Beyond the Galapagos Islands – Ecuador’s Forgotten Treasures

Beyond the Galapagos Islands – Ecuador’s Forgotten Treasures

Ecuador is one of the countries that you’ve heard a lot about, but maybe would never consider visiting. Why go to Ecuador on holiday, when there are the exciting destinations... 

Dublin, Lisbon, Rome – where will your next citybreak be?

Dublin, Lisbon, Rome – where will your next citybreak be?

When spring arrives with sunshine and daffodils, it always puts me in the mood for planning my next getaway, a mini-break to throw off the chill of winter and tide me over until the... 

Finding Josphine Baker at Riad Star in Marrakech – video

Finding Josphine Baker at Riad Star in Marrakech – video

When Mike and Lucie Wood found an old property in the Marrakech Medina to add to their small group of Marrakech Boutique Riads, they named it Riad Star, for not much more reason than... 

A weekend in Birmingham on the Tolkien Trail

A weekend in Birmingham on the Tolkien Trail

With the latest addition to The Hobbit trilogy being recently released on DVD, and the next instalment ready to grace our cinema screens in a few months, now would be a perfect time... 

Tagines and fresh orange juice – the food we enjoyed in Morocco

Tagines and fresh orange juice – the food we enjoyed in Morocco

My recent trip to Marrakech has brought back mouth-watering memories of last year’s trip to Morrocco with the family, when we stayed in Taghazout, the surf-capital of Morocco.... 

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Beyond the Galapagos Islands – Ecuador’s Forgotten Treasures Beyond the Galapagos Islands – Ecuador’s Forgotten Treasures

Ecuador is one of the countries that you’ve heard a lot about, but maybe would... 

Dublin, Lisbon, Rome – where will your next citybreak be? Dublin, Lisbon, Rome – where will your next citybreak be?

When spring arrives with sunshine and daffodils, it always puts me in the mood for... 

Finding Josphine Baker at Riad Star in Marrakech – video Finding Josphine Baker at Riad Star in Marrakech – video

When Mike and Lucie Wood found an old property in the Marrakech Medina to add to... 

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Featured destination- Copenhagen

A cool boutique hotel in Copenhagen – the Andersen Hotel – video A cool boutique hotel in Copenhagen – the Andersen Hotel – video

In a city like Copenhagen that’s awash with cool Scandinavian design, the Andersen... 

Love locks and fairytale castles – a romantic weekend in Copenhagen Love locks and fairytale castles – a romantic weekend in Copenhagen

Whether you’re just-getting-to-know-you or celebrating many years of happiness... 

In Photos – our weekend break in Copenhagen In Photos – our weekend break in Copenhagen

I’ve been to Copenhagen not one, not two, but three times now. In the world... 

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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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