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Liberating Stories Hidden Beneath The Waves

Liberating Stories Hidden Beneath The Waves

“It utterly changed the way I look at our planet.” The words of Orla Doherty, Producer of Blue Planet II and a witness of a never-seen-before and will-never-see-again underwater methane volcano (episode two).  No truer words have been spoken for the result this ground breaking production will have on the nation. A warming cup of tea in hand, whilst aimlessly scrolling through the sometimes monotonous Twitter feed, I stumbled upon what is set to be the biggest opportunity the city of…

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Five Reasons to Visit Wapping Wharf This Weekend

Five Reasons to Visit Wapping Wharf This Weekend

What was once a bleek empty space beside the M-Shed, is now a bustling Millennial Village. With its quirky menus and uber cool restaurants housed in cargo containers, here’s five reasons to visit Bristol’s newest harbourside development – wapping wharf. Battered Halloumi at Salt & Malt With almost everything being slathered in batter and deep fried these days, battered halloumi is on the better end of these battered experiments. It really doesn’t need much of an introduction. It does what it…

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Top Tips for Visiting Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta

Top Tips for Visiting Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta

Ok so I write this with disappointment hanging over me since well, I actually didn’t get to see any balloons this year and I’m pretty annoyed about it. I was totally unprepared for this year’s Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, despite knowing that I would be going. So here’s the tips I’ll be giving myself for next year Attempt to Watch Thursday’s Night Glow There were already people in the thousand’s milling around the festival which is fantastic to see and speaks volumes…

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5 Reasons to Visit St Nicholas Market This Weekend

5 Reasons to Visit St Nicholas Market This Weekend

1.Marinated Lamb Kofta Wrap at Matina Now I can only speak for the marinated lamb kofta wrap because it’s what I order every time, so if you’ve been a brave little soul then leave a comment about your favourite Matina takeaway. So about these wraps… added with tzatiki, halloumi and salad this is just the perfect lunchtime treat or just any other reason you can find to treat yourself. I’m actually not going to describe this to you, in the hope you’ll…

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Adrenaline Junkie Cocktails

Adrenaline Junkie Cocktails

It’s been three months since I’ve travelled, and another three months until I jet off again, so the wanderlust has reached no bounds as I’ve started to visit every hipster coffee shop and coffee bar in the local vicinity just looking for that little bit of excitement. Aluna UK, one of Bristol’s newest bars, definitely garnered my attention with its tantalising decor and creative cocktail menu. Although, I admit I did that thing again where I just happen to walk past…

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Swings, Board Games and Coffee

Swings, Board Games and Coffee

If you’re looking for a coffee shop worthy of changing out of your Sunday pyjamas, then look no further than Playground Coffee House in Bristol. It gets its ‘Playground’ name from its novelty swing seats and impressive collection of board games, but its coffee and tea selection are unrivalled with the highly acclaimed Clifton Coffee and Bristol’s Canton Tea. The homemade millionaires shortbread alone will have you swapping your slippers for shoes quicker than you can say ‘cake!’ – with it’s Salted…

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The Gold Bar

The Gold Bar

Have you ever walked down a street you’ve walked down a million times and failed to notice that new bar that just opened? I did! Having only been opened two months, I walked past The Gold Bar at Bristol Harbour Hotel completely unaware that this extravagant new hotel existed on one of the busiest streets in Bristol – and it houses a spa! Home to Walkabout, The Cosy Club and other popular establishments, Corn Street is popular for mid-week drinks and…

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