Best places to eat well in Barcelona!

Are you about to visit Barcelona or currently sat in your hotel or apartment wondering where to eat in Barcelona? Well, here’s a few ideas to inspire and satisfy you… Carballeira, la Barcelonetta Lunch or Dinner… You won’t have tasted as sublime, thin-sliced baked potatoes as these. The sea bass was not the best I…

Barcelona, Las Ramblas Attack – Are we all in this together?

I was in Barcelona the day before this week’s terrorist attack. I only heard about the news after receiving a few messages from concerned friends and family asking me whether I was still there and am I ok. No, I got back yesterday. And yes I’m happy, safe and well in Manchester – well, as…

Monte Gordo, Portugal – Sun, Sea & Sand

Portugal, it’s been real! If rejuvenation and restoration is the aim of your brief encounter with sea, sand and sunshine, here is your travel guide to the Algarve in Portugal, specifically Monte Gordo, a small town beside Villa Real de St Antonio by the Guadiana River. It’s beautiful and will certainly do the trick. The Aparthotel…

Productivity On The Road: Work Full-Time, Travel Solo, Have Fun

I’ve traveled solo while working full-time for ten-plus months, across more than 15 countries. It’s one of the most fun and rewarding things I’ve ever done. My work breaks over the past year have included things like scuba diving in Belize, polo lessons in Buenos Aires, music festivals in Hungary, and more. Working full-time while…

Visit the World – Travel Bug Diaries

I’ve got the travel bug. There’s a world map on my bed with flags of varying colours. I want to travel. A lot. And I seem to want to do everything and go everywhere in the next 18 months to 2 years. Somehow, it’s tough for me to plan long-term. I’m very now-now-yesterday! It’s moments…

Visit Budapest – Spas, Culture & History

For a low-cost, truly remarkable weekend break, visit Budapest. Here, you’ll find delicious dining (future post), steaming spas, culture and history. Visit Budapest… for a beautiful balance of relaxation and recreation. Purchase a bus tour ticket from the many city operators, walk through the picturesque districts of Buda and Pest regularly snapping selfies with iconic…

5 Fun Things to do in Chester

I visited Chester with my three younger sisters last Sunday (a week today) and we enjoyed such an incredible adventure together. I love days like these where positive, loving memories are made and at very little financial cost too  (bonus!). The journey was probably just less than a 100-mile round trip and the activities’ prices…

The Un-Perks of Being A Drama Queen

With this whole #traingate fiasco between Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn vs Richard Branson of Virgin Trains I can’t help but think this all could have been avoided if Jeremy too had read that ACE workbook…

Hasta Luego, Marbella!

“Hasta luego, Marbella!”  I’ll be back to visit you VERY soon! As I’m taxiing out on this inaugural Easyjet flight from Gibraltar to Manchester, I can’t help but begin to reflect on one of my most beautiful week-long holidays ever. Neither pictures nor words can ever do an experience justice – unless you’re an incredible…

Top 5 Places to Wine and Dine in Style in the Costa del Sol 

I had so much fun living like a lady of leisure for a week. I’ve been back one day and I miss it already. Of course who wouldn’t miss sunbathing by the pool or beach with a good book in one hand and a cocktail in the other? Unfortunately, there’s not much to write about…