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Travel: Spending the day with Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Glasgow

Discovering Mackintosh in Glasgow This year marks the 150th birthday of the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh and  what better way to celebrate than with a day out in Glasgow visiting some of the sights in his hometown! The first location of the day, Kelvingrove Art Galleries , opens from 10am.  By the time I arrived there

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Travel: The ‘roses’ of Sarajevo

It's 26 year’s since the start of the Siege of Sarajevo It's now 26 years since the Siege of Sarajevo began.  This is the name given to the blockade of the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo in 1992.   We went to Sarajevo as part of a Balkan holiday 8 years ago, so I

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Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

Exploring the Dales of Durham Within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh and further afield with links to Manchester, London and more, getting to Durham is an easy journey.   I chilled out on the direct train from Glasgow taking in the scenery of the coast down to County Durham. I safely arrived at Durham

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News: Love Berlin? Easyjet Holidays have a 4 for 3 deal

Berlin Flash Sale – Stay Another Day: 4 Nights for the Price of 3 with Easyjet Holidays It’s no secret Mrs Foodie likes Berlin so I’m sharing this news from Easyjet Holidays  as it could save some £, or be the push you need to visit this amazing city. If you book a trip between

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Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 3

Day 3 of our trip to Palma, Majorca It was day three, the final day, of our quick break to Majorca. Day one can be viewed here and Day two is here. A pool with a view Our hotel, the Melia Palma Bay hotel had an outdoor swimming pool, bar and viewing terrace on the 7th floor but

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Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 2

Day 2 of our trip to Palma, Majorca Palma was recognised as one of the best value destinations to visit in Western Europe last year by the Post Office, and we chose to go there at the start of the month using a Travel Money Card for the first time. You can see what we got

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Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 1

Ordering a Post Office Travel Money Card When we travel abroad, we usually split currency between the two of us in case of any mishaps but we were recently asked if we'd like to try out the Travel Money Card from the Post Office, a pre-paid debit card backed by MasterCard, which we could use around

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Miss out on the Millenial Railcard? Virgin Trains ‘Avo answer

Bring an avocado when buying your Virgin Trains ticket If you are travelling with Virgin Trains and didn’t get your hands on a Millenial Railcard don’t worry.  Passengers aged 26 to 30 can get the same discount as offered by the millennial railcard – a third off most fares by bringing an Avocado with them.

Carribean life – learning to ‘lime’ in Tobago

Liming, Tobago's favourite pastime! Do you lime? I had no idea what 'liming’ was until I arrived on the Caribbean island of Tobago but soon found out how to fit in with the locals! 'Limin' or 'liming' means hanging out with friends or family. Chilling out  - maybe with a beer or some food and

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Berlin Wall now gone for as long as it stood

Dividing the city of Berlin for 28 years The Berlin Wall stood for 28 years, slicing through the city dividing East from West.  Monday 5th February 2018 is a turning point in the history of Berlin and Germany.  For the first time, the wall has been gone for as long as it stood. What was