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We all know we should look after ourselves – both our minds and our bodies – but how many of us actually do? Now more than ever we’re bombarded with messages encouraging us to live a healthier lifestyle. The rise of ‘clean eating Instagrammers’ prove how much we love the concept of living a healthy …

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Last year I took part in a yoga retreat with Azul Fit on the island of Fuerteventura. It was a fantastic week and it left me feeling fitter, healthier, slimmer and more relaxed. I vowed to make yoga retreats a yearly ritual and I’m desperate to take another one this year. Ibiza looks like the …

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If there’s one thing that keeps me motivated to exercise, it’s having a sexy gym kit. I know it shouldn’t matter. I’m working out to get sweaty and, let’s face it, I’m rarely in my gym kit for more than an hour but having a kit that looks good and feels good really motivates me …

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic 2013, enjoyed the New Year celebrations and you’re now looking forward to a fresh start in 2014. For my New Year’s resolutions this year I want to find the perfect balance between travel, work and spending time with friends and family. And, like most …

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I am officially a yoga goddess. Well, nearly… I signed up for 10 classes at The Yoga Barn in Ubud, Bali. Yoga is something that has always interested me but I’ve always been a bit scared to try a class. I’m about as flexible as a wooden ruler and didn’t fancy being the one at …

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Staying fit and healthy can be hard enough when you’re at home, never mind keeping up with a fitness regime when you travel! When you’re travelling you don’t have access to the same equipment, your schedule goes out the window, you want to enjoy all the new foods and drinks and your focus is on …

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It’s getting to that time of year where we’re preparing to hunker down for winter. But, before you do, make sure you’ve got your winter sun holiday planned and booked! Nothing beats a week of winter sun when we’re in the depths of a cold, wet winter. It gives you something to look forward to …

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Fuerteventura may only be 100 km in length but this Canary island is home to hiking trails, picture-perfect villages, cultural sites, diverse natural landscapes, and more. There are so many things to do in Fuerteventura and there’s the added bonus of having year-round sunshine, making it a perfect (and affordable!) destination for us Brits searching …

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Today’s post is somewhere between a travel journal and a simple list of things to do in Aruba. I wrote a journal while I was away and wanted to share it but I also know most people come here looking for a straight-forward list of ideas for their holiday! So here you go, 20 of …

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If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for children aged around 3-12 then I’ve got a great suggestion for you today. It’s the Yoto Player or Yoto Mini, a screen-free portable audio player.  A Yoto Player and the Yoto Mini is a bit like a modern day walkman! Instead of CDs you insert cards into …

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I’m not being dramatic here. This isn’t some click bait title followed by a useless fluffy blog post. I have genuinely established an exercise routine that has actually changed everything.  It’s changed: My energy levels My health My muscle tone My outlook on how I work What I wear How I take care of myself …

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If you’re looking for a new weekend break destination then I have a great suggestion for you today – Vilnius in Lithuania! I’m sure many people won’t have heard of Vilnius and definitely won’t have considered Lithuania as a holiday destination! But I urge you to think again because Vilnius is perfect for a weekend …

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We’ve just returned from a 4-night stay at Barcelo Nura in Biniancollet on the south coast of Menorca so I thought I’d share a quick review and some helpful tips for anyone thinking of visiting. Barcelo Nura is a new hotel in a quiet and beautiful area of Menorca. It’s perfect for an adult getaway, …

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If you’ve read any packing tips then you will have undoubtedly come across people shouting about the benefits of packing cubes. “Packing cubes help organise your luggage, they make sure you don’t forget things and they save so much space!” But do they really? Do packing cubes really save space? Are packing cells actually great …

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Exercising in the morning is something I’ve struggled with for years but I’ve finally cracked it and I can officially call myself a morning exerciser! I’ve been trying to get into a routine of exercising in the morning for years. In fact, I think it’s been my New Year’s Resolution since I was about 15! …

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Today’s blog post is an update on my original Peloton review to ask the much asked question, ‘Is the Peloton bike worth it?’ I wrote my first review when I’d had the bike for just a couple of months so it was shiny and new and exciting. Of course my review was going to be …

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I’m currently on a mission to prove that short holidays are surprisingly affordable. You can visit exciting, new and adventurous destinations without breaking the bank. I’m aiming to have 3-day breaks for £200 or less and the latest challenge was Vilnius in Lithuania. In today’s blog post I’m sharing more info about the prices in …

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It’s one of the questions I’m asked about the most: What to pack for a cruise!? You’re going to be visiting multiple destinations, possibly experiencing different climates, doing lots of activities and probably having lovely dinners each evening. It can be a little overwhelming when you’re planning what to pack for a cruise but I’m …

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There are so many campsites in North Wales so I’ve rounded up 10 of the best North Wales Campsites for you to choose from. I often find it difficult to find campsites because many of the best hidden gems are family-run sites with small websites that aren’t always easy to find online, especially if you’re …

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It’s the Peloton question everyone asks themselves before making the purchase. ‘Peloton bikes look good…but should I buy a Peloton bike? Is it worth the money? Is it worth the subscription cost? Will I use it!? And if I do use it, is it any good?’ These are the questions I was asking myself for …

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Finally, after the longest January of all, it’s February! I feel like there’s been a collective boost in morale today as we’ve said goodbye to the longest and hardest month so far. It helps that the sun is shining in Wales, the snowdrops are proudly bursting through the soil and everyone has a spring in …

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This self care Sunday post has been created in partnership with WeDrifters and their gorgeous loungewear with anti-insect technology. There’s more info about WeDrifters at the end of the post plus a 20% discount code. Self care is a real buzzword at the moment. It seems that for years we’ve all been taking care of …

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This post about tips for planning your holiday to Kerala has been sponsored by Kerala Tourism.   If you’re planning a holiday to Kerala, or you’re still in the early stages of deciding whether Kerala is the holiday destination for you, then this is the blog for you! Today I’d like to share why Kerala …

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