I have just got back from 6 days in fabulous New York City. It was my second visit and I loved it just as much this time as I did the first time I went (3 years ago)! Again, it was a child-free trip with Matt and some friends (we left Freya at home with… Read More New York, New York!
One of the things I NEVER, EVER travel without – wherever I am going – is a swimsuit (or two… or maybe even three!). I love to swim – as you’ll know if you read the post in my ‘Summer Activities’ series – and I take every opportunity I can to get in the water,… Read More Travel Essentials: Swimwear
It’s somehow almost Christmas again (how did that happen??) which means it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your nearest and dearest… so here are a few of my suggestions if you have a keen traveller to buy gifts for: A compact camera. I know phone cameras are pretty good nowadays but ‘proper’ cameras… Read More My Top 10 Gifts for Travellers
Camden is one of my favourite parts of London. It’s such a bustling, vibrant place with lots to see and a lively atmosphere! Whilst it’s a bit more touristy (and tacky?) now than it was years ago, it’s still a fun place to spend a few hours. I’d never taken my 12 year old daughter… Read More An Afternoon in Camden, London
I was set the challenge by B&M to buy as much as I could from my local store for just £20 this month! As my passion is travel, I decided I would see how many travel-related items I could buy with the £20 – let’s be honest, money is often quite tight after Christmas so… Read More The B&M £20 Challenge: Travel
We had a free afternoon so decided to take a quick trip over to Heart of the Shires Shopping Village in Northamptonshire. We had been there before but not for a year or two so were looking forward to visiting again… Heart of the Shires is a pretty out-of-town shopping village made up mainly of small,… Read More A Postcard from… Heart of the Shires