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De Adriaan Windmill, Haarlem, Amsterdam

When Amsterdam overwhelms me, I travel about 15 minutes west to Haarlem. A gentler, more laid-back atmosphere takes over and I feel myself relax. I love wandering around the streets and along the banks of the Spaarne river that runs through Haarlem. One of my favourite spots to spend time is the De Adriaan windmill….

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ombai Chai and Coffee Truffle Teas at The Chesterton Bicester

Afternoon Tea at The Chesterton Hotel, Bicester: Review

This post about the Afternoon Tea Experience was created in collaboration with The Chesterton Hotel, Bicester. Two elegant glass teapots are gently placed before us, one with amber liquid and the other a deeper almost ruby red. A silver timer with 3, 4 and 5 minutes engraved on the top is put next to them….

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rice fields in Bali

2019 Travel Plans – where I am going & where I would like to go

2019 has only just started, and already my plans for the year are beginning to come together. I am going to try to be more spontaneous and not book too far in advance this year so that I can take advantage of any last minute opportunities that come along. Although I really enjoy housesitting, I…

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London Eye section shot during the Airbnb Photo Experiences in London

Going Fully Manual in London with Airbnb Experiences

This website uses affiliate links. If you sign up or make a purchase through any of these links, I may earn a commission at no cost to you. Your support helps me to keep travelling and writing, so thank you for your consideration. I only recommend products that I use and love I am a…

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Keslo Market

Kelso’s Small but Beautiful Farmer’s Market in the Borders

I love mooching around Farmer’s Markets wherever I come across one, but my all time favourite is the small but beautifully formed Kelso Farmer’s Market in the Borders. The Market is on the fourth Saturday of the month in Kelso Square from 9.30am until 1.30pm. Just before the ‘Beast from the East’ snowfall in February,…

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