Moving

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14 things moving to London has made me realise...

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1) ...How strange it is that in a city of 10 million people you can feel totally alone. Before London, the biggest place I had lived was where I was born, and Tallinn has only 500k people living there. That is nothing! Later, Altea in Spain was a tiny tiny village with only 20k people. Because they were quite small places I ended up knowing everyone and even when going out alone I was always guaranteed to meet a friend by accident. I never felt lonely because everyone was so friendly and welcoming. That does not happen in London. And it's fine, here you actually have to make an effort to meet...
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Full Spanish Maria in da Casa

Over 2015 Bianca and I have slowly been introducing ourselves and Pura Vida to the blogging world. Better slowly than not at all. Am I right, or am I right? We knew that with both of us having new jobs, moving, travels and everyday life to deal with, we couldn’t spend as much time as we would like to on our little Pura Vida website. Then we had some server and website problems and in the end we were hacked too. Over all the difficulties, finally we are moving every day a bit closer to our goals and hopefully by the beginning of 2016 I will reach the "present" Pura Vida time, as I have been...
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Bar Hopping in Bath

Having recently moved to Bath for work I started to collate a list of the best places to go from my work colleagues and new friends. And when Maria and Luca came to spend the Easter weekend with me we took the opportunity to explore some of them. I keep falling in love with this city*. The love affair with Bath started about eight years ago. I am one of those people that has a 'feel' for a place, or not as the case might be. I'll happily meander through the streets and sit in the parks and cafes and soak it all up. And Bath has always drawn me to it. So when I got the opportunity to move here...