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A 16th-century palace in Carmona, Spain

We reach Casa Palacio de Carmona, our home for the next few nights, at about 3pm local time with one thing on our minds; food. We had missed lunch through the usual comedy of errors that is family travel, and having been on the road for most of the day, tempers were beginning to fray…

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Vejer de la Frontera - an Andalucian hilltop gem

Our journey to Vejer takes us through Jerez, the smaller and less extroverted Andalucian city compared to it’s capital Seville, famed for its palomino grape sherry and Flamenco. We find ourselves sat outside this unassuming restaurant, the sunlight only just starting to creep past the castle-like walls surrounding the cobblestone courtyard we are about to eat in…

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12 hours in Ponsonby

After almost two months of travel through the North and South islands of New Zealand, we reached our final stop, Auckland; a city that feels as wide as Hong Kong feels tall. We stayed in a quirky little area called Ponsonby, a wonderfully ironic name for a place with such a hipster vibe…

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12 hours in Fitzroy, on foot

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We land. Melbourne Tullamarine. Abrupt customs checks. Suspicious immigration people. Comical taxi system. Then we make it to Fitzroy, our home for the next 4 nights. 30 degrees, wall to wall sunshine, tree-lined streets, and smiling, happy people. This is perfect...

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