• Is dating while travelling a good idea?

    Dating while travelling has always been seen as something foolish, but at the end of the day, it depends what you are looking to get out of it. If you are looking for Mr or Mrs Right and to settle down in the short term, then no, it’s not a good idea for you. If however you are looking for some adult dating and some fun, then yes, it can be a great idea. It can also allow you to meet people from different cultures and nations that you may never normally encounter. Saying that, just make sure that you…

  • A valuable travel insurance lesson

    I am an absolute advocate of having travel insurance. With the advent of comparison sites, you can get great cover at a super low price, and so in my opinion there is no excuse not to have it. It’s not…

  • 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.…

  • 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…