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

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...
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...

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...
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...

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 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...

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:...

A View at the London 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...

Annapolis – America’s sailing capital in Maryland

My U.S. audience will surely have heard of Annapolis; it's an historic town and the capital of Maryland.  Chesapeake Bay is located here and the area is considered to be the sailing capital of...

What’s London Got to Offer this December?

You’ve booked your London holiday apartment, your plane or train ticket has been paid for and your London holiday travel dreams are about to come true. London is awash with attractions such as the...

Exploring the Viking country of Iceland

Northern lights, hardy ponies, hot springs, glaciers and active volcanoes all experienced under 24 hour daylight (or 24 hour darkness, depending on the time of year you visit), that’s the Viking country of Iceland...

Falmouth – Cornwall

After attending the Tiverton Literary Festival in my hometown in Devon and as Devon is the nearest UK county to Cornwall, having never really explored the seaside part of the south Cornish coast, I...

Tiverton Literary Festival – Devon

Tiverton is a small market town based in mid-Devon, in the South West of the UK.  I've written about it before here as it's the place I grew up in as a teenager before...
Porto - Portugal

Where to stay in Porto, Portugal

**Note: Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** My experience of Porto, apart from the March weather, was a pleasant and enjoyable one and I was able to experience and recommend...

Rotterdam – Fotomuseum and Hotel New York

**My visit to Rotterdam was arranged by Rotterdam Partners and I stayed at the Inntel Rotterdam. As always, all thoughts and opinions remain my own, despite any complimentary services received** My second full day in Rotterdam dawned grey...
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