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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Photo of the Week – Tiverton, Devon, UK

New to Life Beyond Borders! Photo of the Week aims to showcase some of the best photos taken from my travels abroad - to whet your appetite. We kick off this week with Tiverton, my old...

A look around Tiverton, Devon, UK

I'd never really been a fan of Tiverton.  Nestled in mid-Devon, a county in the south-west of the UK, I can attribute my lack of enthusiasm for the place to having grown up as...

LHR Terminal Two – The Queen’s Terminal

I had a lovely visit to my home country - the UK - this summer (2014).  As I said in this post, it's nice being a tourist in your home country.  Alas, the weather...

Bickleigh Mill – Mid-Devon

This week I'm visiting family in mid-Devon, situated in the West Country of the UK. Having hailed from this neck of the woods, it's rare that I venture out to go visiting tourist places, but...

Usk – South Wales

The New Year of 2013 saw me spending with friends who live in Newport, South Wales.  On a rare, sunny(ish) day we decided to visit a local village, Usk, 10 miles northeast of them. Usk...

A cabin of a different sort

And so my journey from Athens to Hong Kong overland came to an end when I touched down at LHR airport.  What took me five weeks in a container ship with beautiful views took...

A disasterous Christmas journey home

Kala Xristougenna everyone!  But I'm not in Greece for Christmas.  No, I decided to head home to the UK for the holiday season - despite the advice of those lovely fellas who read the...

It’s the simple things in life

In a piece I wrote for my "Leaving Cairo..." blog recently, I spent quite a long time moaning about being back in the UK, even though I'm just visiting for the holiday season.  Well,...

Joining the August exodus from Athens, school reunions and back to the UK

Anyone who's been to Athens in August will agree with me: it is bl**dy HOT!  That's why most Athenians leave the city, if not for the whole month, then at least part of it. ...
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