Las Vegas

Sin City, City of Lights, The Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas has racked up the nicknames, but does it live up to the hype? In my opinion it certainly does! If you'd have asked me 6 years ago, my answer would have differed. I honestly imagined the city as a Blackpool in the... Continue Reading →

Bletchley Park

In my school days I hated History. Partly due to the fact I studied the somewhat boring, crop rotation and the innovation of transport during my GCSE years. Fast forward 14 years and I find world history fascinating, and I'm always eager to improve my knowledge when we escape for the weekend. Last weekend was... Continue Reading →


Have you been watching BBC's The Apprentice? I caught up on the episodes I'd missed this week and was reminded of my wonderful trip to Bruges a few years ago. Beer, chocolates and Christmas markets- what's not to love! How to get to Bruges Belgium is so close to the UK, it's almost criminal that... Continue Reading →


Do you ever visit a city and honestly think, 'I could live here.'? That's me in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Considering I barely speak a word of Hungarian, I feel so at home here and if life was different,  I'm sure I would of tried living here during my twenties. This month I visited... Continue Reading →


Ah Paris. What's not to love?! The city of romance, chic style, stunning architecture and delicious delicacies. So, join me and lets escape! We are so lucky in the UK to have numerous transport links to the French capital, by car, train, ferry or plane, meaning many of us have experienced the magic of Paris... Continue Reading →

Vienna and Bratislava

Looking for the perfect November weekend? How about seeing two cities in one adventure- with a winter visit to Vienna and Bratislava!   Where to stay in Bratislava With our wedding only a few months away, this break had to be a shoe-string. We decided to stay in Bratislava and make a full days trip over... Continue Reading →


Pack your bags, we are off for our weekend in Berlin! I always try and avoid visiting the same place, but for some cities I just can't help myself. Just like the German capital. I've already visited the city twice, and I'm still hankering over returning at least once more. It's also the city I recommend... Continue Reading →


Did you catch this week's GBBO? Now, I haven't tuned in as much this series, you know with the change of channel, hosts and judge controversy, but this week I turned on just as they tucked into some beautiful Pastel de Nata , and was transported back to my trip to Lisbon, late last Summer. The... Continue Reading →

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