Q&A for First Time Cruise Travellers Princess Cruises | Sky Princess

Using our recent experience on the Sky Princess by Princess Cruises, we answer a few questions first time cruise travellers might have about planning their first cruise holiday.

Welcome Back Sky Princess! Our First Ever Seacation

We stretch our rusty sea legs with a return to cruise travel. On our very first seacation, we meet Sky Princess, an exciting addition to the Princess Cruises fleet, and enjoy a much-needed escape from land and daily routine.

Gourmet Garden Trails in Surrey and West Sussex

This is a photoblog about RHS Garden Wisley, one of the gardens curated by the British Royal Horticultural Society. Explore gourmet food and breath-taking surroundings.

Copper bathtub in Salthouse Harbour Hotel, Ipswich

Whether you’re starting to travel internationally or staying closer to home, finding moments for self-care should be high on your priority list.

Is The Scarlet Lady by Virgin Voyages the right cruise for you?

With multiple cruise ships and cruise travel itineraries to choose from, you’re probably wondering whether the brand new cruise ship, Scarlet Lady by Virgin Voyages is a good fit for you. Here’s a sneak peek that could help you decide.

View across farmland outside the Monasterio de San Millán de Yuso | Visit La Rioja

In the Spanish autonomous province of La Rioja, we sampled bodegas in Haro, explored pincho bars in Logroño and time-travelled to medieval times in San Millán de la Cogolla. Read why La Rioja is worth visiting for travellers curious about Northern Spain.

View of Brouwerij ‘t IJ brewery in Amsterdam - Producers of organic blonde and dark beers

This alternative visitor guide to Amsterdam explores what I’ve coined the ‘Corners of Amsterdam’ (i.e., lesser-known parts of the city). It is targeted at repeat visitors and first-timers who may be looking to discover more than Amsterdam’s well-known touristic highlights.

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Porto Santo - Best Beaches in Europe - Madeira

You probably already know that we have a soft spot for Portugal. Well, we’re taking that love one step further to say that the Portuguese island of Porto Santo may have one of the best beaches in Europe!    The

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Couple cycling in Leogang, Salzburgerland, Austria

Experience has taught us that if we want to know more about a destination, always talk to the locals. Therefore, this article features five different local encounters we had while cycling in Leogang. Those encounters gave us insight into this

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Couple laughing on Balcony in Bio-Hotel Rupertus, Leogang

In this article, we visit Austria and share how experiencing wellness in Saalfelden Leogang challenged and inspired us to live healthier and more wholesome lives. Saalfelden Leogang in Salzburgerland, southwestern Austria is a multifaceted, year-round destination with a rich culture

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Three local Antiguan woman share their favourite things to do on the island to have a #Hotgirlsummer

Having a #HotGirlSummer all year round just got easier with these suggestions from local women on the island of Antigua. Summer may be coming to an end, but when you’re focused on living your best life, like these queens, summer

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Mas Llunes, a winery in DO Empordà, Girona Province | Wine Tourism in Empordà | Wine Tourism in Empordà

Wine tourism is a highlight of any visit to DO Empordà, a historic winemaking region of Catalonia, Spain. A multisensory wine tasting experience at Mas Llunes, a wine-producing estate in Garriguella, Girona, helped us challenge our preconceptions about how sight,

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Article talking about Organic Wines in Emporda, Catalonia, Spain

Skip the crowds in Barcelona, hire a car and head up north along the Mediterranean coast to explore the province of Girona, Catalonia. In this article, we visit Terra Remota, a wine estate in Alt Empordà to learn about organic

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Omo sampling wildflowers with Evarist March | Costa Brava's Coastline

Nature is a source of life and also a source of culinary inspiration. During our road trip across Catalonia, we meet gastro-botanist Evarist March of NaturalWalks to explore Costa Brava’s coastline and learn about its influence on the region’s food

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Omo walking among beech trees in the forest of La Fageda d’en Jordà practising mindfulness

According to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), mindfulness i.e., paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental health. Our visit to

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Tech Review: Cellhire Mifi Mobile Hotspot

Small, portable mobile hotspots can be a lifesaver when travelling. This comparative review will take a look at the use of Cellhire MiFis in four countries.   Cellhire is considered a G.O.A.T. when it comes to the global telecoms market. With

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Woni Spotts, Antarctica | First Black Woman to Travel To Every Country in the World

Social media fuels the misleading impression that if a story doesn’t exist online, then perhaps it does not exist at all. We interviewed Ms Woni Spotts, a 55-year-old African American entrepreneur and, by her own account, possibly the first black

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Exploring Hamburg through images | Hamburg photo journal

This is the concluding piece of our two-part travel series on Hamburg, Germany. Mostly relying on the power of the written word, our blog brings to life the destinations, cultures, traditions and people we encounter on our travels. We love

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ScicSailing Gulet Cruise in Southwest Turkey

Forget the beach resort cliches of Southern Turkey. The best way to explore the stunning turquoise coast is by yacht with ScicSailing.    Me, with my girl on a yacht? Yes! Visions of myself on a posh yacht, sailing jewel

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Jersey gastronomy | The Island Break

The idea of an island break in the British Isles might raise a few sceptical eyebrows. However, Jersey, Channel Islands challenges the narrative by offering world-class gastronomy, a dose of culture and attractive beaches which make a great combination for

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Roomzzz Stratford Design suite

In megacities like London, traditional hotels are facing stiff competition from alternative travel accommodation options. Aparthotels have positioned themselves as extended stay hotels. We went to Roomzzz Stratford to experience one for ourselves. This was a sponsored stay. However, all

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Contemplating villa accommodation?

Are you planning a vacation for couples, family or a group and evaluating your accommodation options? Before hitting ‘BOOK NOW’, take a moment to read this post and find out why villa accommodation could make a difference on your next

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Is Tunisia Back as a Travel Option? We Think So!

As Tunisia receives renewed interest from travellers seeking a unique blend of Mediterranean sea and sun with traditional North African hospitality and no crowds, we share highlights of our visit to Tunis, the capital city and our experience of Arab/Andalusian

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31 Things to Do in Holland During the Winter via @dipyourtoesin

Spring may be on the horizon, but don’t give up on taking a winter holiday yet. The Netherlands has a plethora of things to do during the winter months, whether you’re visiting on a weekend city break, or road tripping

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