The road to Luxor

  Announcing to friends and family that we were headed to Egypt brought about a variety of reactions. Excitement, worry, intrigue, anxiety… I realised that people had very mixed emotions about our next destination. For years the coastal cities in Egypt were holiday hot spots, especially for British tourists. Nile…

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International Women’s Day: A womans right to modesty

  When I mentioned to friends that my next trip was to Egypt, more often than not conversation somehow always turns to the uncomfortable feeling most westerners get with the way Middle Eastern women dress. Having lived for many years in Saudi Arabia, I always wondered whether I may be…

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2018 first stop: Egypt

Travel has always been a major part of my life. Not necessarily because I’ve done a lot of it, although I know I’m blessed to have had the opportunity to embark on many trips. It has always been the ‘journey’ that has garnered my interest. The emotions, the experiences and…

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5 travel essentials to help you feel refreshed

Last year, only three of my trips away involved plane journeys, which in one sense, isn’t a bad thing. I discovered a number of new areas right here in England. But if I’m honest, hopping on a plane and taking off somewhere new is usually my preference, so I’m excited…

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The end of the road: Our stay in Cordoba

  Weeks of sorting and organising thousands of photos have enabled me to discover albums of hidden gems I had almost forgotten about. With our blogger friends (Oli and David) living it large in Malaga, I can’t help but reminisce about the last trip Mo and I made to Spain…

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