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20 Thoughts That Go Through My Head When Flying To Australia

20 Thoughts That Go Through My Head When Flying To Australia

During the 4 years I lived in Australia I tackled the long-haul flight home to the UK at least twice a year but I have to admit it doesn’t get any easier the more you…

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Birth, Breastfeeding & Stitched Bits: 24 Thoughts On Becoming A First-Time Mum

Birth, Breastfeeding & Stitched Bits: 24 Thoughts On Becoming A First-Time Mum

24 thoughts on birth, breastfeeding & being a first-time mum from someone who was pretty apprehensive (read: terrified) about having a baby.

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Tips For Visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – A Must See In Abu Dhabi

Tips For Visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – A Must See In Abu Dhabi

In my post about how to spend the ultimate layover in Abu Dhabi last week I mentioned that the star attraction (for us) was visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This phenomenal work of architecture and…

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My (Very Loose) Plans For Maternity Leave

My (Very Loose) Plans For Maternity Leave

As far as I’m aware there is no best practise blueprint for full-time travel bloggers who want to take maternity leave. It’s fair to say that (like many new mums) when it comes to maintaining…

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The Best Shoes For Travel – Why You Need A Rollie Or 2!

The Best Shoes For Travel – Why You Need A Rollie Or 2!

Regular readers will know I’m a big fan of a travel capsule wardrobe. I want my travel outfits to take me from (airport) runway to resort in comfort and style and that applies to my…

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10 Cool Things To Do In Cape Town

10 Cool Things To Do In Cape Town

Cape Town is South Africa’s capital of cool. Based on the experiences I’ve enjoyed there, I cannot recommend Cape Town enough for an extended weekend break when you’re visiting South Africa. With its unusual long…

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How To Deal With Homesickness As An Expat

How To Deal With Homesickness As An Expat

If working and living abroad is something you’ve always dreamed of doing, homesickness as an expat can come as a surprise, but it is not uncommon.  If you have only recently moved abroad to work,…

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Checking In: Bump, House & Life Updates

Checking In: Bump, House & Life Updates

At the end of my last bumper pregnancy/life update I was nearing the end of the second trimester, waiting for our shipping to arrive, my bump to ‘pop’ and slowly getting a few bits in…

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My Maternity Wear Must-Haves

My Maternity Wear Must-Haves

To be honest, as a curvy lady who favours a looser fit I didn’t have to invest in many maternity clothes until I entered my third trimester. Even now as I approach the end of…

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