Discover Oxford with myOxfordtravel

Getting beyond the hustle and bustle of most capital cities around the world affords a totally different perspective and that is no truer than in England. With beautiful architecture, historical and political significance weaved among its distinctive boroughs, London has a lot to offer, but step outside its sprawling confines and you’ll find a very … Continue reading Discover Oxford with myOxfordtravel

French Riviera in photos

Sun-drenched and sexy is an apt way to hear the French Riviera or the Cote d’Azur described. Home of the best weather in France the area enjoys long, hot summers, pleasant springtime and (mostly) clear and mild winter months. In addition to a pleasant climate, the glittering coastline, delicious seafood and luxurious lifestyle attract visitors … Continue reading French Riviera in photos

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The Unexpected Palace

As a keen writer and even keener reader, I see stories everywhere I go, from a short plane ride to a simple lunchtime stroll, they’re always present on some level waiting to be tuned into and run away with. Last week I stayed at The Negresco Hotel in Nice, for someone like me, who can … Continue reading The Unexpected Palace

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Highlights of Oxford

Known by the rest of the world for its University, Oxford is perhaps not the first place that springs to mind as a place to visit within the UK to those who live nearby. Having grown up in Gloucester, I admittedly, had the somewhat narrow-minded perspective that the options for an interesting lifestyle in a new city … Continue reading Highlights of Oxford

7 ways to reduce your plastic usage

Did you know that one plastic bottle can take anywhere from 450 to 1000 years to decompose? No? Well, until recently, neither did I. Having just finished my last fundraising role, I was looking for a new project when a few of my colleagues and I started talking about the impact of single-use plastics on … Continue reading 7 ways to reduce your plastic usage