How To Deal With Homesickness

“I felt a pang — a strange and inexplicable pang that I had never felt before.” – Alan Bradley I know that when you move abroad, it’s scary. You’re alone in a new place where you don’t know anyone. Now,…

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Bath // Travel With Me

“Oh, who can ever be tired of Bath?” – Jane Austen As I’m writing the beginning of this blog post, I’m sitting in a Starbucks in Bath. And I feel fantastic. This city might just be my favourite city in England that…

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Escape to the Mountains – Peak District

As I said in my travel diary of North Yorkshire, I came to the Peak District a day early. And I left four days early. I wasn’t in a great mood when I got there, and the weather forecast didn’t…

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On Holiday in North Yorkshire

“Cold and damp, that’s how the southerners see the North.” – Game of Thrones Cold and damp. That’s the best way to describe how I felt camping in Helmsley, North Yorkshire. During the day, the weather was great, but temperatures…

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Camping in Penzance

When I first told people I was going to go camping, they all looked at me in complete shock. And I get why. I’ve never really been one for sleeping in a tent. I did it a couple of times…

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Canterbury and the White Cliffs of Dover

I’m so lucky that my host mum is a teacher because that means my summer holidays started a couple of weeks earlier than those of other au pairs. At first, I was going to stay in Aldershot for one last…

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Bank Holiday in Shakespeare Land

May half-term started with a bank holiday and the host mum and kids gone to Dorset. I decided to go to Stratford-Upon-Avon for a few days. The original plan was that I would drive there and then continue on to…

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Day Trip to Winchester

Unlike the rest of the world, I stayed far away from Windsor on Saturday. My dad came over to visit me, and we briefly considered going there. But that was before we realised the wedding would take place in Windsor.…

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