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Christmas in La La Land

  To break up our long flight to Mexico where we would be spending Christmas and New Year we stayed in L.A for two nights. It was the first time I’d been to west coast America so I was very excited. We stayed in the Avalon hotel in Beverly Hills which was a great location […]

Where to stay before an early flight – Travelodge Gatwick Airport graphic

Where to stay before an early flight – Travelodge Gatwick Airport

  When you think about a Travelodge hotel you don’t tend to associate them with words like glamour or luxury, but they are convenient and not too expensive. Exactly what you’re looking for when you have an early morning flight! My recent flight to Norway was one of the first to leave Gatwick and the cost […]

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 3 graphic

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 3

Aside from the hastily made sandwiches that we smuggled out every breakfast we did treat ourselves to a couple of meals out… Lunch: We decided to go to the Hildr Gastro Bar on a very cold afternoon when we just needed to get warm! From the outside it looked like a house but the inside was  a great […]

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 2 graphic

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 2

  We managed to pack quite a lot into our little holiday. Here are some of the highlights… Dog Sledding This was by far the most fun activity we did in Norway! It was organised by Arctic Adventure Tours and we were driven out into the countryside in a group of about ten people to […]

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 1 graphic

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 1

I’ve just got back from what I can only describe as the best holiday of my life so far. My boyfriend and I decided to embrace the elements and headed to Tromso in Norway at the start of February for 6 days. Now, I’m not good with the cold so choosing to go to one […]

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 3 graphic

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 3

Lake Como… When you wake up to a view like this from your bedroom you know you are going to have a good day, and Annie gets to wake up to this every morning – it sure beats the rooftops of London.   We walked along the front of the lake to get the ferry […]

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 2 graphic

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 2

Padua… Out of any city in Italy it is Padua that holds my heart without a doubt. I lived there for a year with the two girls I came on this trip with, Annie and Livvy. I can honestly say it was one of the best years of my life so far. It had its […]

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 1 graphic

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 1

Milan… So, one of my best friends from Uni has moved to Italy after graduating. Not only doing her dream job, she also lives in Varenna, just meters from Lake Como – jealous yet?