Skiing holidays are notoriously expensive. From accommodation and eating out to hiring your skiing or snowboarding equipment, popular ski resorts are often ridiculously overpriced and absolutely packed. And I suppose that’s one of the reasons I’ve never been drawn to a winter sports trip. I have a finite budget and try to make it stretch as far as possible, so blowing all my cash on … Continue reading The Perfect European Budget Ski Resort
It’s been a while since I wrote my travel guide to Bruges, Belgium and in that post, I promised I’d write about the best places to eat and drink in Bruges. Apologies for the delay, it seems I really am a terrible procrastinator! But as they say, better late than never, right?! Of course, when in Bruges you just have to try the famous beers, … Continue reading The 6 Best Places to Eat and Drink in Bruges, Belgium
I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to write about our epic road trip around California. I’m not sure why I’ve never put pen to paper about this trip. Maybe it’s because I hadn’t yet started blogging, or maybe it’s because I am the ultimate procrastinator! Probably a bit of both. But anyway, I’ve finally gotten around to sharing this amazing trip with you … Continue reading A 15-Day California Road-Trip Itinerary
Paris is always a good idea! At least that’s what I tell myself each time I book flights to the City of Lights. Paris seems to pull me back time and time again and always leaves me wanting more. Without a shadow of a doubt, Paris is my spirit city and one of my favourite places to travel solo. I know I’ll live there one day! … Continue reading 16 Things You Must Do When You Visit Paris
If you’re anything like me, you get a serious case of the winter blues. I spend six months of the year wishing summer would come and the other six months dreading winter. Yes, you’ve guessed it, I adore the sunshine! But while I struggle with the cold, dark months of December and January, the one thing I do love is the warming, delicious, comfort food that … Continue reading Experiencing a Mid-Winter Feast at River Cottage, Devon, England
As a lover of travel, I’m forever booking flights to far-flung places and researching the next incredible destinations to visit. But quite often, the remarkable places close to home fly completely under my radar. This was the case with Lundy Island. I’ve lived in the UK all my life, and in Devon for the last six years. But I only learned about Lundy Island four months … Continue reading Lundy Island: England’s Best Kept Secret?
I have just returned from three heavenly carb-filled days in the Italian city of Milan. Although I did spend one day in Italy last year, this was my first ‘official’ trip, so I was beyond excited to finally visit this beautiful country properly. (How I got to 27 without ever having been to Italy, I’ll never know!) So, when I saw some very cheap flights, I promptly booked … Continue reading Travel Notes on Milan, Italy