The Bondi Icebergs

Confession time: I am a giant scaredy cat. So booking a three week trip to Australia – where most of the animals seem to be out to get you – was a risky holiday for me already. Add to that that I’m not the most confident swimmer, and well, you can start to wonder why…

A Gorgeous Weekend on the Norfolk Broads

I’m not entirely sure if signing up to daily Secret Escapes emails has been a blessing or a curse so far. A blessing in that the savings and holiday discount deals I’ve found on there have been absolutely brilliant. A curse in that it’s made me book more holidays than I probably should have… Which…

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Sydney

I have to start off by saying that every time I’ve visited Sydney I’ve really loved it. Guaranteed, I’ve spent most of my time visiting the tourist attractions – the harbour bridge, the harbour itself, and the surrounding beaches  – but even the little time I spent exploring the quieter parts of the city have…

Wine Tasting in the Barossa Valley

“Do you have Jacob’s Creek in the UK?” asked the very kind lady hosting our wine tasting. “Ermm yeahhhh?” I mumbled back – of course we do, you can find a bottle of Jacob’s Creek in possibly any corner shop nearby. It was never a bottle of wine I would usually pick up, but I…

Where To Eat in Melbourne

A quick disclaimer before I get into the nitty gritty (and by that I mean, the close up avocado toast pics) but this post should actually be titled “Where to eat in Melbourne and surrounding areas”, as we do deviate from the city slightly. And even though I have touched on a few of the…

8 Ways To Enjoy A Weekend In Melbourne

Coffee. Beaches. Coffee. The three main things I was told about Melbourne before visiting this February. Seriously, everyone was really insistent on the coffee. Because of the nature of my trip to Melbourne which totalled 4 days split into two parts, I thought it’d be best to round up what we did that’s perfect for a shorter…