Okay, we’ve all been there, we’ve got over-ambitious plans to see and do everything when we travel. It’s kind of a given, especially if you want to explore and see as much of new cities and countries as humanly possible. That being said, there’s always that niggling critter of financing that tends to bite at … Continue Reading

Toronto is easily one of my favourite cities in the world and with good reason too! For starters, much as I’d typically avoid comparing cities, it’s so reminiscent of the many reasons I love our home city of London and makes you feel right at home as soon as you step into it. There’s a … Continue Reading

Wales is one totally stunning country to explore, with a huge heap of beautiful spots to see across the country. That being said, it’s sometimes overlooked when exploring Great Britain in light of its bigger sisters, England and Scotland. Honestly, there’s a huge amount of the best places in South Wales that are dotted right … Continue Reading

Denmark is such an incredible country to explore, with its capital, Copenhagen being of no exception. It’s the kind of European city that has a little something for everyone. Its got history, culture, art, nightlife and a whopping amount of the best things to in Copenhagen that is literally all across the city.    Now, … Continue Reading

Perched in the north of England, Newcastle is a city that’s well worth a visit, especially for all the history and experiences you can have here. After four visits, I’ve realised that it can actually be hard to whittle down a manageable list of the best things to do in Newcastle, especially if it’s your … Continue Reading

Ski holidays are undoubtedly one of the highlights of winter. My very first one started with a bit of terror (I learned to ski as an adult) but in just a few hours on the slopes, it quickly became one of my favourite winter holidays! It’s safe to say that there are so many cool … Continue Reading

Perched in a totally stunning area of West Wales, Aberystwyth is a gorgeous town that has thousands of years of history. In fact, with all the history, quaint little foodie spots and sites to see it’s a totally lovely place for a little getaway. This is exactly why I wanted to share some of the … Continue Reading

Okay, let’s be honest, we all want to travel but there’s that whispering consciousness on ways to fly greener for our next trip… As the plane roars down the runway, you might well feel that niggling guilt about your carbon footprint. Though, perhaps you’re on the other side of that fence quite frankly couldn’t give … Continue Reading

Alberta is so incredible to explore, there are literally so many beautiful things to do across the province. Best of all, it has a little something for everyone, especially in and around Banff National Park. This is exactly why I wanted to share our Banff itinerary in winter that’ll hopefully help you explore the national … Continue Reading

After last nights drinks at Miyakobashi Shotengai Street, we decided it best to have a little lie-in before hitting the town. Now, there was once spot I really wanted to visit since we arrived in Yokohama and that is the Sankeien Garden that opened over a hundred years ago. Now, the thing that makes this … Continue Reading

After a good nights sleep in our Ryokan the day before, we headed straight for breakfast of fish, miso soup and rice before heading out to explore the busier side of Yokohama. After gorging the lot, we packed up our bags and hopped on the Yokohama Seaside Line with the Yokohama Bay Hotel in sight. … Continue Reading

After exploring Kanazawa, the day before, we decided to make a stopover to Yokohama which is actually a pretty nifty 30 minutes from Narita Airport (and Tokyo, for that matter) by train. It’s funny, we’ve visited Tokyo twice before and for some reason we’d never ventured beyond the city limits to visit Yokohama which is … Continue Reading

Today was to be our last day in the Ishikawa prefecture (after yesterday’s adventure), but we certainly wanted to make the most of our time. After an early morning rise and a quick ride on the Kitasen Ishiwaka Line, we were back in Kanazawa, the capital city of the region. Now, we planned to depart … Continue Reading

Waking up bright and early after yesterday’s adventure and headed straight for breakfast before our visit to the Shirayama-Hime Shrine to begin our Misogi water purification ritual. As we strolled up to the shrine in Hakusan City, it dawned on me how special our Misogi experience was going to be. I’d never experienced any kind … Continue Reading