Jersey may be the perfect place to take a weekend staycation. Hear me out. Great weather, great food and it feels like you have travelled abroad whilst still being within the common travel area. Having taken our fair share of “staycations”, our short break in Jersey felt particularly special.
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.
London is a special city…but then I have lived here for sixteen years so I may be biased. After such a long in the city, it could be easy to think that I have seen the river and all it has to offer. However, taking a dinner cruise with City Cruises proved me wrong. To… Continue reading Loving London – Dinner Cruise with City Cruises London 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
Getting into the spirit of the festive season was a little harder in 2020 than previous years for us. Tough times and restrictions galore meant we were struggling to find enjoyment in the twinkly lights or shopping for gifts. However, our trip to Bath in Somerset really pulled us out of the doldrums and into… Continue reading A Very Festive Afternoon Tea at The Pump Room – Bath, UK
London has been gripped by an obsession…or maybe it is just me. When two of my favourite activities collide (dining and theatre) they create immersive dining. The leading lights of the immersive dining revolution, Gingerline and Favourology have done it again with their latest Chambers of Flavour incarnation, Chambers_. After our latest excursion with them,… Continue reading Loving London – A Full(ish) Chambers_ Review – Immersive Dining Joy!
London is a very green city, (or so they say). As many of the green spaces are closed off in the form of private squares and gardens, it can sometimes feel a little grey. However, there are some gorgeous public parks right in Central London, and my personal favourite has always been St James’s. If… Continue reading Urban Safari – Exploring St James’s Park
Surely, it is every little kids dream to get behind the bars at London Zoo and help out as a zookeeper for a day? From feeding the monkeys to stroking snakes, it is probably on the bucket list for a lot of grown ups too! It has definitely been on ours ever since we heard… Continue reading Loving London – Zookeeper for a Day at ZSL London Zoo
London’s Soho is the West End’s most diverse and exciting zone. Emerging from its seedier days, in recent years a wave of gentrification has swept through, opening it up as a more family friendly destination. One of the things that has long made Soho an interesting place, is the amazing range of food options. In… Continue reading Eat Your Way Around the World in Soho, London
The City of London is a mysterious world of commuters in fancy suits, wildly expensive restaurants and grab-and-go lunch places that are usually closed by 17:00. It isn’t often you get to experience a little slice of it, but there are hidden spots that you can enjoy. Why are they hidden? Because you can’t see… Continue reading Should You Visit Garden at 120 or Sky Garden – The Battle of Fenchurch Street