The Best Things To Do In San Diego – An Itinerary

With a history that pans back over 10,000 years, it can be hard to squeeze everything in…but it’s fun trying. I arrived in San Diego after several months in Mexico and despite plans to spend only a couple of nights in the city (it was, after all, my second visit), I ended up lingering for close to a … Read more

The Best Places to Eat Italian in Greenwich Village

The last time I ate Italian food in New York I was taken to a tourist joint just off Times Square, which felt a little bit like walking onto a replica set of the Godfather. Diners were sat with red-checked waxy napkins tucked into their collars, twirling and forking colossal mounds of tomato drenched spaghetti and fist-sized meatballs into their mouths. As … Read more

Lake Austin Spa Resort – Hotel & Spa Review

To make or become less tense or anxious – that’s the dictionary definition of relax. It’s also how I felt after a 3-day stay at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas. There are umpteen reasons why you might be considering booking a stay or spa day at this luxury destination spa resort – a health … Read more

My Year Told In Pictures of Sunsets

Pictures of Sunsets

As the sun (almost) sets on another year I’m so happy to be sitting here writing these words: “I’ve had an amazing year of travel”. They’re the kind of words that can make people want to push your smug little face into the dirt, but I hope you’ll forgive my boasting because my amazing year … Read more

30 Best Things To Do in Washington DC

Things to do in washington dc

Washington DC is absolutely packed with famous, significant, historic sights. Even if you’d rather swim with sharks than talk politics, there’s something fascinating about seeing The White House or standing on the steps where Martin Luther King gave his famous “I have a dream” speech. Not sure where to start with your sightseeing? Here’s my … Read more

The Ultimate Travel Destination: Space and Beyond

Visit Nasa

I’ve recently become a little obsessed with a different kind of travel: space travel. As a child and teenager, science used to bore me. I thought it was a subject for boys (feminism came to me a bit later) and I just didn’t get it. However, in the past year, I’ve come to re-assess that view … Read more

How to Make Sausages from Scratch

Feeling adventurous? Want to learn how to make sausages from scratch? And not only that, want to learn how to make some fairly healthy-sausages? Then I have a little treat for you! I recently spent a few days at Lake Austin Spa Resort (more coming on that soon) and while I was there, I attended … Read more

What & Where to Eat in New Orleans

Want to know what and where to eat in New Orleans? From fine dining complete with 25¢ martinis (yep, you heard me right) to the best breakfast in New Orleans (hint: beignets) – brunches, lunches, dinners and cocktails, I spent a week expanding my waistline in the Big Easy and in this New Orleans food blog, I’ll … Read more

How to Spend One Day at the Grand Canyon

How to Spend One Day at the Grand Canyon

After a lot of research and one failed attempt, I finally made it to one of the world’s oldest and most iconic tourist spots – read on to find out how to spend one day at the Grand Canyon. Things To Do In One day at the Grand Canyon Ahh, the Grand Canyon. Over 3 million … Read more

Taking a Breaking Bad Tour in Albuquerque

I’ve been on dozens of tours in my travelling life but I’ve never had as much fun as I did when I went on a Breaking Bad Tour in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read on to find out more. You’ve heard of Breaking Bad, right? Unless you’ve been asleep or have consciously decided to turn your … Read more