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Rita - Original Traveller

Rita Hackforth-Jones

Original Travel Expert

I have extensive travel experience throughout UK and Ireland.

My travels

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Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Sail around the San Blas Islands
  • See the 'Big 5' in their natural habitat
  • Overnight at a Scottish Castle with all my friends & family
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Best Moments

  • Snorkelling with Whale Sharks in Mexico - they were so close that I thought I would be eaten!
  • Partying in Olinda for Carnival, the colours and music were simply incredible
  • Sleeping in a treehouse in the jungle
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Toughest Travel Moment

  • Cooking traditional Christmas lunch to a group of 30 tourists in the Andes of Ecuador - no pressure at all…
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Weirdest Travel Moment

  • Finding chicken feet in my soup!

Explore my blog posts

Snowdonia National Park

An Adventure in North Wales

During two days in the beautiful countryside of North Wales, Rita fell in love with the lush scenery, friendly locals and, of course, the delicious Welsh cakes. Read on to hear more about what she got up to on her adventures.

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Churchill and the Beautiful Blenheim Palace

With the huge success of recent films such as The Darkest Hour and Dunkirk, it's not hard to understand why our fascination with British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill has grown exponentially. For any Churchill enthusiasts looking to deepen their knowledge of our former Prime Minister,…

Scotland from the Sea

To quote Princess Anne 'sailing on a sunny day in Scotland is the nearest thing to heaven anyone will ever get on this earth…' and I couldn't say it better myself. Scotland has some of the best scenery and wildlife in the world and I was lucky enough to experience it all… by sea.

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