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8 reasons NOT to go to Glastonbury!

Yes, yes, we’ve heard it all before. Glastonbury is the ‘best festival in the World’ and everyone’s having the greatest time EVER. But don’t worry if you didn’t get a ticket, this one’s for you guys, the people at home! Glitter, staying up late, mud and dancing can have extremely serious effects on your excitement levels. Those poor folks don’t know what they’re in for.

Here are 8 reasons why you can thank your lucky stars you’re not at Glastonbury this year…

1. You’ll get too excited and do something embarrassing.

Adele Glastonbury

Image: www.musictimes.com

Like cry when you see Adele.
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Looking back at our favourite festival acts from Glastonbury!

UK Festival season is well and truly under way, and this weekend it’s the turn of Glastonbury Festival. All the pain of dragging backpacks and tents across swamps of mud is soon forgotten when the festival gets underway. You have the perfect pitch and made your tent your home for the weekend, the drinks are flowing and everyone is ready to party. With epic headline acts, whatever your taste in music, you will be guaranteed a good time at the Pyramid Stage. We unfortunately weren’t able to go, so instead we are reminiscing about some of the best acts that have graced Glasto…

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Top 7 campervan spots on West Coast USA!

Today’s blog comes from our roadtrippn’ extraordinaire Sophie Lott, she’s a pro on all things campervan. Here’s her take on the best places for parking up your campervan in good old USA….

Fancy an adventure filled with campfires, starry nights, great company AND the freedom to roam wherever you want, whenever you want? Then going by camper is for you. The States was made for road trips with its vast open roads and beautiful scenic routes. We have handpicked the top 7 locations we think are a must see on any West Coast road trip!

1. Death Valley

Death Valley
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16 Delicious Things You HAVE To Eat When in Chicago!

Chicago is much more than veggie-laden ‘dawgs’ and deep dish pizza (although you will see a nod to some of our top spots for the aforementioned bites!) Home to so many diverse neighbourhoods, it comes as no surprise that this city houses some delicious delights you need to try on your trip (just accept you will put on weight!)

1.Italian Beef at Portillo’s (be sure to get it dipped!) and a chocolate cake shake

Italian Beef at Portillo's

Image : chicago.seriouseats.com


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5 clichéd but bonafide reasons why you should travel…

Lottie Croker is a 23 year old adventurer from good old Blighty, she’s recently been travelling around South America and South East Asia for 6.5 months. She started a blog to document her travels and in doing so reignited a passion for all things travel, writing and photography. Here’s her take on why you should all go travelling…
Lottie Croker

Are your cocktail-sipping, jet setting friends turning you green? Your sunset-filled Instagram feed fuelling your wanderlust? Maybe it’s time to take the plunge and start packing your bags. The beauty of travel is that you do it your own way. So no matter who you are, where you want to go, for how long or how much you can spend, I truly believe there are many fundamental reasons why making travel part of your life might just be the best decision you ever make. Sure, they’re cheesy and totally clichéd, but there’s a reason they’re not going anywhere…
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