We’ve got to be honest, it’s not often we get to stay in a Knightsbridge hotel. So when Secret hotels offered us a stay in one of the most exclusive parts of London known for its huge department stores, boutique shops and gorgeous eateries we didn’t have to think long about our answer….Posted on: August 22nd in Our Trips, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Travelling by sea can be a wonderful thing. The sea-air, the sense of adventure… and the seasickness. Seasickness is the bane of many a sailor’s life and there are an almost infinite number of remedies to get rid of it…Posted on: August 22nd in Travel by Scott Balaam.
This June our wrier Lee went on a trip organised by Discover Ireland, Stena Line and thePaddywagon Tours to help celebrate ‘The Gathering 2013‘ – a year-long celebration of all things Irish. Starting in Ireland’s lively capital they took a bus tour to see what the rest of the Emerald Isle had to offer…Posted on: August 19th in Europe, Travel by Lee Hubbard.
When city life starts to wear thin, acres of wide open spaces offer the perfect antidote. Europe is home to some of the most gorgeous protected natural vistas in the world, filled with thick forests, pristine lakes and wild rugged landscapes. For your next fresh air fix, here is our choice for 20 of the most beautiful National Parks in Europe…Posted on: August 16th in Beautiful Places, Europe by Holly Daffurn.
The Greek goddess of love and beauty is also known as the Lady of Cyprus and she’s still doing her bit for Cypriot tourism all these years later. If you fancy following in her footsteps then head Paphos, the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite – Greeks seem to agree that this is wear she landed and rose out of the sea…Posted on: August 16th in Travel by Scott Balaam.
Rome is easily one of our favourite European cities so when we were contacted by a travel blogging city native who offered to give us a local’s guide, we didn’t have to think too long about our answer. Davide Vadalà is one half of Nomad travellers a blog about an international couple with itchy feet, from Italy and Romania….Posted on: August 12th in Europe, Travel, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.
Scandinavia is known for its fresh, locally sourced and often foraged foods and now the principles they’ve been practicing for more than 20 years are quickly becoming ultra-trendy throughout Europe and beyond. Our writer Holly Daffurn travelled to Sweden…Posted on: August 9th in Europe, Travel by Holly Daffurn.