Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once

I absolutely believe that everyone -male or female, young or old, single or married - should travel solo at least once in their lifetime. I've travelled solo to many different countries for many different Read more

Best Places to Visit in Spain

Spain is definitely one of my favourite countries in the world and I love being just a short plane ride away from the land of tapas, sangria and sunshine. There are so many fantastic places Read more

How to Successfully Master Visiting Markets When Travelling

Markets can be great places to visit when you're travelling. Often they'll be frequented by local people and you can really get a good sense of a place from visiting it's markets and seeing Read more

3 Months at Home; The Effects of Not Travelling

It's the beginning of September and I haven't left the United Kingdom since the end of May. Three whole months. That might seem like a short space of time for some people, but not Read more

My Travel Fiction Book Must Reads

I've been into books and reading for as long as I can remember and when I was a kid I even used to ask for books as gifts when it came to Christmas or Read more

My August Travel Blogging Round Up

A random collection of photos from my August including glamorous, delicious dinners on cruise ships, long walks in the last of the summer sunshine, homemade truffles and cute doggies. Perfect! Where I've Been August has been Read more

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.
WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN VISITING INDIA

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… Read more

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

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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.
WHATS IN MY BAG WHEN I TRAVEL

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 the road again. Here’s the things I absolutely won’t leave home without… Read more

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.

HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT ACCOMMODATION FOR YOUR TRIP

A room in a castle is definitely the right kind of room for me!

Just how exactly do you make sure you pick the right accommodation for your trip? Here’s some questions to ask yourself before you book anything…

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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…
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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

EDINBURGH-VIEW, BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN UK

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