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How to write your own paperback book

Thinking about writing your own paperback book? Got an idea for a novel or a non-fiction story? Our short guide includes practical tips on how we self-published our own paperback - read on! Before we…

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Storm Dennis and Pontypridd Floods

In the early hours of 16th February 2020 the River Taf in Pontypridd flooded. No-one expected the river to flood in the way it did. Over 1000+ homes and businesses were affected when the river…

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5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

Do you find hiring a car for your holiday a little bit confusing when it comes to the costs? Here are our top tips based on our experience of hiring a car in Portugal... Don't…

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Three reasons to move to Portugal

'The grass is greener on the other side' or so the saying goes. After spending a week in central Portugal, we've taken some time to reflect on whether it would be a good place to…

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The day we did Via Ferrata – and…

It was summer 2017 and we were visiting Chamonix in the French Alps looking for a new adventure activity to try....that's when we came across 'Via Ferrata'... We hadn't heard of Via Ferrata before but…

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Le Tour de France – five reasons to…

Ugh, we've been back from France for 5 days and it feels like a lifetime! One thing we're missing is following Le Tour de France. If you've been thinking about going over to France to…

New book out now!

So as you might already know, we've been busy getting a book together! For the past year (maybe even longer) Ali has been writing the story of her mammoth bike ride from Pontypridd to Chamonix.…