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Relaxing in Lloret de Mar

Today has been super duper relaxing and the perfect end to our three week journey, which ends tomorrow as we (hopefully) arrive in Valencia: our home for the next 5…

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Hello Catalonia!

After our depressing Friday night of no food, alcohol, or any sort of action, I woke up this morning with a splitting headache. Thankfully James is an absolute legend and…

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Another terrible Friday night

Tonight I was supposed to be writing a post about how lovely Marseilles is, showing you pictures, waxing lyrical about the delicious meal I’ve just eaten in the vieux port…

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France: it’s good to be back!

I spent the best part of 2012 and a quarter of 2013 house sitting in France, and to say I have mixed feelings about the place would be… wrong. Basically,…

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Pieve di Teco

I spent most of today working (got to fund this lavish lifestyle of mine somehow, eh?). While I do have deadlines to meet, it was so sunny outside that I…

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From Lombardy to Liguria

Our stay at Verginate Village is finally over! In all honesty it was one of the most romantic places I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. The old stone house…

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There’s More to House Sitting than Cheap Accommodation

When we quit the nine til five-thirty to go travelling two years ago, we weren’t entirely sure what was going to happen. We had a few ideas for how to…

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Orrido de Bellano: The Gorge of Terror

According to TripAdvisor there are two things to do in Bellano. One of them is La Ca Di Radio Vecc (a TV and radio museum) and the other is Orrido de Bellano,…

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Lazy Saturday in Bellano

After struggling with the uphill climb and nearly getting lost in the dark, I’d made the decision that I wouldn’t be leaving our mountain side retreat (which I’ve dubbed The…

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Goodbye Switzerland: Hello Italy!

Today we waved goodbye to the beautiful Chalet Betula (and my walking shoes- unbeknownst to me at the time) and drove off towards Italy. We’re taking a leaf out of…

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