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 my … Continue reading Environmental concerns in travel & fashion|How Zoggs are leading the movement.
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's … Continue reading Fontelunga Hotel & Villas | Tuscany’s finest boutique villa
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 potteries … Continue reading Stoke on Trent & The Potteries |Where to visit
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 on … Continue reading Sacha Lodge – An Ecuadorian Rainforest stay
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 to … Continue reading 5 Activities you’ll want to do in Antigua
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. On … Continue reading A day on board Independence of the Seas – Royal Caribbean
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 was … Continue reading Portsmouth – Bilbao on the Cap Finistère with Brittany Ferries