Pirates, Smugglers & The Legend of King Arthur

For our May half term family holiday this year, we decided to take our caravan down to the beautiful village of Tintagel in Cornwall. I absolutely love Cornwall and have very fond memories of visited this gorgeous county as a…

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My Top 5 Favourite European Cities

I love going away for weekend getaways and experiencing the different cities that Europe has to offer. I love exploring new surroundings, taking in the cultural attractions and enjoy eating out at different restaurants, trying all the local food and drink. With this in mind, I thought…

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Why You Should Visit The French Riviera This Year

Beautiful blue sea, golden sandy beaches, a hotspot for the rich and famous, the French Riviera has it all. It’s one of my favourite places in the whole world, with its stunning coastline, beautiful scenery and sumptuous ambience, this magical place captured my heart right…

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Strolling Around Montepulciano With Not A Vampire In Sight

With my summer holiday memories still whirling around joyfully in my head, I just had to write about another beautiful town in Tuscany that we were lucky enough to visit when we holidayed in Italy this summer. Recommended to us by the…

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Finding a Message In A Bottle at Sting’s Tuscan Farm Shop

We’ve all heard of the new wave band The Police and frontman Sting in particular and what fantastic music they have produced and developed over the years, but did you know that Sting has his very own vineyard and estate in Tuscany and…

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Cortona ~ The Perfect Tuscan Town

I have wanted to visit the beautiful town of Cortona ever since I watched Under the Tuscan Sun, a film based on the memoirs of American author Frances Mayes, who bought and restored an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside. I…

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Norcenni Girasole Club in Tuscany ~ The Ultimate Camping Village

For our summer vacation this year, my family and I decided we would have a change from our usual holiday destination of the south of France and venture off to the beautiful area of Tuscany, to soak up some bella Italian sun. As you…

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Discovering The Venetian Islands of Murano & Burano

Last week saw me writing about our fabulous weekend getaway trip to Venice  and what an amazing trip that was. This week’s post is all about our fabulous Venetian excursions to the beautiful islands of Murano and Burano. Murano and Burano both lie in the…

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