Caves, Beaches and Watersports in Barbados

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Last November myself, my partner and two good friends headed to Barbados to get some well deserved sunshine. With Thomas Cook now running direct flights from Glasgow, it seemed like too good an offer to give up. We were lucky to come across a private villa with pool in our price range, this proved to be the perfect base for our Barbados adventure!

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A Magical Trip to Neuschwanstein Castle

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My friend and I rang in the bells for New Year in Munich, Germany this year. On top of both our to do lists whilst in Germany, was to visit the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ castle-Neuschwanstein. Situated in Barvaria, the castle is easily accessible from Munich. There are two different options for visiting the castle, the first being an organised tour and the second being the ‘do it yourself’ method.
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Three Days in Budapest


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I now consider Budapest, Hungary my second home, however making time to visit Budapest and fit in trips to see the rest of the world has been getting more difficult with work commitments. Budapest for a long weekend therefore seemed like a good idea and thankfully for me my friend Ashley and my boyfriend Ian were up for the trip. It really is quite surprising what you can fit into such a short space of time. We arrived late on the Friday night (around 7pm), and departed on the Tuesday, which left us only 3 full days. If you are looking for a cheap city break-this really is the one for you and here is how you can easily fit everything into a three day itinerary.
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We often forget how beautiful the UK can be!

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Unfortunately in the UK we get far too used to bad weather, and adapting our weekend activities so we can stay indoors. Last weekend however I was lucky enough to experience a new part of the UK, and enjoy glorious sunshine as well! Read more

Surfing

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I recently tried surfing for the first time a couple of weeks ago. It was something I had meant to try whilst in Australia, but due to a leg infection, I was unable to do so. Surfing in Scotland wasn’t something I had quite imagined for my first time, I had expected to try it somewhere a bit more exotic like Australia or Hawaii. The experience however was probably just as enjoyable as trying it in a sunnier climate. We were lucky to get a good day for our trip, and once we had our wetsuits on, you couldn’t tell we were in a much colder climate!

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