Europe

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Vila Real de Santo Ant贸nio – Portugal

By Rosie | September 26, 2017

Vila Real de Santo Ant贸nio is a small city in Portugal’s Algarve region. It’s in the south of Portugal, on the Portugal/Spain border. We came here for an afternoon to wander the streets. We walked through the town passing lots of shops. The shops were selling mostly towels, clothes and souvenirs.聽Vila Real de Santo Ant贸nio…

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Ponta da Piedade – Portugal

By Rosie | September 23, 2017

Ponta da Piedade is such a beautiful part of the world! It’s situated on the South coast of Portugal, close to the town of Lagos, in the Algarve. Ponta da Piedade is a rock formation in the Atlantic Ocean with stunning panoramic views all around. There are boat trips available from several locations. I didn’t…

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Cabo Sao Vincente – Portugal

By Rosie | September 22, 2017

Cabo Sao Vincente (Cape St Vincent) is on Costa Vicentina (Vincentine Coast) on the very tip of Portugal. It is commonly known as “The End Of The World” as it looks out to the Atlantic Ocean. Cabo Sao Vincente has stunning panoramic views of huge white rock faces lunging into the deep blue sea. There…

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3 days exploring Dijon

By Rosie | September 12, 2017

My husband came to Dijon for 3 days of work, so I decided to come with him. Usually on work placements he is alone for the journey there and back, but also in the evenings and for dinner etc. So, I thought this time I would come along to keep him company but also so…

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Gorges du Verdon – Take Two

By Rosie | September 4, 2017

We came back to the Gorges du Verdon and I am so glad that we did! It was worth the drive to be able to go on a boat down the beautiful gorges. It was a stunning hot day in July when we went. It was super busy, but I think that added to the…

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Bussana Vecchia – Italy

By Rosie | September 1, 2017

I came to Bussana Vecchia after spending a night in San Remo (read my blog post here..). Bussana Vecchia is a small hippy/arty commune in the West of Italy with a rather interesting history. I won’t give you a long history lesson, but here is a quick overview. Basically there was an earth quake in…

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San Remo – Italy

By Rosie | August 25, 2017

San Remo is a town situated just over the French/Italian border (on the Italian side). It’s a popular tourist destination on the beautiful Italian Riviera. I decided to go here on a bit of a whim. I was meant to go for a long weekend with my girlfriends earlier this year but something came up…

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Provence Lavender and Sunflower Fields – France

By Rosie | July 26, 2017

The best time to see the famous Provence lavender fields is from late June to mid August. Although this does depend on where you go, the weather that year & when they harvest the lavender. There are also several lavender festivals throughout Provence in the summer months. They sell lavender ice creams, lavender honey and…

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Gorges du Verdon – France

By Rosie | July 20, 2017

So this was one of my trips that didn’t go to plan, at all! Oops! We set off from our place at 10am, heading straight to the Gorges du Verdon but happened to stop at the Cascade de Sillans on the way. We loved it so much that we stayed for around 4 hours!! If…

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Cascade de Sillans – France

By Rosie | July 18, 2017

Cascade de Sillans is a stunning waterfall that is situated close to the Gorges de Verdon in the South of France. It’s around 1 hour 15 mins from either Marseille or Aix en Provence by car to the cascade. The waterfall is found in the town of “Sillan-la-Cascade”, which was named after the waterfall. The…