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Bright sparks: why Jersey’s dazzling glowworms are a secret worth searching out

Watching glow worms shimmer on Jersey sands is an unforgettable sight Continue reading


Training for the Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

Published by Closer on 17th June 2016 Lizzy Dening has signed up for the first ever Disneyland Paris Half Marathon this September…and she’s scared!     There are two things you need to know about me. Firstly, I love running. And by love I mean hate-with-occasional-moments-of-endorphins, and by running I mean jogging very s-l-o-w-l-y. So … Continue reading

Weekender: The Best Bits of Birmingham

First appeared on Grazia Daily in November 2014 (but their website has now changed so I can’t link to it!) Weekender is Grazia’s new travel blog. Lizzy Dening will leave no stone unturned to discover the chicest breaks, hidden gems and best ways to spend 48 hours. It’s a tough job. If someone suggested indulging … Continue reading

What lies beneath: Going underground to uncover Disney World’s deepest secrets

First published on the MailOnline on 7th January 2014 There are thousands of rumours about Walt  Disney World, Florida, many without foundation.  There are tales of the park being filled with feral cats at night to keep the  rodents down, or the one about wild alligators inhabiting Splash Mountain.  However, my favourite rumour happens to be … Continue reading

Delicious Disney! Eating steak and sushi on a foodie tour of Mickey’s Florida resort

Published on the MailOnline 8th October 2013 What springs to mind when you think of Walt Disney World? Rollercoasters? Cinderella’s castle? A certain round-eared rodent? Whatever it is, it almost certainly won’t be haute cuisine. Traditionally home to nothing more exotic than hamburgers and fizzy drinks, the culinary side of this enormous Floridian resort – … Continue reading