Kate J Hollingsworth

art + travel + photography

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  • Cotswolds Day Hike: Chipping Campden

    Cotswolds Day Hike: Chipping Campden

    I think we are finding a new routine: weekend day hikes. Last weekend we walked from Bradford-on-Avon to Avoncliff, the weekend before that was Chew Valley, and this weekend we headed up to Chipping Campden for another Cotswolds day hike to check out the views from Dover’s Hill. We picked this 4.5 mile walk because reviews said it was “great if…

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  • Photos of Bristol in Lockdown

    Photos of Bristol in Lockdown

    I was reflecting back on 2020’s Spring season and decided to put together some of my photos of Bristol in lockdown. (This is our first Spring in England since moving here last fall.) I did not venture out much as my husband was the designated person from our family to do the grocery shopping, so most of these…

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  • Walking from Bradford-on-Avon to Avoncliff

    Walking from Bradford-on-Avon to Avoncliff

    Last weekend, we went walking around Chew Valley Lake and had such a nice time that we decided to venture out a little further and walk a bit farther this weekend. We walked in the Cotswolds from Bradford-on-Avon to Avoncliff following this trail linked here. Near the beginning of the walk, we explored the Bradford-on-Avon Tithe Barn, which was originally built…

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  • The Moving Abroad Packing Plan

    The Moving Abroad Packing Plan

    Spoiler alert: Moving house is stressful. It might even be one of the most stressful life events. And moving house internationally? That probably also means starting a new job/moving to a new office, or starting school, or any other big change that is prompting the move. So when it comes to moving abroad, the stress can really…

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  • Weekend Walk in Chew Valley

    Weekend Walk in Chew Valley

    This weekend, we went for a walk/hike around Chew Valley Lake, a reservoir nearby in North Somerset. It was a nice way to stay socially distanced and get some fresh air. The Grebe Trail has been marked into a one-way traffic hike as part of the COVID-19 precautions…. Here are some of my favorite photos:…

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  • 10 Travel Books to Read in Quarantine

    10 Travel Books to Read in Quarantine

    Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world. -Voltaire While we keep social isolating, I’m turning to movies, podcasts, and books for a little escapism without leaving home. Thought I’d put together 10 Travel Books to Read in Quarantine – a mix of some of…

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  • Guest Post: Lucky Enough Blog in Ireland

    You’re in for a treat! Here’s a special guest post from Lizzie over at Lucky Enough Blog. She’s studying in Galway, Ireland and today’s she sharing how Ireland has lived up to her expectations….    as soon as i told friends and family that i was going to study abroad, i received the exact same feedback…

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  • QR Codes as Conversation Catalysts

    Imagine the power of placing instant, strategic information in someone’s hand. Quick Response (QR) codes literally contain that possibility. By downloading an app on your smartphone, you can now scan this special, two dimensional barcode which then translates into information such as text, a url, contact info, etc. So, for example, if you scan this…

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  • Summer Intern Blogging – Video Networking

    New blog post for Engauge, as part of my summer internship: “Three Types of Video Networking Sites” Here’s an excerpt: “Sharing information is at the heart of social media. Today’s social networking sites harness the power of word-of-mouth and digitize it online. News, music, photos, videos, and more disperse throughout today’s social sphere as people…

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Kate J Hollingsworth