UK: Five Great Places For A Luxurious Countryside Escape

The rise of the staycation is real. Last year, Brits holidaying at home increased by almost a quarter compared to 2016 studies have found. It’s evident that the British public has found a new love for exploring rural villages and countryside, with nearly one in five now choosing to lace…

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UK: Top Holiday Destinations This Summer

The UK is basking in a heatwave so maybe it’s time to plan some little getaways! For many of us, that means it’s time to jet off to luxurious locations across the globe. While for others it entails staring jealously at the endless stream of obligatory airport pint photos being…

Italy: 5 Reasons Why We’d Love To Return To Tuscany

A few weeks ago we wrote a post about Italy being our favourite country in the world. It explained why we love and simply cannot get enough of it. We mentioned how it holds a very special place in our heart’s. It is where our love first blossomed and subsequently where…

4 Things to Prepare Before You Travel to Save Money

So you have booked your flights and your accommodation and you can’t wait to take your trip. But, what about all the other ‘little’ (i.e. not so fun) things that may seem quite insignificant, however, are über important? Not only are they important but sometimes by not having them in…

June 2018 – Monthly Round Up

I really don’t want to tempt fate but wowzers how lovely has the weather been in England during June? Is 2018 the year we finally have a summer? It sure looks like it. We love summer, the sun really rejuvenates us and encourages us to get out and about and…

Why and How We Stick To A Schedule When Travelling

As we are part-time travellers due to having full-time work commitments, it is important for us to use our annual leave days wisely. This is to ensure we fit in as many trips per year as possible. By utilising weekends and bank holidays we take at least one, quite often two…

France: How To Prepare for A Long Holiday in Paris

If you are planning to visit Paris for more than a couple of days and want to see more than the Disneyland Paris and the Eiffel Tower, you will need to make more preparations than usual. You will have to make sure that you stay on budget, get used to…

Norway: Grünerløkka – The Hipster Hangout, Oslo

When on city breaks it is likely that the places at the top of your must-visit list are the main attractions that the city has to offer, including particular museums or landmarks. We are no different if we are on a city break; the likelihood is we only have a certain…

Guest Interview – Wellington World Travels

This week’s guest interview is with Carmen, travel blogger behind Wellington World Travels. She explains ‘Wellington World Travels is a travel and family website where we share our world travels, family adventures, product reviews and expat adventures’. 

Guernsey: A Great Place For A Getaway

As we are in the process of adopting our own child, I’m currently spending a lot of time thinking and reminiscing about a lot of the great things that I did during my childhood. One of which was taking an annual holiday with my grandparents. Every year the destination would be…

Budgeting For a Long Distance Road Trip

A road trip can be a great option for your next holiday. Road trips provide you with the ability to see the country, spend an extended amount of time with friends and family, and make some lasting memories. However, if you’re not careful, this type of trip can get pretty…

Guest Interview – Amsterdam Wonderland

This week’s guest interview is with Tracy, travel blogger behind Amsterdam Wonderland. She explains ‘We are Tracy and Marc. He’s from Amsterdam, I’m from London. Though we live in the UK we spend a great deal of time visiting family and friends in The Netherlands with our young sons –…

Ways To Ensure You Stay Healthy On Holiday

As the summer holiday season fast approaches, if you are anything like us, you are starting to get excited about your next adventure. We are heading to The Balkans for two weeks of fun in the sun and we cannot wait. In fact, we have already grabbed the big cases…

How To Find The Best Flight Deals

There are so many sites giving so much information on the internet about getting the best flight deals to and from the UK. If you are not an avid traveller, trawling the internet can be very time consuming, boring and often frustrating. We, however, love spending hours on end searching for…

England: A Gourmet Getaway at Hotel Gotham, Manchester

The 5-star boutique Hotel Gotham in Manchester has always been somewhere we have wanted to stay since it opened its doors three years, yet ashamedly we have never got round to it. That was until recently when we had the pleasure of not only staying at the hotel but also…

Guest Interview – Tea & Cake For The Soul

This week’s guest interview is with Hazel, blogger behind Tea & Cake For The Soul. She explains ‘“Tea & Cake for the Soul” is my way of trying to give a little something back by sharing my musings, travel stories, recommendations, tips, and recipes. I’m a busy, married, mum of two…

England: Real Travel Moments with Hampton by Hilton

Have you ever been asked the question why do you travel? Most people will often answer “to find ourselves’ or ‘to escape the stresses of everyday life’ etc. But we’re asking the question literally – why do you travel? Everyone loves a good holiday or even a cheeky night away…