What is the one thing you wouldn’t travel without?

I am an over-packer. Fact! So when I think about the question ‘What is the one thing you wouldn't travel without?’ it makes me shiver. Only one thing surely there is at least 10 things that you have to have, like 5 pairs of jeans for a three-day trip just in case you need them…

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Globetrotters- The Pamplemousse Papers

This week we are welcoming the delightful Caity from The Pamplemousse Papers to our Globetrotters series. I have long been a fan of Caity’s both on Instagram and her blog so I’m so excited to have her involved. She’s an upstate New Yorker who has travelled to so many places, lived in France and even…

Glastonbury Abbey in pictures from The Wandering Darlings

The beauty of Glastonbury Abbey in pictures

Glastonbury Abbey has long been one of my favourite places in the UK. As soon as you walk into the abbey grounds you just get the feeling you are in very serene and special place. Maybe its the connections to King Arthur and the legend that he's buried here, maybe it's the many stories the…

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…

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…

Travel, Love and Weddings- Planning a wedding with someone from another country

So what happens when you meet the 'one' when you're on your travels? Obvs take them home and marry them of course. And that is exactly what my sister did. My middle sister moved to the UK a few years ago and while here she found her ‘one’.  She’s not like me we always knew…

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…