Treasured islands: my travel guide to the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

If you fly from the British mainland to the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, and look out the window of…

View Post

Cornwall’s Serpentine Coast: Following the South West Coast Path on the Lizard Peninsula

The Serpentine Coast: Exploring the Lizard Peninsula on the South West Coast Path Is the South West Coast Path top of your hiker’s bucket list?…

View Post

Winter adventures in Kitzbühel – my favourite snowy activities and spots in the Austrian Alps

Searching for a real winter wonderland? Pack your ski boots and head to the wonderful Alpine town of Kitzbühel in the Austrian Tyrol. After a…

View Post

Places to stay: Têt Rouge Resort, St Lucia

Review of Têt Rouge Resort, St Lucia When is a resort not a resort? When it’s Têt Rouge, a wonderful little cluster of rooms on…

View Post

Places to stay: Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort, Dominica

Review of Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort, Dominica Welcome to Dominica. They call this verdant slice of the Caribbean the ‘nature island’ for its…

View Post

My bucket list adventures for 2023

Haven’t been much further than your front door since 2020? This coming year is set to be a better one for travellers. Whether you’re raring…

View Post

The best bothies in Britain for adventure

Ten of the best bothies in Britain to stay in on your next adventure Feeling the urge to escape to the great outdoors? Nights out…

View Post

Finding the Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Pura Vida: chilled-out travels through Costa Rica I’m sitting in the prow of a little fishing boat and the night sky above me is sprinkled…

View Post

11 bucketlist landscapes to travel to once in your life

Dreaming of ‘land, lots of land, and the starry skies above’, to borrow from Bing Crosby? Journey to one of the wildest, weirdest and most…

View Post

Top nine incredible hiking hotels to trek from

Pack your walking boots and head for the hills – I’ve picked nine of the best hiker-friendly hotels to escape to around the world, from…

View Post

Come and explore Kitzbühel – my favourite adventures in the Austrian Alps

This summer I found a new mountain home from home – the welcoming Alpine town of Kitzbühel in the Austrian Tyrol. This part of Austria’s…

View Post

A weekend road trip around wild Northern Ireland

Here be giants. Fancy a weekend on the wild side without having to leave the United Kingdom? Come along on my three-day road trip around…

View Post

How to plan an adventurous weekend in Scotland’s Tweed Valley

How to plan an adventurous weekend in the Tweed Valley, Scotland In paid partnership with Go Tweed Valley There’s one question I get asked all…

View Post

Nine magical adventures in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

//In Paid Partnership with Visit South West Scotland// Adventures on the Dark Side in South West Scotland How often do you take the time to…

View Post

The joy of staycations – how and where to explore magical corners of Britain

Best British Staycations Guide If you’re a natural-born wanderluster who dreams of new places and adventures, seeing travel restricted and our worlds shrunk smaller this…

View Post

Autumn adventures on the Isle of Man

Bannaghtyn (that’s ‘greetings’ in Manx) from the beautiful Isle of Man. This island in the Irish Sea is a law unto itself (quite literally –…

View Post