My Favourite Top 10 Blogs

Check Out My Favourite Top 10 Blogs

As a blogger and a copywriter, I find that one of the best ways to get better at my trade is to read. From novels and non-fiction books to website copy, marketing campaigns and blogs, reading helps me to write. It gives me ideas, inspires me and motivates me to be better. I’ve always loved reading (and writing for that matter). Growing up surrounded by … Continue reading Check Out My Favourite Top 10 Blogs

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

My Favourite Top 10 Blogs

31 Random Facts About Me

It occurred to me recently that although I’ve been blogging for two and a half years, I’ve never actually taken the time to introduce myself properly! I love getting to know my readers and find personal posts like these really help me connect with other bloggers. So, without sounding narcissistic…here are 31 random facts about me. I have the world’s biggest sweet tooth and would kill … Continue reading 31 Random Facts About Me

The 6 Best Places to Eat and Drink in Bruges, Belgium

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

A 15-Day California Road-Trip Itinerary

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

The Best Websites for Cheap Travel Deals and Holiday Discounts

Many people today still believe travel is unaffordable. But I love helping people to save money on travel and take more trips as a result. By now, most of my friends know that I never pay over the odds for my trips and I have to say, I quite proud of my talent for getting seriously cheap deals! Really, I’m just super stingy and don’t … Continue reading The Best Websites for Cheap Travel Deals and Holiday Discounts

16 Cool Things to Do in Paris, France

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. But visiting any city for the first … Continue reading 16 Cool Things to Do in Paris, France

Experiencing a Mid-Winter Feast at River Cottage, Devon, England

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