Singapore: One thing to… Eat

Singapore has amazing food, from budget priced food courts to high end restaurants. But you don’t need to pay top prices to get the best food. Singapore is famous for its hawker stands, large complexes containing multiple food stalls, selling low-priced food. Best of all, is Satay by the Bay. Satay by the Bay, a group of local and international food stalls, is located in … Continue reading Singapore: One thing to… Eat

See the best of Bali in three days

Dreaming of jungle infinity pools and palm-tree lined beaches, surrounded by tranquillity, culture and incredible food? Then Bali is the place for you! There’s a lot to see in Bali, but given its relatively small size, you can see the main things in three days with a properly planned itinerary. And to do this, I’d recommend using a local guide. We used Bali Traditional Tours, … Continue reading See the best of Bali in three days

Five reasons why: I love to travel

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about why I love to travel and see new places. I’d love my working life to involve writing about travel, and it got me thinking about what it is that makes me so passionate about it. The list could go on forever, but I’ve narrowed it down to the five main things which keep me planning and booking new adventures. … Continue reading Five reasons why: I love to travel

Short break in the Lakes

The Lake District is one of the most scenic places in the UK and a perfect place to spend a weekend – walking, relaxing and taking in the fantastic scenery. One of my favourite places in the Lake District is Ullswater. As you’d expect, the area around Ullswater Lake is extremely picturesque. But it’s also easier than some of the more popular tourist spots to … Continue reading Short break in the Lakes

End of the road (trip): San Diego

After three amazing weeks in California, Coronado Island was our final stop before journeying back to the UK. Coronado is a small island located just across the bay from downtown San Diego, with gorgeous beaches and charming streets. We treated ourselves to a few nights at the iconic Hotel Del Coronado to finish our honeymoon in style! Hotel Del was a wonderful end to our … Continue reading End of the road (trip): San Diego

Weekly Photo Challenge… All Time Favourites: Sunlight & Water

This is the first (and unfortunately last) time that I’ve participated in the Daily Post’s ‘Weekly Photo Challenge’. I’ve been going through the many photos which I’ve taken of the amazing places that I’ve visited to try and find not only my ‘all time favourite’ photos, but those which represent my favourite memories. Two of my favourite things are sunsets and the ocean. There’s something … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge… All Time Favourites: Sunlight & Water

Soaking up the sun in Santa Barbara & Santa Monica

The last week of a three-week road trip around California was spent surrounded by the sunshine and beautiful beaches of Southern California. Santa Barbara After a long day of driving along Big Sur, and not having any down time since arriving in California, Santa Barbara was very much spent relaxing and soaking up the sun. We spent the day wandering around the marina, lying on … Continue reading Soaking up the sun in Santa Barbara & Santa Monica

Big Sur Highlights

If there was one place in California that I would say is a must-see, it’s Big Sur. Big Sur is a rugged stretch of coastline between Carmel and San Simeon, with the most incredible coastal views. Highway 1, nestled between the coastline and the cliffs, winds along the numerous bends and turns of Big Sur, with plenty of places to pull over and admire the … Continue reading Big Sur Highlights

A Day in Monterey

Monterey, on the west coast of California, should be on everybody’s list of places to visit. If you’re planning a trip to California, Monterey and it’s beautiful neighbour, Carmel-by-the-Sea, are definite must-sees. They’re two of my favourite places that I’ve ever visited, particularly Carmel. A picturesque town filled with fairytale cottages and an amazing coastline = perfection. As we visited during a three week road … Continue reading A Day in Monterey