• 24 hours in Sintra, Portugal

    October 17, 2018
    Looking out over Sintra from a viewpoint

    Sintra is a picturesque Portuguese town that is set in the foothills of Portugal’s Sintra Mountains, near the capital, Lisbon. It is reputed as a place of royal sanctuary and is perhaps best known for it’s pine-covered, forested terrain, which is studded with pastel-colored villas and more notably, castle and palaces. 

  • An (Alternative) Guide to 24 hours in London, England

    October 8, 2018

    London was my home city for just over twenty-years and I always find something very comforting about it when I visit. It’s partly due to the family connections I have there but also the familiarity of the streets and the sights. If you’re planning a trip to London and want to venture away from the more touristy areas, then have a read below of my alternative guide to London.

  • Sunday Duvet Reading Series (October 2018)

    October 7, 2018

    I’m back! It’s been a while I know, but sometimes life just gets in a way, making it all together impossible to balance everything that’s going on. Looking back at my posts, my last Sunday Duvet Reading series was back in July (two ENTIRE months ago- how did this even happen?). Even though I am in complete denial that it is now October, I am hugely excited to crack the heating back on, snuggle up under a pile of blankets with a cup of tea, preferably English Breakfast, and get utterly lost in a good old book.

  • Top Instagram spots in Edinburgh

    September 24, 2018

    Edinburgh really is a very picturesque city and there are so many lovely places to get some gorgeous photos from. Whilst I definitely don’t think you should visit somewhere just to get that perfect Instagram picture, there are some particularly great spots around Edinburgh that are nice to capture – whether that’s for Instagram, a photo-album or just for yourself.

  • A Day Out at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

    September 2, 2018

    As a nineties child, I grew up with Harry Potter. I vividly remember my mum sitting on my bed, reading me the first chapter of the first book and being hooked immediately. As I got older, I would count down the days until the next book was released and then hide myself away in my room until I’d finished it. You can imagine my delight then when Warner Bros. Studio Tour London opened.

  • Top 6 things to do on the Isle of Arran

    August 20, 2018

    The Isle of Arran in Scotland, is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde and is often referred to as ‘Scotland in miniature’. From rock-scattered beaches, scenic coastal roads, picturesque woodland paths and gorgeous rural landscapes, this Isle is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.