Category: Travel

National Trust: Kent

In the absence of international holidays and city breaks, I have taken the opportunity to make the most out of my National Trust membership in 2020. Since the sites reopened in the early summer months the majority of my staycations have been centred around… Continue Reading “National Trust: Kent”

UK Staycation: Canterbury and Rye

If you are looking for a short staycation, the South East of the UK provides the perfect getaway. Within easy reach of London and the surrounding counties you will find a mixture of quaint cities, countryside and coastal paths all offering opportunities to blow… Continue Reading “UK Staycation: Canterbury and Rye”

UK Staycation: South Wales & The Cotswolds

With 2020 being the most disrupted year for travel, I have lost count of the number of trips that have been cancelled. Gone was the dream beach holiday to Santorini and the ultimate adventure to trek the Great Wall of China, just to name… Continue Reading “UK Staycation: South Wales & The Cotswolds”

Hiking the Dover Coast Path

There is nothing like a good hike to blow away the cobwebs. As we all know, raising your heart rate through exercise does wonders for not only your physical health but mental health too. After years of running and the subsequent injuries that come… Continue Reading “Hiking the Dover Coast Path”

City Break: Two Days in Seville

Seville, the capital of the AndalucĂ­a region in Spain, is famous for flamenco dancing and it’s beautiful Moorish architecture. The sunny city was also the location of my most recent adventure. Packing my wheelie case I jetted for a mid week break for some… Continue Reading “City Break: Two Days in Seville”

Top Things to do in Istanbul

Six years ago today I was jetting off to Istanbul, for a trip that promised rich history and culture. The city, formally known as Byzantium and Constantinople, lies across two continents. One part of Istanbul lies in Europe, with the other in Asia –… Continue Reading “Top Things to do in Istanbul”

Hiking in the Scottish Highlands

One of the greatest joys of travel is not just seeing the world, but the people you meet along the way. During my trip hiking the Atlas Mountains I met some amazing people, of all ages and backgrounds. Some I knew I would not… Continue Reading “Hiking in the Scottish Highlands”

City break to Bologna, Parma and Modena

For the second year running I have worked in a role whereby the company has a “shut down” between Christmas and New Year. With very little focus on business during this period, I personally think it is a great idea. It gives employees time… Continue Reading “City break to Bologna, Parma and Modena”

Weekend Break: Malta & Gozo

As the clocks went back and the UK was set for months of gloomy weather and downpours – I attempted a final sunshine break. Booking a long weekend to the sunny islands of Malta and Gozo. If you only have a few days, a… Continue Reading “Weekend Break: Malta & Gozo”

City Break: Two Days in Bratislava

When you have no annual leave remaining, but the Wanderlust inside you is itching to get away, you have to utilise every moment to fit in a cheeky getaway. When I first discovered Cheeky Weekend I was in my element. Without having to trawl… Continue Reading “City Break: Two Days in Bratislava”

Mount Toubkal: Moroccan Adventure

As I learn to love solo travelling more and more, I have discovered that no destination is off limits. If it is on the bucket list, I will find a way to get there. That said, as a solo travelling woman, I have to… Continue Reading “Mount Toubkal: Moroccan Adventure”

City Break: 24 Hours in Munich

Famous for it’s annual Ockoberfest, beautiful architecture and the BMW headquarters, the Bavarian capital of Munich is the third largest city in Germany – offering an abundance of culture. When I was researching my whistle stop trip to Munich (24 hours to be precise)… Continue Reading “City Break: 24 Hours in Munich”