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September 5, 2015

August 2015 InstagramAugust was a pretty busy month on the blog! I got round to posting up about our cruise around the Mediterranean and we took a couple fun weekend trips this month too! I’ve slacked a bit with the blog over the past few months, but I’m excited about getting back into blogging again lately. We’ve still got a couple more long weekend trips planned with the caravan this year with one coming up next weekend and an amazing Christmas getaway with the family!

IstanbulThessaloniki, GreeceMykonos, GreeceOia, SantoriniParthenon, Acropolis, Athens, GreeceTaormina, SicilyPompeii, ItalyColosseum, RomeGoing on a cruise was one of the most amazing holidays I’ve been on yet, though I don’t think it tops our American Road trip through Nevada, Utah and Arizona that we took almost 2 years ago, but it’s a close second! We stopped off in Istanbul, ThessalonΓ­ki, Mykonos, Santorini, Athens, Sicily, Naples and finished it off in Rome. I also shared my tips for cruising! You can find all of our cruise posts here!

Greek Style Lamb Kofta with Greek Salad RecipeI also did a recipe inspired by our greek travels for some lamb kofta kebabs, and I’ve still got to get round to posting the recipe for the amazing tomatokefteds that we tried while in Santorini.

Hitchin Lavender FarmBristol Balloon FiestaWe took a couple little trips at the beginning of the month too! We stopped by Hitchin Lavender farm for the day and got to wander the fields of lavender while picking bag fulls. It was so much fun! We also stayed down at Bristol for the annual Bristol Balloon Fiesta where we finally got to see the balloons ascending this time around!

Hopefully September will be just as good! We’re planning on taking the caravan down to either Devon, Brighton or the Lake District for a long weekend (any suggestions on where to go would be great haha), and then there’s a couple food festivals and a trip to London that I’ve got planned too! What have you been up to lately? Have you got much planned for September?

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    Sinead
    September 5, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    Your photos are gorgeous!! I’d love to go to a lavender field, i’d say it smelt amazing πŸ˜€ I love your blog it’s so pretty πŸ™‚ I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Award πŸ˜€ If you want to know more you can head over to me post on it here – http://thetravelbibleblog.blogspot.ie/2015/09/liebster-award.html

    I can’t wait to see your answers and the blogs you nominate πŸ˜€

    Sinead | The Travel Bible Blog

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    Maxime
    September 7, 2015 at 11:41 pm

    That cruise sounds amazing, basically all of those places are on my bucket list! Excuse me as I go stalk all of your cruise posts now πŸ˜€
    Also that lavender field looks like a dream, I wish they had those around here! ❀

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    Linda
    September 11, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    Your photos are gorgeous! I absolutely love lamb and this recipe looks delicious. πŸ™‚

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