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12 Creative Ways to Armchair Travel from Home

The start of 2020 has been the year that even the most avid traveller has had to lay down their passport and stay put for a while. So what do we do when our itchy feet are raring to go but travel isn’t an option? I’ve put together a new series on Bridges and Balloons … Read more

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Airbnb Edit: The Most Beautiful Palm Springs Airbnbs

We may not be able to travel right now, but we can still dream and plan for the future. And California is a pretty wonderful place to start… Palm Springs, the playground for LA hipsters, is well known for its distinctive mid-century architecture and kitsch, playful style. People have gone all out creating their dream … Read more

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10 Fun International Cooking Classes to Do from Home

Last week I shared some of the best online Airbnb experiences. But a big gap in that was the amazing cooking classes that are on offer – there are so many, it deserved it’s own post. So here’s my round-up of the top 10 online cooking classes on Airbnb experiences. They offer a perfect form … Read more

10 Online Airbnb Experiences You Can Do From Home

I was very excited to find that it’s possible to do some of Airbnb’s experiences online. It’s a great way to bring a touch of travel to the comfort of your own home – perfect for during these pandemic times, or for whenever actual travel isn’t on the cards. To quickly fill you in, Airbnb … Read more

The Best California Cookbooks

A California road trip in 15 cookbooks

One of the indisputable highlights of our California road trip was the amount of amazing food we ate along the way – it’s a land of exquisite cusine, from the farm-to-table traditions of the North to the Mexican influenced tastes of the South, plus two of the country’s top culinary hotspots of San Francisco and … Read more

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The Most Beautiful Luxury Family Hotels in Cornwall

Cornwall is the perfect destination for a UK family staycation, feeling just as special as further flung destinations, but without the cost and added bother of a flight. In fact, driving along the rugged Cornwall coast reminds me of Big Sur and our gorgeous California road trip. For places to stay in Cornwall, there are … Read more

The Best Airbnbs in Bristol

Airbnb Edit: The Best Airbnbs in Bristol

It’s a dream of mine to convert our garage into a cute little Airbnb house, but until that happens, here’s a round-up of the best Airbnbs in Bristol. The city’s creativity and community vibes mean there are some beautiful options to choose from with friendly hosts and styles to suit all tastes. I’ve divided them … Read more

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The Best Airbnbs in San Diego, California

Looking for a place to stay in San Diego? For a taste of local life, try one of these San Diego Airbnbs. It’s the shortlist I came up with when planning our San Diego itinerary, which was part of our epic one-month California road trip. I’ve broken them down into the different neighbourhoods, so you … Read more

Watergate Bay Hotel - Best Cornwall Family Holiday

10 reasons this is the best luxury family holiday in Cornwall

I always thought you had to sacrifice style when opting for a family hotel, but since having Otis, I’ve been repeatedly proven wrong – and never more so than when visiting Watergate Bay Hotel in Cornwall. Every detail of the hotel exudes style, comfort and ease, which are my top three ingredients for a luxury … Read more