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Why Staying in Hostels is NOT as Bad as You Think

Let me start by saying, I have stayed in all manner of hotels, guesthouses, hostels, campsites and apartments. I have nothing against any accommodation option (although I may skip camping in deepest, darkest winter). I think that, of all of them, hostels have the worst reputation and I would love to change the mind of… Continue reading Why Staying in Hostels is NOT as Bad as You Think

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Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Taking to the tracks, is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special. Here are… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

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A Review of Emirates A380 Economy LGW – DXB

£390 return to Sri Lanka? And on Emirates!? And confirmed!!? A no brainer! We booked that evening. When January 2017 finally rolled around, we packed our bags and head off to London Gatwick Airport to catch our flight. The Airport Experience Emirates uses Gatwick’s North terminal which (when I visited in January 2017) was undergoing… Continue reading A Review of Emirates A380 Economy LGW – DXB

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Thirty Years Young Today

Oh my goodness…oh my goodness. Today I turn 30 years old and that’s rather a big number. It starts with a three and everything! The Last Ten Years The last ten years have been pretty amazing. Ten years ago I was a second year student at London Metropolitan University. I had an almost/kind of boyfriend… Continue reading Thirty Years Young Today

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2017 – The Plan

In a change to our regularly scheduled programming: our plan for 2017. 2016 was a BIG year. Ignoring everything else that happened, Karl and I finally got married after ten years together. It took  up most of my time, most of my thoughts and most of our holiday days. This year, I am dragging us… Continue reading 2017 – The Plan