Mad, magical Marrakesh is the most wonderful city break. It is a heady mix of spice, sights and hopefully, plenty of sunshine. The most amazing way to see the city is to be in the medina, immersed in the culture, and so it was with this in mind we began looking at Riads within the… Continue reading A Bed in Marrakesh – Riad Star Review
Sleeping in the desert, under the stars is dreamy enough but imagine doing it in a giant double bed! Its amazing to feel the sand between your toes and gaze across the dunes but the chance to enjoy some rather splendid dining afterwards and then snuggle into a real duvet is a cut above. That… Continue reading Sahara Sky Luxury Camp Review
It is often thought that visiting Paris, France costs a small fortune. Well, it doesn’t have to! There is are plenty of ways to save money and still have a great time. Throughout the city, there are hostels and boutique hotels that cater for backpackers and flashpackers alike! On our latest trip to Paris, we… Continue reading A Bed in Montmatre, Paris – Caulaincourt Square Hostel Review
Let’s be honest, Santorini is not a cheap destination. Alongside Mykonos, it is the most expensive destination in Greece, but with some wise choices, it is possible to see Santorini on a budget. Your first step? Finding great accommodation that is also excellent value. When we started searching for ours, Caveland Hostel kept popping up.… Continue reading A Bed in Santorini – Caveland Hostel Review
When you say, “Belize” to people, they usually think of two things; The Great Blue Hole and sipping rum on a beach. Now, the islands do have beaches of a sort but the sad is gritty and it can be too windy to really relax. For sand you can sink your toes into, and a… Continue reading A Bed in Placencia – Naia Resort and Spa 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
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 our drive, surrounded by interesting sights and somewhere we could relax for a day. After researching around Nottinghamshire, we found… Continue reading A Bed in Nottinghamshire – Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa Review
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.