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Copenhagen: An Immense Farmer’s Market & My Favourite Lunch Spot

We woke up to glorious sunshine, and decided to nurse our aching heads with a trip to Torvehallerne, which describes itself “not as a supermarket, but as a super market”, which is entirely accurate.

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Copenhagen: My Top Picks from my Home City

Friday, 15th April 2016

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Copenhagen: My Top Picks from my Home City

Post-brunch (that was really lunch but I wish was brunch) at the epic Mad & Kaffe, Sarah, Caroline, Thomas and I decided to make the most of the gorgeous day and stroll around our favourite parts of the city.

Copenhagen: Insta-Sensations Brunchin’ at Mad & Kaffe

A couple of weeks ago I flew back to the motherland for a long weekend to visit some of my favourite Danes, namely those that I went to summer school with. Since the standard reaction when I tell someone that I went to “summer school” is generally pity and an assumption that my parents wanted to punish me, let me start by assuring you that you needn’t feel sorry for me.

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Travel Link-Up: Scent-Sational Scents

Friday, 8th April 2016

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Travel Link-Up: Scent-Sational Scents

I find smell to be the most fascinating of our senses, with people seemingly able to have completely different sensitivities and reactions to the same scents. Scent is also such a powerful and evocative memory trigger; I find a certain smell can transport you to a different time and place entirely. It’s hard for me to recall certain holidays and trips now without both visualising and smelling the place in mind.

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Travel Link-Up: My Greatest Adventure

Tuesday, 1st March 2016

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Travel Link-Up: My Greatest Adventure

I am honoured to co-host this month’s travel link-up with the fabulous topic of ‘your greatest adventure’. Since I have already talked about my incredible experience travelling Central America, the U.S. and Asia last year, which was without a doubt one of the greatest & best adventures of my life, I thought I’d instead tell you about a not-so-distant-future adventure that I’m super excited about. I’m moving to Hong Kong.

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Travel Link-Up: Love is in the Air for Denmark

Wednesday, 3rd February 2016

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Travel Link-Up: Love is in the Air for Denmark

So February has arrived and it’s officially that time of the year; the shops are overflowing with red roses, oversized cards, heart-shaped everything, chocolate selection boxes and those super soft grey teddy bears bearing wonderfully cringeworthy slogans. It’s the month of lurrrve. With that in mind, this month’s travel link-up topic is about what you adore, so I thought I’d write a post on Denmark.

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Cologne: The Christmas Markets, Part 2.

Friday, 29th January 2016

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Cologne: The Christmas Markets, Part 2.

Sunday wasn’t quite as glorious as the day before, but with finite time to spend exploring before our flight home, we got out & about and didn’t let the occasional drizzle spoil our day. After all, there was much to be seen and food to be devoured.

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Cologne: The Christmas Markets, Part 1.

Wednesday, 27th January 2016

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Cologne: The Christmas Markets, Part 1.

I’ve decided that there is such a thing as Christmas crack, and I am high all of December on it. Throw in a trip to the Cologne Christmas markets and I am nigh an overdose. Just to be clear, there are seven, SEVEN Christmas markets for you to completely lose your sh*t in.

Cologne: The Journey From Hell, Beerhouses & Wiener Schnitzels

My Cologne posts are ever so slightly delayed with the festive season now being over BUT, on the other hand, ‘tis the time to start planning for the next one, during which I highly recommend you put aside a weekend for a cheeky trip to the world’s biggest & best Christmas markets in Europe.

The Sisterhood of World Bloggers: Passing on the Baton

I must admit that when I started Andrea’s Passions a little over a year ago I never would have imagined the incredible community that I was unknowingly becoming a part of. Meeting surprisingly like-minded people and making actual friends through blogging has been by far the biggest highlight and most rewarding aspect for me.

Travel Link-Up: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

(…Except June, when it’s my birthday.) With this month’s travel link-up topic being your feelings towards the festive season, I thought it only right I spread some Christmas cheer and shout my love for Christmas for all to hear.

The Three Peaks Challenge: To the Top of Scotland, England & Wales, in Less than a Day

For those who don’t know, the Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales, in less than 24 hours.

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Marbella: Nikki Beach Club Champagne Celebrations

Tuesday, 27th October 2015

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Marbella: Nikki Beach Club Champagne Celebrations

Having strayed slightly off track the night before, the alarm springing to life at 9am wasn’t the most pleasant of awakenings. But we rallied, and dragged our sorry states out of bed, as we had a hot date with Nikki Beach Club to attend.

Marbella: Let the Games Begin, the Weekend Has (Almost) Arrived!

Thursday marked the end of our couple’s retreat and the arrival of our two close friends, Abi & Will, for some fun in the sun.

Marbella: The Freshest Fish Enjoyed Under the Fullest Moon

Somehow, a weekday in Spain is just so much better than a weekday back home. It may have something to do with the al fresco dining, fresh fish, smells of the sea, warmth of the sun, wine with every meal and ice-cream extravaganzas, but that’s just guessing…

Marbella: Marbella Old Town & a Delicious Seafood Paella

We woke up to sunlight streaming through the windows. An experience far too rare, I eagerly jumped out of bed and ran outside to feel the warmth of the sun on my skin for the first time in what felt like decades.

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Marbella: Tango Restaurante; Sublime Steak

Thursday, 15th October 2015

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Marbella: Tango Restaurante; Sublime Steak

For our first night on holiday, Michael & I wanted to kick things off right, with a great meal. We strolled along Puerto Banus port, peering into the many eateries dotted along the water’s edge.

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New York: Bryant Park, The Peninsula & Buddakan

Sunday, 13th September 2015

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New York: Bryant Park, The Peninsula & Buddakan

For my final day in the glorious city of New York, I planned to have a wonderfully relaxing day filled with slow wandering, a spot of shopping, and some healthy munching, before meeting Michael for drinks at The Peninsula rooftop bar and dinner at my all-time favourite NYC restaurant.

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New York: Shh, Please Don’t Tell! Traif & Milk Bar

Sunday, 6th September 2015

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New York: Shh, Please Don’t Tell! Traif & Milk Bar

If you have good attention to detail or, like me, have hungry eyes, then you might have felt short-changed when reaching the end of my last New York post and not being told more of the earlier promised ‘incredible tapas dinner’. Well, fear not, as this is one foodie filled post!

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New York: Wall Street, China Town & Little Italy

Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

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New York: Wall Street, China Town & Little Italy

Drawing open the curtains to a stunning day, there was only one thing for it – some hardcore tourist time! I managed to tick off three big boxes, visiting Wall Street, Chinatown and Little Italy, before meeting the boys for an incredible tapas dinner.

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