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Sydney City Mini Break: Novotel Darling Square

Novotel Darling Square

We love to get away on mini breaks, it’s amazing how just getting out of the house for even one night recharges the battery and feeds the desire to explore. A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to be invited to check out Novotel Darling Square for a little mid-week getaway with Leo. It’s been more than a decade since I’ve visited this pocket of the city and I was blown away with how it’s changed. The location…

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A Quick Guide to Sommaroy, Norway

What to do in Sommaroy

This is where our experience of Norway far surpassed anything I’d ever anticipated. We arrived at the Arctic Hotel on the 14th of July, Summer, 9 degrees, excited for our friends wedding which was to be held at the hotel on the weekend. In the lead up to the trip we were told that the sun never sets during Summer, and we experience that in Tromso, but we’d also heard and that there’s something called the Midnight Sun. I didn’t…

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A Quick Guide to Tromso, Norway

What to do in Tromso

If you told me five years ago I’d be standing in the Arctic Circle, with a bunch of mates watching the midnight sun rise at 1am, I’d have looked at you perplexed. It wasn’t a location at the top of my list, not because I wasn’t interested in it – but because I just hadn’t heard that much about it. All that changed when one of my husband’s best mates met a Norwegian girl, fell in love and decided to…

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Harbour Rocks Hotel

Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney Accomodation

This weekend just gone, hubs & I took a little time out from what has been an epic few months climbing metaphoric mountains and enjoyed a mini break in the city, staying at the Harbour Rocks Hotel. This beautifully historic Hotel is part of the M Gallery Hotels Collection and has so much character & style I could have stayed forever (or at least another few nights… must get home & tend to the cat lol). From the original wood…

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