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…

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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…

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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…

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A weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon

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…

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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…

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Stonehenge // Travel with me

It’s what all the souvenirs in the gift shop said, so I figured it would be a good title for this post. Last Sunday, I drove up to Stonehenge with one of the other au…

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Lake District // Travel with me

During the second week of the Easter holidays, I took off to the Lake District. It was glorious. After a seven-hour drive, I arrived at the hostel. Didn’t really go anywhere after that because I…

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A Day Trip to Oxford

After my week in Scotland, I still had another week off work. The kids and host-mum were gone for the week and it was really quiet in the house, so I decided to go on…

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