802, 2016

Luxury Experiences in London

By |February 8th, 2016|Travel Tales, England, Destinations|0 Comments

With a population in excess of eight million people, London is one of the world’s most iconic, exciting and intriguing cities. People travel from all corners of the globe to get a look at Big Ben, try and see the Queen chilling out in Buckingham Palace and walk the streets of the city.

Whilst London can be somewhat budget friendly, and […]

402, 2016

Why We Take Trips Instead of Buying Gifts

By |February 4th, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|1 Comment

You might be thinking the title of this post is a little strange, but it’s very literal. The ‘we’ in question is me and my boyfriend, Thomas and in the almost-three-years we’ve been together we’ve gotten into the habit of taking each other on trips for birthdays instead of spending our cash on gifts.
Experiences are better than things
I could sit […]

102, 2016

January Round-Up

By |February 1st, 2016|Travel Tales|1 Comment

January 2016 is over already. How the heck did that happen?!
Where I’ve Been 
2016 has started off with no travel in January. This has been partly due to the fact that I had to get my passport renewed (boo!) and wasn’t sure how long that would take, and partly because Thomas has been away working in the UAE since before Christmas […]

2801, 2016

Top February Travel Destinations

By |January 28th, 2016|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|1 Comment

Are you looking to plan a little last minute trip for February? Whether you’re looking for some Valentines day travel or just fancy a break, these are my top picks for February travel destinations if you’re in need of some inspiration…
Berlin, Germany

Berlin is a city that I absolutely adore and visiting in February means accommodation will be cheap, flights […]

2501, 2016

How to Spend 24 Hours in Edinburgh

By |January 25th, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|0 Comments

So you’re thinking of visiting Edinburgh on a short trip and you’re wondering how much you can cram into one day? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s my pick of the top things to do, see and eat and where to stay if you’ve got 24 hours in Edinburgh.
Everyone knows that one of the best parts of visiting […]

2101, 2016

7 Reasons You Should Travel in 2016

By |January 21st, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|1 Comment

1. There’s so much to see
There are 196 recognised countries in the world and if you’re anything like me then you’ll have visions of visiting all of them throughout your lifetime. Even if you don’t plan to visit them all, them I’m sure you’ve got a pretty long list of places you do want to go. Start working your way […]

1401, 2016

Travel Tips for 2016

By |January 14th, 2016|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|1 Comment

I was going to call this post ‘Travel Resolutions for 2016’ but I’m a firm believer than resolutions never actually last, so instead it’s travel tips for 2016. Hopefully that’ll make them easier to stick to and implement.

If you want to inject some travel into your life in 2016 then follow these tips to help you get there…
Visit (at least) […]

1101, 2016

15 best in 2015

By |January 11th, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|1 Comment

Looking back on 2015 it was a seriously good year filled with lots of travel, big business changes and fun times with Thomas, family and friends. Here’s my 15 best moments of 2015…
1. The best upgrade EVER 
If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that one of my favourite places for a weekend break is Archerfield Estate, […]

701, 2016

5 Places I Want to Travel in 2016

By |January 7th, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|1 Comment

I always love the beginning of a new year when everything seems fresh and there seems to be so much to look forward to. I love making travel plans and filling in a blank calendar with trips and adventures that are to come.

If you’ve been following my blog for a couple of months or longer then you’ll know that […]

401, 2016

Returning to The Witchery by The Castle

By |January 4th, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|0 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to have visited hundreds of incredible hotels around the world, but everywhere I go I always find myself comparing hotels to The Witchery by The Castle in Edinburgh.

I visited The Witchery two years ago, whilst writing a review for a book that was to be published by LateRooms and I fell head over heels in love […]