Many many summers ago, I was sat at my desk on a trading floor in an Investment Bank in London, watching an intense game at Wimbledon out of the corner of my eye. It was a big match so most of the floor had stopped to watch the match (I was still fairly new to … Continue Reading

One of the best parts about staying in Cusco, is that it is the gateway to a lot of amazing places in Peru so if you’re gonna choose a place to base yourself in, Cusco is probably it. The flip-side to that is that you always find that you have lot of reasons to leave … Continue Reading

*Heads up – this is a huge blog post so you might wanna grab yourself a cuppa tea and raid the pantry for biscuits before you start… 😄 After an amazing day in Machu Picchu, we arrived back into Machupicchu (the village – also known as Aguas Caliente) absolutely knackered and so ravenous! Like so hungry … Continue Reading

But first things first – dinner! See, after our evening exploring the picturesque city of Maribor (Slovenia’s second largest city), we’d worked up quite the appetite and there was no better place to quell said appetite than the delightful restaurant called Rozmarin – one of the best restaurants in the city (also home to a … Continue Reading

One of the most fantastic surprises of our time staying at the Hotel Eden Roc by Lake Maggiore in Switzerland was definitely spending an afternoon on Brissago Island. For starters, it was actually a genuine surprise because I’d never even heard of this island prior to arriving into Ascona… …then there was the beautiful island … Continue Reading

After a quick 24 hours stop in Zurich, we caught the train to the Ascona, home to the Eden Roc Hotel – set right on the banks of Lake Maggiore. Lake Maggiore – along with Lake Como and Lake Garda is one of those amazing lakes you find in Italy. It’s also one of those … Continue Reading

Perfect for a stopover or a quick Swiss city break! Zurich is one of the most popular cities to visit in Switzerland (which is probably the most obvious thing I’ve ever said on here but it’s true). If you’re into anything even remotely Swiss (and trust me on this one, even if it’s just the … Continue Reading

After an amazing (and very relaxed) first day on our surprise trip to Verona (all booked through what I now call our personal travel concierge – srprs.me), I woke up almost unbelievably well-rested and so eager to get out and explore Verona! We gobbled down breakfast at record speed and headed off to explore one … Continue Reading

The great thing about arriving at a destination early is the fact that you have almost the entire day ahead of you. The potential downside to that is that you might be far too early to check in and hence can’t change or get comfy once you arrive. Thankfully, despite our early arrival into Verona, … Continue Reading