Travel

Day Trippers AKA Travel contains posts about, Events, Day Trips, Road trips, Weekends Away, Holidays.

    If you were to ask most teachers what their favourite part of their job was, I’m positive they’d say it was the altruism and how it’s a platform to make a positive impact on the lives of kids. Personally, I also love the people I work with and how constantly funny the children are, such a rewarding role. However, high up on every teacher’s list of their favourite parts of their job must be the holidays, in particular,…

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    Last year I went to Salamanca in Spain to take part in a project working with a Spanish language college. The trip was amazing, I learnt a lot, developed my practice, made some new international connections, saw some fantastic places and got to travel at a time when I was saving money. So when the second part of the project was announced as happening in May, I was stoked. This next stage continued from the first and had…

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  I’ve written about what we got up to in Snowdonia and the gear we used in quite a few posts, but there are still a few more pieces of essential hiking gear that I found so useful I wanted to tell you all about. These are five items that I will not be climbing a mountain without. They are essential because each in their own way, they keep you safe. You can’t put a price on this and they…

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  I’m lucky enough to love my job but I love my free time and the weekends even more! We really try and make the most of our weekends. I think you’ve got to really jam them full of fun and make sure you’ve made loads of new memories. Here are a few of the awesome things we’ve been getting up to recently…   Hangloose Adventure I’m a bit of a thrill seeker, and am always up for trying out…

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  I love holidays! I holiday so, so well. I could be a professional holiday taker. Luckily, a week ago, I had just over 2 weeks of glorious holiday. As I said, I’m good at holidaying and did a great job. We had an amazing fortnight and got up to loads and loads of great stuff. As you may have already read, we went to Snowdonia, did a lot of walking, had an amazing time and summited lots of mountains.…

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    Hi it’s Vicky again. Snowdonia was such an epic place to be: the scenery was spectacular and the climbs were all so unique and amazing – it’s always such a great sense of achievement when you reach the summit. Whilst planning our trip to Snowdonia, we came across an article in a climbing magazine all about climbing not one, not two, but four peaks in Snowdonia in a day. It seemed pretty difficult, but we were well up…

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  During the Easter holidays, my girlfriend and I decided to take a trip up to Snowdonia in the North of Wales. Since getting into climbing we had seen countless photographs, articles in magazines and posters around the climbing centre which had inspired us. I had seen photographs and read up about the area, so was dying to go to this beautiful location. After some researching in books and the internet, I found this awesome looking hostel called Plas Curig,…

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    You may have read about my trip to Salamanca last year, well this is a second post all about one particular visit to Salamanca’s famous Cathedral. There are in fact two cathedrals in Salamanca, the ‘Old Cathedral’ and the predictably named ‘New Cathedral’ (or in Spanish ‘Catedral Nueva’). What is pretty cool and convenient is that both of the cathedrals are connected, so when you visit them, you do so together.   Back in 12th and 13th century,…

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  This is a bit of a catch up piece about a trip I made with work, way back 2015. I had an awesome time and took some great photos I’ve been meaning to share with you all. Enjoy.   One day back in October, while I was at work, I got an email from a collegue asking if I was free in a couple weeks. I was really confused, so I phoned them up to find out why they…

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  Last weekend, I was lucky enough to watch probably one of the most anticipated matches of the entire 2015 Rugby World Cup. A battle between two epic rivals: England vs Wales. It was over a year ago when we put in for tickets in the Rugby World Cup ballot and were fortunate enough to get tickets for this Pool Match as well as a quarter final. This has made it a very exciting year with the match just getting…

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