An eco-friendly changing robe made from recycled plastic – the perfect choice for keeping you warm while changing out of your wet swimwear.
Jacara Shoes Review | Insect repelling, waterproof shoes from Craghoppers
Smart, insect-repellent, waterproof shoes – I’ve spent 3 months testing them out in various conditions and found they tick all the boxes.
Cool camping gadgets for your next outdoor adventure
Right now, the only option we may have is camping in our back garden, if we’re lucky enough to have one. But these restrictions won’t last forever, so now is the time to dream and plan your next adventure large or small. In the meantime, if you do have a garden and the weather is warm enough why not set up a tent and have a mini-adventure in your backyard. The kids will love it!
OUTXE backpack cooler review and giveaway
Are you planning any picnics this summer? I love getting out into the countryside, especially in the South Downs National Park, which is just a 20-minute drive from where I live. I love it so much that I now offer guided walks there. I’ve spent quite a bit of time...
Top 10 gifts for outdoor lovers and travel addicts
Are you wondering what would make the perfect gift for the outdoor lover or travel enthusiast in your life? From stocking fillers to something more substantial that will inspire the hidden all-weather hiker in you or your loved one, here are some great gift ideas plus...
The ultimate guide to Game of Thrones’ filming locations in Northern Ireland
My comprehensive guide to the range Game of Thrones tours available in Northern Ireland, and the best ways to visit each of the numerous filming locations.
24 hours in the New Forest and a stay at the historic Bell Inn
As a small herd of donkeys cross the road in front of us we stop the car. I wind down my window and as the group wanders by, one sticks it head in to say hello. We’re nose-to-nose. He’s completely unfazed by our giggling and cooing but soon moves on when he realises...
A night on the river in Makasutu Forest
As I lie in bed I can feel a gentle movement in the decking beneath me or is it my imagination? I listen to the creaks and groans of the wood... splashes of water... silence... another splash. Getting out of bed I draw back the muslin curtains and catch my breath. A...
CabinZero Review: is this the best carry-on backpack?
The CabinZero carry-on backpack has transformed cabin luggage, making travelling with only a carry-on (even with all my camera gear and gadgets) a real possibility!
Samsonite Neopulse Suitcase Review
Once you use a quality product, it’s difficult to go back. This was the case with me and my Samsonite suitcase, which I’ve finally had the chance to replace!
Best travel clothes for women
I’ve been travelling for over 30 years and I’ve learnt the hard way which brands I can rely on. Here’s my round-up for the best travel clothes for women.
Lava BrightSounds 2 Bluetooth Speaker Review and Giveaway
The Lava Brightsounds 2 Bluetooth speaker /power bank /lamp is possibly one of the most useful things you could take on holiday with you!
Park House Hotel and Spa, a well kept Sussex secret
The Park House Hotel and Spa is an absolute gem, tucked away in beautiful Sussex. The stunning restaurant, fabulous spa and grounds make it well worth a visit.
5 Steps to the perfect weekend in Swanage, Dorset
Swanage is the perfect choice for a weekend break by the sea, any time of year. There’s plenty to do, see and eat – you definitely won’t leave disappointed.
An indulgent 48 hours in Venice
From never having been to Venice to never wanting to leave in just 48 hours – my guide to an indulgent weekend in Venice, Italy.
Review: Kobo Aura H2O, the first waterproof eReader
The Kobo Aura H2O, it’s waterproof and dust proof with a large anti-glare screen perfect for travelling, reading by the pool or in the bath.
Boutique Cruising for the Discerning Traveller (OR A Woman’s Prerogative to Change her Mind)
When I was invited to join the boutique cruise liner, Azamara Journey, for a long-weekend in the Mediterranean earlier this year, I have to admit I was a little reticent. It’s no secret – I’m no fan of cruise ships. Looking into the company further, however, including their sustainability policy, I began to question my initial reaction and so on a sunny day in spring I stepped aboard the Azamara Journey to find out for myself.
Review: Children of the Mists by Lexa Dudley
When I first visited Sardinia I immediately felt at home there. The towns, the people, their traditions and not least the stunning wild landscapes, they all beguiled me. And it is here on this wonderful island in the heart of the Mediterranean, that author Lexa Dudley...
Giveaway: The perfect travel orgainiser for him or her
If like me you rarely fully unpack when you travel, you'll know how easy it is for your suitcase to end up in a terrible mess with bits and pieces everywhere - each morning your hunting to find what you need from a pair of panties to your GoPro wrist strap. I recently...
My perfect weekend travel bag
Stylish and timeless, this vintage tan leather holdall from Ashwood is the perfect weekend travel bag for the elegant traveller.