Tag: Berlin

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Highs and Lows from life in the UK

I flew out of Manchester last week with just hours left on my UK working visa, using the flight to Dublin to remind myself that although it didn’t feel like it, my arrival into England last year was actually a while ago. Looking back, there have been so many, many highs, and thankfully, just a handful of lows.

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Five Great Cafes in Europe

Europe has a fabulous cafe culture. Just think of Paris where sitting at small table, sipping an espresso and watching the world go by is a thing! I love discovering great cafes when I travel. Here are some of my favourite finds.

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Why I travel: things that made me say “wow”

Expectations are a funny thing, especially when travelling. But what happens when you have no idea what’s around the corner, therefore no expectations? In my experience, it’s led to some of the best moments of my travels so far.

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The captivating streets of Berlin

I love exploring new places by just walking in them and of all the cities I’ve done this in, none have been so full of surprises as Berlin. You could fill days and days here and not set foot inside a…

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In Pictures: Autumn in Berlin

Autumn is my favourite season. I love the colours and the weather – not too hot, not too cold. In Australia, it means it’s time for Easter and my birthday. But since living in Canada and the UK I get excited…

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Berlin: The obligatory step back in time

Germany. Hitler. The Berlin Wall. I wasn’t expecting much more from Berlin. Why would I? It’s all anyone really hears about it. As it’s a city I’ve never been too interested in visiting, I’ve never bothered to learn much more…