• 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 there for a couple of years before relocating to Wiltshire last year. After losing him, I struggled with grief and I don’t know what happened, but something in my brain wanted to give something back to the Hospice as part of this process.┬áMy thoughts were “I shall go to Africa and climb a mountain – Kilimanjaro!” Now there’s something you…

  • 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…

  • Eating out in London

    I am so blessed to have been London born & bred! It’s an amazing city with the most phenomenal range of diversity in people as well as cuisines! Near where I used to live there were major hubs of South…

  • What’s on your bucket list?

    I was raised in a family with very different views on travel. My grandparents on one side didn't have passports where as my grandfather on the other side was very well travelled. I definitely got the bug from him. I…

  • Wonderful weddings

    The vast majority of little girls think about their wedding days for as long as they can remember. It’s your day to be a princess and a (hopefully) once in a lifetime experience. Some people dream of a destination wedding.…

  • Get on track for a track day

    Male or female, young or old, there is something special about driving fast and fast cars. I was fortunate enough to be giving a driving experience for my 30th birthday. I only learnt to drive in an automatic car, so…