Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon – Why visit the Instafamous capital of Portugal?

Lisbon is increasingly named by so many as the place to visit in Europe right now but why visit Lisbon? There is no doubt about it Lisbon is a vibrant city, a city as you wander the streets your eyes seem to dart from one sight to the next. Head over to Instagram and there […]

Lagos, Algrave, Portugal

Lagos – The Perfect Base To Explore The Algarve!

We wanted to stay somewhere with character, somewhere with it’s own personality…somewhere with it’s own stories to tell whilst exploring the incredible natural beauty of the coast of the Algarve, Portugal (Check out my post on the stunning coast line here). The walled town of Lagos was perfect base to explore the Algarve, just what we […]

Best Beaches, Algarve, Portugal

Beauty Which Stops You in Your Tracks – The Coast of The Algarve

Portugal stunned us…it is a country which has so many layers, so many reasons to visit, so much to explore and discover, a travellers dream. Lisbon is a hot destination at the moment, a great city destination, we visited magical Sintra, a fairy tale town in the hills to the west of the capital overlooked […]

An Alternative Day in London

An Alternative Day in London!

This was such an awesome day…exploring another side of this famous city…for a while now I’ve wanted to explore some of the old markets around London and also wanted to find out more about the buzz around Shoreditch and Brick Lane, what is it all about? It made for such a fun day, a day […]

Things to do in the Forest of Dean

Fantastic Activities in The Awesome Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

I recently had the pleasure of being invited back to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley on the border of England and South Wales by the tourism board there. This was to take part in an action packed weekend with a group of other really great bloggers to experience some more of the amazing […]

Forest of Dean

Escape to The Forest in a Luxury Cabin with Forest Holidays!

Escaping to the forest has never felt so luxurious! Somehow at Forest Holidays deep inside the Forest of Dean they have managed to marry together the serenity of being in the forest, so close to nature, with a feeling of luxury, staying here feels like a treat! You can check availability and book on their website here. […]

The Guinness Storehouse

The Legendary Black Stuff – The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

The Guinness story feels to me like it is interwoven with the history of society in so many ways. Exploring The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin, the site of the original St James’s Gate Brewery, is like taking a walk through different periods in culture, transport, engineering, reminders of how society has changed. When Arthur Guinness signed […]

Via Ferrata

A Taste of Rock Climbing in the Lake District – Via Ferrata Extreme at Honister!

I really wanted to include an adventure activity during our visit to the Lake District and the Via Ferrata Extreme at Honister more than satisfied our adrenaline thirst! This was such a great thing to do, we had so much fun, and the setting…WOW! What a way to enjoy this scenery! What is Via Ferrata? Italian for Iron […]

The Lake District

A Cool Little Adventure in The Lake District at Lumley Fee Bunkhouse

When I set out planning these series of trips closer to home over the winter months I really wanted to experience some unique places to stay, places where the stay itself would be an experience, a bit of an adventure…places which would leave us with stories to tell. I’ve been really lucky and have stayed […]

Lake Windermere

Exploring The Incredible Scenery of The Lake District, Cumbria!

I had never really explored the Lake District properly, before this trip I had only been to the Lake District, Cumbria in the northwest of England twice, both times with the sole intention of climbing the highest peak in England, Scafell Pike, and on one of these occasions, during the three peaks challenge, we started in […]