Thames Rockets | What you need to know?

To be rated as Trip Advisor’s number one outdoor activity in London is something of an accolade. London has a never ending and ever changing number of things to do so reaching the top spot is surely a difficult feat. Thames Rocket gives customers the chance to zoom down the Thames River taking in the sights.[…]

A day in Guernsey | Guernsey Port Guide

When I initially looked at the destinations I would be visiting on my cruise with Princess Cruises from Southampton then Guernsey wasn’t the one I was most excited about. I had naively expected it to not be that different to what I’d seen before in the UK, but I will happily be the first oneContinue reading “A day in Guernsey | Guernsey Port Guide”

First time on a cruise? What you need to know?

If you’ve booked to go on your first cruise or are currently browsing options to have a cruise as your next holiday then you may be wondering what things you need to know before you travel on a cruise ship for the first time. I recently travelled with Princess Cruises from Southampton on my firstContinue reading “First time on a cruise? What you need to know?”

15 things to do in Beverley | What to do in Beverley

Beverley is a delightful small town in the North East of England with a range of activities to suit all ages, and a huge amount of history and culture attached to it. It’s an ideal low key weekend break, with romantic hotels, some top dining locations and enough galleries, churches and quirky trails to keepContinue reading “15 things to do in Beverley | What to do in Beverley”

The Bower House | A delightful Cotwswolds stay

I’m a big fan of boutique properties, I find the attention to detail is usually much higher and the service often more personal.  Indeed, at The Bower House you’re welcomed as an old friend and the smiling staff have great suggestions for the local area. The five rooms are individually designed, with different styles, layouts andContinue reading “The Bower House | A delightful Cotwswolds stay”

What to do in The Black Forest

Getting around Whilst it is possible to travel by public transport, so many of the beautiful scenic routes aren’t going  to be easy to navigate without your own transport, so it’s recommended you hire a car. We chose to hire from Basel Airport and did a full loop for the week, arriving back to theContinue reading “What to do in The Black Forest”

Top Christmas Markets in The Black Forest | Black Forest Christmas Markets

Germany is famous for it’s Christmas Markets, even in the UK most of the major cities from London to Manchester claim to be hosting ‘German Christmas Markets’; so I’ve always been keen to see the real thing and find out what’s so good about them. The Black Forest is a beautiful region at any timeContinue reading “Top Christmas Markets in The Black Forest | Black Forest Christmas Markets”

Where to eat in Lincoln |Top food & drink in Lincoln

Lincoln has a great number of options for food and drinks to suit all tastes. In the old town area then cute coffee shops and brunch options are numerous, as are traditional pubs with a few unique wine bars in between. The list below is a few top recommendations for food and drink in LincolnContinue reading “Where to eat in Lincoln |Top food & drink in Lincoln”

The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln

When you mention The Bronze Pig in Lincoln to others then their eyes light up. Either people are excited about their visit, or indeed have visited already for a birthday or an anniversary. The restaurant is intimate, with only 12 tables, and only one sitting, meaning that you have the table to yourself for theContinue reading “The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln”

48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?

In the past few years, Lincoln has grown from a sleepy midlands town to a thriving place with a popular university that also manages to maintain it’s historical charm…and boy does it have a lot of history! To familiarise yourself with the historic centre, try a walking tour with @hiddenlincoln My guide Ivan met meContinue reading “48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?”

A French Feast with Eric Bichon | Wine Pairings & fine cuisine

L’Orée des Bois located in La Breille-les-Pins is the restaurant of celebrated chef Eric Bichon. I recently had the opportunity to try a menu of his creation, alongside thoughtfully paired wines inside one of the dining rooms at Chateau de Jalesnes in the Loire Valley. The dining area was laid out in a grand manner,Continue reading “A French Feast with Eric Bichon | Wine Pairings & fine cuisine”

Rio Muchacho Organic Farm- Ecuador’s Authentic Eco Tourism Experience

Ecuador has for a while been presenting itself as a eco tourism hotspot. There are eco lodges in most towns, recycling seems to be more present than even in many cities in the UK and tour groups offer eco packages to the country. However, what does a property need to do to call itself ‘ecoContinue reading “Rio Muchacho Organic Farm- Ecuador’s Authentic Eco Tourism Experience”