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Esther Tendai Burt
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My name is Esther. I was born and raised in Zimbabwe. I came to the UK, London to be specific in the year 2000. In 2005, I graduated as a psychiatric nurse at South Bank University. I moved down to Southampton in 2006. I did Journalism in 2011 and founded my own publication called DIY Girl magazine. Fast forward, I am now a full-time travel blogger.

[caption id="attachment_16245" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Chilling by the pier[/caption] There are many attractions found just by the Bournemouth Pier. However, I am going to try and minimize the list to my 10 things that I love about the Bournemouth Pier. You will also discover that some of the activities can be enjoyed all year round, while some are seasonal.   I’m going to divert a bit and just say if I was an animal, I was going to be a turtle. Not only do...

Frieda’s Teabus is a sophisticated way to explore Bournemouth’s coastline. The family-owned Teabus presents a one-of-a-kind vintage shabby-chic and vibrant interior designs. This presents a pleasantly welcoming effect the minute one steps onboard as guests are warmly welcome.   Frieda’s Teabus made exploring Bournemouth’s coastlines extraordinarily exciting. Not only did it present a sophisticated way to travel but also presented an afternoon trip where all passengers were treated to a luxurious afternoon tea.   ITINERARY Frieda’s Teabus departed from Bournemouth Pier just behind the Hot...

10 easy-to-follow ideas to joyfully celebrate the 40th Birthday came after my 40th over a week ago. National statistics puts UK life expectancy at around 80 years. It makes 40 years, the middle-life age. This has increased the centuries-long trend by six years. For some of us, this is just nothing but national statics. However, some people don’t welcome such revelations well. This is why I decided to come up with the ideas below. Hopefully, these ideas will help individuals...

[caption id="attachment_16194" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Nice Sitting Area[/caption] An afternoon tea at the Haven Hotel seemed to be the only thing to get me out and enjoy the dry warm weather. Recent wet and chilly days were not motivating at all. I guess I made a right choice as I had a great afternoon. This made me easily come up with reasons below:   TEN THINGS I LIKED MOST AT THE HAVEN HOTEL   Stunning cream tea [caption id="attachment_16195" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Cream Tea at Haven Hotel[/caption] I...

Russell-Cotes, a house turned Museum and Gallery is a beautiful Victorian house. In 1901, Merton Russell-Cotes gave his wife Annie, a birthday present in the form of a dream house on a cliff-top. The house overlooked the sea in the town of Bournemouth. Merton and Annie wanted to live in comfortable style, and it took them four years to build the house. Much more so, they also wanted to house their vastly growing exotic collections from worldwide travels.   I adore museums and...

[caption id="attachment_16134" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The Solent Scene Boat[/caption] City Cruises Poole Have you ever wondered what to use to explore the Poole Harbour? Or what to use to charter that special occasion?  Tell you what, there is no need to wonder any more. The City Cruises Poole is there to cater for all your needs. They are popularly known as the Poole arm of City Cruises. As a result, they are always available to offer what is expected and beyond, as I...

  [caption id="attachment_16123" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] Yoga by the beach[/caption] Facts About Yoga 21st June is Yoga International Day. To honour that, I’m going to tell you a bit about the benefits of yoga. To start with, I’ll tell you about yoga origins. In conclusion, I will give you some few relaxing poses you can try at your own leisure time.   Yoga originated in India as a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices. However, today yoga has spread worldwide as it is praised mainly...

  Spending Father’s Day at Beaulieu Motor Museum was the highlight of the week. Usually, people have ‘A Weakness’ and on confession, I’ve several e.g ‘Shoes’ ‘Clothes’, like any other normal girl. However on the contrary so are ‘Cars’. I love cars, especially very old and big cars. I was very much looking forward to Father’s Day, as the plan was to take my father to Beaulieu Motor Museum.   I made it look like it was purely a lovely father’s treat whereas deep...

A couple of weeks ago my hard drive broke. I couldn’t believe it and it felt like my whole world had come to an end. I didn’t want to write again. I couldn’t access data gathered over decades of years. This included data for blogs that I was due to publish. I kept begging for the ground to open and bury me alive. I didn’t feel like doing anything until I overheard updates about the Grenfell Tower from the radio....

[caption id="attachment_16056" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] The Winston House[/caption] Coming back from camping prompted me to write this post. We were blessed with good weather despite minor showers on one of the days but overall having a tolerable warm weekend. I’m a regular camper but every time I go camping I always learn one or two new things, so I thought to share my ten reasons why I love camping or ‘glamping’ as it was in this case. There were also loads of memories...