Posts by Catherine

Perfect travel gifts

Perfect travel gifts

4th January 2017 No Comment
Now that another lovely Christmas is over, the family have left and all that remains to do is plough through all the food leftovers, it’s time to have a play around with the lovely presents Santa delivered this year! In anticipation of another busy travel season this Spring, it seems appropriate to review some of […]
Top 5 things to do in Medellin, Colombia

Top 5 things to do in Medellin, Colombia

13th December 2016 No Comment
I’ve been to  Colombia twice this year and both times I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Medellin. Both times I was only there briefly, but I managed to get out and explore some of this beautiful city during my short time visiting. Medellin has a population of over 2 million, making it the second largest […]
Barbados

Barbados

6th December 2016 3 Comments
Now that we’re well and truly into winter here in the UK and my travel has finished for 2016, I’m already reminiscing about some of my favourite destinations I travelled to this year. Right up there was Barbados – I was lucky enough to end up on this beautiful Caribbean island twice this year (once […]
Usaquén, Bogotá, Colombia

Usaquén, Bogotá, Colombia

29th November 2016 No Comment
Bogotá is the capital of Colombia and is pretty large, which is exacerbated by the fact traffic is terrible, especially when it rains in the city (which it frequently does). This is the reason why, although I’ve visited Bogotá twice now I can’t pretend to have visited most of the city. However, as the city […]
Café Pergamino, Medellin

Café Pergamino, Medellin

26th November 2016 No Comment
Although I’ll sit down at some point and do a separate post on Medellin more generally, I feel that Café Pergamino warrants its own post. Earlier this week I was in Medellin on my second visit to this lovely city in the heart of Colombia and the one thing I had to do was visit […]
Review: BA Boeing 747 World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy)

Review: BA Boeing 747 World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy)

22nd November 2016 2 Comments
Today I flew from London Heathrow to Miami with British Airways departing at 9:00am. The scheduled flight duration for this flight is 9 hours 50 minutes. I flew in the World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) cabin, and as it was very quiet it was a great opportunity for me to take some photos and put […]
Top 10 Tips for Long Haul Travel

Top 10 Tips for Long Haul Travel

19th November 2016 No Comment
I’m currently doing a lot of travel to the Americas, which often involves extremely long journeys including long flights of 8+ hours. Many of us don’t have the luxury of travelling in Business or First class, so have to make do with Economy, or Premium Economy if you’re lucky. Here are my top 10 tips […]
What’s in my clear plastic bag? In-flight essentials

What’s in my clear plastic bag? In-flight essentials

17th November 2016 No Comment
One of the things I struggle most with as a frequent flyer has to be the limits on what liquids you’re allowed to take on board. Most of the time I’m pretty good at not trying to take huge amounts of liquids through, but there always is that annoying time in transit when you get […]