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The Ultimate California Road Trip Itinerary

Driving down California’s Pacific Coast Highway is one of the world’s most iconic road trips and one that Steve and I had our sights set on for years. We had both done the trip when younger – in fact this was my third time on Highway 1 – but we wanted to do it together … Read more

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12 Most Beautiful (and Hipster) Airbnbs in Portland, Oregon

Portland has an awesome Airbnb scene with plenty of options that go above and beyond that of other cities. Expect homemade guidebooks, local treats and A+ hospitality. It’s a creative, community-centered place, so many of the Airbnbs reflect that with hip décor and roots in the local neighbourhood. You have to have a license to … Read more

Best Airbnbs in Santa Monica

13 Gorgeous Airbnbs in Santa Monica

Where Route 66 ends at the iconic pier, Santa Monica has allured travelers for decades and is one of LA’s most cute neighbourhoods with a hippy yet chic vibe. It’s an obvious choice for where to stay in Los Angeles, right on the beach, and with an abundance of cafes, restaurants, farmers markets and all … Read more

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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

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Airbnb Venice Beach: 10 Gorgeous Airbnbs in Venice Beach

Venice Beach is one of the must-sees of L.A. – a bohemian, anything goes beach enclave, filled with modern new age restaurants and trendy boutiques. We went as part of our California road trip, staying in an Airbnb near Abbot Kinney Boulevard. I’ve put together a guide to the best Venice Beach Airbnbs based on … Read more

Airbnb Lake District: Far Boathouse

15 Most Beautiful Airbnbs in the Lake District

One of the most scenic places in England, the Lake District National Park is a land of mountains, glittering lakes and picturesque, welcoming villages. It’s one of the popular holiday spots in the UK and as such there’s a wealth of beautiful Lake District Airbnbs. The Best of Airbnb: Lake District National Park I’ve curated … Read more

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Airbnb Devon Guide: 36 Unique Airbnbs in Devon

We spend a lot of time in Devon and are huge fans of its gorgeous coastline, wild beaches, rolling hills, cute market towns, Devonshire teas, pasties, and everything else that makes it one of the UK’s most charming holiday spots. We’ve curated a round-up of Devon’s best Airbnbs. From the coastal towns of Ilfracombe, Paignton … Read more

Best UK Road Trips - Cornwall

The Best UK Road Trips: 15 Epic UK Road Trip Itineraries

From magical castles to dramatic coasts and charming villages, there are UK road trips to tickle every taste. Discover the lakes and hills of the north, the beaches of the south and all the magnificent landscapes, history and folklore in between. In this post, we’ve teamed up with other bloggers to bring you the best … Read more

Victoria and Steve at Makanyi Safari Lodge, South Africa

Special Stays: Makanyi Safari Lodge, South Africa

Tales from our visit to Makanyi Safari Lodge, Timbavati, Kruger Park, South Africa Wrapped in fleece blankets with a hot water bottle on my lap and the crisp air of the African bush gently waking my senses, I smiled at Steve – this was the honeymoon we’d dreamed of. Going on safari topped our list … Read more

Best Airbnbs in Cornwall

35 Best Airbnbs in Cornwall: Gorgeous Cabins, Cottages and More

Cornwall is one of the most gorgeous places for a holiday in the UK. Even in the winter, it’s wild and atmospheric, and in the summer, on a sunny day, it’s simply paradisal, up there with the best of Europe’s beaches. We’re currently planning a UK road trip there, so I’ve been doing lots of … Read more