Visit Wales – Cardiff Castle

Exterior of Cardiff Castle

A few weekends ago I attended the Traverse 16 conference which provided an opportunity to Visit Wales and explore what this part of the British Isles has to offer. My base was Cardiff. When I told people I was going I was inundated with ideas of what I should do. But with only an afternoon free […]

How to Get the Most out of a Conference


Whenever I attend an event, meeting or conference, if I come away with at least one or two take aways (not the food kind unfortunately) then I’m happy. Last weekend I attended one of the best travel blogging conferences in the UK, Traverse. I first attended the conference two years ago when it was held […]

Breakfast at The Wolseley

The Wolseley, London

I recently wrote about 5 Michelin restaurants I wanted to eat at, well on Good Friday I made a trip down to London to enjoy breakfast at The Wolseley. It’s no secret that I enjoy a good brunch and as I was looking for something different to do, over the Easter weekend, I thought having breakfast at The […]

Life Lately…..A Merry Go Round


Life lately has been busy and it wasn’t until Easter that I was able to stop and take a breath. The last few months have felt like they were never going to end. Just like a merry go round I kept whizzing through the days and weeks, just waiting for things to some to a […]

5 Simple Ways to Live Each Day

5 simple ways to live eacyhday

When you get unexpected sad news it really does make you stop and think. You know the saying ‘live each day as if it were your last’ I wonder how many of us actually do this? Of course I’m not advocating you quit your job and spend all your money. But there are 5 simple […]

Five Michelin Restaurants Where I Want to Eat

The Bluebell, Henley in Arden

There’s no denying I love food, and over the years I’ve eaten in many different types of restaurants, bars, gastro pubs, diners, coffee shops and cafés. I don’t believe in restricting oneself to just one type of cuisine or style of eatery. That said there are currently five Michelin restaurants where I want to eat, […]

Postcards from Corfu Town

Coast of Corfu with Corfu Town

When I think of Corfu I immediately think of sun loungers and beaches, but like most islands if you look a little further than the holiday resorts, you’ll find the hidden gems. I wasn’t expecting to see narrow streets filled with ornate balconies with wonderful wooden shutters. And the more we explored the more I […]

Two Days to Explore Barcelona

View from the cable car in Barcelona

As part of my Cunard Mediterranean cruise we had two days in which to explore Barcelona. I’d heard a lot of great things about Barcelona and with it being my first time I wanted to soak up as much of the atmosphere as possible. Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city and the capital of Catalonia. It is […]