Lauren Burvill

Australian born but London based, I'm a sucker for big cities and small tropical islands. When travelling, I like eating like a local, dressing like a local, but staying in 5 star style. Have a travel story to share? Tweet me @laurenburvill.

How to Spend 3 Days in Sydney

Soaking in the stunning view of Bondi Icebergs Pool (image: Lauren Burvill)   If, like me, perfect to you is a big city vibe with golden beaches at your fingertips, then Sydney is your bliss. Austra...
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Things to Know Before You Go to Japan

“I’ve always wanted to go to Japan” is a sentence I’ve been hearing repeatedly since I got back from my recent trip. It was my second visit to Japan in a few years, and yet I was still surprised and d...
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Why We Love Travelling with our Mums

Travelling with a partner comes easy. Travelling with friends is fun. But travelling with your mum is special. A fleeting chance to relive your childhood and get to know more about the woman in your l...
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What it's Really Like Inside Etihad's 'The Residence'

Etihad's The Residence cabins are the height of luxury : plusher than First Class, akin to a 5* hotel in the sky. But what's it really like on board? Lauren Burvill finds out. The ...
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How to See Tigers in India

If you’ve managed to catch the recent Jungle Book movie, you’ve probably already fantasised about visiting the jungles of India and spying a tiger in the wild. Well, as someone who has actually experi...
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The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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The Unspoken Rules of Air Travel

When it comes to flying, there are plenty of rules that you have to know. You must check-in before your flight, your baggage can’t be over a certain weight, there’s no smoking onboard and you have to ...
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Manuka honey, Australia

The Best Things to Buy in Australia

The highlights of an Australia holiday don't typically include shopping, but when visiting the Land Down Under there are certainly a few choice purchases we recommend. Instead of the clichéd koal...
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8 Tips for Flying to Australia

Whether for a holiday of a lifetime, or visiting friends and family, flights to Australia aren’t as simple as booking a trip to Europe. There’s a lot more to consider and prepare for in order to ensur...
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10 Foods You Have to Try in Australia

This month marks two years since I packed up my summer clothes and moved to the UK – only to never wear said summer clothes again. To commemorate my two year anniversary, I decided to blog about the t...
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Lauren Burvill at Railay Beach in Krabi

Things to Do in Krabi

Seen as the more laid-back alternative to the popular Phuket, Krabi is a province located on the west coast of southern Thailand. The region is beloved for its spectacular landscape of sheer limestone...
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A Two-Week Thailand Itinerary for First Timers

After multiple holidays to Australia, the USA, and across Europe, my partner and I were left with the conundrum of taking a two-week holiday to somewhere that would be easy on our wallets. Thailand, o...
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