Southend-on-Sea, Essex is one of the closest beach resorts to London and offers a lot more than just a beach with the classic British arcades. It is famous for the world’s longest pleasure pier, which is an impressive 1.33 miles long, and the location of filming for Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast Recipes. A favourite for British holidaymakers for decades, the city has benefited from a lot of investment in recent years and is perfect for a relaxing weekend away from it all. I just got back from a weekend in Southend and am feeling refreshed, as well as…View Post
Cities around the world can be some of the most interesting places to visit; cultural hubs with a mixture of old and new. Read my city guides below including Rome, Paris, Oslo and the luxurious Monte Carlo.
Each of the guides offers advice for anyone looking to visit, tops things to do and why each should or shouldn’t be on your wish list!
Travelling solo is a highly educational and edifying experience and one which more and more women are choosing. It’s life changing – going away from your comfort zone, and exploring a place far from home, all by yourself. Indeed, there’s something fantastic about discovering the world for yourself and relying entirely on your own skills in a new place. If you cannot manage a long trip, don’t worry. Just take a short break and travel to one of these cities, which offer the best breaks for the solo female traveller:View Post
Dubai is known for being the largest, tallest, fastest… the superlatives go on and it’s a place that likes to be number one! The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world to date, IMG Adventure park is the largest indoor park in the world, and the world’s first indoor mountain resort at Ski Dubai.View Post
Most people have spent too much over the Christmas period, but that doesn’t stop us dreaming of where we’ll be travelling this year. With so many travel agent incentives and online offers around, you may even be tempted to book your summer break right now. And why not?View Post
With two trips to Rome under my belt in the last year I’ve done many of the main sights two or three times, maybe more. The main differences between my trips have been from travelling solo to with my boyfriend, and visiting in the 40C heat of August to the more reasonable 20-25C in February. So, what are the ultimate things to see in Rome when visiting any time of year? Here’s my top ten sights and why I think you’d love them too.View Post