Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa

Opened in October 2017, I had the pleasure of visiting Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa within it's first month of opening. The hotel has introduced 5 star luxury design to the marina and with it's nautical inspired interior concepts it still maintains a boutique feel. One of my favourite things about the hotel, which I kept … Continue reading Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa


Indoor Skydiving at iFly Basingstoke

For Christmas last year my sister got me a voucher for an indoor skydiving experience. I love a 'doing something' present so this was right up my street...much more up my street than actually skydiving as I'm not a big fan of the feeling of falling. Indoor skydiving however, offers you the chance to fly … Continue reading Indoor Skydiving at iFly Basingstoke

Where to see the best Graffiti & Street Art

Bogota & Cartagena, Colombia Colombia is an incredibly colourful country in many respects but the walls of many of it's cities are decorated in spectacular fashion. Whilst technically still illegal, graffiti artists are only occasionally fined now which means that artists are able to take their time and as such have created some giant and hugely … Continue reading Where to see the best Graffiti & Street Art

Beautiful Ollantaytambo, your must-visit place before Machu Picchu.

The main railway station that serves Cusco and therefore on to Machu Picchu is a small town called Ollantaytambo about 1 hour 45 from the city. As such, throughout the morning minibuses and taxis rush through the narrow streets towards the station and most tourists don't give the town a second thought. However, Ollantaytambo is … Continue reading Beautiful Ollantaytambo, your must-visit place before Machu Picchu.

Fairground Desserts at Menagerie, Manchester

My friend and I recently tried out Salford's latest trendy addition to the late night bar scene, Menagerie. On the outskirts of Spinningfields, on New Bailey Street, Menagerie opened in the Summer to much fanfare and promised an interactive and decadent visit. Gold leaf covers the main bar and the split level seating is all designed with … Continue reading Fairground Desserts at Menagerie, Manchester