La Fenice Positano: This Is The Sweet Life

La Fenice Positano: This is the sweet life

If you’re searching for Positano hotels, then you’ve probably already realised that the Positano you’ve been dreaming of doesn’t come cheap. For this reason, we almost have it a miss. Our Italy itinerary was already jam packed, and if it was going to cost us our kidneys, then Positano seemed like the logical place to […]

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4 Ways to Find Practical Travel Inspiration

Practical travel inspiration

I’m often asked how I find travel inspiration. There’s a lot of decisions involved in planning a holiday, and everything from choosing which country to visit to finding really cool accomodation and things to do when you’re there can be really tricky if you’re not looking in the right places. I’m not sure if I’m […]

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Why You Need To Visit Puglia… Now!

Why you need to visit Puglia, Italy

Is it possible to not fantasize about Italy? For some, it’s Venice. For others, Positano or Rome. For me, it’s Puglia. The heel of Italy has always appealed to me like no other. And, it seems that this gorgeous region is fast becoming Italy’s latest hot spot. So, here’s a few reasons why you really […]

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Why low cost holidays are (probably) not your friend

Why low cost holidays are not your friend

Wind back the clock four years and you would probably have found me sitting at my computer punching “low cost holidays” into Google. Opening every single tab eveeeerrrr. My birthday was coming up and I had some spare annual leave… so I booked a cheap vacation. And a few months later we hopped off to […]

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How to Crush Your Travel Goals in 2018 (+ FREE Planner)

Is one of your resolutions for 2018 to travel more? Mine too. In fact, it is every year – and it’s the one resolution I’m actually pretty amazing at sticking to! ? (Just don’t ask me about running that 10k… that’s a whole other story!) I don’t know what you’re like with new year goals, but […]

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5 Things To Do In Bologna: Food Coma Guaranteed

There's a handful of great things to do in Bologna. And the food... well, it's what dreams are made of! If this gorgeous little city isn't on your Italy itinerary, it needs to be. Here's everything you need to know before you visit Bologna: what to do, where to eat and where to stay. Food coma guaranteed.

Recently I was asked for recommendations of off beat places to visit in Italy. The only caveat? It had to have great food and wine… such a difficult task in Italy! Well, give me that brief any day of the week and I’ll recommend Bologna. If this gorgeous little city isn’t on your Italy itinerary, it […]

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How To Design A Focused Bucket List For Couples

How often do you sit down and write down your goals? Me, personally… not nearly enough. But, reality check, it’s kinda important. Without clarity, none of us will ever get to where we want to be. This is true for anything in life, but especially for travel. Travel doesn’t ‘just happen’. You don’t get lucky […]

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5 Simple Ways To Travel Like A Local

Nobody wants to spend their whole vacation surrounded by tourists. With the rise of Instagram tourism, it seems like it's getting harder and harder to get away from the crowds - even in places that used to be hidden gems. Well, in this post I’m going to share five simple things you can do, no matter whether you're in crowded Barcelona or up-and-comer Puglia, to travel like a local.

Nobody wants to spend their whole vacation surrounded by tourists. With the rise of Instagram tourism, it seems like it’s getting harder and harder to get away from the crowds – even in places that used to be hidden gems. Should it really be so hard to travel like a local? Getting off the beaten path […]

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The Best of Singapore Food: Local, Inexpensive Eats

One of the best things to do in Singapore is eat. Seriously! Singapore food is incredible, and in my opinion, underrated. Over the last few years, I've (selflessly) sampled hundreds of local dishes. These are the ones I come back to time and time again.

If you already know me, then you know that I’m a bit of a foodie. So it won’t surprise you then that one of my favourite things to do when I visit Singapore is eat. In my opinion, Singapore food is seriously underrated. I think part of the problem is that so many people visit […]

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5 surprisingly crowd-free things to do in Florence

Anyone who's ever been to Florence will tell you it gets a little crazy. Here's 5 amazing, crowd free things to do in Florence (avoiding selfie sticks and tour groups!)

Anyone who’s ever been to Florence will tell you it gets a little crazy. If I’m honest, I’d have been quite happy to leave this city off our Italy itinerary and visit it another time (ideally, in off season). But, alas, it’s somewhere Brad’s always wanted to go… and he’s clearly not alone. So, while […]

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