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Dismaland Bemusement Park

Dismaland is a temporary art project organized by street artist Banksy, constructed in the seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England. I’ve always been intrigued by Bansky’s work so when I went back home to the UK for a visit getting tickets was at the top of the to-do list. “It’s a flawed concept” – Banksy.  We managed to get tickets […]

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Death Valley & Rhyolite Ghost Town

We took a vacation to Las Vegas in July for my birthday, so we took a day off from Sin City to visit ‘Death Valley National Park‘ Death Valley National Park sprawls across both California and Nevada, and is bordered by the Mojave Desert and the Great Basin. It was a straightforward drive with the most spectacular views. “Death Valley National […]

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Las Vegas

“Las Vegas exists chiefly to satisfy the needs and desires of its visitors, and this it does in spectacular fashion. Sin City has taken or re-created the best that other great cities have to offer and then upped the ante, making it bigger, grander, flashier.”- Scott Doggett

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The Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness & The Isle of Skye

I decided to take a little break to the Scottish highlands with Mummy dearest before my big move to America. Loch Ness was on my bucket list so this was to be my last British adventure (for a ‘wee’ while anyway). Here are some snaps from my adventures in Scotland… “It is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places […]

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London – A Home from Home

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” – Samuel Johnson. I have had the privilege of preciously living in London for many years to study and work yet every time I come back to visit it feels like the first. […]

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The Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is a mountain range in South Wales. In a narrow sense, the name refers to the range of Old Red Sandstone peaks popular with walkers which lie to the south of Brecon. I’m lucky enough to get to visit this beautiful part of the world at least once a year.  

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Andalucía & the Costa Del Sol, Spain

We started the year off with a relaxing trip to España staying in the resort of Almerimar situated 40 km west of Almeria City and 160 km east of Malaga City. This was our base for the week, a great little purpose-built coastal town with beautiful white sandy beaches, clean blue waters and all year around […]

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Iceland

Iceland was at the top of the bucket list, so when I finally got to visit this Nordic heaven I was not disappointed. We went on a 3 day break traveling from London to Reykjavik. We decided to hire a car so we could be as independent as possible and see as much as we […]

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Portugal

“But Portugal has a peaceful feel about it. I sit on the terrace overlooking the vineyard there and I feel cut off from the world. You need that sort of thing.” — Cliff Richards

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Madrid

“ To go to bed at night in Madrid marks you as a little queer. For a long time your friends will be a little uncomfortable about it. Nobody goes to bed in Madrid until they have killed the night. Appointments with a friend are habitually made for after midnight at the cafe.” – Ernest […]

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Berlin

“Mister Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” – Ronald Reagan, US President in a speech at the Brandenburg Gate on June 12, 1987. I first visited Berlin back in 2005 as part of a field trip whilst studying for my degree in Architecture at the university of Greenwich but it was until I revisited some years later that […]

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