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Emily Ray
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WIN 3 ITEMS OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST!
I love a good competition. Even though the last thing I won was a £10 book token about 14 years ago, I'm a full believer in the age-old proverb of 'you've got to be in it to win it', entering competitions on a weekly basis. Now - believe me - this is one co...
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8 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STONEHENGE
The other day, I was thinking about my travels over the years and realised that, while I've travelled 6000-odd miles from London to Hong Kong, I haven't yet explored some of the UK's greatest sites! It's absolute madness, I know, so over the next few months...
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IF I WAS A COCKTAIL BAR, THIS IS WHAT I WOULD LOOK LIKE
If I'm brutally honest, I thought long and hard before deciding to write this blog. Finding a new favourite drinking spot in London - like Little Nan's Bar in Deptford Broadway - makes you want to hide all details away in your black book, never to see the l...
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WHO TO LOOK OUT FOR AT LOVEBOX FESTIVAL
Last year I wrote about my experience of the crowds, music and the weather at Wireless festival  in Stratford's Olympic Park. It must have had some impact on me, because this year I've bought tickets to not one, but TWO festivals - V Fest in August (complet...
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VIRGIN FIRST CLASS TRAIN TRAVEL: IS IT WORTH IT?
While I've never been a big fan of flying, if there's one mode of transport I could commit to for the rest of my life, it's trains. From the hustle of the stations and the rush of immediacy as you board, to the scenic offerings as you hurl past cities into ...
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My Weekend in Salford Quays
What do you do when you have a rare weekend off and fancy an adventure? Book a UK getaway, of course! Through my freelancing work, I was asked to go check out
Salford Quays, an area just outside Manchester. After the docklands closed back
in the 1980s, the ...
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App Review: Snupps
Now, I don't know about you, but when it comes to packing for a holiday, I'm a complete mess. A fortnight before I go, I'm busy making mental lists of everything I need to take, but invariably always end up forgetting something, whether it's my camera or py...
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2013: Places I've Been and Things I've Learnt
The last year has been one of monumental change for me. It's only now that I realise how much I've been able to cram in over the last 12 months: graduating from university, starting a new job and heading straight back into study - at times it's felt almost ...
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*Guest Post Volunteering in Africa*
As citizens of a first world country, we often feel a moral
obligation to give to charity. Whether we run a marathon, volunteer at a soup
kitchen, or donate monthly it makes us feel content enough that we’ve done our
bit. Now we don’t feel so guilty when we...
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Segwaying in Reykjavik
Amsterdam has bikes, San Francisco has trams…and Iceland has the Segway. Wherever you look in Reykjavik it seems there’s always someone on a Segway.  Businessman on the way to work? He’s on one.  A group of tourists wanting to see the city from a different ...
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