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Exploring Plymouth with CrossCountry trains

A weekend getaway: Plymouth

The other weekend, my sister and I were whisked away by CrossCountry trains from Bristol for a weekend getaway to Plymouth. We vaguely remembered heading down to this little seaside town years ago (dare we say, ten years ago??) to visit friends at the university… but we could hardly remember much about the actual city. It was […] Read more…

Competition: MTV Crashes Plymouth!

With summertime in full flow and warm(ish) temperatures finally coaxing us out the house to bask under the occasional sun, we’re getting pretty excited about the plans we have during these months. Not only does British summer herald our birthdays (only two weeks apart!), but we’ve also got trips planned that include Amsterdam, Spain, Italy, London and hopefully Brighton […] Read more…

24 hours in Oxford

It’s felt like a long time coming but… today I get to pick up the keys to a home of my very own! To be fair, the sales process has been a relatively smooth one — it’s been about four months since I viewed the place for the first time – but even these short months have been quite […] Read more…

Street art, East London

24 hours in East London: Graffiti, rooftops & getting hangry

East London is known to hold the trendy and cool neighbourhoods that really give London it’s edgy vibe, and you can jam pack a pretty decent trip into 48 hours. You can trawl central London looking at impressive historical architecture, marvel at shiny tall buildings, have a selfie beside iconic bridges and get involved with the tourist attractions (the […] Read more…

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