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    Visiting the Lake District: A Short Break Guide

    Finally managing to write about my Lake District trip back in February! Hurrah! I would have done it sooner, but life got in the way. Nevertheless, here’s a recap of my visit/some travel inspiration for anyone fancying a short break to this beautiful area of the UK. Where did I stay? My family and I have had a few Lake District holidays over the years because my dad’s side of the family have shares in Seasons and there’s a lovely self-catering village called Whitbarrow situated between Keswick and Penrith, perfect for the North Lakes (the focus of today’s post). Whilst my immediate family don’t have shares, we managed to get…

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    Blogger Interview #9: A Winter Escape

    2nd interview of the weekend is here! It was an absolute pleasure interviewing Amelia from A Winter Escape. Let’s see what amazing things she has to say! 1) It must be hard to pick as a travel blogger, but do you have a favourite place you’ve visited so far? I have a few, but they’re all for different reasons. Vietnam is important to me as it was my first overseas trip, and I went back for work and loved it even more. The people, and the food they create, are incredible. Edinburgh is also important to me as I had been traveling solo and having some struggles and then when…

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    Visiting York

    Yesterday, I decided to take a trip to York to do something different and refreshing after a heavy week of university work. The last time I visited the city was a good 8 years ago (how long??) on a trip with my primary school, so it was lovely to go back and really appreciate all the wonderful things that the city has to offer. Plus, with a railcard return price of £8 and a short 20 minute train journey, it is the perfect day out for a student. Whilst I love Leeds and think it is a fantastic place to be a student in, York holds a certain old charm…