Exploring the Jurassic Coast

“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul” – Wyland Travelling to new countries is one of the most exciting and fulfilling experiences you can have, however, exploring the country you are already in, is also an experience to make the most of. The Jurassic Coast is somewhere IContinue reading “Exploring the Jurassic Coast”

The Best of Bergerac: The French Market Towns You Will Fall in Love With

Welcome back to my Best of Bergerac series, the final instalment is here gang! So far we’ve covered the fabulous food, and some of the more rural scenery, today I am sharing with you the two market towns which made our trip; Duras and Eymet. So if you love a bit of travel photography andContinue reading “The Best of Bergerac: The French Market Towns You Will Fall in Love With”

The Ultimate University Guide: Advice on Moving into Student Accommodation

All those of you who are starting university this year will be moving into your student accommodation in a few weeks’ time so I thought this would be the perfect time to start my university series here on my blog, as I was in the same position a year ago! I am now going inContinue reading “The Ultimate University Guide: Advice on Moving into Student Accommodation”

The Best of Bergerac, Part Two: Sunsets, Sunflowers and the BEST villa

“The French air cleans up the brain and does good – a world of good.” – Vincent Van Gogh Welcome to the second instalment of ‘The Best of Bergerac’ series! Please visit my previous post if you would like to see some of the incredible French food and restaurants we visited on this trip (including theContinue reading “The Best of Bergerac, Part Two: Sunsets, Sunflowers and the BEST villa”

The Best of Bergerac: The Ultimate French Holiday Food Guide

Bonjour from the UK! I’ve now landed back in rainy England after the most incredible holiday in the Aquitaine region of Southern France. After sitting down and looking at all my holiday snaps and places I’ve been exploring, I’ve realised that we packed so much into our 10 day trip that one post may notContinue reading “The Best of Bergerac: The Ultimate French Holiday Food Guide”

Travel Essentials: What’s on my Summer Holiday Packing List

In just two days time I am flying out to Bergerac in the South of France for a ten day trip, so I have been starting to round up all the products that I am loving at the moment in preparation for the holiday pack. These are products that I have been summer lovin’, areContinue reading “Travel Essentials: What’s on my Summer Holiday Packing List”

Why We Need to Stop Apologising for Being Pale

This is not a post to tell you to ditch the St Tropez and for everyone to start sporting the porcelain look. Don’t get me wrong, being tanned is a huge confidence boost and having a natural skin tone that is not pale or white is fab also. But for us pale ones, when inContinue reading “Why We Need to Stop Apologising for Being Pale”

Rousham, The Secret Garden of Oxfordshire

Rambling roses encasing woven branch archways that cover elegant pools of water, your reflection so vividly clear, the water is as tranquil as the peaceful aura that makes the garden so special… Rousham is 12 miles North of the city of Oxford, I am incredibly lucky to live so near to this exquisite place, itContinue reading “Rousham, The Secret Garden of Oxfordshire”

A Sunny Day in Edinburgh: What to do as a Tourist

“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.” – Alexander McCall Smith One of the most vibrant and fascinating cities I have visited. I am lucky enough to have several members of my family living in the bustling city ofContinue reading “A Sunny Day in Edinburgh: What to do as a Tourist”

The End of the Iceland Adventure: Basalt Column Beaches and The Blue Lagoon

Reynishverfi Basalt Columns and Beach These basalt columns set on the deep black sands were created when flows of lava cooled down and contracted to make these vertical structures, an incredible masterpiece of nature, almost looking like towering blocks of marble with the patterns that have been weathered into the rock. Our guide explained that ancientContinue reading “The End of the Iceland Adventure: Basalt Column Beaches and The Blue Lagoon”

The Iceland Adventure: Day Three, Sólheimajökull and Jökulsárlón Lagoon

Welcome to the third day of the Iceland Adventure! This day was filled with stunning glaciers, lagoons and icebergs… Sólheimajökull Glacier                     This day was spent on the South West coast of the island and began with a hike up Sólheimajökull, a rapidly melting glacier setContinue reading “The Iceland Adventure: Day Three, Sólheimajökull and Jökulsárlón Lagoon”

The Iceland Adventure: Day Two, The Golden Circle and Gollfoss Waterfall

Welcome to the second day of the Iceland Adventure! The first stop on this day was potentially one of the most incredible sights I have ever seen! This is Gullfoss… A crashing body of water surrounded by the untouched cushion of snow created a breathtaking contrast between the sonorous and the still. This incredible waterfallContinue reading “The Iceland Adventure: Day Two, The Golden Circle and Gollfoss Waterfall”