Skiing for Exercise #AD

If you’re a regular visitor to my blog and social media channels, then you’re probably well aware that I’m currently training for the London Marathon. I never thought that I’d ever be the kind of person who would want to wake up early and go for a run, but that’s person I’ve become. It’s been as much of a surprise to me as it has to my family too! I started running back in March 2017, and when a friend of mine encouraged me to enter a 10k race, I nervously agreed. That first 10k race was awful. I didn’t… [Read More]

2019: The Year of Family Camping Holidays

As per the title of this post, 2019 is going to be the year that we as a family will embrace camping! I have fond memories of camping when I was a child. I remember my parents having a practise run in the garden of putting the tent up, taking it down and packing it all away again. In all fairness it was a lovely big tent. I don’t recall how long it took to put up. My sister and I were probably off playing and running around whilst out parents took on the tent building challenge! I don’t even… [Read More]

10 Cool and Quirky Things to do in Boston

1If you have already visited Boston before and checked out all the popular tourist attractions, you may be looking for something a little more unique on your next visit. Here are 10 of the coolest and quirkiest things to try out when in Boston. The Esplanade If you are looking to up your fitness level while admiring some breath-taking views, renting out a hubway bike and taking a ride on the Esplanade may be the perfect option for you. As a visitor, you can rent a hubway bike from several bike shops dotted across the city, or even make use… [Read More]

Review: Afternoon Tea at Octavo’s Book Cafe & Wine Bar

Last Wednesday was my birthday. I really wanted to do something different from what I usually do so when I saw a Groupon offer back in October for Afternoon Tea in Octavo’s Book Cafe & Wine Bar, I thought it would be a lovely way to spend my birthday. Octavo’s Book Cafe & Wine Bar is in Cardiff Bay on West Bute Street. It’s situated in a former coaching inn, the oldest building (1939) in what used to be called Tiger Bay.  Octavo’s offers a wide range of books that are available to buy, alongside good food and drink such… [Read More]

Review: Hiding Space Westgate Apartments, Bath

My friends and I recently spent a weekend in Bath to visit the Bath Christmas Market. We had an absolutely amazing time. I really enjoyed exploring all of the different chalets and seeing what was for sale. It was also incredible listening to the street music and just taking the atmosphere in. The smell of mulled wine and chestnuts roasting just added to the atmosphere! I would definitely recommend a visit! Anyway, this post isn’t about the Christmas market! You can read all about that in my post here.  Whilst in Bath we stayed in the Hiding Space Westgate Apartments…. [Read More]

Top 7 Greek Islands to Visit This Year

The Greek Islands have a reputation for wonderful beaches, a hedonistic lifestyle, and thousands of years of culture. Every year, visitor numbers increase, but with more than 200 islands to choose from, there is plenty of space to explore. Here is a guide to some of the loveliest Greek Islands, what they have to offer for families, and why you should visit them. By the time you reach the last paragraph, you will be itching to book some flights! Santorini Santorini is famous for its whitewashed Cycladic houses and picturesque streets. The island has been portrayed by artists many times… [Read More]

Thermae Bath Spa Review

On the last weekend of November my friends and I spent the weekend in Bath. We booked earlier in the year with the intention of exploring the Bath Christmas Market. You can read all about the Bath Christmas Market on my blog here. A few days before we went, my friends sent me a message asking if I’d like to go to the Thermae Bath Spa during our weekend away. Of course I jumped at the chance and said yes! The Thermae Bath Spa is an award-winning day spa, combining the ‘old and new’/ There are two historic spa buildings, The… [Read More]

Bath Christmas Market 2018

Last weekend, myself and a few friends spent the weekend in Bath. We booked to go early in the year so that we could explore the Christmas markets, and we weren’t disappointed. This was my first trip to Bath and I have to say that it’s such a beautiful place. I really can’t wait to go back there again. The Bath Christmas Market started on the 22nd November and the last day is the 9th December. It’s a shame that it’s not on a little longer, but if you do get the chance to go before it finishes, I highly… [Read More]

Things to do and see in Paris

Paris is one of my most favourite cities in the world. I visited when I was a teenager, and loved exploring the city. Paris has so much to offer to any type of traveller. As a teenager I loved nothing more than walking around, getting lost and just exploring all the different sites on offer. Last year my family and I also visited Disneyland Paris for the first time. We loved it so much that we returned again earlier this year for Superhero season. Paris really does offer so much. Whether it’s a romantic city break for two, a solo… [Read More]

Best Travel Destinations With Kids

Traveling with kids can make a vacation go from serene to stressful within seconds. From not having enough to do to keep your kids busy, to overstimulation, problems could arise quickly on even the most well planned vacation. Especially as parents, we want all of our travel experiences with our families to be fun and educational, but how do we get the perfect balance? First off, check out Authority Reports to help find ways to stay stress free. Then, read about these wonderful destinations that will help to provide the ultimate, brain stimulating vacation to keep your kids entertained for… [Read More]