Egypt Essentials Part Two: Luxor

Second leg of the trip was Luxor, we arrived pretty late so couldn’t wait to just crawl into bed. There had been a few police stops on the way so had taken a bit longer than anticipated, about 9 and a half hours drive from Cairo. We were staying at the Steigenberger Nile Palace, a pretty […]

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Getting fit for less

We may be in the middle of summer, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until the new year to start those resolutions! Looking to get fit? Start now. In order to keep it up you need to find something you want to do – do you want to work out on your own, with […]

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Egypt Essentials Part One: Cairo

This time last week was our last day in Egypt, can’t believe it, already feels like months ago. We went on the 9 day Essential Egypt tour with Travel Talk  starting in Cairo, then travelling down to Luxor and Aswan. There is a lot to fit into 9 days and everything is quite far apart, so […]

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Two Week holiday beauty countdown

It’s an usual time to be going on a summer holiday, but I’m heading off in two weeks time to Egypt. I’ve started my packing list and last minute shopping, and thought i’d share my beauty countdown list with you. Two weeks to go… Hair Cut – This is the time to get your hair […]

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Buying beauty products on a budget

I’m a self-confessed beauty product hoarder, I have baskets and bags full of products and can barely close the bathroom cabinet. And it seems i’m not the only one, as despite Brexit and the leave vote pointing to harder times financially, the UK beauty market is booming. As Mintel forecasts sales to hit £10bn this […]

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How to get a good nights sleep

Like many of you, I’m sure, I often have trouble getting to sleep. We’ve all done the ‘if i go to sleep now i’ll get five hours sleep’ countdown and before you know it, you feel like you’ve been awake all night. Tire yourself out. We are so often mentally exhausted at the end of the […]

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Ten Tips for Selling on eBay

The trend for de-cluttering has hit us by storm, especially us Millennials (yes you’re still one up to 34!) who would apparently rather spend money on experience than material goods. So whether you’ve just finished Marie Kondo’s new book and tidying is your newfound hobby, or you just want a bit of extra cash for […]

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Adventures in Moominland: Review

I have to start by saying this is the best exhibitions i’ve been to in a long time and not what I expected at all! I had just assumed it was going to be a guided tour of some of the artwork from the original books, but turns out it’s a completely immersive experience. I won’t […]

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