Fitness, Travel

A day in the Lake District: Red Pike

As mention previously in my first Lake District post (which is all about Skiddaw if you're interested), this August, we decided to complete the three-hour journey up to the Lake District, to a small market town nestled in the northwest of the Lakes called Keswick. When planning our trip, the whole idea was that we were… Continue reading A day in the Lake District: Red Pike

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Fitness, Travel

A day in the Lake District: Skiddaw

Seeing that it's now been nearly a month since my boyfriend and I went on our annual walking holiday, I thought I'd better get a move on and actually write a post about it before I forget. Like last year, we decided to complete the three-hour journey up to the Lake District, to a small… Continue reading A day in the Lake District: Skiddaw

Travel

Five quick tips for travelling with a 9-5 job

How do you make room for travel in a busy working-life schedule?There's annual leave I guess. In the UK we're considered lucky to get 28 days off per year, across many countries this is far less, but I can't be the only one left thinking that it just isn't enough to satisfy by inner travel… Continue reading Five quick tips for travelling with a 9-5 job

Europe, Travel

The bucket list: Where will my next adventure take me?

It's no secret that I am continuously planning my next trip away. I use my 28 days per year annual leave from work very cautiously - I will never use a holiday if I don't intend to go somewhere, because wouldn't that just be a waste? With it now being over half way through the… Continue reading The bucket list: Where will my next adventure take me?

England, Europe, Travel

Proving my tainted memories of South England wrong

When I think of holidays (or vacations if you're from the other side of the pond), I think of jetting off to hot European islands, splashing around in swimming pools and strolling around towns bursting with European culture. I have fond memories of these travels, they were my happiest childhood memories and personally, I struggle… Continue reading Proving my tainted memories of South England wrong