Switzerland: A Winter Break In Basel

Every year, when possible, we head somewhere different for New Year and last year we decided on Basel, Switzerland. Having never visited Switzerland before we were excited to see what Basel had to offer. Armed with our winter woollies, we jumped on a plane, ready to hit the ground running…

England: Discover the Hidden Gems of Cumbria

The beautiful Lake District is a wonderful location for short breaks and holidays but can become extremely busy at certain times of year as it’s such a popular tourist destination. If you plan your trip to the Lakes with care, though, you could arrange visits to some of the hidden…

Guest Interview – Stoked To Travel

This week’s guest interview is with Claire, travel blogger behind Stoked To Travel. She explains ‘It would be fair to say I my true passion is travel, exploring and adventure – 54 countries and counting. Every last penny I earn and save goes on fulfilling my travel dreams! Little seems…

USA: 5 Fun Reasons to Travel to Branson, Missouri

Missouri is a state just waiting to be discovered with many great cities including St Louis and Springfield. If you are on a trip or will be taking a trip to or through Missouri, then you really need to spend some time exploring and enjoying Branson, an Ozark town, which…

Simple Budget Tips For Travel Enthusiasts

We love to travel for many reasons. You may love to travel because a holiday helps you get away from you regular stressors or because you want to learn new things, enjoy novel experiences, and get to know another culture. The reason you may not travel as much as you…

Planning and Preparing for Our Summer Holiday

Planning a summer holiday is one of my favourite things to do. This year we are heading to The Balkans for two weeks to explore Montenegro, Croatia and Albania. However, arriving at that decision took a very long time, but now flights and accommodation are booked we cannot wait to…

USA: Walking The Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California

Saturday nights in San Diego can be crazy and when we visited last June, our Saturday night in the city certainly was, especially as it was our 6th wedding anniversary and we had to celebrate. Needless to say, Sunday morning saw us reaching for the caffeine and donning our shades…

Guest Interview – Suzy The Explorer

This week’s guest interview is with Suzy, travel blogger behind Suzy The Explorer. She explains ‘I hope that my posts on my blog provide you with some great insider knowledge into the locations that I go to, give you tips on how to make the most of your time there and…

Italy: 5 Reasons Why It Is Our Favourite Country

Having just returned from our seventh Italian adventure in ten years, with our eighth planned for the not too distant future, I think it is evident that we love Italy. I’m sure everyone has their own favourite country and whenever they think of it, they drift off into a daydream,…

Guest Post: Why I Always Wait Until the Last Minute to Pack for A Trip

I know what you’re thinking. Packing last minute is just asking for disaster before vacation. I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way! Of course, there are definitely things you should prepare for ahead of time like your reservations and lodging accommodations, but packing does not…

England: 10 Things to Do During Your First Visit to London

Are you planning on visiting England this summer? If so, you are in luck, there are so many things to see and do in this magnificent country of mine and I am here to let you know about some of them. If you are flying into England, especially if it…

England: A Divine Stay At The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Yorkshire

Not all travel has to involve strapping on your hiking boots and hitting the streets, mountains or trails and as frequent travellers, we often have to remind ourselves of that. Our natural instinct is to explore for hours on end to combat the fear of missing out. So when the…

Cuba: 5 Reasons Why I’m Heading Back To Havana

Cuba is at the top of a lot of people’s bucket lists, that is, if they haven’t visited already. And for some like me, you’ve already been but have re-added it back onto your list of places to visit. Visiting the largest Caribbean island has never been easier with a…

Guest Interview – Memoirs & Musings

This week’s guest interview is with Char, travel blogger behind Memoirs & Musings. She explains ‘I love to travel, indulge in a glass of white wine, when plans are cancelled and purchase overpriced makeup.  I guess that’s me in a nutshell, trying to figure out this thing called life, have fun and never lose sight.’

Review: KEEN Terradora Ethos Hiking Trainers

I’ll be honest, I have never been one for hiking, walking yes, hiking – not so much. However, during the winter just gone, I invested in a big, sturdy pair of hiking boots and used them quite a lot. The thing about them is they are big and chunky and…

How To Pack Smarter, Not Harder, Before Your Holiday

Many people rush through holiday packing only to find when they arrive that they have forgotten some essentials, and they never wear that certain outfit they packed “just in case.” This can be avoided by packing smart. The best strategy to pack smarter is planning ahead. Here are a few…

England: Review of The Artists’ Corner, Harrogate

Being from a fabulous Yorkshire Town, I have an affinity for them. Therefore, when we were invited to stay at the Artists’ Corner, one of the properties that make up the Artists’ Cottages portfolio of holiday lets in Harrogate we were very excited. We have visited Harrogate a number of times,…