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Top 10 things to do in Paris

Paris has really grown on me over the last few years and has quickly become one of those cities that I wouldn't mind visiting over and over again. It is an exciting, romantic city with something for everyone. Here are my top 10 things (in no particular order) to do when in town! 1) Explore… Continue reading Top 10 things to do in Paris

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Afternoon in Montmartre, Paris

Montmartre is my favourite part of Paris (other than maybe Saint Germain Des Pres). Once you exit Abbesses Metro station, all your Paris clichés come alive. Check out the Le mur des je t’aime (Wall of Love) art installation before you make your way up the steep and windy, cobble-stoned streets to the top of the hill… Continue reading Afternoon in Montmartre, Paris

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Day trip to Whitstable, Kent

Whitstable is a Kentish coastal town only about 1h 20m from London by train (from either St Pancras International or Victoria station). A day trip is more than enough for this small town and I can assure you, you will feel refreshed after walking along the pebbly beaches, enjoying the sea air, eating deliciously fresh seafood and exploring the many independent… Continue reading Day trip to Whitstable, Kent

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Must-see highlights of Rio, Brazil

What a City! Rio, also known as Cidade Maravilhosa ('Marvellous City') is really and truly breathtaking. It has everything from golden, sandy beaches to lush, tropical forests, lakes and spectacular mountains and hills in all sorts of shapes, creating a skyline that is hard to beat. Rio offers something for all types of travellers whether you're… Continue reading Must-see highlights of Rio, Brazil

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Paradise awaits, Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande is an island in Brazil, within easy distance of Rio de Janeiro. Starting off as a pirate hideout and later a location where some of Brazil's most infamous prisoners were held, Ilha Grande has a fascinating history which has tempered mass development from taking place over the years. This is why the island… Continue reading Paradise awaits, Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Exploring Paraty, Brazil

Paraty is a beautiful and very well preserved colonial town backed by a stunning mountain range on Brazil's Costa Verde. With quaint, cobblestone streets (more like boulders actually!) and white 17th-18th century buildings with colourful windows and doors, it is a photographer's paradise. Paraty got on the map mainly because of the Brazilian Gold Rush… Continue reading Exploring Paraty, Brazil