12 culinary highlights of our Burgundy & Provence river cruise

12 culinary highlights of our Burgundy & Provence river cruise

From Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France, to the Mediterannean flavours of Provence, our river cruise with Uniworld and Titan Travel took us through some of the best wine growing... 

Classic Caribbean luxury at Ottley’s Plantation Inn, St Kitts

Classic Caribbean luxury at Ottley’s Plantation Inn, St Kitts

At Ottley’s Plantation Inn, I felt I was stepping back in time, into a luxurious Caribbean lifestyle. The last remaining plantation inn on St Kitts, the hotel is a haven to relax... 

Are e-bikes the answer for a relaxing cycling holiday?

Are e-bikes the answer for a relaxing cycling holiday?

I remember the first time I went cycling with Headwater Holidays on my honeymoon. Basking in the September sunshine, we cycled through unspoiled rural France, meandering through gently... 

Discovering Menorca’s prehistoric past – the Talayotic culture

Discovering Menorca’s prehistoric past – the Talayotic culture

As we walked along the grassy path, the stone monument stood solid, like an upturned boat, surrounded by a field of wildflowers and glowing in the late afternoon sun. We’d come... 

A guide to gorilla trekking in Rwanda

A guide to gorilla trekking in Rwanda

With only 900 mountain gorillas left in the wild, their population concentrated in just three countries (Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo), opportunities to see them... 

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12 culinary highlights of our Burgundy & Provence river cruise 12 culinary highlights of our Burgundy & Provence river cruise

From Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France, to the Mediterannean flavours of Provence,... 

Classic Caribbean luxury at Ottley’s Plantation Inn, St Kitts Classic Caribbean luxury at Ottley’s Plantation Inn, St Kitts

At Ottley’s Plantation Inn, I felt I was stepping back in time, into a luxurious... 

Are e-bikes the answer for a relaxing cycling holiday? Are e-bikes the answer for a relaxing cycling holiday?

I remember the first time I went cycling with Headwater Holidays on my honeymoon.... 

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Kurhotel Skodsborg: A luxury spa hotel you’ll love in Copenhagen Kurhotel Skodsborg: A luxury spa hotel you’ll love in Copenhagen

Set between the ocean and the forest, Kurhotel Skodsborg just north of Copenhagen... 

A year in review – where Heather travelled in 2015 A year in review – where Heather travelled in 2015

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Absalon Hotel in Copenhagen – and the Designers Guild connection Absalon Hotel in Copenhagen – and the Designers Guild connection

The colours sizzle and sing as I step into the lime and turquoise reception area... 

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Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music

In this Travel Podcast Episode 28, you’ll hear about the Rhine River cruise that I took in May with my husband Guy with Lüftner Cruises.  I talk about the pretty riverside towns we visited on our cruise from Basel to Cologne, about the food, the wine and above all the history of this fascinating... [Read more of this review]

27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast 27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast

In Travel Podcast Episode 27, I talk to La Carmina; fashion blogger, TV host and expert in Japanese street style, about Tokyo. We find out where to shop if you’d like to dress in Gothic style or as an antique doll from the forest. Hear about the Tokyo theme restaurants that will give you a night... [Read more of this review]

26 – My charity visit to India – podcast 26 – My charity visit to India – podcast

In Podcast 26 I spend a week in India, visiting a charity project that I support through my church here in Bristol. From Hyderabad we travelled to Kurnool with our contact Father Pratap Reddy and visited some of the villages where he is supporting the education of the poorest children and developing... [Read more of this review]

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