A day trip to Norwich: how to spend 5 hours in the city

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How to get started as a host on Airbnb – 13 tips after 2 years of being a Superhost

This post is sponsored by Airbnb. Click HERE to become a host! I have always believed that traveling makes us more open-minded and tolerant to different cultures. The great thing is I literally don’t even have to leave my flat to do that. Hosting on Airbnb has been great because I get to meet so many interesting guests from all around the world! I’ve hosted a yoga teacher, an environmental…

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Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020

I can’t believe it’s the beginning of a new decade! The last 10 years seemed to pass so quickly, so I thought I should start documenting my yearly achievements, fails, plans, and intentions. At the end of every December I used to sit and write down a massive plan for the year which … almost never came to live out 100%. I think it’s because thinking that a lot can…

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Exploring Sussex – a day trip to Lewes

It feels like Sussex is not the most popular English county to visit for a day trip, but there are a couple of places where I would be happy to return to again and again. One of them is the pretty town Lewes with its crooked older dwellings, narrow lanes, and Georgian houses.  The history of Lewes goes back to William the Conqueror who built a wooden castle there.  This…

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10 places in Jersey that will make you want to visit the island

One of the places I wanted to visit since I’ve been living in the UK was the Channel Islands. The main islands are Guernsey and Jersey and they are British Crown dependencies and not part of the United Kingdom.  Jersey was once part of the Duchy of Normandy, whose dukes went on to become the kings of England from 1066. After Normandy was lost by the kings of England in the 13th century, and the ducal title was surrendered to France, Jersey and the other…

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Winter Wonderland in the Cotswolds: English Villages covered in snow

Photographing England in snow has been one of my dreams for years now. Last year in 2018, the one week of snow happened to fall while I was in the middle of South Island of New Zealand so I missed all the fun. This year there were many weeks of constant warnings of imminent snow but nothing happened for weeks. Everyone was anticipating snow in London but there were only light dustings in the north of the city. I was constantly…

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10 things for those who would like to be in London

Every time I go home I buy some presents for my family and friends.  I get something last minute and it’s always a selection of tea from Harrods and shortbread in a cute box from Marks&Spencer. When I’m asked to bring anything specific to London I get a little confused. Then I hopped on Etsy, a market place for independent artists and small business and found 10 cool things to…

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16 photogenic locations to discover in Fitzrovia, London

Fitzrovia used to be the bohemian area of London where writers and artists often lived. Today this place is a mix of everything – where you can find offices, hotels, shops and residential houses. Tourists usually miss Fitzrovia and instead head to the more overcrowded areas of Soho and Marylebone, missing out on some real hidden gems.  Here are 16 of my favourite locations for a photo in Fitzrovia: Warren Mews You may have already seen this place…

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