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Growing Underground - London's First Underground Farm

Growing Underground – London’s First Underground Farm

It would probably be a major surprise to most locals to learn that below the busy high street of London’s Clapham Common, lies Growing Underground, London’s first underground farm. World War II tunnels built as air-raid shelters provide the perfect environment for this unique urban farm. Cities dwellers are on the rise all over the […]

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Our Week in South Devon Burgh Island and South West Coast Path v8

Our Week in South Devon: Burgh Island and South West Coast Path

Having thoroughly enjoyed our Family Spa Break At Beyond Escapes in January, we headed back to South Devon for February half-term, staying at Bigbury-on-Sea to explore Burgh Island and a small part of the South West Coast Path. Whether you want an active holiday or something more laid back, there is plenty to enjoy and […]

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Beyond Escapes Devon

Our Family Spa Break At Beyond Escapes Devon

We celebrated the start of 2019 with a family spa break at Beyond Escapes Devon. Mixing the serenity of a spa with the boundless energy of kids might sound like an odd combination but in fact, for us, it brings the best of both worlds. Always running around between work and school, we cherish our […]

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Veggie Travels : Thursday Veggie Day in Ghent

Veggie Travels : Thursday Veggie Day in Ghent

Looking for a weekend getaway? I would certainly recommend a visit to Ghent in Belgium. You might want to leave a day or two early though, as the Belgian city turns vegetarian every Thursday. Move over Moules Frites, Croquettes, Boudin etc… 50% of the city’s population goes meat-free for the day to celebrate Donderdag Veggiedag […]

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Oh Légumes Oubliés

A Visit To – Oh Légumes Oubliés

Our summer holiday in the delightful area of Bassin d’Arcachon gave us a chance to discover the celebrated Bordeaux region of France. When it comes to gastronomy, this is a province that makes French people proud of their cuisine and tradition, while Bordeaux wines need no introduction. As we explored it was hard not to fall under the […]

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Planning A Visit To The World Expo

Planning A Visit To The World Expo

My summer meanderings will take me via the World Expo in Milan. The theme this year is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” something I have become quite passionate about since starting The Flexitarian. Food sustainability is one of the biggest challenges we face today and having so many countries gathered together to show their take on the problem appears to […]

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