• Finding the one before Christmas

    I love this time of year. The weather is closing in – it’s getting cooler and the evenings are darker, but snuggling up in front of a fire with a loved one is one of the highlights of the year. We’ve had Halloween, and now Fireworks day, but the festive season is around the corner. Any minute now office Christmas parties, Christmas social gatherings and Christmas itself will be here. It is most definitely the most magical time of the year, and no matter what your religious beliefs, a time for forgiveness and fresh starts. It’s not however the most…

  • Things to do in the Garden of England

    Ken, often referred to as the Garden of England, is a beautiful part of the country. Whilst it may not be top of people’s lists of places to go in the UK, it really has so much to offer that…

  • Unusual dating ideas in Cornwall

    Dating is a minefield on a good day, but when you are new to the area it can be even more so. I moved last year from just outside London, down to the South West. All the places I would…

  • End of year parties

    I love this time of year. Much as I don’t love the colder weather and the darker commutes, there is something hugely satisfying about snuggling up with a loved one on the sofa or in front of an open fire.…

  • My Kilimanjaro Trek – a dream holiday

    I lost my father in 2008 to an aggressive brain tumour. We didn’t have long after his diagnosis, but his last ten days were in an amazing hospice. I’ve supported and fundraised for them ever since, and I even worked…

  • Destination Wedding Venues

    Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular, especially when the bride and groom have a large proportion of family or friends from abroad. They really can allow for an absolutely wonderful big day, but equally, if the wedding venues…

  • Why your travel business needs to be online

    We all know about big holiday companies such as Expedia and whilst I have used them on more than one occasion, I prefer dealing with holiday providers directly where possible. As the travel industry explodes at such a phenomenal rate…

  • My dream holiday home

    I don’t know about you, but I would love to have a holiday home one day. Ideally it would be somewhere warm and sunny, in a not too busy location, but equally it wouldn’t be in the middle of nowhere.…

  • All things American

    I love America! Apart from one tiny detail (an orange detail at that) I love everything about it. The people, the culture, the variety of landscapes and weather systems. It’s just fab! The people are great and one of the…

  • Can you really earn money blogging?

    Yes! I did think about leaving the post there but I thought I ought to explain myself a little more. Being a blogger is hard work, but you honestly can make money from it. I should know – just under…

  • Holiday romances – good idea or not?

    I love travelling, and I absolutely love travel on my own-and in fact do so whenever possible. If we are prepared to do dating when we are at home, then why not on holiday? When taking trips and vacations, you…