• UK Blog Awards 2018: Why you should vote for me!

    Participating in the UK Blog Awards is like running a marathon. Nobody really expects to win on their first go. But who cares if you don’t win, you’re still going to run! After all, you’ve spent a year in training, pushing yourself to run faster, further, breathe deeper. You’ve raised money from your friends, family and colleagues in support of your favourite charity. You didn’t give up, and you can’t wait to finally do it, to say you did it. That’s plenty to be proud of.

    The Honeymoon Guide to Maui’s Road to Hana

    Maui’s Road to Hana is like a road trip through paradise. Yet, its name has first-time visitors stumped. Is it a road or a destination?

    The Millennials Christmas Gift Guide

      What to get the people who have everything… It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year already, but here we are. Last year I wrote The Couples Christmas Gift Edit, a list of do’s and don’t for him and her that was surprisingly popular…

    One Year of Blogging

      My blog is one year old! One whole year, wow. I’m incredibly proud of this little blog of mine. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about blogging, is that it’s a lot of work! A one year anniversary is a real achievement, like learning…

    Four Days Stuck Inside the Shangri-La New Delhi

      Arriving in New Delhi We reach the hotel somewhere around two in the morning. The drive was eerily peaceful for India, barely any traffic at all. Even having the road all to ourselves as we drive past the row of embassies, the Presidential estate,…

    An Open Letter to New Delhi, the Most Polluted Place on the …

    New Delhi, India 09/11/17 To whom it may concern, As a world traveler and blogger, I feel I should say something about this recent trip I’m on. I’m in New Delhi right now, where the air pollution levels are off the charts. My husband is…

    Tips on Planning Your Hawaii Honeymoon

      Making Choices I began to discover Hawaii when I started researching for my honeymoon, flipping through guidebook pages and opening tab after tab on my browser. I wanted to do everything, go everywhere, but came to accept that I was going to have to…

    How to Avoid Hidden Travel Costs

      No matter how well you plan your trip abroad, it’s easy to get caught out by hidden travel costs. Planning everything down to the last detail certainly takes the spontaneity out of travel, but it’s definitely one way to help make sure there are…

    Halloween Like Hollywood: Couples Costumes

      Adult Halloween These days a lot of adult Halloween couples costumes are based on Hollywood movie characters. And not just from horror films, although I expect to see a lot of Pennywise clowns from IT walking about this year! Suck it, coulrophrobes. Superheroes and…

    Don’t Miss Out on Europe’s Truffle Season

      Europe’s most prized truffle season takes place in two acts. First, Italy’s white diamond comes to market from September to December, with Alba’s Annual Truffle Fair kicking off in October. Bringing in the New Year, both Italy and France harvest the black winter truffle…

    Sleep Like a King in a Portuguese Pousada

      What is a Pousada? Pousadas of Portugal, Paradores of Spain, and French Chateaux are all essentially the same thing: palaces, castles, convents and other historic buildings converted into luxury hotels. You can literally sleep like a king in one of the palaces or castles…

    Why Lisbon Has The Best Nightlife in Europe

      Lisbon Nightlife = Awesome In this post, I hope to convince you that Lisbon has the best nightlife in all of Europe! Forget Berlin, too druggy, London, too expensive, Paris, too dangerous, Oslo, too cold, or Rome, too many dudes… Only Lisbon offers the…


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