Places to stay: Surfing at Mint Surf Morocco

A sunshiney week on the coast at Taghazout, Morocco, staying at Mint Surf, exploring the souks of Agadir and pretending to be in Point Break (but only on the little waves). Read on for my Mint Surf Morocco review.

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Places to stay: Beachcombing in Beer

A wander around the little seaside town of Beer, Devon, which has fishing boats, nice shells and about a gazillion deckchairs. Oh, and maybe the best name ever.

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Places to stay: Auckinleck house adventures

A gang of us headed up to Scotland to play at being lords and ladies of the manor for a week, staying at the stunning Auchinleck House, part of the Landmark Trust collection of properties. There was a lot of…

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Places to stay: The Manor At Weston-On-The-Green

In need of a little escape? I’m a very big fan of the Manor at Weston-on-the-Green, a cosy country retreat that’s easy on the eye and heavy on the charm. Manor at Weston review If you’re feeling a tad stressed…

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Placers to stay: camping on the Isle of Wight

Super chilled, lush green in hue and dotted with surf-friendly beaches, secret woodlands and cool camping spots, the Isle of Wight deserves its growing rep as a hip island getaway, and camping is the best way to experience its beauty.…

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Places to Stay: The Gallivant Hotel at Camber Sands in Sussex

The Gallivant Hotel review: I spent a very nice seaside-y weekend at the gorgeous Gallivant Hotel on Camber Sands in Sussex, a chilled-out beachside haven that’s straight out of the Hamptons. The Gallivant Hotel review You can’t be stressed at…

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Places to stay: Turkish yoga retreats

The lovely Josie Cox headed to the forested mountains of Turkey to see if she could cut it as a “wheatgrass-munching nirvana-seeking mantra-chanting hippie” at Huzur Vadisi

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Places to stay: The Scarlet Hotel review

The Scarlet Hotel review: Magnificent coastlines, bubbling hot tubs and Cornish cream teas are some of my all-time favourite things, so the delightfully grown-up and rather decadent Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth was right up my street. The Scarlet Hotel…

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Places to stay: La Senda Verde animal refuge

Last weekend we stayed in one of the loveliest places in the world.

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The Best of La Paz

I’ve lived in La Paz for six weeks now and am finally getting used to the insane traffic, bustling fruit markets and lung-burning altitude. When you can finally breathe properly, you realise that the highest city in the world is…

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