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    Europe Travel

    The Perfect Girls Weekend in London

    Are you in need of a fun weekend away with your girls? Look no further than London for the perfect girls weekend. Afternoon tea sessions, shopping galore, and plenty of Insta-worthy spots for a photoshoot… you’re basically guaranteed to have an amazing time. Keep reading for the ultimate guide to a girls weekend in London! After living in London for a year and returning several times (including for a killer girls trip), I’ve been able to pack this guide to the brim, so be sure to take notes! Where to Stay during your Girls Weekend in London London has SO many amazing hotels and accommodation options for all budgets. But…

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    Europe Travel

    Love and Lambs in the Lake District // Our Perfect 4 Day Romantic Lake District Break

    From gorgeous hikes to cute hideaway cafes, now is the perfect time to take a romantic Lake District break. There has never been a time in the last few years of living in the UK where I haven’t wanted to go to the Lake District. With its rolling hills and lakes covered in mist, there really is no place that epitomizes the United Kingdom better. And yet somehow, it kept not happening. Like, I would keep looking at hotels and sticking in dates but then never actually taking the leap and booking a stay. I would see other people’s posts on their blogs and social media and think to myself:…

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    Why Every 90’s Kid Has to Take the Harry Potter Studio Tour

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! If you’re reading this blog post, I’d say there’s a pretty good chance that you were born in the 90’s. Or maybe you just really love Harry Potter. Either way, you should definitely go on the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour in London. But if you’re a 90’s kid who loves Harry Potter, then you HAVE to go on the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour. Why? Let me tell you.…

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    On Returns (and the Tube)

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! As I write this, I’m slowly hurtling from an old home to a current one in a truly fabulous sleeper train. It’s 12:52 am and I can hear the person in the bunk next to mine through the wall. They’re snoring. I can’t sleep because my brain still thinks I’m in America, even though this will be my third time in a row without a proper night’s rest. It’s also possible that…

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    Europe Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    Scottish Castle Hopping // A Day Trip from Home

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! When my mother came to visit me at university this past April, one of the top things on her list to do was to take a day trip out of my little university town to visit a Scottish castle or two. Because I didn’t have class on Wednesdays this semester (score), I was luckily able to accompany her. Early Wednesday morning on the week she visited me, we were met by our…

  • Pitreavie Castle in Dunfermline, Scotland framed by leaves
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    Staying the Night in a Scottish Castle

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! When a couple of friends and I joked that we should rent out a castle during our reading week, none of us actually thought that we would go through with it. A few days later, though, we had found an affordable attic apartment on Airbnb and were making plans for how to get there. What started out as a crazy scheme turned into the perfect setting for writing essays and daydreaming that…