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5 Best Coffee Shops in Portland

Coffee & Travel blogger Melina of Coffee and Fernweh tells us her 5 best coffee shops in Portland, Oregon. So, in Melina's words...."Grab yourself a cup of Joe and let’s get to it!" When you think of Portland or the Pacific northwest in general, you probably think of...

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Notes From The Backpack – July 2018

It is no secret that I have been unreliably sporadic with these posts. The last one I actually wrote was last August, when I had just left the Florida Keys and moved to the UK to have my baby. I have filled you in since then with a bumper life update and the whole...

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5 Alternative Luxury Accommodations in Key West

Key West is the destination of summer vacation dreams. From its stunning town, with a plethora of restaurants, bars and shops, to its beautiful natural surroundings; it really is perfect for a luxury getaway. When planning your trip, there are many hotels and...

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We moved to Mexico!

When life hands you lemons, add tequila and salt and make a margarita, right? Life is far too short for boring old lemonade. This is kind of why we moved to Mexico, I suppose. Life handed us a whole visa nightmare, so instead of going with the grain, we jumped ship...

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We moved to Mexico!

When life hands you lemons, add tequila and salt and make a margarita, right? Life is far too short for boring old lemonade. This is kind of why we moved to Mexico, I suppose. Life handed us a whole visa nightmare, so instead of going with the grain, we jumped ship...

Life Update

You know that Mum who seems to have her life totally together all the time? She bakes homemade bread in-between taking her baby to swimming class and catching up with her NCT girls for coffee. She always looks polished and put-together (not a milk leak stain in...

A Key West Babymoon: What We Did, What We Ate, Where We Slept

My husband was just as excited about the babymoon as I was, which was a huge surprise. I thought it would be more of a thing he just 'went along with' but then again, I suppose the allure of a weekend spent at a gorgeous hotel, eating our way around Key West, and...

7 Must-Read Tips For Booking a Hotel In Key West

Key West is home to as many hotels as it is rum bars. For a small island town it has a hell of a lot going on, and a good few nights stay is definitely necessary for making the most of it. But how do you choose one hotel from a whole host of different kinds and price...

8 Romantic Things To Do In Key West

Key West really is the perfect place for date night. Whether you want to spend a romantic weekend away or just one fun but romantic night, there really is so much to do. These are my top things to do with a loved one, as tried by my man and I. Stroll around...

Why Marathon, Florida Keys is the ULTIMATE Holiday Destination

This page contains affiliate links. For more info please read my T&Cs here.  Marathon Florida is known as the heart of the Keys. Consisting of 7 islands in the middle of the Florida Keys, Marathon has so much to offer. From some of the best diving in Florida, to a...

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