15 Reasons to Visit Paris (like you need them!)

Paris is one of the most popular destinations in Europe and is often included in most people’s bucket lists but what is it about that city that makes so many long to explore its beautiful streets. Is it the romance of the city? Or the history? Or the art? Or more importantly the food? Whatever…

Where in the World Wednesday- Sugar Pine Walk, Australia

Sugar Pine Walk, NSW Autralia, Pretty walk within the sugar pine forest which was originally planted in 1928

If you were to give one piece of travel advice what would it be?

Seriously, if you were to give one piece of travel advice what would it be? It’s a question that when asked you really have to think about. What actually is my one piece of travel advice and  do I need to impart it on the world. Is it something inspiring, something practical, or some romantic…

Being Brunel- A new must visit museum in Bristol

Visiting Bristol and need something to do? Then you must visit the new Being Brunel Museum at the SS Great Britiain Do you know this man? A few hints –  He is the reckless engineer – He was quite partial to a top hat and cigar – He built bridges, railways, ship and tunnels –…

Queenie, Murwillumbah – An Airbnb Gem

If you find yourself in Northern NSW and in need of a funky place to stay then I have just the place… Welcome to Queenie. Queenie is located in the lovely town of Murwillumbah in Northern NSW. Surrounded by sugar cane fields, tropical hinterland and the majestic Mt Warning watching over the town.  It’s close…

Travel, Love and Weddings- An Elopement to a Weddding Abroad

Love travel? Love the love of your life? Planning a wedding? Getting stressed planning said wedding? If you answered yes to all of these then why not hot foot it on a plane and get hitched abroad. Regular readers might remember we were in Fiji back in October last year and the reason for this…

Globetrotters- Seeking the Spanish Sun

This week our Globetrotter is the lovely Perri from Seeking the Spanish Sun. A fellow expat, however, she swapped rainy Britain for the Spanish sun and I swapped sunny Australia for rainy Britain (think I may have done it the wrong way round). Her goal is to discover and blog about every inch of her…

Do you want to drink in a Gingerbread Pub?

This Christmas it snowed and I got to drink in a gingerbread house and no I didn’t dream it or fall into a children’s book. It actually happened! Growing up in Australia my Christmases were always a sunny affair spent on the beach. Since moving to the UK I’ve now spent almost 5 Christmases in…