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40 Nelson Road
New Malden

My name is Rachel Carr and I started This Is Carrt in 2014 when my husband's job moved to Germany and I decided to give up my day job in the city and go with him on the adventure! I had always loved to travel and write, and was also passionate about photography so one day I sat down and mingled all three of them on this website and my Etsy page. I write about a wide range of things like how to cope with airline hand luggage allowances to what to wear to any destination wedding. However, when I write up a holiday destination, there are more often than not a few common themes linking what are otherwise very different places:

1) Food. I love to eat. It structures my day to day life as well as any trip that I go on. I think food is a great way to start to experience a new culture as well as meeting new people.

2) Value. I don't get swayed by places to be seen and clothing to be seen in for the sake of it. I hate being ripped off. Be that by a fiver or by hundreds of pounds. If an activity or an excursion I go on is expensive but an amazing experience, I will still highly recommend it, but won't recommend it simply because it is deemed luxury.

3) Beauty. I love looking at pretty things. They don't have to have a purpose!

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Our Blog - Dedicated to Travel, Food, Lifestyle and Fashion

With a love of travel and writing as well as a passion for photography, this blogsite and my Etsy page mingles all three.

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Oh, We're Going to Barbados

Rachel Carr

Last week, my Singapore buddies got married in a small, intimate wedding on the beautiful island of Barbados. Whilst they are the type of friends for whom I would travel to Magaluf to see them marry, it was a real treat to have the opportunity to go to one of my favourite places. 

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Balinese Beauty

Rachel Carr

When I was a kid, Bali was a dream destination for me. Looking back, I have no idea why as I had never been taught about it or learnt its culture. Or even where it was. Yet it took hold on my list of things to do when I am older and luckily enough for me, at the end of last year I was able to tick it off.

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Limited Edition Prints - Landscape Series

Rachel Carr

An odd thing happened yesterday whilst I was working from home,  the sun came out for the first time since before Christmas. I had forgotten what it looked and felt like! Bearing that in mind, I fished out my trusty, and at that point dusty, Canon DSLR, put the lead on my dog and set off for a walk into the farmland behind my house. The results are shown in my latest album, which I hope you enjoy. I know I enjoyed taking them.

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