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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.

Air Festival Displays That Cannot Be Missed - Bournemouth Air Festival   The air festival was back again this year. This international air festival was bigger, buzzing as usually, and never seizing to surprise with its wonderful exhibitions. Various air festival displays attracted thousands of visitors from all over the world. This aided me to write about air festival displays that can not be missed. I was inspired by my visit to the air festival. An estimate of 820,000 people attended air...

The Poole Harbour Boat Show: 7th – 9th June 2019   [caption id="attachment_16374" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Poole Harbour Boat Show: 7th – 9th June 2019[/caption]   The Poole Harbour Boat Show is back. It is even bigger, taking place this weekend from the 7th – 9th June. This is the fifth time around taking place from its award-winning home Poole Quay Boat Haven. With two days gone, today marks its finale and a day worth attending the even.   The show is free to attend. Drone fireworks...

The best beaches in Christchurch seemed the perfect start to showcase my passion for Dorset Beaches. Christchurch has must visit beaches in Uk. It is not very far from where I live in Bournemouth. I will never get tired of writing about beaches. It is commonly known that beaches are not only a nice place to visit. But, beaches are in fact therapeutic places to explore. Beaches are also deemed good for our brains, as I will elaborate later. I...

[caption id="attachment_16324" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Bournemouth Beach[/caption] My greatest admiration for Dorset beaches shall unfold with this post. As we enter May (spring), and for the summer months, I am going to share my passion for Dorset beaches. There are about 55 beaches in Dorset. I know, right now you are like; “…WHAT!!!???...

Great New Year resolutions ideas should be nice, simple and achievable.  If they were ‘Food’, I would say they should be palatable, tasteful and fulfilling. Have you ever been served a plate of food and started salivating and swallowing before even starting to dig in? This is how New Year resolution should feel like; yummilicious. Anything that ends up choking, and taking longer to digest, is a “NO…!!!”, “NO…!!!”, “NO…!!!”   January is a depressing month for most people. High levels of...

How to spend Christmas alone, visit a church nearby for a cuppa or simply for a chat to avoid loneliness. Loneliness can result in so many things such as depression, stress, anorexia, even leading to suicidal thoughts, which has proved to be costing the NHS millions of pounds each year.   Throughout this post, I am going to share about 10 different churches that I found about a mile radius of Bournemouth Town Centre. But why share churches though…? I chose to...

Bournemouth Christmas Attractions are scattered throughout the town. Continuing from my previous post 'Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland'. I am going to share with you some more attractions as promised, and where you can find them. I must admit I had great pleasure trying some of the places. It was a must, possibly guilty pleasure of a kind...

Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland raised Bournemouth’s profile to another level this year. Thousands of people visited the Lower Gardens to witness the magical presentation including glittering teddy bears to smiling gingerbread people.   The Lower Gardens, Bournemouth’s coastal villages (Boscombe, Southbourne, Westbourne) and the rest of the town centre is dazzling with all assorts of colourful displays. The gardens are populated with keen visitors touring the town, day and night.   The rain was pouring as evidenced by some of my photos but the...

[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...