Sophie

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

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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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Ever stayed in a leisure barn?

The Lane Barton Leisure Barn in North Devon is a slightly crazy but extremely fun holiday for friends or families.

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The best places to ski and eat in La Rosière, France

Ski into Italy for lunch, schuss down wide stretching pistes, and pause for a Vin chaud in this 1860m resort in the French alps.

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5 things you didn’t know you needed on a ski trip

Everyone knows the essential kit you need to go skiing – goggles, jacket, hopefully skis of some kind – but did you know about these?

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