Luxury Hotels in Manchester | Kimpton Clocktower Review

Luxury Hotels in Manchester | Kimpton Clocktower Review

There are a few luxury hotels in Manchester city centre, but the two that captured our imagination were the Kimpton Clocktower and of course the beautiful King Street Townhouse during our city-break. (We also explored Liverpool for a few days, what a city!) Housed in a magnificent terracotta Grade II–listed building, the Kimpton Clocktower has a history that dates back to 1890, when the building first opened as The Refuge Assurance Company headquarters (a life insurance… View Post

9 Day Trips from London worth pulling a Sickie …

9 Day Trips from London worth pulling a Sickie for

We’ve been promised a week or two of unseasonably delicious weather so have been thinking back to a few of my favourite day trips from London worth pulling a sickie for. We’re talking lovely beaches, ancient history and lovely rambles in nature, soaking up all of that sunshine. Sure, the classics are pretty amazing; Bath, Oxford, Cambridge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, The Cotswolds & Stonehenge/Salisbury, Brighton, York… I could blather on. The key to any good day trip… View Post

Where to stay in Istanbul | The Ritz Carlton

Where to stay in Istanbul | The Ritz Carlton

I never dreamed that we would get to visit Istanbul, a city steeped with exotic mysticism. When deciding where to stay in Istanbul the Ritz Carlton was recommended to me by several of my friends who had explored the city straddling both Asia and Europe. Flicking though my photos the other day reminded me of how beautiful our stay was – and how I hadn’t shared our time there. [Well, that, and my only regret of… View Post

UK Road Trip | The Best of the Best

UK Road Trip | The Best of the Best

I really love a UK Road trip. All you need is a car, snacks, a map/GPS, great tunes and a vague idea of where you want to end up when it gets dark.  There is so much history, so very many beautiful landscapes, seemingly endless quirky stops, lovely beaches and village pubs that are just crying out for wandering into – read on for road trip ideas over summer.

9 Travel Quotes Inspiring Me | Free Phone Wallpapers

9 Travel Quotes Inspiring Me | Free Phone Wallpapers

Words are incredibly powerful; the flourish of a pen has the power to topple ancient towers, uplift melancholic spirits and transport us to distant galaxies. I’ve been sharing a few phrases on social that have lifted my spirits lately, so I thought I’d also share 9 travel quotes inspiring me, which you can download as a phone wallpaper or slip into your Pinterest boards. They always make me smile. Every adventure starts somehow with a… View Post