Navagio Beach
Greece, natural wonder

this ‘Z’ is a solid ‘A’

Bec / 14/04/2019

As the autumn chill is turning the trees at home into a blaze of burning orange and red, a trip to a sunny Greek island was the perfect last hurrah before turning to months of cold hibernation ourselves. As our wedding anniversary approached, a return to Greece seemed the best…

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Canary Islands, Europe

time out in Tenerife

Bec / 27/02/2019

As an Aussie expat living in the UK, I’ve come to understand the fascination with ‘winter sun holidays’. It was a strange concept for someone raised on an average of 260+ days of sunshine a year. So, on the back of winter in the darkness of a post-xmas-lights world, and…

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animalia, Europe, UK

birds of a feather flock to Slimbridge

Bec / 09/12/2018

Through a picturesque village, over a canal, down a narrow road, surrounded by green fields and bordered by the River Severn Estuary lies Slimbridge Wetland Centre.  Founded by Sir Peter Scott, son of Captain Robert Scott, the Antarctic explorer who, in his dying letter, urged Peter’s mother to “make the…

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Europe, Madeira, Portugal

the fabulous flower isle

Bec / 18/11/2017

If flowers, sunshine, fluffy clouds and patriotic cannonfire are your thing, Madeira was made for you. As far as first impressions go, my first foray into Portugal offered up marvels of engineering, a myriad of natural landscapes, mind-bogglingly steep and twisting roads and many reasons to return. Making our way from…

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