UK Staycation – Ten Great Places To Stay In West Cornwall

Cornwall in the UK is a beautiful and popular destination for British holidaymakers, especially during Summer. To avoid tourist traps and overpriced hotels, I have listed ten places that you can safely look into booking. We have either stayed in one of them or they regularly feature in the recommended places-to-stay lists. I have done…

UK Staycation – Where to Eat and Drink well in Southampton

We only got to spend a long weekend in Southampton but we made sure each restaurant we visited came recommended so that we didn’t lose precious time on bad meals! Here are some of my recommendations if you are spending a few days or an staying overnight to catch one of the cruises. RESTAURANTS Carnicero…

The Restaurant at The Capital, Knightsbridge

N.B. My review of The Restaurant at The Capital has been written in partnership with Luxuriate Magazine. Our meal was complimentary and all photos and opinions are mine. The Capital is a boutique five star hotel, located minutes from the luxury departmental stores of Harrods and Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge. In spite of its proximity to…

Hotel Review: Internacional Design Hotel, Lisbon.

If you are looking for an urban, boutique hotel in Lisbon, with chic and quirky interiors, look no further than the Internacional Design Hotel. Part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, not only is it located in the midst of a thriving and bustling part of the city (Chiado) but it is also…

Hotel Review : The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

Kris and I recently whisked ourselves away for a long weekend in Eastbourne. Nothing quite relaxes us more than the sight and smell of fresh sea air. Coupled with a relatively fuss free journey (just over an hour from Clapham Junction) and off-season prices, it was an ideal getaway destination. What exceeded our expectations was…