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Travel Inspired:German Unity Day

October 3rd was German Unity Day. A national holiday in Germany, it’s the day that commemorates the joining of the Federal Republic of Germany (West) with the German Democratic Republic (East). In typically German pragmatic fashion, the day has been carefully named so as not to place too much emphasis on either the division or… Continue reading Travel Inspired:German Unity Day

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International Happiness Day: The Travel Edit.

Happy International Happiness Day ! In honour of a day devoted to happiness, and throwing in a dash of inspiration taken from the #travelsparksjoy tag that’s doing the rounds, I thought it would be nice to talk about the travel experiences that create happiness. Obviously, what aspect of travel sparks joy is going to vary… Continue reading International Happiness Day: The Travel Edit.

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Travel, books and history make a happy trio for me. I’m inspired to travel by books I’ve read and I’m inspired to read about places I have visited.  My love of history sits neatly with my love of travel and books. Reading a powerful, evocative piece of writing and visiting the places where history was… Continue reading

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Autumn in Berlin: Get Outdoors!

Autumn is a good time to visit Berlin. Lets be honest, you’ll never hear me say there’s a bad time to visit. But Autumn being my favourite month and Berlin. being my favourite city…well the two together make for a winning combination.  There are many things to love about Berlin. The creative, modern buzz. Its fascinating,… Continue reading Autumn in Berlin: Get Outdoors!