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Brook Farm, UK taught me how to be

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I found Brook Farm on the Internet. Isn’t that how all the best 21st century relationships begin? My husband and I were looking for a Workaway position in England when we came across Sarah and Will Wint’s Worcestershire garden and bed and breakfast business. A handful of e-mails and eight months later, Dave and I […]

Solstice in the UK

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It was still damp and chilly in London. Many people would argue that it is always damp and chilly in London. However, I was in need of cheap sleeping bag, no matter what the late spring weather was predicting. The weekend had crept up on me again and I had forgotten to make plans to […]

Harry Potter’s World – Would You Want to Visit It?

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In the summer of 1997, J.K.Rowling released the first novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone , which gained popularity pretty fast. It wasn’t until much later – in early 2000s- that I actually got to read the book , as well as most from the series. The dark tone – specifically […]

Safe and Sound in Sweet Little Salisbury, UK

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In a world with almost 200 countries, thousands of cities, and billions of people, the travel possibilities are endless. There are simply too many places for one person to see in a lifetime, so prioritizing travel locations is a must. The best places to travel should include a strong sense of culture, be financially reasonable, […]

The stunning Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall, UK.

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The Roseland Peninsula in west Cornwall, known locally as just, “Roseland” is home to the town of St Mawes, and the small village of Portscatho. St. Mawes lies nestled at the very tip of the peninsula. It is a beautiful traditional fishing village, offering many charms. Quaint winding roads lead to spectacular views of wonderful […]

My Caravan holiday in Looe, Cornwall, UK.

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Situated on the River Looe and around a small harboor approximately 32 kilometers west of Plymouth and 11 kilometers south of Liskeard, the quiet town of Looe, Cornwall is a great destination for tourists wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of a big city. A steep valley encompasses the harbour, while long, […]

Industrial Revelation in the UK

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Inspiration. That’s easy, isn’t it? Eating the freshest sushi that Tokyo has to offer. Feeling the cleansing spray of Iceland’s mighty Gulfoss waterfall on your face. Watching a rainbow arc over New York City from the top of the Empire State. Each pretty inspiring, in their own way. All of them I’ve done and consider […]

Thelma and Louise in England

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Thelma and Louise in England Dimuthu and I hit the road. We were Thelma and Louise without the murdering and thieving. Dimuthu was my Sri Lankan sister, my twin. We shared a birthday, but she was young and pretty while I was past my best. We came from places half a world apart, yet we […]

Southern Comfort in the UK.

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Southern Comfort in the UK. Two things immediately come to mind when I think of Sussex, England: the best fish and chips I’ve ever had and the South Downs. The fish and chips were consumed in the cafeteria of a British Homes Store in Brighton. The memory of the crispy brown batter encasing tender flaky […]

The Ashmolean in the UK

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The Ashmolean In 1990, I made my first trip abroad: a few days in Amsterdam, a few in London, with a side-trip to Oxford to see the Ashmolean Museum. That side-trip became the highlight of my time in Europe. The Museum itself, like so many others, is a beautiful and imposing building: an Ionic-columned entrance […]