It's funny how I've been to so many far flung places across the globe and yet I haven't really explored my own backyard. Moving to London has made things a little easier to explore the south since I'm well situated for day trips, so in...

If you're travelling to a foreign country it's likely you'll need to pay for things in a different currency, which means either picking up cash before you go or using your debit/credit card abroad. Sadly using a credit card for multiple transactions can get pretty expensive...

One of the items on my list of 30 things to do before 30 was to attend Hogmanay in Edinburgh. If you haven't heard of Hogmanay, it's basically one of the biggest, if not THE biggest New Years Eve festivals in the world. When it...

Since 2012 I've been on around 27 press trips abroad. From airlines and cruise liners to tour providers and tourism boards, I've been fortunate enough to have worked with all sorts of amazing companies, who have sent me to exotic locations around the world. For many...

Several years ago I was upgraded from Economy to First Class on Emirates. It was purely luck of course - the flight was overbooked so I was suddenly propelled from cattle class to the front of the cabin. It was one of the most...

Want to know how you can gain access to airport lounges when you're not holding a Business Class ticket? Just because you're flying in Economy doesn't mean you have traipse around the airport terminal while waiting for your flight. You too can be sipping champagne...

A few months ago I reviewed the Lily Cup Compact menstrual cup as an alternative method to tampons. Having never used a menstrual cup before it was a bit of a learning curve, but now I've switched I'll never go back! This month I've been testing the...

I rarely ever send postcards because, if I'm completely honest, I just can't be bothered with the hassle of buying one, writing it, buying stamps and finding a post box while I'm abroad. Which is a shame because actually it's a really nice, thoughtful gesture. The...