Firstly, I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who entered my first competition on ‘Travel With Kat’. I am really delighted with how many of you have entered by either leaving a comment or by emailing me. I’m sorry I couldn’t thank you all individually.

I’d also like to thank Katharine, from Zest for Taste, for donating such a lovely prize, this hamper of delicious goodies worth over £50.

winner, food hamper, Zest for Taste, competition

The competition closed at midnight last night. A winner was picked at random from all those who entered and sent an email. I would loved to have been a fly on the wall when Shona in Lancashire read my email, saying she had won, as apparently she was grinning from ear to ear as she read it. Appropriately enough today is the UN’s first International Happiness Day and I’m really delighted to have made a total stranger happy today! Here’s her response… “That’s brilliant, I can’t believe I’ve won! Can’t wait to try these out.” 

I certainly hope I can make a few more of you happy by running future competitions and giveaways.

I’m very happy at the moment as I’ll soon be off to Paris on a mission to learn more about their food and wine. Stay tuned to find out more and follow TravelWithKat on Instagram and Twitter for live updates!

Update 6th April: Shona just left this lovely comment on the competition post…

Hi Kathryn
Just a little update, I’ve tried the chorizo out of the hamper and I must say it is lovely! I had some on it’s own and used some on my home-made pizzas. I usually buy shop bought chorizo so I only have that as a comparison but they really are worlds apart! I’ve tried the olive oil drizzled over the pizzas which added a nice flavour too. I’m looking forward to trying out the balsamic vinegar and pasta too, just need to find some recipes to try!

Thanks again,
Shona

 

Join my 'Behind the Scenes' newsletter

Delivered monthly to your inbox with all my behind the scenes news, latest posts and giveaways exclusive to my subscribers.

 
 

Travel Planning Resources


Please note that most of the following links are affiliate links which means that if you click on the link, I may be paid a small commission. You can find out more about affiliate links in my Disclaimer..

 

Travel Insurance

I never travel without insurance. If something unexpected goes wrong the costs implications are just too high to take the risk. World Nomads provides travel insurance to travellers from over 130 countries. They're the perfect choice for long term travellers or single trip insurance.

 

Travel clothes for women

Check out my guide to all my favourite travel clothes for women.

 

Book your hotel or package holiday

TripAdvisor is my preferred hotel search engine. They compare all the top sites to find you the best deal. I also use Airbnb ($31 discount) for booking rooms/apartments.

 

Rent a car

Discover Car Hire is a great site for comparing car hire prices to help you find the best deal. They search both local and international rental companies.

 

Book an experience

When I’m travelling, especially to a new city, I use Viator and Get Your Guide to book tours and excursions, in particular, food walking tours or to visit somewhere tricky to get to by public transport.

 

Don’t forget your travel adaptor

Worldwide travel adaptors are perfect no matter where you are travelling from or to. Buy this one from the US or this one from the UKIt’s pretty much the only one you’ll ever need.

 
 

Pin It on Pinterest

More in Uncategorized
Competition: Win a hamper of mouthwatering treats

How exciting! This is Travel With Kat's first competition thanks to Zest for Taste in Chichester.  I've featured this wonderful...

Close