Historic luxury at Ashdown Park Hotel, East Sussex, England

Historic luxury at Ashdown Park Hotel, East Sussex, England

The luxurious Ashdown Park Hotel is an impressive historic hotel and country club in the heart of Ashdown Forest in East Sussex – the perfect setting for a refined, tranquil getaway or in our case, a quest to find the home of Winnie the Pooh! When you arrive at...

Where and what to eat in Malta

Where and what to eat in Malta

Malta’s food scene may not be as globally renowned as some of its neighbours, but it holds a distinct charm that resonates with those who appreciate authenticity, fresh seasonal ingredients, and a rich culinary history. Join me as I explore where and what to eat and drink in Malta.

Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Sherborne, Dorset

Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Sherborne, Dorset

Winner “Best Value Hotel” for the Condenast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2023, The Eastbury is an elegant, luxury hotel with a wonderfully quirky spa with a great range of accommodation options.

How to spend the perfect day in Durham city centre

How to spend the perfect day in Durham city centre

As the train pulled into the station the view across the rooftops of Durham immediately caught my eye. The sun was sinking low in the sky bathing the cathedral spires, castle walls and swathes of green trees in a golden light. I longed to hop off the train to explore...

Where and what to eat in Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula

Where and what to eat in Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula

Bracing walks along a windswept, yet staggeringly beautiful coastline, romantic evening strolls, remote country pubs and the freshest of seafood. A recent trip to Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula in South Wales was a wonderful mix of fresh air, stunning vistas and...

Our guide to the prettiest villages in England

Our guide to the prettiest villages in England

Where are the cottages too charming for words? Here’s our round-up of the prettiest villages in England with an interactive map to help you plan some wonderful day trips, your next weekend getaway or a road trip around England’s loveliest villages.

Where to find the most beautiful places in the UK

Where to find the most beautiful places in the UK

In our eagerness to see the world, it’s all too easy for travel addicts like me to ignore what’s on our own doorstep. However, I’ve found that I don’t have to journey far to discover some fabulous places. From magnificent waterfalls to majestic seascapes, exotic...

Where to see the best of England’s flower fields this summer

Where to see the best of England’s flower fields this summer

Picture the scene, it's a glorious summer's day, with a clear blue sky overhead, the sun sinks low in the sky and casts a golden glow over the seemingly neverending rows of sunflowers. you might think you were in Provence but no this is Sam's Sunflowers on Hayling...

The ultimate tourist guide to Croatia

The ultimate tourist guide to Croatia

From glorious untouched nature and crystal clear seas to colourful urban culture and stunning Game of Thrones locations, Croatia, and its eclectic attractions, are waiting to be discovered. In the last 10 years, this fascinating country has been the fastest-rising...

Austria’s Vulkanland | Chocolate, wine, and thermal waters

Austria’s Vulkanland | Chocolate, wine, and thermal waters

Millions of years ago Vulkanland in Styria, southern Austria was moulded by powerful, volcanic events. Today, it is a tranquil Arcadia where you're more likely to find wine or even chocolate flowing (as opposed to lava) amongst the rolling hillsides and dense forests....