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…

3 days in Prague, Czech Republic

Gothic spires and pointed roofs dot the skyline of Prague and a slow river winds through the heart of this beautiful old city. Historical and charming, Prague continues to draw visitors. 3 days in Prague is just enough to take in some of the city’s best highlights, including the Old Town, Charles Bridge and Prague…

3 Day Itinerary: What to do in Brussels

3 days in Brussels is the perfect length of time to spend in this quaint city, filled with Gothic architecture and winding streets. Brussels is the administrative centre of the European Union, and weekends here are usually comparatively affordable as the hotels empty of diplomats and politicians who visit during the working week. This 3…