New York: The Essentials

New York, New York so good they named it twice, the city that never sleeps, The Big Apple… need I go on?! New York is a city that is well known all over, and a city I am lucky enough to be have been to three times (and would love to go many more times…

Best City Breaks for the Summer

Usually when Summer rolls around the first holiday on my mind goes to (and in no certain order) – Sun, Sea, Beach, Pool, Wine & Paella. Whichever holiday can get me a combination of all of those is a winner. However, if money, time or holiday allowance is permitting, sometimes a great alternative to an…

What to ACTUALLY Pack for a Festival

This post diverts slightly from what I usually write on this blog, but festival season is upon us and it started me thinking about my 5 previous, glorious years attending Glastonbury festival. However, Glastonbury isn’t on this year, and I don’t have any festival plans (although if anyone has anyone wants to get me Sziget…

Why You Need to Visit Sintra

The name Sintra may not ring a bell, but I’ll guarantee you’ve seen it before on galleries of ‘most Instagram-able locations’. It’s so much more than just an Insta-location (I just cringed at myself typing that), so I wanted to explain what I loved about our visit there, and why I think its’ worth your…