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Places Worth to Visit: Oxford, United Kingdom (Travel Guide)

March 5, 2019

I fell in love with Oxford the 1st time I went there, in the past September for the Premiere of the TV Show “A Discovery of Witches” which can be read here on the Blog, and where I met the writer Deb Harkness and the main character, the very known actress Teresa Palmer; while watching the premiere in the beautiful Ashmolean museum (and is actually one of the places where characters go in the book). There was the premiere and…

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Places Worth to Visit: Birmingham, United Kingdom

January 28, 2019

You can travel all around the world and pick your favourite places while a tourist, but what happens when you have to go an live in a place for quite some time? Some people forgot to be a tourist in their own city or country. Fact: They think they know everything about the place where they “work” but it’s not really true is it? And what about knowing more about some cities in your own country? This leads me to this post and probably…

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See for free in Illinois – your favourite, real life film sets

January 2, 2019

As we curl up in front of a good festive film this Christmas or immerse ourselves in all things “movie” related ahead of awards season, we have detailed the famous real-life film sets you can see for free in Illinois.   Home Alone     The most iconic house this time of year is the McCallister family residence in Home Alone. It is this house where Kevin, (played by Macaulay Culkin) is infamously forgotten when his family travel to Paris and he…

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Visiting California’s National Parks

December 3, 2018

Yellowstone National Park was the beginning of a promise that changed the way that Americans enjoy our country’s beauty. Its founding began a movement that today covers over 1,200 national parks and preserves. Included in this exquisiteness is California, represented by the magical and stunning beauty of the state. From volcanic parks to desert settings, it is hard for other states to compete with the natural attractiveness of California’s geography and climate. Visitors can get a glimpse of a wide…

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Bucket List Beauty Spots in the UK

October 22, 2018

The UK has numerous stunning places and it is hard to say which ones are the best. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so here are a few suggestions that have been described as beautiful by others.   Lulworth Cove, Dorset     Lulworth Cove is located on The Jurassic Coast of Dorset, which is a World Heritage Site. It is one of the world’s finest examples of such a land formation and attracts half a…

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6 Things Every Hiker should have prepared for Winter

September 5, 2018

Hiking or walking long distances during or cross country is a thing not many people like to do. For me makes me remember travelling with my mum and uncles and cousins through the mountains during Summer in one of Portugal’s highest mountain. Thankfully we now see towns with certain paths reserved for hikers and places to see either in the middle of the woods or in literally the middle of nowhere, to watch beautiful sightings and nature scenes that normally only the hikers…

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The Little Things That’ll Make Your Road Trip More Enjoyable

May 31, 2018

Road trips are all about enjoying the freedom of the open road, and you can see a lot of the country or location you’re in because you’ll never have to hang around for too long in one spot. It’s no surprise that so many people find that this is the best way to travel, especially during the summer. If you’re interested in taking a road trip of your own, here are some of the little things that’ll make it more…

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5 Reasons To Travel To India

May 24, 2018

If you like to travel, you’ll no doubt have a list of destinations of places you’d like to visit. For many people, India is at the top of their bucket list. Flights to India cheaper than ever, and with a range of deals and packages available, you can enjoy a trip for much less than you think.     With plenty to see and multiple cities to explore, you can experience an unforgettable trip to India. Here are just five…

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Preparing your Car for Winter

October 23, 2017

Yes Winter is coming (not GoT related since we need to wait more than a year for the next season…) but your car cannot wait for much time. Cold weather is upon us and we need to take care of somethings in our household before than in the middle of the winter. From our chimneys to be clean to get some extra blankets and warm clothing, cleaning gutters and making sure you have everything prepare (the UK is actually getting…

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