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Polly Allen
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Journalist with a craving for culture, travel, history and fashion; I blog about travel here: http://travellingcalavera.com.
Journalist with a craving for culture, travel, history and fashion; I blog about travel here: http://travellingcalavera.com.

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Last week's #BelongCon event was a game-changer for me. Community spirit, mental health awareness, resilience, start-ups and grief, all dealt with in one sunny/rainy Brighton evening.
#Brighton #Brightonbloggers #Community #Mentalhealth #Events #Startups #Sharingeconomy

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If you're looking for an unusual tourist experience in the UK, have you considered tracking down London's many links with India? There are some fascinating exhibitions, permanent sites, and even festivals to explore in the capital, all with a flavour of Indian culture. Check out my recent blog post for inspiration - it is, after all, the UK India Year of Culture.

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Great list of offbeat travel destinations to try. #travel #Europe #vacation
Offbeat Europe Bucket List 2017: Best Places to Travel This Year

"I love getting off the beaten track, so I decided to focus on a few of my favourite offbeat destinations in Europe.

If you’re looking for unusual or off the beaten track, add a few of these to your 2017 bucket list. I’ve grouped them into three (highly Instagrammable) categories to help you choose the perfect trip…"

Read on: http://bit.ly/2p5uYeI

#Travel #Europe #Traveltips #BucketList
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She's an unlikely style icon for SS17, but Carmen Miranda is impossible to ignore this season. Whatever your budget, your travel wardrobe should contain a nod to the Brazilian Bombshell...
#travel #packingtips #traveltips #brazil #brasilia #carmenmiranda #film #fashion #blogging #tropical #ss17

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Have you ever tried your hand at calligraphy? Are you a fan of the brush lettering on pretty much every other Pinterest board and Instagram post? Quill London is the place to learn the skills for yourself, in less than half a day. Find out how I got on with the Beginners Modern Calligraphy Workshop.
#calligraphy #class #workshop #brushlettering #design #lettering #London #penandink

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead: the Tom Stoppard play turns 50 and returns to The Old Vic. But is this major revival up to scratch? Find out in my review. #theatre #OldVic #OVR&G #review #blogger #drama

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A crucial read this week for anyone interested in #travel, #tourism or #history. 

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If you're in need of a laugh today...
Famous classic paintings transformed into hilariously twisted GIFs http://ow.ly/hNzE3074BOR
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Ever wanted to track down an obscure museum in London? Here's your chance - I've listed some of the very best, from an Egyptian museum hidden in a university to a genuine operating theatre by London Bridge. Enjoy!
#London #travel #travelblogger #museums #culture #UK
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