Visiting Konglor Cave, Laos

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Konglor cave (also known as Kong Lo cave) in Konglor village in Southern Laos is a bit of a hidden gem. Roughly four hours bus ride from Vientiane, it is a sleep farming village where chickens roam the roads and there are just a handful of restaurants and some great guesthouses popping up. Konglor cave […] Read more…

7 Top Places To Visit in Scotland

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If you are considering a Scottish holiday then why not consider using this great itinerary which takes in some of Scotland’s best loved and most attractive villages, towns and cities! GLASGOW Where to visit: The People’s Palace and Winter Gardens Set in Glasgow Green, the People’s Palace acts as a story-telling museum about Glasgow’s past. […] Read more…

Review: SoJo, Oxford

Shanghai braised duck at Sojo

Last Wednesday my housemate decided she would celebrate her birthday with a meal at Chinese restaurant in the centre of Oxford, SoJo. We’ve been before but only for small meals with one or two friends. This time, however, there were nine of us and we had booked a large table to celebrate the day. We […] Read more…

May Morning in Oxford – 1st May 2013

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I wanted to share with you a little Oxford secret. Now pretty much everyone who lives or has ever lived in Oxford knows about this city tradition, but very few people outside the city do. It occurs on the 1st of May every year and it’s called May Morning. May Morning has been a tradition […] Read more…

Island Walking: Madeira and Corsica

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When we think of holidays, we usually think of spending all day around the pool or on the beach bronzing our skin. For some people however, the ideal holiday is to explore new places on foot, with week-long hikes across mysterious isles dotted around our global main lands. For those thinking of trying something new […] Read more…

New Years in Bampton, Devon

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At the end of December, along with 22 friends from Oxford and beyond, I went to stay in a cottage in the lovely village of Bampton in Devon for 3 nights to ring in the New Year in a relaxed and fun way. Well it certainly didn’t disappoint! We soon discovered not only that the […] Read more…

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