This time last year, I was sitting on my sofa feeling conflicted. On the one hand, I was eagerly anticipating my upcoming trip to Playa Del Carmen in Mexico, but on the other, I felt like something was missing. We would be spending 11 nights in Mexico, but as a teacher, I would be spending… Continue reading Why You Should Book A Last Minute Staycation This Summer
I'm no expert, but I've been on a few trips to Yorkshire over the past couple of years, and have built up a little cache of attractions to recommend to potential Yorkshire visitors. If you're off to visit England's largest county, check out my recommendations - you might find somewhere you fancy. 5. Coldstones Cut… Continue reading Five Yorkshire Locations Worth Visiting This Summer
Whether you're alone, with a partner, with your pets, or with your kids, staycations can be a brilliant alternative to an expensive holiday abroad. I am a huge advocate of spending time exploring your own country, but with an abundance of food, without the security of your gym or exercise class, or hotel gym and free exercise sessions run by the entertainment team, I know it can be hard to remain motivated to keep fit.
Disclosure: I am not in any way affiliated with Gatwick Airport, or any other UK airport. All opinions shared in this post are entirely my own. Sometimes, you just want to have a little break from the UK, and that means you'll likely have to fly. As an Essex resident, I am a comfortable driving… Continue reading Why I Fly From Gatwick
A few weeks ago, I shared a post that busted some of my top B&B myths, so it's only fitting that I share my best advice for spotting a great UK B&B. The best B&Bs have three elements: positive reviews, clear photographs and up to date facilities. Your first job is to consider your budget.… Continue reading How to spot a great B&B
It took me a long time to book a night in a B&B. I used to love watching Channel 4's Four In A Bed and used it to form some rather intense opinions on what it was like to stay in a local B&B, and I promise, they weren't pleasant. It wasn't until I wanted… Continue reading Busting B&B Myths
Have you been considering hiking but not sure where to start? I felt exactly the same a couple of years ago: I barely even walked to the shop! Now, two years on, I love a long ramble in the countryside, and although I am no pro, I think it's worth sharing how I prepared. Why… Continue reading Hiking: A Beginner’s Guide