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Lydia

    REVIEW: Protégé Restaurant in Franschhoek, South Africa

    We booked our table at the restaurant, Protégé in Franschhoek before we’d even booked our flights.

    My Mum’s friend, who lives part-time in Cape Town, insisted that Protégé is currently ‘the’ place to go for fine dining in this trendy wineland town so, we booked our table as quickly as humanly possible.

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    Five Festive Things To Do in Bath This Christmas

    Just when you think Bath couldn’t get anymore beautiful, the festive season arrives!

    From the fragrant smell of bubbling ginger and cinnamon hot apple cider to the cute Christmas chalets adorned in twinkling lights, there is no better place in England to get you in the festive spirit than Bath.

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    Review: The Secret Garden in Cotopaxi, Ecuador

    When most people think of Ecuador, they think of the Galapagos Islands (and maybe that 90s club classic by Sash). But, let’s not forget about the rest of this captivating country!

    Yes, the Galapagos Islands are a great reason to visit Ecuador however, there is also SO much more on offer in this country. Sacred snow peaked volcanoes, opalescent blue lagoons and intriguing indigenous communities, are just a few of the things that this tiny country boasts.

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    The Real Masaya, Nicaragua

    You may recognise the name of the town ‘Masaya’ from the turmoil, which hit the Central American country of Nicaragua in April this year.

    From January to April, I lived in Masaya working for the charity Raleigh International as their Communications Officer. On 19th April, as we were going about our usual manic day-to-day lives at the Raleigh office, riots broke out in Masaya and the capital, Managua, due to policy changes made by the government.

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