Category Archives: Feature

05Mar/15
Sir Ranulph Fiennes Everest 2008

A grand day out: Meeting Sir Ranulph Fiennes

This week we were invited to go and chat to Sir Ranulph Fiennes, so of course, we jumped at the chance.

We met with Sir Ranulph ahead of an event organised by Marie Curie so we could talk to him about his latest project – the Marathon Des Sables – to raise money for the charity, which exists to provide end-of-life care to people suffering from terminal illness. Continue reading

29Nov/14

Feature: #FloridaTixTag

Thank you to the fantastic Emma from Emma and Three who has tagged me in the #FloridaTixTag game – I need to answer some questions about attractions in Orlando and Florida, tag an unsuspecting fellow blogger, and I can be in with a chance of winning an awesome prize. Actually, I quite like these questions, and if you like them too and want to be in with a chance of winning, head on over to FloridaTix and see what you need to do. Continue reading

13Aug/14

Feature: Visiting Rio do Janeiro with TAM

We love the UK and its fantastic offering of things to do but sometimes I yearn for somewhere a bit sunnier and brighter. I’ve been asked to look at the range of destinations in South America which you can get to with Brazil’s biggest airline TAM and I have to say a trip there is looking very tempting. But where would I go? TAM flies to several destinations from London, including Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, and Lima, all of which would be fantastic to explore. I think I would start with Rio!

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17Jul/14

My Foursquare “achievements”.

“Congrats! You just unlocked the Newbie badge.”

In case you don’t recognise this, this is from Foursquare – the app and site where you can record your travels near or far, checking in wherever you go and leaving tips for other Foursquare users.

Foursquare has become a bit of an obsession now. I try and check in to as many places as I can (mobile phone coverage allowing) and have unlocked a few badges, including the adventurer badge, and the shutterbug badge.

Here’s a few that I would have unlocked if Foursquare made them available…..

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