travel

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I was really lucky to have been exposed to travelling at a young age by family. One of my first holidays was to Aranelle in Spain with my mum and my aunt. I don’t remember all that much from the trip now, but when I do think of it, I recall it fondly. Do you ever get those happy nostalgia moments?

When I asked my mum why she took me away so young, she said she wanted to show me there was much more to the world than just the streets where we lived. Mission definitely accomplished! Till this day as a long footed woman, I enjoy seeing new places and getting out of my own backyard. Here you will find my memoirs on trips taken previously, diaries of current travels and of course, also those to come.

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The Faces of my Journey

When I packed up and left Maastricht in 2018 year my beautiful friends made me cry with several thoughtful gifts. My favourite had to be the book: The Faces of My Journey. Inside are pages dominated by people I met in Maastricht proclaiming their love for me (of course) with…

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Dreams Punta Cana

“It’s the worst January they’ve ever seen!” With the cold grey day that was my last birthday, relived in my Year in Review, I decided to venture to sunnier climbs for the ‘Big 27’. With Dominican Republic long being on my list, thanks to Pero Like, I booked a package…

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What to Expect From She’s Up and Away in 2020

#BestYearYet  Did you hear? 2020 is going to be our best year yet. Yours and mine, and this blog is going to record it all.  Inspired by this awesomely honest post from Creative & Confused. I want this year to be full of goals achieved and boxes ticked. I want…

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2019: Year in Review

Oh blog, where do I begin? I can’t believe it’s this time again already. I just looked back at 2018’s ‘Year In Review’ and that was truly a HUGE year. I think that’s why this year in comparison, hasn’t felt as exciting. Whilst there we some definite highlights *cough cough…

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Sightseeing in Jaipur

We went sightseeing for 1 full day in Jaipur. Cramming the itineraries of all the blogs we’d read into one fateful day. Which just so happened to be perhaps the hottest day I’ve ever experienced in my life. Being a child of the sun, I often give it ‘all that’…

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Staying at The Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel

There’s no other way to put it really, Pearl Palace Heritage hotel was not what we were expecting. First of all, there are two of these hotels in Jaipur – the Pearl Palace Hotel and the Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel. This was unbeknownst to us. When we turned up to…

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24 Hours in Udaipur

We were generally lucky all round with our short stint in Udaipur. As we were checking out we were told that just a few days earlier the lakes had been completely dry. ‘You could walk in them!’, smiling elevator man had explained. Imagine the horror, if we’d arrived in city…

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Staying at Lake Pichola Hotel

The drive from Udaipur airport to our hotel, we felt like we got to see a bit more of the real India. The air was clouded with sand from the roads, genuinely making it hard to see out the windows. Tuckered out, just in generally, I drifted off a bit…

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Staying at The Claridges Hotel

The Claridges Hotel New Delhi was a lovely lap of luxury to start our trip. I arrived first to the hotel solo, which was perhaps a 25 min drive from the airport. I booked all of our airport transfers via booking.com, and have to say it was brill. Everyone turned…

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