Weekend in Cambridge: Things to do

Located a short 45 minute train ride away from London, Cambridge is perfect for a weekend away or, if you’re feeling spry, even as a day trip from London! Filled with medieval architecture, quaint shopping streets and home to one of the world’s oldest universities and markets, there’s plenty of things to do in Cambridge….

Weekend in the Hunter Valley

Just over two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is home to more than 150 wineries, making it one of Australia’s most famous wine growing regions and is a perfect daytrip from Sydney. However, the Hunter Valley has a lot more to offer tourists than just wine tasting and picturesque views. So if you…

What to do in Gran Canaria, Spain

Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canary Islands, a group of islands located between Spain and the continent of Africa, and famed for white sand beach resorts, outdoor activities and a rich colonial history. There’s so much more to do here than just surf, sand and sea (though those are well deserved attractions!) –…

10 days in Cuba

  Travelling to Cuba? If you’re thinking of heading to Cuba, now is the time. The country is rapidly changing and opening up, which is excellent news for both the locals and travellers wanting to make their way there. The logistics of travel to Cuba has never been easier, with AirBnB listings, new hotels planned…

2 weeks in Italy

With 2 weeks in Italy you’ll have enough time to cover the highlights – art, culture, history, food and shopping, but you’ll need to make a choice – north or south? There’s so much to see and do in Italy, any travel plans you make will be full of compromises. As I’ve covered more of…

3 days in Hanoi

3 days in Hanoi is just enough to take in the highlights of this buzzing, fascinating city. Over a thousand years old, Hanoi’s history had it’s beginnings as a fishing village. It has served as the capital city of modern day Vietnam since 1902 and is Vietnam’s second largest city, filled with colour, culture and…

Anatomy of a travel plan

My friends will tell you that I am a planner extraordinaire – the kind of girl that plans everything, and I mean everything – from my diary in advance of three months, to my daily schedule in 15 minute increments (no I’ve never been a lawyer!), to my travel plans. My philosophy is that if you fail…

7 days in New York: Things to do in NYC

  New York City is the stuff of dreams, by turns mesmerising, inspiring and fascinating in equal turns. There’s so much to see in the city that never sleeps, a little bit of planning before you travel to New York will help you maximise your time there. If you’re going on holiday to New York,…