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BEST BEACHES IN TAMARINDO // THE COSTA RICA EDIT

For Location: Playa Tamarindo The main public beach in Tamarindo is so central the town literally spills on to it. This beach is best if you’re looking for yoga classes and surf lessons. It’s a busy beach with something always going on to entertain you. Located near great restaurants too, it’s easy to grab foodContinue Reading “BEST BEACHES IN TAMARINDO // THE COSTA RICA EDIT”

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24 HOURS IN TAMARINDO // COSTA RICA EDIT

Tamarindo is exactly where you want to end up for a chilled weekend away. Its rustic surfer vibe is fast becoming complemented by chic yet understated beach bars and restaurants. Not to mention all the yoga studios and healthy vegetarian brunch spots – this place is now the epitome of cool. Stay: Tamarindo Hostel Resort WithContinue Reading “24 HOURS IN TAMARINDO // COSTA RICA EDIT”

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COSTA RICA // CHASING WATERFALLS

If you had to pick one waterfall to visit in Costa Rica, the Llanos de Cortez Waterfall should be it. Well, that’s what my trusted Lonely Planet travel guide book states. Going on the recommendation of what I consider the Travel Bible I felt it would be worth the drive and conveniently managed to incorporateContinue Reading “COSTA RICA // CHASING WATERFALLS”

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VIÑALES // A CUBAN ADVENTURE

  Happy New Year everyone! On New Year’s Eve we sat around reminiscing about 2016 and what the highlights of it were for us. Without a shadow of a doubt our trip to Valle de Viñales was the greatest day of 2016 for me. Surrounded by the ones I love most in this world, we setContinue Reading “VIÑALES // A CUBAN ADVENTURE”

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TOP 10 TIPS FOR TRAVELLING TO CUBA

1. DINING OUT: FIND THE HIDDEN GEMS BEFORE YOU GO Before travelling here we’d read a lot of reviews saying the food is really bad in Cuba. This is partly true as like anywhere, the food can be a letdown if you go to the wrong places. AVOID all government run restaurants and resorts as theContinue Reading “TOP 10 TIPS FOR TRAVELLING TO CUBA”

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CUBA TRAVEL DIARIES // 48 HOURS IN HAVANA

As someone who completely fell in love with Havana, I can tell you 48 hours is not long enough spent in the Cuban capital. It is however enough time to see and do lots of great things here. Read on for my recommendations for eating, drinking and sightseeing in the city. EAT Los Nardos //Continue Reading “CUBA TRAVEL DIARIES // 48 HOURS IN HAVANA”

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COSTA RICA // 24 HOURS IN ARENAL

On my second visit to the luscious and vibrant country of Costa Rica I was desperate to escape the chaos of San Jose.  Girl gang assembled, car hired (with wifi of course) and our 4 hour journey into the mountains began. After a few pitstops at various volcanoes and waterfalls along the way we arrivedContinue Reading “COSTA RICA // 24 HOURS IN ARENAL”

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THE LIMA EDIT // 48 HOURS IN MIRAFLORES

An unexpected trip to Lima appeared on my schedule this month. It wasn’t somewhere I had ever really considered visiting but that didn’t stop me having an incredible 48 hours in the city. It actually turned into one of the best layovers I’ve ever had and I completely fell in love with the place. ReadContinue Reading “THE LIMA EDIT // 48 HOURS IN MIRAFLORES”

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THE LIMA EDIT // PERUVIAN COOKING CLASS

Cooking abroad – get to know a country by finding out what fuels it. Spending half a day in Lima at a cooking class was so enriching. I also couldn’t have found a better cooking class in this city than Peruvian Cooking Classes run by Hector. The half day event starts out with a morningContinue Reading “THE LIMA EDIT // PERUVIAN COOKING CLASS”

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TULUM : THREE LITTLE CENOTES

Chikin-Ha Cenotes: You will have seen the cenotes of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula dotted all over Pinterest and Instagram and maybe not quite have known what they were or what they were called.     Or maybe you aren’t as clueless as I was before my trip to Tulum, however I was sure about the factContinue Reading “TULUM : THREE LITTLE CENOTES”