Sophie

I’m Sophie, a writer and blogger living in London, traveling, eating, and telling you all about it.

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What not to do in Amsterdam

Two consecutive boughts of the flu, bad weather and unlucky timing, redeemed by pretty canals and delicious Dutch gouda cheese tasting… may your trip be better than ours.

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7 days in Lisbon, Portugal

With baroque churches and Moorish castles, pastel painted buildings and historic tramways, not to mention a plethora of day trip options, there’s plenty to do in Lisbon.

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25 things to do in North Cyprus

Lounging by the pool in the sun, exploring mountaintop castles and photographing beautiful ruins – this is a destination for heat and history.

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Varosha: the Famagusta Ghost Town

Just outside the historic walled city of Famagusta in North Cyprus lies this once flourishing seaside resort, abandoned and left to rot.

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Packing for a Week in the Sun

A week of chilling by the pool, going to the beach, exploring towns and eating at restaurants… but what to wear? Luckily there’s an app for that.

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Versailles: A day trip from Paris

The golden chandeliers of the Hall of Mirrors, the 1.5km long Grand Canal, and the hidden gems in the maze-like hedges – Versailles is a historically interesting and aesthetically stunning day out.

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Exploring the Roman ruins of St Albans

A bustling street market, a patchwork cathedral, wonky townhouses and more history than you can shake a stick at – St Albans is a great day out for a sunny weekend.

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5 must-visit towns in Umbria, Italy

Meals outside in the balmy Italian sun, tiny towns teetering on clifftops… if you’re looking for a beautiful place to explore this summer, you can’t go wrong with Umbria.

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Why Porto is the perfect group trip destination

Delicious food, cheap drinks, hot sun to bathe in and beautiful streets to explore – all the ingredients you need for a summer holiday with friends.

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Where to go on your first trip to Paris

The consistently stunning architecture, the unique personality of each arrondissement, the delicious food proudly served by surly waiters – for me, Paris will always be perfect.

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A Perfect Day in Dorset

A rustic farmyard thatched cottage, ambling walks over rolling green hills, and an easy trip to Lyme Regis beach complete a restorative family day in the country.

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30 places to take your mad family in Majorca

Tapas bars, beautiful stone churches, tiny villages spread over green hills, and long sandy beaches – Majorca is a fab island for big family holidays.

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