A weekend in Madrid: El Rastro

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On Sunday morning, Beth took me to El Rastro – the most popular market in Spain. The atmosphere there is amazing, an if you’re planning a trip to Madrid then it’s a must see! Be careful with your bag though, as pickpockets are everywhere. I bought a few things at the market – a couple of bowls, a bag and a necklace, so quite a good haul! Here are a few photos of our trip there. Continue reading…

A weekend in Madrid: Retiro Park, the Crystal Palace and some tapas

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Last weekend I visited my gorgeous friend (and bridesmaid) Beth, who has recently moved out to Madrid. We needed to go bridesmaid dress shopping and Madrid seemed like a good place to go to do that! The dress is all sorted but I can’t show you just yet – but I thought I’d share some of my photos. We packed quite a bit into a weekend! Continue reading…

A wonderful week on Tiree (part 1)

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We’ve spent the last week on the small Scottish island of Tiree, as we had the pleasure of travelling up there to celebrate a wedding (this explains my lack of posts over the past week or so as there was no signal and very limited WIFI access!). But to make up for it, I’m planning several posts about our time there as it is such a magical place. Beautiful white sands and turquoise sea – I never guessed that it would be so amazing! Continue reading…