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Amy McPherson
“Not all those who wander are lost.” — J. R. R. Tolkien
“Not all those who wander are lost.” — J. R. R. Tolkien
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I have been questioned, time after time, trip after trip, how I pack so lightly. Do I have special lightweight clothing? Do I have secret compartments in my backpack? Is there a magical space at the bottom where things just disappear into without adding…

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How #Dubrovnik opened my eyes to the unsustainable practices of mega cruises. #travel

2017 is supposed to be the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, yet, tourism hasn’t been all that sustainable at all. We saw this first hand on our recent trip to Dubrovnik, on a walking holiday with On Foot Holidays where we stayed…

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Hiking the #Elaphiti Islands, #Croatia

Before my trip to Ireland, I also paid a visit to Dubrovnik and surrounds in Croatia. However due to the tight timing of my trips (with only one week between Croatia and Ireland) with a deadline for the story, I couldn’t tell you about this trip until…

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How I left my heart in #Sligo #Ireland while travelling with @w_ireland #tourismSligo

Well, now that I’ve written my official story I needed to write for In The Know Traveler I thought I’d enlighten you with a more personal account of the trip, written in the style of previous post about lusting over Switzerland and romance with…

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How #travel makes me infatuated with all the possibilities! #travellinglife

I am listening to Westlife on Youtube. What prompted this urge to re-live my late teen’s crush you ask? Well, just been to Sligo, a city north west of Ireland where three of the band member is from. Quite frankly, I am swooned once more! All that I want…

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Are you a #JaneAusten fan? You'll love these places around #England to celebrate all things Jane Austen! #visitEngland

So I went to a girl school in the 90s ok? It was almost mandatory that I must have danced to the tunes of Backstreet Boys (or Take That, East17, 98 Degrees, Westlife…), to rock it out with Bon Jovi, watched Clueless and thought it was the coolest movie…

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Osborne House, where Victoria found a friend in Abdul #EnglishHeritage #victoriaandabdul

The Victorians loved their seaside resorts. All along the English coast are reminiscences of Victorian terraces, which were holiday homes for many of the rich and wealthy, business families from the north who would spend the warmer months of the year…

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In response to a recent #Traveller article: Things you might not know about #Taipei history!

I loved a recent article on Traveller listing the 13 best cities you’ve never thought of going to, listing Taipei, the place of my birth among the other exotic and fantastic cities around the world. Personally the idea of visiting places that may not be…

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Bars and nightlife? You've gotta get underground in #London! featuring @attendant_uk @ladyandgentsbar @WC_Clapham

Having lived in this city for almost three years now and it has never ceased to surprise me. There is always something being transformed, being created and re-created and the way Londoners are so blase about stuff happening around them seems to indicate…
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