Welcome to France A land filled with fairy tale Châteaux, stunning landscape, world renowned museums, superb cuisine and even better wines (if that were possible!). France is without a doubt, my favourite country in the world to visit… why? Because every square inch contrast with the other, yet somehow stills feels undeniably French! Writers, artists, history buffs, fashion lovers, sports…

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Is it possible for women to travel alone around the world, and still stay safe? Absolutely.You can still go to third-world countries, stay in hostels, not speak the local language and visit well-known tourist traps without compromising your safety and well-being. And more importantly – still having an amazing time!  Travelling alone can be intimating and a bit frightening –…

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Underrated and often ignored for the more popular destinations in Europe, Lisbon is a thriving and intriguing city.Perfect for a short weekend break, or as a base to explore greater Portugal, there is quite literally something for everyone in this fascinating city.The only warning to give here to is make sure you wear comfortable shoes as you will get a…

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Once upon a time the ancient city of Baiae (Baia) was the hedonistic escape for the elite members of the ancient Roman empire. Built on the edge of the supervolcano Campi Flegrei (Phlegraean Fields), the resort town of Baiae was created to take advantage of the thermal hot springs on one side and the incredible Gulf of Pozzuoli on the…

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Bryony Gordon has OCD. It’s the snake in her brain that has told her ever since she was a teenager that her world is about to come crashing down: that her family might die if she doesn’t repeat a phrase 5 times, or that she might have murdered someone and forgotten about it. It’s caused alopecia, bulimia, and drug dependency.…

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Melbourne is back in Lockdown again… for the 4th time. It is hard to describe the mental exhaustion and overall feeling of defeat that is around. Not because of the actual pandemic, though it is certainly a symptom. But because this is not the first time we have felt the semblance of normal life, only to have it snatched away…

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