Things to do in Laguna Beach

Handpicked City Guide: 14 things to do in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is famed for its beautiful beaches and world-class art, making it the ideal place for a beach vacation with a spot of culture too. Spend the days relaxing on some of the California coast’s most beautiful beaches and then wander the town’s myriad galleries and public art. There are plenty of things to … Read more

Rua de Bica funicular

Things to do in Lisbon: A Handpicked City Guide

Set on seven hills overlooking the River Tejo, Lisbon is sometimes called the San Francisco of Europe, but I think that takes away from its own distinctive charm. The hills are certainly similar, and it shares a golden light, but much of the wonder of Lisbon comes from its history. Most of the city was … Read more

Road Trip Portugal - Igreja dos Carmelitos

Things to do in Porto: A Handpicked City Guide

The view from the the Dom Luis I bridge sums up the allure of Porto; port wineries on one side, a colourful hodge-podge of buildings and bell towers cascading down the other, and the peaceful Douro river filing down the centre, lined with buzzing restaurants and people ambling by. The azulejo tiles, baroque and beaux … Read more

Best views in London - Thames Cruise

Handpicked City Guide: 3 Days in London

There’s a lot more to London than all the major tourist sights, and you’ll find that many Londoners have never even been to many of the “must sees”. When something’s on your doorstep, it’s easy to leave it for “another day”. But we are spoilt in this city for history, galleries and culture, and if … Read more

What to do in Sonoma County

19 Things to Do in Sonoma County, California

Sonoma County is the gloriously laid-back sister of glamorous Napa Valley, known for its down-to-earth rustic vibes and celebrated farm-to-table cuisine. It’s a place to slow down, connect to the land and unwind with a glass of wine in hand and the redwoods as a backdrop. We fell head over heels for the place, and … Read more

Your rainbow panorama Aarhus - pinks and purples

Handpicked City Guide: 14 of the best things to do in Aarhus, Denmark

Denmark’s second city, Aarhus is often overlooked in favour of Copenhagen, but the vibrant Danish city is one that deserves attention and makes for a wonderful city break. It’s filled with culture, interesting shops, pretty architecture, and some truly fabulous food. This post is a run-down of the best things to do in Aarhus, Denmark, including … Read more

Things to do in Dublin: A 48-hour guide

Dublin, home to some of the world’s friendliest people, the best pubs, and a fascinating 1000-year history. It’s a place to go for a good time and a slice of the famous Irish craic. Being three quarters Irish, I’m somewhat biased, but I do think the Irish are some of the loveliest people you’ll meet. These … Read more

Condesa architecture

16 reasons to love La Condesa / Roma, Mexico City

Our time in Mexico was cut short, but certainly wasn’t wasted. We spent two beautiful weeks in Mexico City, a place that stole our hearts and made us realise our love for Mexico goes beyond the village of San Pancho. The laid-back pace of Mexico suits us and despite being one of the world’s largest … Read more

Colmar, France – Real-life fairytale village

Things to do in Colmar and Eguisheim: France’s fairytale villages

“It’s just like the village in Beauty and the Beast.” This was my first thought when arriving in the tiny village of Eguisheum, just down the road from the equally charming town of Colmar in France. With cobbled streets, candy-coloured houses and wooden beams, it was like stepping into a scene from the film I’d … Read more