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Travel Tag – Walking edition!

Travel Tag – Walking edition!

One of my favourite bloggers, Katie from Fatty McCupcakes*, tagged me** in her travel-related post. I loved the idea of being involved, but we were so busy getting ready to move to Canada that I didn’t have a chance to actually write up my response. So, here it is, just a month late! *I’ve added a link to her blog, but be careful about reading it when you have a hot cup of tea! Seriously, she’ll make you giggle out…

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Niagara Falls – Queen Tour from Toronto

Niagara Falls – Queen Tour from Toronto

I’m not sure if I mentioned this much on my blog, but in one month time my husband and I are planning to move to Canada. (Eep! Just one month to go!) We’ll be moving to Vancouver, so hopefully quite soon I’ll be able to write about walks near actual mountains! So anyway, I thought I would celebrate my one month count down with a post about having fun in Canada. We have only visited Canada once before when we visited Toronto,…

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Connemara Mountains – The 12 Bens

Connemara Mountains – The 12 Bens

I wrote a post about the gorgeous beaches in Connemara a couple of weeks ago, but no visit to Connemara would be complete without also seeing some of the beautiful mountains, including the 12 Bens. When I used to live in Japan, my Japanese friends often asked me which I like better, mountains or the sea. It seems like a pretty normal question for Japanese people, but I always found it incredibly difficult to choose. I love both mountains and…

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Connemara’s Best Beaches

Connemara’s Best Beaches

As a child, I was incredibly lucky to spend most of my holidays in Connemara on the West Coast of Ireland. My mum is an artist (she is amazing!) so she’d spend the summer painting all the gorgeous views and selling them to tourists. Meanwhile my sisters, brother and I would get to visit beaches, cycle around the countryside and wander up mountains. We used to live on the opposite side of this lake. You can see it was a…

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