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Tag: Sailing

The Tale of Why I Adore Sailing

         Ahh… The salty sea air, the splash of water on bare skin, the wind in your hair, the spaciousness of the open sea, the escapism… For the past few […]

Turning 25 & My Travel Wishlist Before 30

        I love having a July birthday. It’s normally lovely weather, everyone’s in an excellent mood because exams have finished or summer holidays are looming, and having a summer birthday […]

Postcard of the Week: Norway

         Despite Norway only being just a short way across the North Sea from England, I have never been there. I’ve heard tales of the fjords from a friend who […]

Postcard of the Week: the Turkish Coast

          In August I spent a splendid week bobbing along the Turkish coast, admiring the views, soaking up the rays, swimming around in turquoise bays and doing very little else […]

“Your Education Is Your Passport To Life”

           “Your Education Is Your Passport To Life”. Imagine this said in a strong Trinidadian accent by Floella Benjamin, an incredibly inspiring woman who, among other things, happens to be the […]

Postcard of the Week: Bosham

        This has to be one of my favourite ever postcards. “Bosham?” I hear you say? “Where the hell is Bosham?” Well my friends, for those of you who haven’t had […]

Postcard of the Week: The Grenadines

This handpainted watercolour map of the Grenadines in the Caribbean Sea just invites your imagination. The colours of the frame conjure the clear turquoise waves lapping at the soft white sandy […]

Postcard of the Week: Ha Long Bay

Halong Bay is off the north-east coast of Vietnam and is made up of 1,960–2,000 limestone islets, and it’s name in Sino-Vietnamese means “descending dragon”, due to its appearance: the […]

Postcard of the Week: Greek Islands

Greece has around 6,000 individual islands, each surrounded by the clear, warm water of the Mediterranean Sea and each enjoying pretty much guaranteed sunshine all summer long. While Greece boasts […]