Alexandra Cronin (Gregg)

Once a roving local news reporter and now a travel-obsessed writer/sub, I'm head-over-heels for nature, wildlife and the ocean. When I'm not getting up close to animals and sea creatures, I'm seeking out the sets of my favourite TV shows around the world. Follow me @wonderg1rl89.

Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco, Game of Thrones

5 of the Best Game of Thrones Locations

After nearly a decade of exploring Westeros and hearing the words “winter is coming”, one of the world’s most successful TV shows, Game of Thrones, has drawn to a close. And for those of you like me w...
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9 Brazilian Foods You Have to Try

 
South America boasts a fusion of flavours so unique that no other continent can quite compete. And within that is its crowning glory: a little country called Brazil – perhaps you’ve heard of it? Home ...
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Deep South Dishes: A Food Diary of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama & Florida

When you’re whizzing through four US states in less than a week, it’s fair to say that you’re going to see a lot, and that y...
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Vineyard in New Zealand

Water and Wine: Tasting my Way Around New Zealand's Landscapes

New Zealand is beloved for its Tolkien-esque topography and endless opportunity for adventure, but it’s the water-rich landscapes and maje...
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5 Travel April Fools’ Day Pranks We Wish Were True…

The history behind April Fools’ Day is a bit muddy. Did it stem from the turn of the seasons? Or from the adoption of a new calendar? We may not have the answer, but what we do know for certain is tha...
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12 of the Sunniest Spots in the World

 
Winter, spring summer or fall – no matter the time of year in the UK you can always count on one thing: the unpredictability of the weather. So when you're getting soaked on the way to work, deic...
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The Ultimate Way to See Thailand in Two Weeks

An elephant in Chiang Mai   Thailand may not seem that big on the map – especially when compared to the likes of the USA and Australia – but it’s undoubtedly a cultural behemoth. There’s so much to ...
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Etihad Airways Economy onboard the A380

Behind the Scenes: The Etihad Experience

Flying with Etihad Airways can be a pretty otherworldly experience. From Economy to The Residence, every “guest” (you’re never just a passenger with Etihad) who starts their holiday with the Abu Dhabi...
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California Wine Regions: Napa vs Sonoma

Choosing the right wine is a thing of great importance – especially in a grape-loving country like the USA. Indeed, Napa and Sonoma are actually the second-most visited attractions in California after...
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Where to See Polar Bears

If you’re into animals, there’s nothing quite like seeing a polar bear in the wild. Catch a glimpse of even a tiny tuft of that soft, creamy fur, and it’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon the holy grai...
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The Ultimate Unique Places to Propose

 
Calling all travelling romantics! Planning the ultimate proposal, but not sure where to get down on one knee? Or no idea how to make your proposal so unique that it really sweeps your future spouse of...
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Chicago deep dish pizza

A Long Weekend in Chicago

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Flight Centre’s Alexandra Cronin gives us a whistle-stop tour of the Windy City, taking in food, architecture and lakeside living… Friday Check into a historic landmark: I love the Beaux-Arts grandeur...
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