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9 reasons why I fell in love with Oaxaca City, Mexico and why you will too

A laid-back, blossoming cultural and culinary capital filled with elegant colonial buildings, tree-lined streets, vibrant markets, top museums and artists and artisans galore, Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s most captivating and creative cities. Our guest blogger  Ash-lea Gazzola from Break Loose Journal has called Oaxaca her home for over a year now and has fallen head over…

How to spend 48 hours in Montreal for travel snobs

Québec province’s largest city is a place with an unrestrained love for the arts, festivals, all things creative and generally living life to the hilt. To help celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada I spent an extraordinary seven days exploring Montreal and after that week I was captivated. I loved their unique outlook on life and the hugely passionate…

7 beautiful reasons to visit the Adirondack Mountains – America’s best kept secret

Being a Brit I’m ashamed to say I hadn’t heard much about the Adirondack Mountains before my visit, well apart from the semi-schlocky killer-animal flick Lake Placid which is set in the area of course (okay that’s even more embarrassing to admit). But to New Yorkers and beyond, this is bonafide backcountry – a place adorned…