The ultimate spa weekend at Foxhills Country Club, Surrey

The ultimate spa weekend at Foxhills Country Club, Surrey

Picture a historic stately home set in 400 acres in the Surrey countryside. Roaring fires, wood panelling, an outdoor hot tub and fluffy robes and slippers, not to mention cocktails to die for. Add to this, three restaurants, four swimming pools, a gym and fitness...
Make it a Red Letter Day with an experience gift this Christmas

Make it a Red Letter Day with an experience gift this Christmas

As I lie on my back looking up at the sky, a golden oak leaf dances above me whipped up by the wind. The burnished gold of the trees looks glorious set against the blue sky, with just a few fluffy white clouds floating by. A couple behind the trees at the edge of the...
How we planned our eco-friendly honeymoon

How we planned our eco-friendly honeymoon

Romantic meals by the water’s edge, swimming, and snorkeling in the warm blue sea from our hotel’s private beach, exploring the island and wandering around the capital of Palma, all without leaving a huge carbon footprint, our eco-friendly honeymoon in...
Park House Hotel and Spa, a well kept Sussex secret

Park House Hotel and Spa, a well kept Sussex secret

With a view of the rolling South Downs, Park House Hotel is a fabulous family-run Edwardian country house hotel from the Best Loved Hotels collection. Despite living just a half hour drive away all my life, I never knew it existed. Even the name of the village it is...
Get off the beaten path and unwind in The Gambia

Get off the beaten path and unwind in The Gambia

As a gentle sea breeze brushes my face, I arch my back in the cat pose. Moving from one yoga hold to another, I unwind and the stresses of life slip away. Lamin expertly guides me through each posture, and after over an hour of stretches and holds while...
A memorable night glamping by Lake Bled

A memorable night glamping by Lake Bled

Fairytale castles, luxury spa resorts, campsites in the wilds, historic hotels and modern retreats — during my visit to Slovenia I experienced a superb variety of places to stay. My favourite of all, though, was glamping in the woods on the shores of Lake...
Finding my Nirvana in Mallorca

Finding my Nirvana in Mallorca

Earlier this year I spent a wonderful weekend in Mallorca, an island that I love. My visit this time may have only been brief but it was a real treat staying at what I now consider to be the best spa hotel in Mallorca, if not the whole of Spain, Hotel BonSol. A gem of...
White domes, hot stones and a paper G-string!

White domes, hot stones and a paper G-string!

Sitting on a tiled bench in nothing but a paper g-string is not how I would normally picture the start of a day’s pampering but that is exactly how my morning at Coco Ocean Resort & Spa began; I was there to enjoy nearly 3 hours of utter self-indulgence, in...
Things to do on a girl’s getaway to Brighton, East Sussex

Things to do on a girl’s getaway to Brighton, East Sussex

Brighton is a colourful, historic town on the Sussex coast of the south England. This seaside town is just under an hour by train from London and the perfect location for a weekend getaway, hen party or a family day out by the seaside. You’ll find fabulous...
5 star luxury in Puglia, Southern Italy

5 star luxury in Puglia, Southern Italy

When I was invited to come on a press visit by Borgobianco Resort & Spa, a luxurious hotel in Puglia, I couldn’t believe my luck. While I’d been on numerous photographic assignments this would be my first freelance trip. What a treat! And so when the...

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