Lipari, Italy

While figuring out where to go this summer, a friend told us that the Aeolian Islands of Italy are said to be like the Greek Islands without the terrible tourism. He knew of this place because his Sicilian grandmother was originally from these areas. In some ways it was a true statement, the tourism is […]

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Keswick, Lake District

On our way back to London after hiking Snowdon in Wales, we passed by the Lake District. It was as quaint and as beautiful as one would imagine from English novels. Everyday started off with a full English breakfast from our B&B. These are probably the only breakfast sausages I would willingly eat again – […]

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Hiking Snowdon

Getting There As we had just flown in from Vancouver, we knew that driving 5 hours nonstop from London to Llanberis with jetlag would be no fun. So we drove to Birmingham first, then drove the next half of the distance after a night’s sleep. The highways were comfortable and I was thankful for well-equipped […]

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7 days in Tenerife

After 14 dreary months without seeing a proper beach, Boyfriend and I finally hauled our haggard, sun-deprived, zombie bodies out of London on to a sandy beach. Costs All-inclusive holidays are not usually our thing. But based the budget we had (which was not very much) and the amount of energy we could put into planning (also not very […]

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