I discovered the Sir Albert on Secret Escapes. Browsing their sales is a bit of an addiction of mine, but it was the first time I took the plunge and actually booked – and I’m so glad I did! We had a fantastic stay in Amsterdam, and this hotel was… View Post

For my second Amsterdam post, I thought I’d take a look at some of the tourist hotspots we ticked off while we were there (advance warning – they’re not all “traditional” Amsterdam sights!). There were a few things on the itinerary, and a few others that we didn’t get to… View Post

Amsterdam has been on my list for ages, and given that it’s less than an hour away, it’s madness that I haven’t been before. So it was about time I rectified it! It came about almost by accident. We’d arranged a trip to Antwerp with a few friends (which I’ll… View Post

Finland has been on my list for ages. It’s got saunas, huskies and glass igloos, and to top it all off, last week it was named the happiest country in the world, according to the 2018 World Happiness Report from the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Just another reason to… View Post

Swimming with sharks/turtles/dolphins (delete as appropriate) is a definite bucket list item for many, so when the option to go on a turtle safari presented itself in the Maldives, I jumped at the chance! While I wasn’t able to get too up close and personal with these gorgeous creatures, I… View Post