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Spa: Armathwaite Hall, Cumbria

Spa: Armathwaite Hall, Cumbria

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa A beautiful setting for a spa, the gorgeous Armathwaite Hall overlooks Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria and is set in 400 acres of deer park. The spa is spread over two floors in a modern wing including terraces which look out onto […]

Marrakech: Jardin Majorelle

Marrakech: Jardin Majorelle

Marrakech was already taking my breath away, but the Jardin Majorelle was the ultimate highlight of an already picturesque trip. The Jardin Majorelle is a twelve-acre botanical garden in north-east Marrakech. Famously restored by French fashion designer, Yves Saint Laurent, the gardens have been made a memorial […]

Alternative Vegas: The Neon Museum

Alternative Vegas: The Neon Museum

  You may think Las Vegas, Nevada is all pool parties, mega clubs and stag do’s but there is another side to it hidden in the dusty desert. Don’t get me wrong our main intention in Vegas was to hit the strip and come rolling back […]

Bitesize Barcelona

Bitesize Barcelona

Could Barcelona be the most popular European city? Well, it’s finally won its place in my heart this summer. Friends have always raved about it – I suppose it’s the half and half vibe of city meets beach (and the great food) – but somehow […]

Spa: The Elms, Worcestershire

Spa: The Elms, Worcestershire

The Elms is a locally owned luxury Queen Anne manor house hotel in the rolling Worcestershire countryside. Location: Abberley, Worcestershire. Package: The Elms Signature Spa Experience, including a welcome drink, use of the spa facilities from 10am-6pm, a two-course lunch and 60 minutes’ treatment time. £95 […]

Spa: The Malvern, Worcestershire

Spa: The Malvern, Worcestershire

A carefully chosen location in Great Malvern, on the site of a borehole, chosen to extract the Malvern spa water directly for the facilities! Location: Malvern, Worcestershire Package: Lazy Afternoon – A half day of relaxation including access to all of our luxurious spa facilities, plus […]

My top 10 travel moments of 2016

My top 10 travel moments of 2016

As the end of 2016 approaches, I’ve been looking back over an amazing year of travel moments. I’ve done so much this year that I’ve still got loads of trips to blog about! But I did manage to make my parents a photobook gift of our […]

One day in Santorini

One day in Santorini

Part 5: Discovering Santorini in just one day Picturesque, white and blue, the beauty of Santorini won’t pass you by that’s for sure. Find out how I spent less than 10 hours on the island: Waking up in Santorini Overnight we sailed south from Athens […]

Athens: Monastiraki Flea Market

Athens: Monastiraki Flea Market

Part 4: Monastiraki Flea Market & setting sail from Athens Monastiraki Market After a long day in the sun exploring the Acropolis, the next morning we took a more chilled approach with a casual breakfast on our apartment balcony and a wander around the local […]

Athens: The Acropolis Museum

Athens: The Acropolis Museum

Part 3: The Acropolis Museum Seeking sanctuary from the midday sun at the top of the Acropolis, we headed to the new Acropolis Museum. With an entry fee only 5€ each it was a steal! What a fantastic museum – I would definitely recommend a visit. […]