Discovering Andalucía in London

Last weekend I attended an event in London to celebrate the spirit of Andalucia. If you haven't heard of Andalucia before - it's a beautiful region of southern Spain that encompasses places such as Seville, Granada and Malaga. The idea of the event was to...

Yogi Tea Review
Drinking Yogi Tea: My Review and #7minuteschallenge

Several years ago I noticed I had a bad intolerance to caffeine. My palms would sweat, I felt anxious and instead of feeling focused and alert, I just felt distracted, shaky and confused. I tried drinking decaf coffee but that didn't help much and then...

Rice Fields Bali
Tips for Planning a Trip to Bali

Bali is an incredibly popular travel destination and my post about things to do in Bali is one of my #1 most read posts on this site. I'm always getting emails with questions about visiting the island so I thought I'd put together some of my...

Tips for Visiting the Louvre in Paris

With that unmistakeable glass pyramid, The Louvre is one of the most iconic attractions in Paris. Because of this, it is incredibly popular with tourists, attracting 7.3 million people per year, so you can expect to be fighting your way through the crowds to catch...

Zeek app
Zeek App Review

I'm always looking for hacks and apps to save money, so this week I tried out an app called Zeek, which allows you to buy discounted gift cards for hundreds of UK retailers, including Starbucks, iTunes, Asda and House of Fraser. If you're planning to...

Antigua Carnival 2017 - Carnival in Antigua
Celebrating Carnival in Antigua: A Beginner’s Guide

This August I had the opportunity to go to Antigua for Carnival. It wasn't my first Carnival (I've been to Notting Hill Carnival several times) but it was certainly my first Carnival in the Caribbean, where it originates from. Carnival goes on for ten days in...

Burley Manor New Forest
A Weekend Away at Burley Manor in New Forest

The last few weeks had left me feeling a little stressed, so what better way to de-stress than with a weekend in the countryside? Living in London it's easy to just stay in London. I have everything on my doorstep - spacious green parks, funky rooftop...