Watergate Bay Hotel - Best Cornwall Family Holiday

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

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

Airbnb York - Characterful Period House

The Best of Airbnb York: 14 Beautiful Airbnbs in York

York is one of our favourite UK cities, an enchanting living museum that evokes its medieval history at every turn. An ideal way to immerse yourself in the city’s life is to stay at a York Airbnb. From cosy listed buildings to modern apartments in converted warehouses, there are options for all tastes and budgets. … Read more

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh Festivals: Why Edinburgh in August is the best place to be…

There is nowhere I’d prefer to be in August than Edinburgh, and that’s saying something for someone who lives in the UK and is addicted to travel. The already enchanting city becomes an intoxicating hotbed of international culture and creativity for the whole month of August when it hosts not one, but five world-class festivals. … Read more

Car and Away

Review: Car & Away – The Airbnb for Rental Cars

As you know, we’re big fans of the sharing economy. We started with Couchsurfing then Airbnb and Home Exchange, and now our latest one has been Car & Away, which is essentially Airbnb for rental cars. Like with most sharing economy situations, it’s a win-win for everyone – you get to earn money from renting … Read more

Best Europe Road Trips: Transfăgărășan Highway

The Best European Road Trips – 21 Epic European Road Trips

There’s nothing like a road trip in Europe to make you appreciate the diversity of the continent – buy croissants and go for a walk on a French beach in the morning then sip a spritz beside an Italian lake by sunset. From mountains to coast to cute medieval villages – there’s something to suit … Read more

Fun things to do in Santa Cruz

Five special trips to take in 2019

Have you got any adventures planned for 2019? We have our eyes on New England for a road trip, a return to New York, and some English travels to Cornwall. And I also have some ideas for you, based on the best trips we’ve taken in the past few years. From afternoon teas in London … Read more

Best brunch in Bristol - Ceres

Handpicked Guide: The Best Brunch in Bristol

Going for brunch is up there with my favourite things and in Bristol we’re spoiled for choice. There’s even a cafe inspired by the king of brunch, Melbourne, and it’s as good as the ones you find there. From cosy little farm-style kitchens to more polished affairs, there’s plenty of styles on offer, and I’ve … Read more