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A look back on 2015

24 December 2015
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Things have been a bit quiet on the blog this month. Work has been crazy busy and I’ve just returned from a ski trip in Austria, but I thought I’d get back into the swing of things by wrapping up all the highlights from 2015. I try to write one of these posts every year as I really enjoy looking back on the things I’ve done. Biggest personal achievements On the first day of January 2015, I skied my first ever black run!..

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48 Hours in Porto, Portugal

29 October 2015
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Earlier this year I found myself with some Emirates Skywards points due to expire. I didn’t have enough points to redeem for any long haul flights but I learned that you can use Skywards points to book flights with easyJet, and this is how I ended up booking a city break to Porto. I loved Lisbon when I visited a couple of years ago so I was keen to explore more of the country...

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2013: A Look Back

23 March 2014
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January Rang in the New Year in Russia! Certainly an interesting place to visit. Seeing St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square was definitely a highlight, although not at all what I was expecting on the inside! January also saw a weekend trip to Barcelona that fell on Australia Day. After a brief visit in July 2012, it was good to get a chance to go back and experience this city properly...