Ilkley Moor to the Cow and Calf

Ilkley Moor Ilkley Moor is located in Yorkshire, in the UK. It sits looking over the town of Ilkley. It is known for the ‘Cow and Calf’ rocks that can be seen at the old quarry. It is also famous for the Yorkshire anthem, “On Ilkley Moor baht ‘at”. In summer, when the heather is […]

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30 Days Wild Day 29 – Botanical Garden of Brussels

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets of wildlife […]

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Siem Reap with a responsible twist

I love to travel and wanted to learn how to travel in a more conscious and rewarding way. In 2013 I took an MSc in Responsible Tourism Management which gave me a new set of eyes with which to look at travel and at the tourism industry. It has led me to choose carefully when […]

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Albania – places and edible spaces

Albania is a beautiful country. Last August I flew to Tirana, travelled on to Shkodra and then continued up the into the Albanian Alps to Kelmend province, spending a week staying in Lepusche. My interest was in the food of the region and looking for edible spaces in the cities we visited. In Shkodra we […]

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Foodie Experience Barcelona

  On my June trip to Barcelona, I wanted to find an experience where I  could cook and eat with locals. I love the way that the language of food and the act of cooking together can connect people in communities across the world. So it was important to me to find an experience where […]

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