10 Things to Do When Travelling Alone in Paris

In my opinion, travelling alone in Paris is the best way to see this world-famous city. Most people visit Paris as a couple due to its status as the most romantic city in the world. But the first two times I went to Paris, I was completely alone and I loved it. Regardless of who I visit with though, Paris is still one of my … Continue reading 10 Things to Do When Travelling Alone in Paris

9 Compelling Reasons to Visit Corfu

9 Compelling Reasons to Visit Corfu, Greece

Some places on earth just capture your heart. For me, the Greek island of Corfu is one of those places. I have holidayed in Corfu every year for the last six years and one of the most common questions I get asked is why? Why is Corfu so special? What’s so great about it? People are usually surprised to hear that I go to the … Continue reading 9 Compelling Reasons to Visit Corfu, Greece

Medieval France: 3 Days in Carcassonne

I have an ongoing love affair with France. The food…the language…the landscape…the wine…the pastries. Oh, the pastries! Each time I go to France, I fall in love with this beautiful country a little more. And our trip to Carcassonne was no different. Although we were only spending 3 days in Carcassonne, we made sure to balance rest and relaxation with exploring the local area. It’s … Continue reading Medieval France: 3 Days in Carcassonne

The Best Sunset Spot on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Best Sunset Spot on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

I’ve written before about the best place to catch the sunrise on the Isle of Skye but I realised that I haven’t actually given you a heads up on the best sunset spot on the Isle of Skye. So, I’ll let you into a little secret. Actually, it’s not so much a secret as a very popular tourist attraction. And if you’re planning a trip … Continue reading The Best Sunset Spot on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

A 'Culinary Tour' of India with Mint Room Bath

A ‘Culinary Tour’ of India with The Mint Room Bath

Did someone say Piper-Heidsieck rooftop champagne bar? Yes, you heard that right. If I wasn’t already excited about visiting luxury Indian restaurant, The Mint Room Bath, I certainly was now! With restaurants in hip locations, Bath and Bristol, The Mint Rooms are a popular choice for foodies in the south west of England. And on Tuesday 29 May, we visited for an evening of fantastic Indian food … Continue reading A ‘Culinary Tour’ of India with The Mint Room Bath

10 Incredible Things to Do on the French Riviera

10 Incredible Things to Do on the French Riviera

The south of France is one of my favourite places in the world. As a true Francophile, I take every opportunity I get to enjoy a few days in my spirit country. And the French Riviera is where my soul rests. After my fourth visit to the Cote d’Azur, I feel like I’m really getting to know this beautiful area of France. So, without further … Continue reading 10 Incredible Things to Do on the French Riviera

Sholay Indian Kitchen - Street Food With a Difference

Sholay Indian Kitchen: Street Food With a Twist

Have you ever been to India? I haven’t (yet). But it’s right at the top of my agenda. Everything about India inspires and intrigues me, and the food is no exception. So, when we were invited to enjoy an evening at the new casual Indian dining concept, Sholay Indian Kitchen, I was beyond excited to get my mitts on some Indian street food with a … Continue reading Sholay Indian Kitchen: Street Food With a Twist

Fairy Pools and Cuillins - 30 Photos of the Isle of Skye to Ignite Your Wanderlust

30 Photos of the Isle of Skye to Ignite Your Wanderlust

After seeing some incredible photos of the Isle of Skye and hearing dozens of friends wax lyrical about how beautiful it is, we knew we had to visit. The Isle of Skye is definitely a buzz destination at the moment, with scores of people flocking there each year to see what all the fuss is about. And it’s easy to see why. Jaw-dropping, unspoiled landscapes, … Continue reading 30 Photos of the Isle of Skye to Ignite Your Wanderlust

El Cotillo, Fuerteventura - Why I was wrong about Fuerteventura

Why I Was Wrong About Fuerteventura

The first time I visited the Canary Islands, I was 16 and staying in an all-inclusive hotel with a friend and her family. We spent the entire seven days in Gran Canaria eating burgers and pizza next to the swimming pool, not venturing out of the resort once. And although I had a great time, I remember thinking, what is the point? What’s the point … Continue reading Why I Was Wrong About Fuerteventura

Foppolo, Italy, Budget Ski Resort

The Perfect European Budget Ski Resort

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