We are fortunate to live just an hour’s drive from the magnificent Peak District National Park. Famed for its outstanding natural beauty, green moors and dales, steep gorges, country estates and quaint pretty villages this truly is a breathtaking part of the world. One of our favourite places to visit is Matlock Bath. Nestled in a steep gorge alongside the River Derwent this spa town is located right on the…

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Norway’s capital city is just a two hour flight from the UK. Making it a great option for a weekender. Having visited this beautiful, vibrant and unique city twice this year I thought I’d share the ten reasons why you should put Oslo on your must see list. The Art Oslo’s most famous artist Edvard Munch is much celebrated and he even has his own museum, the Munch Museum is…

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We desire to travel more but spend less, one of the ways many of us achieve the travel dream is cheap flights! Cheap flights these days often involve long stop overs. With many budget airlines offering partnered long haul flights and also going the distance themselves, long stop overs are inevitable. I’ve decided to create a series of stop over posts based on our own experiences. Rather than sitting in…

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Is Oslo really that expensive? Well there is no easy way to say this but……yes! Expensive is a subjective term though because everyone has a different budget. When I was researching Oslo I read a fair few blogs about the price of food and drink but none of them actually detailed everything that was spent. I wanted to know what a realistic daily budget was for a weekend trip. So…

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Did you know that a Fjord is typically a long deep narrow inlet of sea forged by glaciers over millions of years? Now whilst the spectacular Oslo Fjord is not a Fjord in a geological sense it is no less instagramable than it’s friends in Stavanger and Flam! Oslo sits at the crest of a 100km long inlet of water, known as the Oslofjorden or Oslo Fjord. One of the…

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