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Trip to Wales – Land of Dragons, and my parents!

The strange thing about planning a round the world Gap Year is that it has also given me and even greater appreciation of what's pretty much on my doorstep and made me realise there is also so much of the U.K that I haven't seen. I am hoping to rectify some of that in the… Continue reading Trip to Wales – Land of Dragons, and my parents!

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Dubai in July hot, hot hot!

Several people have asked me why I have chosen to come to Dubai in July when it is SO hot (43 -46 degrees) Truth is that we booked this destination as a stand alone holiday before we decided to take the year off to go travelling and chose Dubai solely on the availability of the… Continue reading Dubai in July hot, hot hot!

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GAP Year Itinerary!

I seem to have spent a LOT of time on line recently making plans for our Gap Year itinerary, I have learned a lot about travel in a short space of time, (especially the fact that child prices are almost non-existent when you are a one parent family!!) I have also learned a lot about… Continue reading GAP Year Itinerary!

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Barbados – A return to simplicity.

There is no doubt that when you look at photos of Barbados with its white coral sands and turquoise waters you think of pure luxury and finding ourself lost in paradise. Unfortunately my first experience of the island in 2015 was nothing like the photo above - The beaches on the South were black, absolutely… Continue reading Barbados – A return to simplicity.