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Essential Strasbourg City Guide

Strasbourg is a city steeped in history and cultural diversity. Located in a strategic position in Europe, it has a long history of occupation and was most recently annexed to Germany in 1940. Liberated in 1944, Alsace was returned to France and Strasbourg became a symbol of reconciliation between the two countries. It is no wonder the city is so unique, with hints of its diverse history everywhere. To help you make the most of a short break in the city, I’ve put together my Essential Strasbourg City Guide…

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A Wet and Wild Green Man 2016

Green Man is held annually in the breathtaking beauty of the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Now in its 14th year, it is a four day celebration of live music, literature, film, comedy, and theatre, with a Beer and Cider Festival thrown in for good measure. I went along to Green Man 2016  to find out what makes this small award-winning independent music festival so magical…

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Explore the Surrey Hills AONB

The Surrey Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) has been described as one of England’s finest landscapes, with its rolling chalk downs and wooded valleys.  It is also rich in heritage, and offers some unexpected surprises for anyone who explores a little deeper. I decided to find out what the area has to offer…

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Trees for the Earth: Celebrate trees on Earth Day

Today is the 46th annual Earth Day, and this year we are being encouraged to remember that Earth Day is more than just a single day, but a wider call to action. The theme of the campaign in 2016 is Trees for the Earth, with the launch of the most ambitious Earth Day target yet – a plan to plant 7.8 billion trees worldwide.

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Taza Chocolate: A Hidden Gem In Somerville, Massachusetts

This week marks the second half of Fairtrade Fortnight in the UK, an annual event when everyone comes together to raise awareness about Fair Trade. So it is with great pleasure that I share the latest guest post to be featured on Amanda’s Wanderlust, as Michelle Moreno takes us on a tour of the Taza Chocolate Factory in Somerville, Massachusetts…

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Insider’s Guide to the Jurassic Coast

All too often we overlook the amazing destinations close to our homes, as we search out the distant and the exotic. But when the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site is right on your doorstep, it’s got to be something to shout about. So that’s why I’ve pulled together my Insider’s Guide to the Jurassic Coast…

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