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  • I’ve won a Liebster Award

    How exciting! I’ve won a Liebster Award. Thank you so much to the lovely Andreea at 10travellingtips.com for the nomination. Andreea is an ex-flight attendant from Romania who has experienced over 60 countries and 85 cities, so she’s compiled the ‘best of’ each of those places on her blog. It’s really very good! The Liebster award is an […]

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  • Care for Calais

    It’s -3C at dawn in Calais and I’m waving at the van that’s brought me all the way from Leitrim. I can just about see the fog lights. I watch it disappear around a corner and when the familiar van and the friend driving it have vanished, I feel a little excited. My adventure starts […]

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  • ‘Allo ‘allo

    We’ve made it to France! I’ll be honest, I’m pretty pleased to reach terra firma. This week has been a bit of a nightmare. Picking up a tummy bug 48 hours before setting off on the journey to France was bad enough but to add a 15 hour sea crossing to the equation was about […]