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My 2022 year in review; travel and beyond

It’s 30th December 2022. I am currently at home, sat on my bed with my laptop and a big mug of Yorkshire tea - a must for this Yorkshire girl. It’s raining outside and I can hear my son playing downstairs with his Dad. It feels nice to step away from the Twixmas bubble for an hour or so to write ... View Post

11 ways to travel smarter and cheaper in 2023

With the rising cost of living, many of us are reevaluating our spending habits. But does that mean international travel is off the cards? Not in my book. According to HSBC’s global money survey, a quarter of people (27%) have now set a stricter travel budget due to the cost of living, but I think ... View Post

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How to make the perfect Margarita in 4 steps

If I could only drink one cocktail for the rest of my life, it would be a margarita. They're fresh, flavoursome and if I have 3 or less, I find I manage to stay hangover free. There are so many versions of this cocktail, but my order is always a classic lime margarita with a salt rim. I recently ... View Post

Introducing Portrait Milano, a new luxury hotel in Milan

Milan is an Italian city I have such fond memories of, after planning a very fun hen party there for my best friend’s wedding. It’s a place of so much elegance and style, and somewhere I’d love to return to. But since my Milan trip, there have been so many new bar, restaurant and hotel openings; ... View Post

9 useful tips for cruising with kids

Last month brought a travel first for me; a Mediterranean cruise with my partner and our 3 year old son. We enjoyed a 7 night cruise on board Regal Princess with Princess Cruises. Although this was my third cruise, it was the first one I had done with my partner and 3 year old son, and therefore was ... View Post