Liverpool photo diary

We had a fantastic time in Liverpool last weekend. Here are a few photos and some ideas for things to do if you’re visiting the city.

The waterfront and Albert Dock

We spent most of our time here, mostly because the weather was so good.

People were out enjoying themselves and it made for a nice atmosphere. There are great views and loads to do, with most of Liverpool’s museums based here.

Albert Dock was once a busy working dock, but now it’s a great place to shop, enjoy a drink and enjoy beautiful views.

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4 places I don’t want to visit 


Most of us have some serious wanderlust. That ever growing list of places we want to visit, and a pang of envy every time we see a beautiful photo of someone in an amazing place. 

So I thought it might be fun to think about the places we DON’T want to visit. Of course, lots of people love these places and I’m not saying they’re not amazing destinations – they’re just not for me.

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Fun ways to learn a language

When I learnt Spanish at school, technology didn’t play much of a part. Doing listening exercises from CDs and visiting the BBC Bitesize website was as technological as it got.

Fast forward a fair few years and I’m picking up my Spanish again, but this time there are so many creative ways to practise. Here are some of my favourites.

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72 hours in Madrid

Madrid can feel a little overwhelming at times – particularly if, like most people, you’re only there for a few days. But it’s a laid-back place where you can experience a little bit of everything a Spanish city has to offer. Here are my picks of the best ways to experience Madrid like a true Madrileño.

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