My Current Bucketlist: 2016

My travel bucket list

The more travel research I do, the longer my bucket list gets. In fact, I’m convinced it’s never going to get any smaller and yet, I don’t want it to. I love the thrill of visiting new countries and getting a new stamp in my passport. I love it so much that I can’t imagine[…]

2015: The year I became a travel addict

My 2015 travel infographic

There were a few things that led to my travel addiction. A stressful job, settling into married life and my complete non-desire to have children led me to think, ‘what next’? I’ve always been a fan of going on holidays, but 2015 was the year I made it my hobby. I dedicated all my spare[…]

How to spend NYE in NYC

New Year's Eve in New York

It’s been five years since I spent New Year’s Eve in New York. Since then, nothing has even come close to matching it. I’ve also been back to New York at other times of the year, but NYE in the Big Apple has to be the best. If you’re planning a visit (or even if[…]

The best places for Winter sun

Winter sun

Winter is, without a doubt, my least favourite time of year. In the UK, we are ‘treated’ to rain, short dark days and long cold nights. It’s enough to seriously affect the mood of Brits. In fact, between 3 and 6% of people in the UK are thought to have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) –[…]

How to survive until your next holiday

Waiting for a holiday

If, like me, you live for the holidays, it can be really tough to get through a long and intense spell at work before your next trip away. When you have something as exciting as a holiday to look forward to, waiting just seems to take forever! Especially when the global pandemic we’re currently living[…]

Guest blog: My 5 Best Beers

Chang beer Wat Arun

Today we have a guest blog from would be traveller husband, Tim. Tim can often be found in a foreign country, beer in hand. Here are his top five beers from around the world, best served ice cold in their country of origin. ~~~ I was once asked for my 5 favourite beers, and I[…]

Krabi vs. Phuket – Why We Chose Krabi

Phi Phi Don

When we were booking our Thai honeymoon, one question plagued us more than any other. No, it wasn’t ‘Chang or Singha?’ or ‘Green or red curry?’, but ‘Krabi or Phuket?’ We had heard many things about Phuket, but Krabi seemed to be its closest rival and we were keen to find out why. After lots[…]

Top tips for a visit to Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Chiang Mai is a city in northern Thailand, famous for its beautiful, mountainous landscape, temples and night market. There’s plenty to do and see here, but if you’re not sure where to start, this post shares my top tips for a visit to Chiang Mai. Visit fascinating temples with stunning views Chiang Mai is home[…]

Is this the best brunch in London?

A bottomless brunch seems like a really good idea. It’s a foodie trend growing across London with hundreds of restaurants now offering unlimited brunch foods and drink. Some even give you unlimited boozy drinks if you pay a little extra. This morning I tried the Made Bar and Kitchen‘s version in Chalk Farm. For £14[…]