Boats · Europe · Travel

Hopping Off Windstar Cruises – Our Captivating Canary Islands Shore Excursions

As divine as being on the water is, a real highlight of cruising is the amazing destinations you can visit. Over the course of our eight day Captivating Canary Islands cruise with Windstar, we had five stops. We chose to do a mix of self-guided adventures and two official tours. Join us as we hop… Continue reading Hopping Off Windstar Cruises – Our Captivating Canary Islands Shore Excursions

Boats · Travel

How to Avoid FOMO When You’re Cruising

Do you get fear of missing out when you travel? Me too! This is likely to be heightened on a cruise and that isn’t for everyone. The limited time frame, abundance of options and tight schedule mean it can be hard to relax. The fear of not fitting everything in can leave you running from… Continue reading How to Avoid FOMO When You’re Cruising

Europe · Flights · Review · Travel

A Review of Vueling A320-200 Economy LGW – LPA

En route to join our Windstar Cruise, we needed to fly to Gran Canaria. I thought a one way to Spain would cost an arm and a leg but was surprised to find an excellent fare with Vueling. Vueling is a budget partner of British Airways, part of the One World Group, and is based… Continue reading A Review of Vueling A320-200 Economy LGW – LPA

Boats · Europe · Review · Travel

All Aboard Windstar Pride – Our Full Windstar Cruises Review

Setting sail on Star Pride, a week of adventure before us, the excitement was brimming. Normally, all the planning is down to me and our trips can be pretty hectic. On this trip, Windstar Cruises literally took the wheel and our only job was to have a lovely time. Join us, and the president of… Continue reading All Aboard Windstar Pride – Our Full Windstar Cruises Review

Gear · Travel

Why You Should Never Check In These 12 Vital Carry On Items

If you are checking in a bag for your flight, or even gate checking your bag, there are a few things that you need to keep with you. Now, this isn’t about comfort. I have already written an article all about how to pack liquids for hand luggage, and a long haul carry on essentials… Continue reading Why You Should Never Check In These 12 Vital Carry On Items

Boats · Europe · Review · Travel

All Aboard MSC – An MSC Grandiosa Review

MSC is Italy’s foremost cruise company, running its first cruise in 1988 and growing every year. They offer some amazing value cruises around the world with lots of great extras included in the price. In January 2023 my friend (Caz) and I were lucky enough to bag a spot on MSC Grandiosa for a week-long… Continue reading All Aboard MSC – An MSC Grandiosa Review

Accommodation · Asia · India · Review · Travel

A Bed in Andaman & Nicobar – A Barefoot at Havelock Review

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands in India are undergoing a rapid change. As tourism increases, once secret beaches are being discovered and more guesthouses pop up. If you want a slice of the real Andaman & Nicobar then visit Barefoot at Havelock. They are a truly sustainable property, that has developed organically from their backpacker… Continue reading A Bed in Andaman & Nicobar – A Barefoot at Havelock Review

Asia · Food · India · Review · Travel

A Full Review of the Maharaja’s Afternoon Tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

I have the longest travel bucket list. Experiences and places that I dream of visiting. Enjoying afternoon tea at the most world’s iconic hotels is a whole bucket list of its own and we were so excited to take high tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during our stay. Read on for our full… Continue reading A Full Review of the Maharaja’s Afternoon Tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Asia · Flights · India · Travel

A Review of Vistara 787-900 Economy BOM – LHR

At the end of their on board safety video, Vistara announces itself as “India’s Beat Airline”. Having flown with Indigo a few times, Spice Jet and Air India, we were really intrigued to see how they would live up to that moniker. Is Vistara really India’s best airline? Read on for our review of Vistara… Continue reading A Review of Vistara 787-900 Economy BOM – LHR

Europe · Flights · Travel

5 Top Tips for Flying From Stansted Airport

In the past, flying from Stansted Airport could be such a drag, but a necessity for the budget travellers of London. However, significant changes over the last 10 years have improved things considerably every time we travel, we learn a little something new and decided to share them with you. Using our our top tips,… Continue reading 5 Top Tips for Flying From Stansted Airport

Europe · Review · Travel

An Icelandic Classic – Our BusTravel Iceland Grand Golden Circle Tour

For most visitors to Reykjavík, the classic way to see some of Iceland’s incredible nature is to take a trip around the Golden Circle. It is a series of natural sights created by the geothermal activity of the island. We took this tour in 2012 but decided that it would be fun to see it… Continue reading An Icelandic Classic – Our BusTravel Iceland Grand Golden Circle Tour

Africa · Flights · Review · Travel

A Review of Tunisair A320neo Economy LGW – TUN

Tunisia is a year-round sunny destination that is just 2.5 hours from the UK. It feels like another world with North African food, culture and sunshine. For many, Gatwick is the gateway to this jewel on the southern edge of the Mediterranean. We flew Tunisair from London Gatwick to Tunis for our 2024 trip on… Continue reading A Review of Tunisair A320neo Economy LGW – TUN