BROWSE TRAVEL

Plant-Based In Scotland

Plant-Based In Scotland

During our road trip around Scotland we enjoyed some fantastic plant-based food.  Typically, Scottish cuisine is very meat, game and dairy heavy, so I did struggle at times, especially in the rural areas.  However the bigger cities, including Edinburgh and Glasgow,...

The Dome – Edinburgh

The Dome – Edinburgh

Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, The Dome is a splendid place to go for a drink or dinner.  With its Graeco-Roman façade, it’s as grand from the outside as it is within.  As you walk inside, a 24-carat gold Swarovski crystal chandelier looms overhead,...

Exploring Antwerp

Exploring Antwerp

If you love beautiful architecture, Antwerp is a place that you should consider putting on your travel list.  Located not too far from Brussels, Antwerp has a sumptuous Baroque style, meaning there are gorgeous sights to admire (and photograph) at every glance.   My...

Wieliczka Salt Mine – Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine – Poland

During my travels in Poland, what was undoubtedly the standout highlight of the trip was visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine.  Its 3 kilometres of winding corridors take you 135 meters down below ground level.  There are 20 chambers to explore, the most notable of which...

Thermae Bath Spa

Thermae Bath Spa

The Thermae Bath Spa is one of Bath’s top attractions, not to mention one of the UK’s most famous spas.  Bath’s spa heritage dates back to Roman times and its legacy as a spa city lives strong to this day.  Especially as it is home to one of the only naturally warm...

Beer Pairing In Belgium

Beer Pairing In Belgium

During my recent trip to Belgium, I attended a wonderful beer pairing dinner held at the Michelin recommended Het Land aan De Overkant restaurant, in Heverlee.  The esteemed head chef, Wim Dejohnge and his team had channelled their culinary mastermind into creating a...

Flying A Charter Plane

Flying A Charter Plane

Impromptu days out are always fun, especially when there’s the freedom to fly anywhere in the country!  Paul happens to have a pilot’s license and as the weather was splendid, it was decided that a day out in Wales was on the cards.  We flew out on a charter plane...

Garuda Indonesia First Class

Garuda Indonesia First Class

Garuda Indonesia doesn’t usually come to mind when listing the leading airlines for First and Business Class, mostly because they’ve been off the radar for a little while. However, since re-entering European air space in 2009, the Indonesian carrier has rebuilt its...

Seals In Norfolk

Seals In Norfolk

Located on the East Coast, Horsey Beach is one of Norfolk’s unmissable destinations.  The stretch of golden sandy beach is home to a large colony of wild grey seals.  Britain has a large population of these seals and the best time of year to see them is during the...

Shopping In Lausanne

Shopping In Lausanne

If you are partial to a spot of retail therapy then you may be glad to know that you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping in the Swiss city of Lausanne.  From high-end outlets to locally-grown produce and quirky independent stores – there's something to suit...

Things To Do In Lausanne

Things To Do In Lausanne

The Swiss city of Lausanne (located just a stone's throw Geneva) has all the makings of an incredible city.  It has captivating architecture, fantastic shopping and an array of both traditional and trendy bars and restaurants.  That's not to mention its breathtaking...

Chocolate Making In Switzerland

Chocolate Making In Switzerland

One of the main highlights of my trip to Lausanne was experiencing a chocolate-making masterclass at Durig, one of the city’s best-loved chocolatiers, hosted by its founder himself, Dan Durig.  Our visit to the chocolatier kicked off with a brief look around the Durig...