1112, 2017

Why We Celebrated Christmas On 3rd December

By |December 11th, 2017|Life|0 Comments

If you follow me on Twitter (come say hi here!) you may have noticed I posted that we were celebrating ‘Fake Christmas’ last Sunday. We had a whole host of Christmas Day activities planned and hosted my parents, Thomas’ parents, my brother and his girlfriend for Christmas Dinner. (Thomas has 4 siblings who had partners and children and unfortunately, our house […]

412, 2017

Why I’ll Never Tire of Italy

By |December 4th, 2017|Destinations, Italy|0 Comments

I’ve written before about Portugal being one of my favourite countries. Italy is undoubtedly another. Italy is a destination I have a lot of love for and have so many fantastic memories of. It’s a place I never tire of returning to and I still have plenty Italian destinations on my must-visit list.

I can’t actually recall how many times I’ve […]

3011, 2017

November Round-Up

By |November 30th, 2017|Life|0 Comments

What’s been happening in November?
November has been a busy, but fantastic month.

I’ve been to a fantastic dinner party with friends, saw Rag’n’Bone Man live in Glasgow, attended the Andy Murray charity night in Glasgow and saw Andy and Roger Federer play tennis, went to a family party, learned how to make fresh pasta from scratch and more.

Seeing Rag’n’Bone Man live […]

2711, 2017

My 2018 Travel Wishlist

By |November 27th, 2017|Travel Tales|2 Comments

When it comes to this time of year I’ve usually already started thinking about what 2018 will hold. I like to plan ahead and be organised, especially when it comes to travel. I love nothing more than planning for future trips and looking forward to where I’m going next.

If you’ve started thinking about your travels for next year and are […]

2311, 2017

Easy Tips On How To Stay Motivated Working From Home

By |November 23rd, 2017|Life|0 Comments

I’ve noticed that when I tell people I work for myself from my home office I usually get a tonne of questions about how I stay motivated. Many remark they wouldn’t have the willpower to get their work done and might instead find themselves watching daytime TV or doing tasks around the house.

As well as running this blog, I spend […]

2011, 2017

5 Places I’d Like to Visit Off Season

By |November 20th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

There’s a lot to be said for travelling to places during their off season. It can mean fewer crowds, shorter lines at attractions and a more authentic experience. It’s also much friendlier on your bank account too, with prices usually being considerably lower in many destinations during less popular times.

Many places have an entirely different vibe out of season. You’ll […]

1611, 2017

Why I Love Food Tours When Travelling

By |November 16th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

“Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture” – Mark Kurlansky 

I strongly believe that food is a great way to get a feel for a place. A lot can be portrayed about a destination through its food. The flavours, spices, ingredients and cooking techniques used can reveal lots about a […]

1311, 2017

Best Books to Gift This Christmas

By |November 13th, 2017|Travel Tales|2 Comments

If you’re a regular reader here you’ll probably know that I adore everything to do with books and reading. So, I thought it only natural that I put together a list of the best books to gift this Christmas.

The benefits of reading are well-known. Reading provides mental stimulation and is scientifically proven to reduce stress. It expands the vocabulary, improves […]

911, 2017

Why Choosing Where to Travel is So Difficult

By |November 9th, 2017|Travel Tales|0 Comments

In today’s world, there is so much choice in every aspect of our lives. We’re used to going to the supermarket and having to choose between 5 different milk brands, 10 types of pasta and dozens of types of cleaning product. There’s an overload on choice!

Some choices are definitely easier than others, but sometimes travel can be a difficult one. […]

611, 2017

Christmas Present Ideas for Travel Lovers

By |November 6th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

It might only be the beginning of November, but Christmas will be here before we know it. This year has already gone past so quickly! I can’t quite believe it’s already time to start thinking about Christmas present ideas.

So, if you’re looking for Christmas present ideas for travel lovers, I’ve got you covered.
A flight/trip 
I’ve written before about why I believe […]