Seeing Stonehenge and Bath in a day

Stonehenge and Bath are top of people’s bucket lists when it comes to visiting the UK, however seeing them both can be quite difficult if you don’t have access to a car. I’m from Bristol which means that I have Bath and actually Stonehenge quite…

48 hours in Luxembourg: 6 things to do during a trip to the city

I’d always fancied the idea of going to Luxembourg mainly because it sounds so foreign and also because well, Luxembourg is the capital of Luxembourg and it used to make me laugh a lot as a kid. I know. Weird. So when one of my…

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I currently live in London but have also lived in Hong Kong, Xi'an and Beijing.

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Instagrammable Christmas in London: The ultimate bumper guide

Christmas is when London is looking its prettiest. I find myself walking more often, obviously with a festive drink in my hand, finding my new favourite spot in the capital. So much so, i’ve decided to put together a handy guide on the top Instagrammable…

Do millenials just travel to ‘Instagrammable’ places?

A couple of weeks ago, there was an article that found more young people are going to destinations based on how instagrammable they are. A recent survey by Schofield’s Insurance found that two fifths of millennials feel that how pretty a location looks on instagram is…

A first timer’s guide to Edinburgh: 9 things to see and do …

Edinburgh is one of those cities that you’ll absolutely fall in love with in just one day. The Scottish capital has a slice of everything from history to culture, food to outdoors – there is so much to explore! With so many things to see…

Should you go to Copenhagen for New Year?

Copenhagen is one of the most raved about cities in Europe especially when it comes to travelling there in winter. But what is it like to visit and celebrate New Year? I went two years ago and spent three nights in the Danish capital. It…

Friday feeling: Aches, pains and Fibromyalgia

So i’ve been thinking about some kind of weekly update thing for a while and at one point considered setting up a newsletter. But then I decided to come to where people read my stuff….. my blog! So from now on i’ll be writing a…

Finding Las Vegas in London at God’s Own Junkyard

God’s Own Junkyard is one of those places in London that i’ve been meaning to visit for absolutely ages. So when I had a week off and wasn’t too sure what to do with it, I decided to finally make the trek. Nestled on an…

Luxury for less: My favourite destinations for a bargain fancy break

Going to a luxury resort quite often seems out of the question but with the pound fairly rubbish at the moment and holiday companies offering a good bargain, it’s very easy to find a rather luxurious trip at a bargain price. So where can you…

What I wore during a trip to the UAE

No I haven’t turned into a fashion blogger overnight. I thought, given how much I ended up searching what to wear, that it might be handy to share what I wore during my trip to Ras Al Khaimah, one of the smaller Emirates. Before I…

London Open House: Inside the Foreign Office

It’s that time of year again! September which only means one thing in the capital….Open House weekend! Usually things tend to get booked up well in advance especially as some of the landmarks included are pretty special – from the BT Tower to even Number…


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