve ever stayed. It’s all roaring fires and low beams, snug corners with comfy chairs, welcoming smiles and friendly chit chat over large glasses of red wine. I arrived on a snowy Thursday afternoon to find the excitable yet tranquil atmosphere that can only be …

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I’m lucky enough to have lived in North Wales for the majority of my life. When asked where my favourite place in the world is, I always say North Wales! People often look at me in disbelief. Surely my favourite place would be somewhere more exotic like the Caribbean or South East Asia? No, my …

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If you’re looking for hotels in Llangollen and places to stay near this gorgeous Welsh town then I’ve got you covered. Today I’m sharing some beautiful places to stay in Llangollen for your next weekender in North Wales. Llangollen in North Wales is known for its picturesque surroundings, its quaint town centre including the meandering …

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As I drove down the stony road that led to Penvale Lakes Lodges I instantly felt like I was driving into somewhere special. I’d just passed through the pretty Welsh town of Llangollen, driven alongside the river and canal, seen tourists queuing for homemade ice creams and saw people sat outside pubs as they drank …

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Llangollen is the prettiest little town in Denbighshire in North Wales, UK. I live about 20 minutes from Llangollen (often shortened to ‘Llan’ by locals) and it’s one of my favourite places to visit on a sunny day. The town is situated on the River Dee so many of the things to do in Llangollen …

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A picnic backpack is one of those things I’ve wanted for so long but I stooped myself from buying one because it seemed a bit…unnecessary. But now that I’ve had one for a year I wish I’d got it years ago! What a game changer. It makes family days out so much easier. It’s great …

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Did you see my post about my 12 monthly challenges? I’m not doing traditional New Year’s resolutions this year, I’m choosing 12 mini challenges. Each month I’ll do something like go running everyday for a month, do yoga everyday for a month, keep a journal everyday etc etc. You can read the full list here: …

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If ever there was proof that you don’t need to go far to find an exciting and memorable weekend getaway, Edinburgh is it. The recipe for a perfect short break is a destination that doesn’t take long to reach, is easy to get around, and one that offers plenty of charm, attractions and a generous …

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Today Lucy shares an incredible Edinburgh guide with 11 unmissable things to do in Edinburgh during your first trip to Scotland’s capital! Fascinating history, bags of culture, gorgeous views, delicious food and drink – Edinburgh is one of those cities with a bit of everything and my first-timer’s guide to Edinburgh has everything you should …

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If I mention an island escape you’re probably going to be thinking of idyllic Caribbean beaches with white sands and swaying palms. Yes, these are gorgeous but don’t dismiss the islands we have on our very own doorstep here in Britain. You’d be pressed to find an array of islands anywhere in the world that are as …

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We all love weekend breaks and if you’re looking for some inspiration for your next weekender, we’ve put together 52 weekend away ideas that are perfect for those travelling from the UK. All of these weekend away ideas are fabulous destinations for any time of the year, but I’ve written them roughly in order from …

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Here are the best Edinburgh Instagram spots and the most photographed street in Edinburgh for anyone looking for the perfect photo opportunity to add to their grid. Edinburgh is a beautiful city and there’s an Instagrammable location around every corner but here are 10 of the best! From the medieval streets of the old town …

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Today’s post is a 9 day Scotland itinerary if you want to see the best of the Scottish Highlands by Katie from Best Scottish Tours. This is such an epic Scotland itinerary and it’s got me wanting to book a campervan and hit the road! You’re planning to spend 9 days in Scotland and you’re …

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Last week I published a blog post about travel content creation and how that leads to blogging passive income (aka, the best way to earn a living ever!)  The response from you guys was amazing and I’ve had so many follow-up questions. The main question being: ‘How do you turn your passion for travel into …

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Would you stay in a shipping container? Probably not, that’s a silly question really isn’t it! What about if the shipping container looked like this…. I’ve just returned from a gorgeous glamping break and this time I had the pleasure of staying in a converted shipping container at The Box BNB in North Yorkshire. It’s …

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Are you in the UK and you’re looking for the best hard shell suitcase for your next trip? You’ve probably been searching online and found it to be an absolute minefield. When did hard shell suitcases get so expensive and those conflicting reviews are confusing. I know, I’ve been there! Thankfully for you, I have …

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If you’re looking for a guide to Ireland you’ll already know there’s endless amounts of information out there!  There are so many Ireland guides, road trip itineraries and lists of things to do in Ireland it can be overwhelming so I’ve pulled together some of my favourite blogger’s guides to Ireland into one giant, handy …

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Picture a skyline at dusk, where skyscrapers are suspiciously absent and replaced instead by rust-coloured fairy-tale turrets and spires. In the distance, a lake glitters in the last of the sun, and even farther away than that, the Swiss Alps rise majestically from the water. Welcome to the Swiss city of Lausanne. Aside from its …

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Admittedly, I am usually not one to go to the same place twice when it comes to travelling. Not because I never love anywhere enough, but because my favourite thing is to go where I have never been. There’s only one exception to my rule and that’s if I go from a new perspective. For example …

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This post to help you work while travelling has been created in collaboration with Movavi Working from the road is the dream for many of us and being a ‘digital nomad’ is an amazing opportunity many of us can now embrace! So many companies now offer remote working, and lots of people have realised they …

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You don’t need me to tell you there are so many famous buildings to see in Barcelona! But to make it a bit easier to plan your trip, I’ve got 10 of Barcelona’s most famous buildings to see when you visit Barcelona! There really is nowhere else in Europe that does architecture like Barcelona. Some …

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If you’re a frequent traveller you probably already know about the new baggage restrictions from Ryanair. The new rules, introduced in November 2018, mean the only bag you get included in the price of your ticket is a small bag which will fit under the seat in front of you. I know we all love …

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