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A beginners guide to backpacking

You have your massive backpack slung on your shoulders, you’ve got your passport taped to your chest for safety, you’ve got travel insurance that covers you for every little thing that could be broken/stolen/delayed. But as you step off the plane blinking in the alien exotic sunlight like a new born lamb to the slaughter, […] Read more…

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Stonehenge: A slight disappointment

A day trip to Stonehenge sounds like a delightful day out out in the English countryside surrounded by historical landscapes and monuments, becoming one with nature and channeling your inner Time Team (that’s a UK archaeology programme for non-UK peeps)… But unfortunately, I was quite disappointed by the attraction that is Stonehenge. I can imagine by […] Read more…

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Fashion & Travel: The top girls who do it best

Fashion and travel. These two pillars shape my life. I scroll through endless beautiful locations and outfits, gleaning all that I can. They are the source of inspiration behind my daydreaming and everyday reality… And when I find those certain someones who actually manage to bring the two together in perfect harmony, it gets me pretty obsessed with them and a daub jealous. Fashion […] Read more…

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Holidays are important for your health

I never realised how much real relaxation time could mean to your well-being, but I’ve learnt that it’s paramount to your health! Dr Saint prescribes a much needed break, travel, holiday, R&R; call it what you like, and no matter how much or little time you have to spare, it will be enough time to rejuvenate your […] Read more…

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50 things I learnt from travelling in 2014

This year has had its ups and downs for me, the lows being made redundant and breaking my foot (both happened in the space of a few months), but the highlights of 2014 definitely happened whilst travelling about throughout the year! From a girls trip to Amsterdam to the snowy slopes of the Pyrenees mountains, from road […] Read more…

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A Festive Bristol Blogger Meet-up: #BlogClub

Saints on a Plane is predominantly about travel with the odd dash of lifestyle thrown in for good measure, but I really want to share something that I’ve been involved in all throughout 2014. I mentioned it in my ‘How I dealt with epic post travel blues’ post, but now I want to divulge a […] Read more…

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Beauty essentials for a winter getaway

Hold onto your hats guys… Winter is coming. Yes, Autumn’s rustling leaves and crisp air will soon give way to long, dark days and bitter chills but let’s look on the positive side! Christmas markets are setting up shop all over Europe, mulled wine will soon become a weekend prerequisite and snow-capped mountains are luring […] Read more…

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