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Paddle Boarding along the Grand Western Canal, Devon, UK

Paddle Boarding along the Grand Western Canal, Devon – UK

I've been sea kayaking in Mykonos, Greece but never paddle boarding, and certainly not in my own country, the UK.  Figuring the weather was always too cold to do such activities, I was a...
A view of the Space Needle and downtown Seattle from Kerry Park. Beautiful!

Space Needle – Seattle

By far Seattle's most famous and recognisable building, at 605 ft The Space Needle is the 6th tallest building in Seattle and is an iconic landmark. Built for the 1962 World's Fair that was...
Exploring the Minho Region of Portugal

Where to visit in Minho region of Portugal

**Updated September 2017** **Will contain affiliate links. This means anything you purchase through a link here will earn me a little commission at no cost to you, to help keep Life Beyond Borders running** My trip...
Gladstone's Library - North Wales - UK. Britain's only residential library. Come and read more.

Gladstone’s Library – sleep amongst books!

As most of my followers know, the other hat that I wear is one of the author of Girl Gone Greek, my debut novel.  Also one of guidebook author for Rough Guides. This means that I'm a...
FG Properties - Luxury Vacation Rentals in London

Luxury Vacation Rental in London

I'd already stayed in a luxury vacation rental in London before with FG Properties.   They offer a range of apartments to suit all requirements.  Whether you're visiting London (or Paris) for vacation, or even...
Stay in an ancient converted Monastery in Portugal, deep in the countryside.

Sleep in a converted Monastery in Portugal

**Note: Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** Updated AUG17 One of the best things about my visit to Portugal in the spring of 2016 was the opportunity to visit beautiful areas...
The Bristol International Balloon Festival is an event held every August in Bristol in the West Country of the UK. It's a spectacle and a wonderful sight, both during the day and night.

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Every year, in the west country city of Bristol, over a four day period usually in August an extravaganza takes place; be sure to look up into the skies and be amazed at what's...
Regents Canal - London

A look at canal life in London UK

**Post updated JUL17** I recently wrote a post here about the possibility of staying on one of two boutique canal boats with a choice of locations on London's canals.  I was intrigued as to what...

Blacklane Cars – Transfer Service

**Disclosure: Despite any complimentary services used, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** My colleagues at Travel Bloggers Greece and I had a plan to come to London for the World Travel Market.  Looking at...
Views across the Douro Valley region of North Portugal . Stunning scenery

Douro Region of Portugal

**Updated JUL17** **My trip was arranged for me by Cooltours Oporto, specialists in this region, in order for me to research for Rough Guides.  Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** As...
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Malaysia is a varied country; from the lush jungles and orangutans of Borneo in the north of the country, to the glorious beaches of Penang—if you’re looking to choose Malaysia as a destination for...
Staying on a Boutique Barge in London

Boutique Barges – luxury on a canalboat on London’s canals

**Post updated JULY17** **This post contains affiliate links. For more info, see here.** My hometown in the west country of the UK has barges along the canal - the Grand Western Canal.  It's incredibly picturesque and...

WokyKo at CARGO, Wapping Wharf, Bristol

When exploring destinations - and cities - to write about or, indeed, if you're on holiday or a short break, naturally you've got to eat.  So on my second night in Bristol, where did...

Winter Swimming at Bristol Lido

When taking a weekend break in the west country city of Bristol, UK (voted by Rough Guides as #4 in the Top 10 Best Cities in the World to Visit - 2017), one doesn't...

A wander around Bristol, UK

During a recent trip to Bristol in the South West of the UK, I had the honour of being hosted by the Bristol Harbour Hotel.  There are so many things to see and do...

A luxurious stay at the Bristol Harbour Hotel, Bristol

Being a girl from the West Country of England, I'd never though to explore the county city of Avon - Bristol.  I don't know about you, but as a travel blogger I tend to...

Experiencing the London Eye

London - as you know - offers the tourist many sightseeing opportunities, and my recent sojourn to England's capital for the World Travel Market with my gal pals from Travel Bloggers Greece saw us,...

East End – Eating London Food Tour

Who doesn't enjoy sampling the local food of a country or town they're visiting?  I've written here about my luxury High Tea experience at The Berkeley in London, and as my followers will know,...

Holidaying in The Algarve, Portugal

In early 2016, I was lucky enough to be able to research North Portugal for Rough Guides, who I work for.   My journey around this eclectic western European nation helped me realize one thing:...

High Tea at The Berkeley Hotel – London

Being from the UK, I've never thought of a High Tea experience before.  I get used to drinking cups of tea at home, and whilst I don't quite eat cucumber sandwiches with the crusts...

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