Preparing for far flung destinations – 8 essentials I never leave home without

Before heading off on any far-flung trip you’re more than likely to have you’ll have a lengthy checklist of things to sort out. From anti-frizz hair serums to travel vaccinations, here are 8 travel essentials I never leave home without… ORS Humidity Control I have hair frizziness issues especially when I travel to the Southern…… Continue reading Preparing for far flung destinations – 8 essentials I never leave home without

Top 15 dog friendly hotels in the Peak District

With its rolling hills, craggy peaks, limestone dales and miles of glorious unspoilt moorland, the Peak District – located in central England – is easily one of the best places to visit in the UK with a dog. England’s first designated national park offers some of the most breath-taking views and fantastic opportunities for walking, hiking…

Top 15 cool and unusual hotels in Bangkok

A restless, hedonistic and delightfully chaotic metropolis and an essential part of any trip to the land of smiles,  the Thai capital continues to bewilder, bemuse and please its many visitors often in equal measures. A city of contrasts and contradictions, here sprawling megamalls and shiny skyscrapers sit side-by-side with gold-spired temples where orange-robed monks wander…

Back to Reality

rawpixel / Pixabay After a glorious two weeks at home, it’s back to reality.  Yes, I’m back at work this week.  And to be honest, it’s not so bad.  In terms of recovery, I don’t think I actually needed the full two weeks off, but it was certainly better safe than sorry.  The added rest… Continue reading Back to Reality

Five fabulous eateries you need to visit in Montreal

Montreal – the largest French-speaking city in North America is a cultural junction – and its dizzying array of food choices from, from poutine to fine international cuisine, reflects that, in fact they boast the most amount of restaurants per capita in Canada! From spending a week here scouting out all the best places to eat,…

This Is What Happens When You Say “Yes” To Every Scam In India

There are a number of scams and tricks you’ll likely be faced with when visiting India, typically beginning with someone coming up to you on the street. It’s a country that can be overwhelming, especially during your first 48 hours in India. Saying “no” to everything can be an effective method to avoid being hustled… Continue reading This Is What Happens When You Say “Yes” To Every Scam In India