Whilst still on the topic of pools… Your afternoon dose of holiday lust is served right up! I can’t even handle how much I wanna check this out. It looks so amazing and like a lot of fun – especially if there’s a big group of you. Apparently the pool is spread over 20 acres … Continue Reading

… said no one ever! ūüôā Okay, let’s take a couple of steps back. Now if you’ve been keeping up with the goings-on on Hand Luggage Only, you’ll probably remember when I said I’d just booked a stay at the Marina Bay Sands for a mini staycation in Singapore. Yes I know it’s kinda indulgent … Continue Reading

Woohoo!!! It’s (bank) holiday time – you think of spending some time in Europe and the first places that come to mind are places like London, Rome, Paris, Barcelona and the like but there’s so much more to Europe than the obvious. Granted, like everywhere else in the world, Europe also has it’s own fair … Continue Reading

Food is amazing. Good food is out of this world. Good food with a great view is something out of this world! I’m a sucker for a fantastically cooked meal and I’m pretty sure you are too and when there’s a great view to go hand in hand with the meal (as long as it’s … Continue Reading

I’m too excited to sit still – I’ve almost fallen off my chair in excitement and no, this is not one of those times where I’ve had way too many cups of coffee! I’m very pleased to announce that *cue dramatic pause* THE DEPARTURE LOUNGE IS NOW OPEN!!! Confused? What is The Departure Lounge? I … Continue Reading

It happens to the best of us – Monday morning arrives and all we can think about is heading on our next holiday. Planning your trip can be a daunting task in itself – What to do? What are the best islands to visit? How long is the flight? These questions all amount to what … Continue Reading

Route 66 is known as the “Main Street of America” and a long-a*s street it is indeed! Route 66 starts in Illinois and ends in California and, if you look at the map below, you can see why it has this name. It effectively cuts across America and is arguably¬†the most famous highway in U.S! … Continue Reading

The lengths we will go to look for beaches, eh? Like I said in the previous post, looking for great beaches in Singapore has been a bit of ¬†struggle however due to some time-staking research, I finally found what is apparently Singapore’s best kept secret! What is this I hear you ask? Lazarus Island Beach! … Continue Reading

We all know what we want out of different holidays and it is safe to say that this varies from individual to individual however on a beach holiday, I think most of us can agree on what makes certain beaches better than the other. My motivation behind this has been a rather intense search for beaches to go … Continue Reading

Quickie post! Citizen Watches in conjunction with The White List is giving away a free watch and it’s so easy to enter the competition to win them! All you have to do is retweet this¬†tweet (also available below) and you’re in with a chance of owning this watch (worth ¬£219!). Simple right? You best get … Continue Reading

Over the years, when the Facebook travel photo albums start to pop up, I constantly get asked by my friends how I can afford to do as much travelling as I do¬†– my answer “How can you afford not to?!” – JUST KIDDING! ūüôā I typically explain¬†how I got this amazing deal on my travel … Continue Reading

Okay, another exaggeration here (what’s with me and hyperbole today???) but I’m so excited so it is important dammit! Haha! ūüôā A couple of weeks ago, while exploring Singapore, I mentioned going to the Marina Bay Sands which is amazing and chok-a-block of expensive stores, nice restaurants and general tourist distractions. Anyway, one of the … Continue Reading

Challenge! You’re breezing through New York for one night and need to catch a flight to London the very next day! Can you see all the major sights and get a goood feel for New York in the next 24 hours? This is actually a real life scenario we faced a while back and essentially … Continue Reading

Part Deux is here! Swiftly flying in following¬†Numero Uno! As per my previous post with the view from The Empire State Building, here’s the corresponding view from the The Rockefeller Center. I won’t waste your time on any more waffle. You know the drill! ūüôā Now that you have both, you can fully decide and … Continue Reading