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Norway

By on October 23, 2016

We were prepared for Norway to be expensive and had upped our usual budget when we planned this thing more than 18 months ago. However, we were not expecting quite the level of outrageous we arrived to find in Oslo—$10 sushi rolls, $20 burgers, $10 coffee. No wonder everyone…

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Ireland

By on October 18, 2016

Ryanair managed to get all of us (Adam, Elle and Bec) to Dublin with no trouble. We made the most of our three days in the city, on our first day joining a walking tour around landmarks including Trinity College and Temple Bar (the latter had recently been voted…

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Scotland

By on October 8, 2016

Our UK road trip continued north to Glasgow where we made a quick stop to explore the city. It is a lot nicer than we had anticipated and a lot less industrial than its reputation. We enjoyed a day touring the city centre’s old buildings, shopping and eating a…

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England

By on September 28, 2016

A fortunate turn of events saw us drive away from Heathrow airport in a shiny Mercedes, ours for a month and to be returned in Edinburgh. Fancy car in hand, we made our way immediately to Adam’s old turf in Lewes where we swiftly walked to a pub and…

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Iceland

By on September 12, 2016

Iceland very quickly became our favourite country of the trip. Its clean and civilised ways, lovely people and natural beauty charmed us, and we found travelling there really easy. Everyone we met spoke perfect English, which is convenient as we couldn’t pronounce let alone speak many Icelandic words—normally featuring strange…