I’ll admit it – when we first landed in Dubai, I hated it. The noise, the people, the excess, not to mention the sweltering heat. It was the polar opposite of the tiny island from which I’d just travelled, where there were little more than 20 other guests in the… View Post

I’ve already talked about my honeymoon to Maafushivaru, but there was one aspect of the trip that made it even more memorable – our very own private island experience. Proper Robinson Crusoe vibes! (If Robinson Crusoe had a hot tub and prosecco…) Being able to stay on your own island… View Post

There are some places that defy expectations. You can spend hours researching a destination, finding pictures that take your breath away, so much so that you can never imagine it’s that stunning in real life – only to find that, if anything, the pictures didn’t do it justice once you… View Post

I have a confession to make: I like gin. I like it a lot, in fact. I like it so much that I’m accumulating a vast array of gin-themed items, over and above my ever-growing selection of gins, and I’ve made it my mission to make my way through the… View Post

Happy New Year! (Ok, so it may be getting a bit late for a New Year post, but I’m going with it.) This seemed like the perfect opportunity to get this little blog back on track, and what better way to do that than by sorting out my 2017 travel… View Post