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Empowering Women in Travel: Alessandra Alonso

Alessandra Alonso is the founder of the Women in Travel meet-up initiative. She is one person we have been eager to meet for a while. Ahead of her trip to the 2017 Arabian Travel Market (ATM), we met up with her to

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Exploring food, identity and community at Peckham Bazaar, London | #LondonFoodMonth

The London Evening Standard recently declared June, 2017 as ‘London Food Month’, a celebration of London’s status as the world’s new culinary capital. That announcement coincides with the start of our spring/summer food series. We love telling the stories behind food and

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10 things we love about Portugal | Sintra

As travellers, whose experience of a country is often finite, we can never truly experience everything that country has to offer. However, we can experience just enough to leave a lasting impression. In this round up of 10 things we love about

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Startups are flocking to Lisbon | Here are 5 reasons why

Portugal is a country in a hurry to leave behind its recent economic troubles. One way it is doing this is by promoting a startup ecosystem in Lisbon. In this third instalment of our Portugal series, we explore a few

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Why you should visit Porto, European Best Destination 2017

With so many beautiful European destinations contending for your travel time and budget, it can be hard to make a choice. However, Porto is one city that deserves to be considered seriously. Below we capture some of the reasons why you should

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Visiting the Algarve, Portugal

Our creative series on Portugal begins in The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region and an area of great natural beauty. This stunning stretch of coastline typically attracts visitors seeking sunshine, fine sandy beaches and rich culture. However, those willing to explore will find that

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Oneika Raymond: Traveller, Brand Ambassador and Community Builder

Every time we come across the hashtag #BlackGirlMagic (typically used in context to describe a female of African descent who is pushing boundaries in her chosen field, achieving her goals and inspiring her community), there are a few women that

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Visiting Los Angeles? Easy Itinerary Suggestions for the Chilled-Out Traveller

In continuation of our series of travel articles on California, we provide easy itinerary suggestions for visiting Los Angeles, California. LA is often known for its glitz and glamour. However, locals might argue that their city is bursting with things to do

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Omo & Eulanda in front of Fasim - Stop Victims of Wars Wall | Street art tour | Valencia Urban Adventures, Spain

ARE YOU DEAD? This recurring question challenged us during a walking tour of street art in Valencia, Spain. In this article we share our insights into this colourful aspect of Valencia’s subculture.   Bon Dia Valencia! We woke up to the sounds of the city.

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#DIPINTO17 Madeira, Portugal

Join 13 other creative entrepreneurs on the island of Madeira in Portugal! Get ready for 5 days and 4 nights full of transformative business work and the perfect balance of culture and play! This retreat is for you if you:

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Top Five Reasons Why San Diego is The Perfect Winter Escape

In continuation of our #WinterEscapes series and beginning a travel narrative about California, we share our top five reasons why San Diego is the perfect winter escape.   California Dreaming! Images of California and her stunning Pacific Coast always evoke

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10 Global Stops for the Foodie Traveller!

Food is synonymous with travel, and what better experience than to explore a destination based around the cuisine on offer? Check out our shortlist of ten global stops for the foodie traveller! Foodie Travellers constantly seek unique and memorable experiences

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Dubai: THE BEST SITES FROM THE SKY | @dipyourtoesin

Dubai, a city built up from the sand grains of the Gulf desert is iconic for a reason. There are few places in the world where you can rub shoulders with sheikhs (true story)! In this photo essay, we explore

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#DIPINTO17 Essaouira, Morocco

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! Are you ready to propel your creative business ideas forward? Do you want to surround yourself with 13 other like minded creatives in an inspiring location (Morocco)? Want to learn from global influencers and content creators in the

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Exploring Art, History and Luxury in Ipswich, Suffolk

Where in the United Kingdom (UK) can you go for the ideal city escape, to find the scent of the sea, explore slices of medieval history and enjoy a unique combination of art and luxury? We found an unlikely but

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During the first week of January, we gathered a group of fourteen creatives and headed to Morocco for four days of work and play.  To understand what really happened during those four days, we journey back to the birth of the

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National Mosque Abuja | Understanding Nigeria | Abuja, a City in Search of a Soul

In our concluding series of articles (see part 1 here) seeking to provide insights to our readers about Nigeria, we visit Abuja, the nation’s capital city, for another perspective. In this piece, titled ‘Understanding Nigeria: Abuja, a City in Search

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Plantain Crêpes with Raspberry-Pomegranate Compote (Gluten Free)

Plantains! You know we love them and can never get enough of them. We were inspired to create this Plantain Crêpes recipe after witnessing a local plantain market day in Mushin, Nigeria.  We love them most for their versatility. We’ve used

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Episode 001: Exploring Nigeria, #NaijaChat | via @dipyourtoesin

Welcome to #NaijaChat! We invite you to watch the video below ‘Exploring Nigeria: #NaijaChat Video Highlights’ where we preview what you can expect from our destination focus on Nigeria. Nigeria (Naija as it is fondly called by those in the know)

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Making sense of Nigeria, A Lagos Perspective

In this series called #NaijaChat, we explore Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. We draw from our recent travels to two of Nigeria’s most important cities to highlight different aspects of the local culture. Using perspectives from Lagos and Abuja, we

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Nordic Hotel Abuja: A Warm Nordic Feeling in Central Nigeria

In Abuja, Nigeria, we experienced a warm ‘Nordic feeling’: a unique fusion between Nordic design and Nigerian hospitality. We share the story behind Nordic Hotel, Abuja, one of the most exciting expressions of innovation in the nation’s capital.   Abuja nostalgia The distance

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Hot Rum Chocolate with Cacao & Cinnamon | via @dipyourtoesin

A classic hot drink gets a twist when rum, cinnamon, and cacao are added to it. Put on your cozy socks, and enjoy this (grownup) hot rum-chocolate by the fire! During my childhood, hot chocolate was a standard warming drink on

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Who Rums the World? UK Rum Festival 2016

UK Rum Festival celebrated their 10th anniversary event in style on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October 2016. With over 400 rum varieties, a special appearance from famous British entrepreneur, Levi Roots and the chance to sample some of the

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DIPINTO17 Retreat for creative entrepreneurs

#DIPINTO17: Goal Setting Retreat for Creatives with HDYTI Essaouira, Morocco | 5 to 8 January 2017 Take control of your goals and maximise your creative potential in 2017 in this 4 day retreat set in Essaouira, on the idyllic western coast

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