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The Dead Sea

On this day a year ago I was enjoying my final day in Jordan by visiting the famous Dead Sea. (Yes, it’s taken me a year to write about a 9 day trip, don’t judge me!). Anyway what a difference … Continue reading

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Aqaba

After an action packed week of exploring bustling cities, ancient castles, Petra and the deserts, it was time to finally hit the very south of the country of Jordan and explore it’s port city, Aqaba. This city was a surprise… … Continue reading

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Wadi Rum

While Petra is obviously the main attraction in Jordan, to skip the wonderful Wadi Rum desert would be a travesty!! This beautiful region is amazing to experience, especially in today’s hectic modern world. During the day Wadi Rum dazzles with … Continue reading

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Little Petra

After two days exploring Petra one would think I would have had enough of Nabatean ruins, but not so! When our guide offered us a choice of an early morning trip out to Siq Al-Barid or a sleep in before … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – Oceanographic Museum

A must do when visiting Monaco, especially with a child in tow, would have to be to visit the famous Musee Oceanographique de Monaco. This museum is absolutely fantastic, and will keep your child (big or small!) entertained for a … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – Cap d’Ail

It was 16 years ago when I was on one of those ’10 countries in 7 days bus tours’ that I first visited the French Riviera. I remember spending all of 2 or so hours in Monaco, in awe of … Continue reading

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Donnelly River getaway

Well I have just returned from a few weeks in the gloriously sunny French Riviera and the equally warm and sunny Madrid, but before I get to those posts I need to touch on my weekend away with the girls … Continue reading

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Gallivanting in Ghent

In honour of Belgium coming third in the world cup I thought it was high time that I wrote a little bit about my time in Belgium. To be honest, I don’t know why I haven’t written about Belgium sooner … Continue reading

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A Day Trip to Milford Sound

There is a good reason why Fiordland National Park is a must see destination for anyone travelling to New Zealand. The mountains soar all around you, the lakes and forests are pristine and so beautiful, and the road trip itself … Continue reading

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The Routeburn Track – day 3

On our last morning we woke up to dry conditions – the rain had stopped overnight and it promised to be an awesome day! It was also to be the easiest day, with only 9km to the road that would … Continue reading

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