Hotel Review : Reina Isabel and Spa, Gran Canaria

This was our second trip to the Canary Islands within a month of our last trip to Tenerife. This time, our destination was Gran Canaria, more specifically the capital city, Las Palmas. I feel sad as I write this that it was only three months ago that it was the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in…

Where to Eat well in Tenerife, Canary Islands

We celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary this year with a trip to the Tenerife, the biggest of all of the Canary Islands. We stayed in Puerto de la Cruz, the northern part of the island and our hotel was TRH Taoro Garden. TRH Taoro Garden Breakfast was included in our stay and we swapped lunch…

Where to Eat and Drink well in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges was such a revelation when it came to food. For starters, did you know that Bruges has about 26 restaurants featured in the Michelin Guide? Whilst we only managed to dine in a few places over the course of our long weekend, it was enough to convince us that Bruges has a pretty awesome…

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…

Hotel Review – The Birch Community

Last summer, we stayed at The Birch Community, a relatively new boutique hotel set on a 55-acre estate in the English town of Cheshunt, occupying a heritage-listed brick mansion that dates back to 1763. We opted for their Midweeker deal (currently unavailable) where you pay for three nights and get the fourth night complimentary.¬† STAY…

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…

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…