One of the biggest and best cities in the world, Tokyo attracts around 5 million foreign visitors per annum, it is clearly at the top of many a traveller’s wishlist and I was no exception. When I booked my trip to Japan over a year earlier with my British Airways avios points we virtually had … More Tokyo – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
At the tail end of 2015 I went on a slightly mad 5 day trip to New Zealand to see my brother in his adoptive home – yes the jet lag was appalling and no I would not recommend this length trip to anybody. Even with such a little amount of time we took a … More New Zealand – A photo diary
It’s true, I am a self-confessed and unashamed Scandiphile, from our inaugural holiday to Stockholm it was love at first reindeer meatball. Denmark is no exception, three trips later and another planned this July, I have fallen hard for Copenhagen’s unique charms. Of course I may be slightly biased, getting both engaged and married there means the … More Falling for Copenhagen
Why visit Hamburg? To start with, Easyjet’s very cheap flights on offer, secondly my husband never having been to Germany before chose Hamburg for his birthday weekend over Milan. Of course, there is the famed Beatles connection and the city reminded me of Liverpool in more ways than one, but there is also an admirable counter … More 48 hours in Hamburg
Going to India with a friend for an Ashtanga yoga retreat, we were particularly concerned about our airlines losing our suitcases and leaving us stranded in Kerala with no clothes, toiletries and most importantly no yoga gear. So we made a pact to travel light and make sure it was hand-luggage only all the way … More Hand luggage only: How to travel light in India!
This is not a public service announcement. You aren’t a bad person if you drink and you (probably) won’t go to hell if you have a couple of glasses of vino or spend a day in bed hungover. I’m a firm believer in people choosing their own path and this is my experience of how … More Travelling Sober: A life without alcohol
I have taken the old adage that you can never be too rich or too thin and moulded it to fit my lifestyle; you can never work too little or travel too much. So of course, this year I have my eye on several lands afar ripe for exploration. My 2017 planned destinations are not … More My travel picks for 2017