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What NOT To Do When Visiting India

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I’ve already written lots about things you should know before visiting India, what you should wear in India and my thoughts on the country since my trip there last year. It’s a colourful, crazy, incredible country that is so different from anywhere else that I’ve ever visited. There’s a lot of things that you should know before visiting India but here’s some of the things you should remember NOT to do when visiting India…

Top 6 Places to Visit in Italy

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Italy is one of my absolute favourite countries in the world. Whenever I think of Italy I think of the delicious food, beautiful scenery, incredible history, stylish Italian people, laid-back lifestyle and of course all the fantastic places that I’ve been lucky enough to explore around the fabulous boot-shaped country. Here’s my absolute favourites so far… Venice

What’s in my bag when I travel?

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I get a lot of people asking just what exactly is always in my bag when I travel. There are quite a few things I can’t leave home without whether my trip is long or short and I think, after visiting 35 countries in 24 years, I’ve finally mastered the art of packing. I’m in that group of people who absolutely love packing for their next adventure and it really gets me in the mood to get back out on …

How to Pick the Right Accommodation for Your Trip

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You know that familiar scenario – you’ve booked every other detail of your trip except the accommodation, because every time you go to look it seems like there are way too many options? Yup, we’ve all been there. I’ve stayed in all different kinds of accommodation on my travels through 35 different countries, such as stately homes, hostels, castles, luxury lodges, five star hotels, beachfront cottages, quirky apartments and everything else in between. Just how exactly do you make sure …

10 Reasons to Love the South of France

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The South of France, also known as the Côte d’Azur or French Riviera, is one of my absolute favourite regions in the world. I’ve been lucky enough to have travelled there many, many times and for me there are SO many reasons to love this stunning area.  I’ve had a serious think about it and come up with my best 10 reasons to love the South of France…

Top 5 Places to Visit in The UK

Posted on by Emma Gray in England, Scotland, Travel Tales | 2 Comments

I’m a firm believer that the UK is full of some incredible, interesting and beautiful places that are often overlooked in favour of more exotic destinations further afield. Here’s my pick of what I think are the best places to visit in the UK… 1. Edinburgh