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Bex has travelled extensively. Read all her different travel adventures here.

Visiting London's Shard at Night - LifeBeyondBorders

A View from London’s Shard at night

I've visited the Shard in London before, but during the day.  This 95 storey, 11,000 glass panelled skyscraper located in Southwark, a district of London near London Bridge station on the south side of...

Holidaying and Things to do in The Algarve, Portugal

Back in 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:...
Where to Stay in Bristol - Bristol Harbour Hotel UK - LifeBeyondBorders

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...
Where to swim in Bristol - UK - LifeBeyondBorders

Where to swim in Bristol, UK in all weathers: 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...
Where to eat in Bristol - UK

Where to eat in Bristol – UK: WokyKo at CARGO, Wapping Wharf

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...
Lavender Farm on San Juan island - Pacific Northwest - LifeBeyondBorders

Pelindaba – The Lavender Farm you must see near Seattle, Pacific Northwest

Whilst on the San Juan islands near Seattle and being a huge fan of anything 'purple' I was  delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Pelindaba Lavender Farm. The San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau...
Queen's Terminal at LHR - LifeBeyondBorders

LHR Terminal Two – The Queen’s Terminal

I often travel between the UK and Greece in my career as a writer.  Way back in 2014 I had the pleasure of utilising the newly refurbished London Heathrow Terminal Two.  WOW!  What a...
Glamping in the Pacific Northwest - Lakedale Resort - LifeBeyondBorders

Where to go Glamping in the Pacific Northwest – Lakedale Resort

There are numerous accommodation choices in the San Juan Islands, located just off the coast of Seattle. San Juan Island itself has Bed and Breakfasts, Spas, cottages, cabins and campsites.  San Juan Island Visitors...
Glamping on Orcas Island - LifeBeyondBorders

Glamping in the San Juan Islands – Glamping on Orcas Island with Leanto

Originally written in AUG15 - re-written and revised in JAN20 My next stop on the San Juan Islands chain was Orcas Island.  Shaped like an upside down horseshoe, at 57 square miles Orcas Island is...
Whale Watching San Juan Islands - LifeBeyondBorders

Whale Watching off the San Juan Islands

I couldn't stay on the San Juan Islands and not go whale watching.   This area of the U.S is abundant in wildlife, especially in the summer.  And the summer also brings along the infamous...
Things to do in San Juan Islands - LifeBeyondBorders

Top Things to do in the San Juan Islands – USA

If you're visiting Seattle and are in need of some nature (not that Seattle doesn't have wonderful surrounds), take a trip using Kenmore Air out to the San Juan Islands - the archipelago of...
Eating London Food Tour - LifeBeyondBorders

Best Food Tour London – Eating London Food Tour of the East End

Who doesn't enjoy sampling the local food of a country or town they're visiting?  I've written about my luxury High Tea London experience at The Berkeley Hotel and as my followers will know, I'm...
Things to do in Tbilisi Georgia - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia (and surrounds) in 48 hours

If you've only a short time in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, here I give you some tips of what you can do with 48 hours - both in the capital and surrounds.
Cat Cafe - London - Lady Dinah's - LifeBeyondBorders

Cat cafe London – Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe Shoreditch

People who know me and, indeed, those who don't but are familiar with my social media know I am a huge cat fan - HUGE!   In fact, I have an Instagram Account dedicated to...
London's East Street Market

Alternative London Markets – East Street – South London

Avoid the more touristy markets of Covent Garden when you visit London. Find your local one to explore. Here I look at the eclectic London's East Street Market.
Kuala Lumpur - Things to do - LifeBeyondBorders

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...
View from the Shard - London England

View from The Shard – London, UK

The Shard in London is a 95 storey skyscraper on the south bank of the River Thames in the area of Southwark, right by London Bridge station.  Here you can also find the popular...
Come and experience the London Eye

Experiencing the London Eye

London - as you know - offers the tourist many sightseeing opportunities, and when I can, I love going back to the capital city in my country of birth and experiencing some of these sights...
Pike Place Market and Gum wall - Seattle - USA

Pike Place Market and The Gum Wall – Seattle

Apart from the Space Needle, and a day trip to Mount Rainier - Seattle's other prominent destination (and landmark) is the Public Market Center - or Pike Place Market. I'd seen it many times...

Road Trip across the United States – Green Tortoise

You've decided you want to road trip across the United States, but don't particularly want to drive.  Whilst you know Amtrak do some good deals, you want something a little more inclusive, but also...