Accommodation review: Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon

Accommodation review: Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon

Soar into the Devonshire coast at Soar Mill Cove Soar Mill Cove is a spa hotel near Salcombe, off-grid down a long single track road flanked by tall hedges on either side, and by ‘off grid’ we mean that you won’t pick up a mobile signal with any carrier, and thisRead More…

Accommodation review: Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire, Ty Olive

Accommodation review: Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire, Ty Olive

Staying with Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire is the county in the south-western corner of Wales. Probably best known for its national park, it also has an array of award-winning beaches. We’d never been before so decided to spend three days there as part of our ‘mini-moon’ road trip downRead More…

Carribean life – learning to ‘lime’ in Tobago

Carribean life – learning to ‘lime’ in Tobago

Liming, Tobago’s favourite pastime! Do you lime? I had no idea what ‘liming’ was until I arrived on the Caribbean island of Tobago but soon found out how to fit in with the locals! ‘Limin’ or ‘liming’ means hanging out with friends or family. Chilling out  – maybe with aRead More…

Hotel review: Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland

Hotel review: Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland

Glorius Galgorm! Galgorm Manor Resort and Spa is a large country house hotel with leisure facilities located in lush grounds just outside Cullybackey near Ballymena in Northern Ireland. It’s a 45-minute drive from central Belfast / George Best City airport or a mere 30 minutes from Belfast International Airport. First impressions countRead More…

Berlin Blog day 2

Berlin Blog day 2

Another fresh and bright morning in Berlin.  On this trip we stayed in Prenzlauerberg and had breakfast at Cafe Melon beside a tram stop to Alexanderplatz. A busy cafe, popular with locals and holidaymakers alike. We picked scrambled eggs and their Berlin breakfast. The Berlin breakfast consisted of cheese, ham, salad andRead More…

Top 5 Tips for packing light on holiday

Top 5 Tips for packing light on holiday

Best tips for holiday packing I don’t know about you but every time it comes to pulling out that suitcase,  my whole wardrobe wants to jump in! It seemed as if I really needed a pair of jeans for each day or that extra top.  Thankfully, I’ve changed and nowRead More…

Taking a Staycation? Money off apartments in Bath

Taking a Staycation? Money off apartments in Bath

Staycation money off accommodation in Bath We received this email and thought it would be handy to share. To celebrate the 10th birthday of SACO Bath apartments, they are offering 25% off* a weekend stay this August at SACO Bath, plus the chance to receive a free Thermae Bath SpaRead More…

Cruising from Biograd Na Moru to Zadar onboard the Nada event ship

Cruising from Biograd Na Moru to Zadar onboard the Nada event ship

Last summer we took a trip to Croatia to stay at the Ilirija resort on the Dalmatian coast. See our review of the hotel here. Another feature of booking there, is the Motoryacht Nada, a ship with room for 150 people and guests can take a Sunset gourmet cruise whenRead More…

Travel: 5 reasons to visit Mostar

Travel: 5 reasons to visit Mostar

5 reasons to visit Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Location The beautiful town of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovnia is somewhere you may remember seeing from the Balkan War. The old bridge of Mostar being blown up is one of the less horrific images broadcast on TV at the time. ThankfullyRead More…

Travel: Traveling with Contact Lenses

Travel: Traveling with Contact Lenses

Speccy Travelling The problem with being a spectacle wearer is that you don’t always have your prescription sunglasses with you, or should I say the ones that you want to pose with!  I also prefer to wear my contact lenses at times like this to be able to see more. Read More…