How to Get Around Barbados

Barbados would be considered a small island at roughly 21 miles in length and 14 miles in width. Over this area, there are plenty of ways to get around.  There’s a solid public transportation system, taxis and of course, car rentals. You have choices! Whether you’re by foot off the…

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How I Spent My Birthday in Barbados

January 17th 2022. It’s been two months on the island of Barbados, and already I have celebrated so many occasions. Christmas, Old Year’s Night, Republic Day, and now my very own birthday. Here’s how I spent my birthday in Barbados. The week prior to my ‘big day’ I had an…

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2021 – Year in Review

Well last year’s review feels like it was about 10 years ago at this stage! It’s so surreal to think that just a year ago our lives were completely unravaged by the pandemic that we’ve all become so familiar with now.  It wouldn’t have taken much for 2021 to trump…

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2020: Year in Review

I honestly can’t quite believe it’s time for the year in review already! Typically this task is quite joyous as it gives me an excuse to plunge back through the archives and remember all that I got up to throughout the year. This year, of course – things will be…

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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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Introduction to India

So, India. I’m back home now and I can say it was wonderful, and I am very grateful to be home safely. Don’t get me wrong, whilst the trip was amazing – the food, the people, the vistas – it’s been nice returning to London and being just one of…

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