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Boston in Winter: The Ultimate Guide 

I visited Boston many years ago, just for a day trip, so following the success of the guest post about Free Things to do in Boston, I asked Tegan and Alex from Why Not Walk to share their top tips for visiting Boston in Winter and they certainly came through!  Check out their ultimate guide [...] The post Boston in Winter: The Ultimate Guide  appeared...

How to Travel Safely in the UK Now

This article is written in partnership with Omio In these uncertain times, we all need a break. But, with most of the world out of bounds, we need to think about holidaying closer to home. With the UK’s amazing cities and beautiful natural spots, this is certainly not a hardship. Follow our tips and tricks [...] The post How to Travel Safely in the...

Visiting Sardinia in Winter

Italy is a fabulous destination to explore in winter, but to understand more about where to go and what do in Sardinia, an Island off Italy’s coastline, I asked Claudia from Strictly Sardinia to share her top tips for the best places to visit in Sardinia in winter.   One of the most common misconceptions about [...] The post Visiting Sardinia in Winter...

Why You Should Visit Amsterdam in Winter

I adore travelling in Europe in the winter, but there are so many places I haven’t had the chance to visit yet!  Amsterdam is one of those cities that is high on my must-visit list, but until I get to go myself, I asked Dymphe from Dymabroad to share her top tips for visiting Amsterdam [...] The post Why You Should Visit Amsterdam in Winter appeared...

How to Visit London in Winter

If you are planning a trip to England in winter, or you are British and planning a staycation for Christmas, London is the place to go.  Although it is a wonderful city break at any visit of the year, visiting London in winter is a fun and unique experience.  Here are my top tips for [...] The post How to Visit London in Winter appeared first on Tales...

Beach Packing List for 2020

Planning a beach trip?  Make sure you have everything you need with this beach packing list.  I’ve brought together all of the essential things to pack for the beach, so you won’t miss a thing, just relax and enjoy!  If you just looking for a printable beach checklist, scroll to the bottom for a printable [...] The post Beach Packing List for 2020...

The Ultimate Guide to Orlando in Winter

Dreaming of escaping somewhere warm this winter?  I know I am!  I asked Kalyn from All American Atlas to share her top tips for visiting Orlando in winter, and I am now dreaming of getting some winter sun in Florida!  Check out her advice below…. When it comes to choosing a winter destination, there’s something [...] The post The Ultimate Guide to...

The Best Places to see Fall Foliage in the USA

Autumn (or Fall in the US!) is one of my favourite times of year, after Spring.  The days grow shorter, it’s a time for harvesting the fruits of the summer and going for long walks in the last of the sunshine.  I love seeing the leaves change colour, and one of my USA bucket list [...] The post The Best Places to see Fall Foliage in the USA appeared...

5 Essential Campervan Tips for Beginners

Like anything in life, campervans have a learning curve.  Figuring out what to take on a campervan trip, where to park, how to empty the toilet and other fun stuff can take a while to figure out.  I’ve been learning from square one when I got Mabel about 6 weeks ago, so I hope that [...] The post 5 Essential Campervan Tips for Beginners appeared first...

Fun Things to do in Leeds City Centre

I love Leeds!  I went to University there and spent 10 years living in the city, and I fall in love with it every time I go back to visit.  Leeds has changed a lot since I lived there, and Leeds City Centre is unrecognisable in some places!  So, to get to know it again, [...] The post Fun Things to do in Leeds City Centre appeared first on Tales of...

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