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Ask a Local: Feature – Jena, Germany

Ask a Local: Feature – Jena, Germany

  Ask a Local this week takes us to Jena in Germany. Have you heard of this German city? Annamarie is proud of her hometown Jena and swears she has only met four people on her travels that have heard of it, even Germans sometimes are puzzled as to where it is. I can relate(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Hamburg, Germany

Ask a Local: Feature – Hamburg, Germany

  This week’s Ask a Local takes us to Hamburg, Germany where we meet Sarah who was all excited to tell us about her hometown. Sarah is a Spatial Designer. She moved to Hamburg four years ago after studying in London and calling several places all over Europe her home. When she is not designing(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Ask a Local: Feature – Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

This week’s Ask a Local takes us to Florida, USA, more specifically Fort Lauderdale where KP Schwan tells us about her hometown.   KP is a full time wanderluster and part time travel blogger but she was born and raised on the sunny beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She’s a big fan of practicing yoga, writing,(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Oxford, England

Ask a Local: Feature – Oxford, England

  Ask a Local this week takes us to beautiful Oxford, England where we meet local Jessica Buck.   Jessica is a self confessed Disney geek & keen traveller with a passion for exploring new places and meeting new people. She has lived just outside of Oxford since she was born and loves it so much(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Margaret River, Western Australia

Ask a Local: Feature – Margaret River, Western Australia

This week’s Ask a Local takes us down under to Australia. Rachael Morland moved to Australia with her family when she was only four years old. Her family started holidaying in the Margaret River Region soon after moving and in 2014 she ran out of excuses as to why she shouldn’t live in that amazing part(…)

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Ask A Local: Feature – Edinburgh, Scotland

Ask A Local: Feature – Edinburgh, Scotland

    Melissa Jones, is originally from the Sunshine Coast in Australia. She swapped the sunny beaches of Queensland for the cobbled streets of Edinburgh when she moved there is 2010 with her twin sister. Edinburgh feels more like home than anywhere else she has ever visited. She says it is truly beautiful in every sense of the(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Trinidad de Cuba

Ask a Local: Feature – Trinidad de Cuba

Cuba is a curious and exotic destination for many. Trinidad de Cuba, a six hour drive from the capital Havana in Cuba, is a walking museum in itself. It has maintained its historic core and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Irisenidy Rosa Suarez Albalat, manager of the casa particular Hostal El(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – New York City

Ask a Local: Feature – New York City

Ask a Local is back after a little hiatus while I was on the road. We kickstart it off with the Big Apple – New York City. Diehard NYC resident Lena Elenaki tells us of her favourites in her hometown. She’s even taken me on a tour of the Greek neighbourhood, Astoria, in search of the(…)

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Ask a Local – Feature #9 Barbados

Ask a Local – Feature #9 Barbados

Nicola and her family relocated from England two years ago with the intention of giving their children a different experience. They set up their dream café called Bliss Café in the happening St Lawrence Gap area in Barbados. It’s very much a family business, with their twin teenage girls even assisting in the kitchen. It(…)

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Ask a Local – Feature #8 Paris, France

Ask a Local – Feature #8 Paris, France

Whenever I think of Nicolas Hontanx I think of delicious French food. Why? He’s French and had worked, managed and co-owned various restaurants in Paris over the years, including my favourites. He’s spent time in the US where he even worked at the Four Seasons in Boston and studied hotel management/hospitality in Lausanne. In his spare(…)

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