Month: June,2017

Why you should book a wine tour in Bordeaux

Why you should book a wine tour in Bordeaux

24th June 2017 No Comment
I first visited Bordeaux last Easter with my boyfriend, and without hesitation I had booked a wine tour before we arrived. To be honest, before I went on said wine tour, I knew basically nothing about the wine industry in Bordeaux; all I had was a general awareness that we were heading to one of […]
10 photos that will make you want to visit historic Quito

10 photos that will make you want to visit historic Quito

22nd June 2017 1 Comment
The historical centre of Quito, Ecuador was designated as the first UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site along with Warsaw in Poland in 1978 (For more about Warsaw, click here). The historical part of Ecuador’s capital city is centred around a beautiful square called Plaza de la Independencia (Independence Square) or Plaza Grande. It’s filled with […]
7 spots not to miss in Vancouver

7 spots not to miss in Vancouver

20th June 2017 No Comment
Over the past couple of years, I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Vancouver several times with work. I love visiting Canada and Vancouver is widely regarded as many people’s favourite city in Canada, if not in the world. It’s hugely diverse culturally, with beautiful open spaces and an abundance of nature around every corner. It’s […]
Travel First-Aid Essentials – don’t get caught out!

Travel First-Aid Essentials – don’t get caught out!

18th June 2017 No Comment
So it’s summertime, you’re going away soon and you’re really excited! Maybe it’s just for a quick business jaunt or for that luxury three-week holiday that you’ve been saving for. But you don’t want to overlook the basics and end up trekking around some foreign land trying to find paracetemol or a plaster instead of […]
Soaking up nature at Stowe House and Gardens

Soaking up nature at Stowe House and Gardens

16th June 2017 No Comment
I’ve done a lot of travel with work over the last few months, so now I’m home for a while it’s time for me to start exploring more of my local area. I live in a rural part of the country, just down the road from Stowe in Buckinghamshire. This pretty little village is home […]
5 reasons you should visit Canada this Winter

5 reasons you should visit Canada this Winter

7th June 2017 No Comment
This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday – congratulations! So 2017 is an excellent year to choose to visit Canada, a truly beautiful country. Don’t worry just yet if you think you’ve missed the boat and are too late to plan your summer holiday there; there’s always winter in 6 months’ time! There’ll be […]
Sunset cruise in Kochi, home of the Indian spice trade

Sunset cruise in Kochi, home of the Indian spice trade

4th June 2017 No Comment
Kochi (or Cochin) is a city located in the state of Kerala, which is in south-west India. I took advantage of a complimentary sunset cruise offered by my hotel to see more of this fascinating city. It is located on the coast and is characterised by a series of intricate waterways that flow out into […]
Driving the Santa Monica Mountains

Driving the Santa Monica Mountains

1st June 2017 No Comment
During my recent trip to LA, I stumbled across the Santa Monica Mountains completely by accident. I had a spare evening and thought I’d take a drive out to Malibu to the beach, as this surely was the thing to do in late May in Socal. However, sometimes the best laid plans just aren’t the […]