Planning For Future Travel

Collaborative Contributed Post  Although travel is not something that many people can do yet, or even feel comfortable doing, it can still be fun to pass some time by thinking about and planning some travel for when Covid-19 is under control. This could be exploring new places in your own country or finding amazing spots that you would like to visit abroad. Having this time to plan will give you...

Our UK Travel Bucket List

•Collaborative post• With UK lockdown still in place for at least another three weeks, it can be hard to envision a world after this is all over. I’ve been daydreaming about all the places I want to travel to when I can and, although there are places abroad like Santorini and Disneyland Paris on my list, I think I will feel more comfortable sticking with UK travel to start with....

New York City Break

•Contributed collaborative post• Many of you are probably planning those dream mini breaks for when today’s unusual situation finally improves. The prices are at a record low so you can realise these dreams later this year. New York is an ever-changing, never-sleeping, fascinating metropolis packed full of culture. There are unlimited things to do and see, here are some examples.  Broadway Broadway theatres are world famous and a trip to...

The Best UK Christmas Shopping Destinations

•Collaborative post• Planning your Christmas shopping and not sure where to go? I’ve put together a list of some of the best UK Christmas shopping destinations including high street and designer shops, department stores and winter wonderland markets – you can thank me later! Liverpool ONE Located right in the city centre, with views of the historic docks and beautiful waterfront, and offering the perfect mix of high-street and designer...

5 of the Best Ski Holiday Destinations for Beginners and Families

•Sponsored post• Out of all the holidays we have gone on as a family, something I have never experienced before is a skiing trip. I went along to the slopes on Vancouver Island, Canada once when visiting my uncle, who lives there, but I haven’t actually been on a skiing holiday. We were discussing the best Winter holiday destinations in the office at work recently, and skiing came up. These...

Tourist Advice: How to Keep Your Jewellery Safe

•Collaborative post• Any popular tourist area has the downside of potential pick pockets, regardless of where you are in the world. London is widely regarded as a safe city, but if you’re a visitor it’s still worth taking precautions to make sure you protect your belongings, particularly your jewellery. Here are three tips for tourists on how to keep your jewellery safe during your visit to London: 1. Take out Insurance If you...

Travel Bucket List – Canada

•Sponsored post• I am so excited because next week my Uncle is visiting from Canada, where him and his family moved a long time ago, when I was still a teenager. As it is a long way away from us in Bournemouth, we haven’t seen my uncle that many times in the past decade, so this trip has been much anticipated by our family. We have travelled to Vancouver Island,...

Celebrating Our Second Wedding Anniversary in Brighton

Two years ago today, overlooking the stunning caldera in Santorini, Ed and I said ‘I do’ in front of some of our closest friends and family in an intimate ceremony. It was the most magical day, and I would have loved to have returned to the island for our anniversary, but it simply wasn’t feasible due to a lack of funds and Ed now working as a teacher, which means...

How to Spend a Summer’s Day in Liverpool

•Guest Collaborative Post• Whether you’re a Liverpool local or just visiting for the summer, you’ll want to know where is best to go when the sun decides to stay (at least for a day or two). In Liverpool, there are many beer gardens, rooftops and parks where you can enjoy the sun and maybe even catch a tan.  Here are some of the best summer hotspots in Liverpool, which will...

Places to Visit in Somerset with Children

We recently went on a little staycation to Somerset with the children. It was a spur of the moment trip, booked only a week beforehand, so I hadn’t really looked into what there was to do in the area. Instead, we had a bit of a Google, whilst we were there and decided on a few places to visit. It was a really enjoyable break away, and I wanted to...