At dinner a couple of nights ago, my friend and I were talking about goodness knows what (I can’t remember now to be honest but isn’t that the case with friends, you talk about everything and nothing) but then he mentioned how the Walkie Talkie building was open (that’s not the real name but that’s … Continue Reading

Part of the reason we started Hand Luggage Only was to connect with more people who share our passion for travel so I am always delighted when someone offers me some advice and tips on places in the world that they live in or travelled to especially so if I have never visited said place. … Continue Reading

1.) It’s winter (in Europe, USA, Canada and part of Asia). Stop trying to fight it and just go for a winter holiday! Part of the joy of seasons is the extremes of different weathers so make the most of the snow and cold while it’s here. 2.) Start looking now! Yes, you may or … Continue Reading

Happy New Year! Been meaning to put up a post to say this for ages but since I couldn’t figure out some ridiculously eloquent way of saying this, I figured I might as well blurt it out. As you already know (it’s no secret really), I’m a huge fan of FOOD (hence why there’s a … Continue Reading

House hunting in London is one of the most stressful things you can do in the UK. It is probably what whoever coined the term “Rat Race” had in mind when he/she did. It’s genuinely exhausting and unbelievably time-consuming but after moving homes quite a few times in London, I’ve become something of an old … Continue Reading

Got the round up on fun things to do in London at bargain prices!!! Let’s get started! 1.) Evening Cruise on the River Thames for Two with glasses of Bubbly and Canapes (Price: £39). 2.) Afternoon tea for Two at the Ritz! (Arguably the most iconic place to have afternoon tea in London! Price: £105) … Continue Reading

Not started your Christmas shopping yet? Ne’er fret – I’ve got you covered with these 12 gifts you can give your friends and loved ones for the 12 days of Christmas! There are so many reasons why I want every single one of them but the biggest over-arching reason is how apt they are for … Continue Reading

It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2014 and welcome in a New Year! The celebration of a new year has been celebrates for millennia, and is steeped in tradition, cultural and heritage (both old and new) all across our planet. Wherever you are from, or whatever you call it; New Years Eve, St. Sylvester’s … Continue Reading

1.) London: It’s every traveller’s delight to spend some time in London. Not just because of how pretty it is, or how steeped it is in history and decorated by brilliant architecture -one of the key reasons to visit London and keep coming back is due to the diversity of activities you can get up … Continue Reading