Adler Thermae Spa & Resort Hotel | A Tuscan Wellness Retreat

Within the UNESCO World Heritage area in Tuscany is the 5 star Adler Thermae Spa & Resort Hotel. It stands on a grand location overlooking the beautiful countryside and dotted Tuscan villages and benefits from the warm thermal springs of Bagno Vignoni. The resort finds a balance between being a top end wellness hotel with aContinue reading “Adler Thermae Spa & Resort Hotel | A Tuscan Wellness Retreat”

Environmental concerns in travel & fashion|How Zoggs are leading the movement.

As I travel a lot, for both my job & for pleasure, I have had to look at what impact my travels are having on both the environment, and also the communities I interact with on my trips. There is a well known motto; ‘Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints,’ which phrases myContinue reading “Environmental concerns in travel & fashion|How Zoggs are leading the movement.”

Fontelunga Hotel & Villas | Tuscany’s finest boutique villa

Situated on a hilltop in Tuscany, not far from the picturesque town of Cortona, Villa Fontelunga is an incredibly stylish ‘home away from home.’ Whether you’re staying in the 9 room main villa or the two private villas, you’re greeted like an old friend and treated like an honoured guest throughout the entire stay. It’sContinue reading “Fontelunga Hotel & Villas | Tuscany’s finest boutique villa”

Stoke on Trent & The Potteries |Where to visit

The city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire became the centre of ceramic production during the 17th century. Due to the availability of clay and other required materials, large numbers of potteries opened up in the area and started producing high quality ceramic wear that was exported all over the world. There are a number of potteriesContinue reading “Stoke on Trent & The Potteries |Where to visit”

Sacha Lodge – An Ecuadorian Rainforest stay

The incredible Amazon rainforest  stretches across 9 countries, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guiana, Peru, and Suriname.It takes up around seven percent of the entire land mass of the Earth yet incredible half the earth’s plant species can be found there. The Amazon rainforest in Ecuador is one of the most bio-diverse places onContinue reading “Sacha Lodge – An Ecuadorian Rainforest stay”

5 Activities you’ll want to do in Antigua

Antigua is beautiful. Turquoise waters and enough beaches to visit a new one every day of the year, it’s fairly evident why lots of people will spend their days on the island soaking up the sun and swimming in the sea. If you’re staying more than a couple of days however you’ll certainly want toContinue reading “5 Activities you’ll want to do in Antigua”

A day on board Independence of the Seas – Royal Caribbean

Having never been on board a cruise ship before; approaching the Royal Caribbean ship The Independence of the Seas, I was blown away by just how huge it was. Grand, and multicoloured at one end; as the popular top-deck water park Splashaway Bay could be seen even before I reached the terminal.     OnContinue reading “A day on board Independence of the Seas – Royal Caribbean”

Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries

When I was younger and holidaying with my parents we would travel by ferry all the time, as we would take long camping & motorhome trips in France and Spain, and the ferry provided a convenient way to get further South without requiring as much driving. There were a couple of routes that I wasContinue reading “Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries”

Visiting Casa del Arbol – Banos

Banos is famous for it’s outdoor activities, swimming in the thermal spas, mountain biking, hiking trails and waterfalls, but probably it’s most famous attraction for backpackers is Casa del Arbol; the treehouse with it’s swing on the edge of the world. It’s technically only a few km from the centre of Banos but the surroundingContinue reading “Visiting Casa del Arbol – Banos”

Casa en el Agua – The coolest hostel in the world?

Casa en el Agua has quickly become one of the most famous hostels in the world. It’s an eco hostel, completely surrounded by water in the middle of the Caribbean sea. Two hours from Cartagena by boat are the ever beautiful San Bernardo Islands, an archipelago of 9 coastal coral and one artificial island, with theContinue reading “Casa en el Agua – The coolest hostel in the world?”

Casa Cool Beans – Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is an area of Rio de Janeiro, high up on the hill tops with incredible views over the city. It’s a bohemian district, full of street art, cool shops, independent clothes boutiques and some fantastic restaurants. It’s also linked well to other districts with the famous tram, as well as being an easyContinue reading “Casa Cool Beans – Santa Teresa”

What to do in Derby?

I recently spent a weekend in Derby as I’ve been trying to explore more new places within the UK, and I found it friendly, fun and historic, with so much to offer for all ages. I had an action packed few days including a lot of delicious food, historic buildings, shopping  & beautiful landscapes. HereContinue reading “What to do in Derby?”