Fabric of my Life.

Category: Travel

A true holiday.

When was the last time you took a vacation that was truly about just switching off and relaxing?  Since my last family holiday with my parents —in 2002!— I don’t think I’ve ever gone away with the sole purpose of doing absolutely nothing. ‘Holidays’ since then have been all about exploring as much as possible; cramming as much as I possibly can into every single day of the trip, and returning home in desperate need of, well, a holiday!   

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A modern guide to Old Guatemala.

I can’t believe it’s taken me over a year since returning from our epic trip around Guatemala to begin compiling content from it!  Truth be told, the start to 2022 wasn’t quite what I’d envisioned; being quarantined for 10 days in an ensuite bedroom with my boyfriend, having tested positive for Covid (while not experiencing many symptoms) and having to rearrange our flights home to a fortnight later. When we eventually touched down on UK soil it was all stations

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Discover the Dubrovnik Riviera.

I’ve long had the Dalmation Coast of Croatia on my bucket list for a summer holiday spent island-hopping across the Adriatic on a catamaran. Less on my radar – until now – was a trip to explore the Croatian mainland; namely, the Dubrovnik Riviera.At the southern tip of Croatia’s long coastline, Dubrovnik has long been known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, and offers a wonderful combination of culture, heritage and natural beauty – which makes it a fantastic destination

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Memories of Marrakech.

Marrakech has been on my list of places to visit for what feels like a lifetime. Long before my first trip to Morocco, where I visited Rabat and Casablanca in the North, and my second visiting Tangiers and Asilah, I knew one day I was destined to wander the winding dusty red-tinted alleys of the jewel of Morocco – and in early February, I finally did! It’s taken me much longer than I thought it would to compile this post.

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Locke living.

Stylish multi-purpose boutique hotels seem to be a dime a dozen down in London, but up here in Manchester I’ve really struggled to come across a venue that rivals the likes of the capital’s Ace, Hoxton or CitizenM. Then along came Whitworth Locke.  Opened late last year, Whitworth Locke has become one of my favourite places to hang out in the city and I can’t believe it’s taken this long for me to share a full post on the space!

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12 hours in Sheffield.

I ventured over the Peaks by train to Sheffield last month with very few preconceptions, other than the assertion from a number of my friends that the city was ‘pretty cool’. It was a beautifully sunny day, early in springtime, and proved to be a perfect time for a visit. Known the world over for it’s industrial revolution heyday as the city of steel, the Sheffield I glimpsed as the train rolled into the station seemed a million miles from

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