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Tips for Visiting the 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...
Icelandair Review - flying budget from Europe to the USA.

Icelandair Review – flying budget from Europe to the USA

When I visited Seattle back in the summer of 2015, I decided to fly with Icelandair as their flight had a very convenient stop over package in Iceland.  Let's have a look at my...
Mount Rainier NP - your day trip from Seattle, United States - LifeBeyondBorders

Seattle to Mt Rainier National Park, United States. A great day trip

You may have seen Mt Rainier - the mountain that keeps a sleepy watch over Seattle.  It usually pops up in any outside shots of Seattle pictures, or in TV series (yes, I am...
Come and discover what there is to do in the seaside town of Poole, Dorset, UK - including a trip to Brownsea Island - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in Poole, Dorset – UK

Having spent some time looking at the things to see and do in Bournemouth, Dorset in the UK, I was looking forward to looking at things to do in the smaller coastal town of...
One day in Venice - Italy. Read what you can do in 24 hours in this city - LifeBeyondBorders

One day in Venice, Italy

Back in 2011, I had arrived refreshed (sort of) and alert in Venice after a delightful adventure on board the Paris – Venice train.  I was travelling solo from London to Athens via Venice, Italy...
The New Forest - Natural Beauty in southern England - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in the New Forest – Cyclex Experience

As a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers in the UK, I was very lucky to be afforded the opportunity to partake in their Annual General Meeting, in 2018 held in the...
Things to do in Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.

Things to do in Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Bournemouth in Dorset, UK is so much more than a sleepy British seaside town. With over 7 miles of golden sands and coastline, it truly is beautiful, any time of the year.
Berkeley Suites Bristol UK - Luxury Serviced Apartments

Luxury Serviced Apartments – Bristol. The Berkeley Suites

Bristol is one of my favourite cities in the UK.  My Things to see in Bristol post shows you what you can see and do here.  I've been fortunate enough to visit Bristol on...
Luxury Serviced Apartments London - FG Properties

FG Properties – Luxury Serviced Apartment in London

You're visiting London for a few days and don't fancy staying in a hotel.  You're either coming for business reasons, family break or even solo trip.  What are your options for accommodation?  During a...
Things to see in Bristol - the city of the South West of England

Things to see in Bristol, UK

During one of my trips 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 in...
Travelling The Arctic - LifeBeyondBorders

Travelling the Arctic

Back in 2006, just as I was getting into the swing of  'adventure' - I decided to take a trip to the Arctic.  It was to whet my appetite for all things nautical. Travelling the...
Corfe Castle Dorset, UK. A magical place

Corfe Castle – Dorset – England

One thing I love about the UK is its castles, there's never a time of year not to visit. One of these is Corfe in Dorset.
Best Nature Spots in Greenland. Photo "East Greenland after sunset" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Markus Trienke

Best Nature Spots in Greenland

**A guest post from the cold climbs of Greenland** Hey, Agness​ ​and​ ​Cez here, full time travellers of Etramping - adventure travel blog. Greenland is one of the most beautiful places in the world to...
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...
Exploring the Minho Region of Portugal

Where to visit in Minho region of Portugal

About 100km (62 miles) from Porto, the Minho area takes its name from the Rio (River) Minho and encompasses the entire northwestern province of the country, the river winding its way to the Spanish border in the northeast.
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

One of the best things about my visit to Portugal in the spring of 2016 was the opportunity to visit beautiful areas such as the Geres National Park and the Douro Wine Valley region
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...

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