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    Top 10….Plane Journey Distractions

    To me there is something about being on the move that makes me feel perfectly content. I’m teased by many companion for my happy smile and infectious travel spirit and nowhere does this appear more than when I am nestled in an aeroplane seat, flying off to my next adventure. My most frequent companion however, is not blessed with the same joyful carefree mood when they take flight for a faraway place. Anxious to the point of gripping the seat arms whenever there is a bump in the cloud and the need to drown out the sound of the engine at take-off mean that throughout our journeys together have been…

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    Top 10… Reasons to visit the Guiness Storehouse in Dublin

    The Guiness Storehouse and factory is the most popular attraction on the green isle of Ireland. With over a 1,000,000 visitors passing through the gates of this inclusive experience, we decided to investigate for ourselves and find out what is in the heart of the brand that have been providing the world with pints of the black stuff for almost 250 years. 1. The buildings at the storehouse are all originals. Walking up to the famous black gates with the Victorian factory buildings and warehouses around you, you can imagine the bustling cobbled streets busy with workers and the smoking chimneys of the factories billowing malty aromas around the plant.…

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    Top 10…ways to make it feel like Summer every day

    Cocktails – Mixing up a favourite holiday cocktail will spark those memories of balmy holiday nights past and give that drink an extra twist by adding a cocktail umbrella and cherries. Sounds cheesy but its sure to give you that holiday feeling. Duvet day – Having a lay-in is one of those guilty pleasures we get to indulge in on a break away. Grab a travel mag and spend some ‘you’ time exploring the world from the comfort of your own bed. Sunshine Top-up – You might feel like hibernating the whole winter away, but we do get some crisp, sunny days too. So when you notice the sun peaking…

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    Top 10…foods to try in Berlin

    Berlin was a hidden foodie destination for us. In the four short days spent in Berlin, we wandered the city streets viewing many of the must-see attractions and munched on German fayre all the way. Not a single dish or drink we tried was a disappointment, so if you decide to visit prepare yourself for culinary happiness. Here is a quick guide on some of the best food options that you won’t want to miss! Cocktails in an Indian Restaurant – who knew that this was a thing? But amongst the many Indian restaurants in Berlin, sipping on an evening cocktail appears to be a local past-time. The restaurants take…

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    Top 10…essentials to pack for a music festival

    Even after a couple of festivals, there is guaranteed to be something you forget to bring. Hopefully this top 10 list will give you some ideas of the essentials that can make festival life so much easier. Tent & Sleeping bits – It seems ludicrously obvious I know, but we saw queues of forgetful campers waiting in line to buy sleeping bags and camping gear. An airbed may feel like a luxury but trust me, on cold wet weather nights you will be grateful you brought it along. It will make a huge difference to you feeling rested for the long days ahead. Ear plugs – Even far away from…