Antigua, is a stunning Caribbean island. Its coast is lapped by the waters of both the Atlantic and Caribbean oceans. It has a beach for every day of the year, a cruise port and a beautiful old harbour to boot. So can you see Antigua in a day? Join us for our Antigua Adventure Xtreme… Continue reading The Extreme Circumnavigation – Antigua Adventure Review
Antigua is our favourite kind of Caribbean island. If you want to exist in an all-inclusive bubble, totally relax and shut out the outside world, you can. If, however, you want to explore, pretend you live here for a little while and enjoy a bit of independent travel, then you can do that too. Buccaneer… Continue reading A Bed in Antigua – Buccaneer Beach Club Review
Malta, the beautiful rocky country, surrounded by clear blue Mediterranean waters, was our first trip when travel restrictions were lifted in 2021. We had visited 8 years previously but it was a little chilly in early March and this time, I wanted to see it in the glorious summer sunshine. I thought it would be… Continue reading A Bed in Birgu – Casa Birmula Review
Malta is chock full of history, beauty and unexpected delights. Valletta is the obvious first spot for sightseeing but just across the water, extending like a brownie salute into the bay, the three cities (Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua) have their own highlights to explore. Walking would be absolutely exhausting, so for a fun, informative and… Continue reading Three Cities on Four Wheels – Rolling Geeks Review
Edinburgh is the jewel in Scotland‘s crown, a city of history, arts, culture and beauty. During our time, we wanted to stay in the heart of Old Town, close to the action and chose to stay at Hotel du Vin Edinburgh. Hotel du Vin is French for Wine Hotel, so I knew I was in… Continue reading A Bed in Edinburgh – Hotel du Vin Edinburgh Review
When I first pictured us in Scotland, I had an image of us snuggled in front of a roaring fire with a glass of whisky surrounded by ancient stone walls. That is why I was so excited to check into Meldrum House Hotel. Its turrets ancient and modern additions blend together to create my Scottish… Continue reading A Bed in Aberdeenshire – Meldrum House Review
Spend a night in the coolest place to sleep in western Scotland, a stationary train carriage! Check out our Glenfinnan Sleeping Car review.
When we were invited to visit friends in South Yorkshire, we decided to make the most of our time and add in a little staycation. We wanted something that was most of the way up, surrounded by interesting sights and somewhere we could relax for a day. After researching around Nottinghamshire, we found the perfect… Continue reading A Bed in Nottinghamshire – Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa Review
When we booked a stay at Ye Olde Bell Hotel, we knew they had a spa. However, we were not prepared for just what a wonder their spa was. Come with us for a relaxing staycation in our Spa at Ye Olde Bell review. We were hosted by the Spa at Ye Olde Bell but… Continue reading Relaxation Staycation – The Spa at Ye Olde Bell Review
Booking your first safari is so exciting! Anticipation runs high as you start to imagine the animal encounters that await you, but then you have to consider the practicalities. What should you pack for a safari in South Africa? Do you really need a £1000 lens to capture the photos? Why does all that safari… Continue reading What to Pack for a Safari in South Africa
Travelling around Myanmar can be a bit of a chore. To get from A to B can be bumpy, cold (or both as in the case of the night train from Yangon to Bagan). However, an amazing exception to this is the Mandalay Bagan boat. The Irrawaddy Cruise boats have a much smoother time of… Continue reading How to Travel Bagan to Mandalay by Boat on an Irrawaddy Cruise
2020 was the year of the staycation and we wanted in on the action. After a few failed attempts to organise a weekend in Bath, we finally got to take a break there in December, staying at Julian’s Place, a StayBC property.