2018 The Good, The Bad & The Plans

New Year Decorations

It’s that time of the year again. We’re all reflecting on the year that has been. You’ve seen the tweets doing the rounds, top three accomplishments of the year, or our favourite things that have happened, or maybe “What are your plans for 2019?”. I’m brazenly joining in, I love a good a bit of […]

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Pier 39 San Francisco

Sea Lions

I thought it might be fun to share little snippets of our trip to San Francisco, I took a small mountain of photos, so you can pretend you were there too.  One of the more famous sights has to be the Pier 39 sea lions.  I visited them twice on my trip! There were so […]

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Travelling with your partner – 5 lessons learnt

Picture of Simon posing at Alcatraz

I’ve been travelling with Simon (the moustached husband) for over a decade now. We’ve been all over, from Venice and Iceland to Bali and San Francisco and plenty in between. There are a few things we’ve learnt along the way, that have helped us both survive and really enjoy these trips.  Nothing tests a relationship […]

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January Favourites | Beauty, Lifestyle & Travel

Hooray, we’ve made it through January in one piece!  This month has flown by for me, although obviously it dragged here and there…time has a way of doing that when you’re waiting for exciting things!  OK, reining in the waffle, shall we get stuck into the things I’ve been loving lately?  Excellent, good shout!

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Visiting Iceland

Northern Lights Silhouette

It feels like it happened months ago, but on the 17th January 2018, Simon and I flew out of Gatwick airport on an evening flight and arrived three hours later in Keflavík airport, Iceland.  I’d organised this as a wee birthday trip for Simon.  Once we’d gathered our things we boarded a bus to take us […]

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Where the hell have I been?

  It’s been about a month hasn’t it! I can’t believe it! I’ve been flat out to be honest, life has been hectic.  If you’ve not been keeping up with the vlog you’re probably entirely lost.  Recommend popping over to the ole YouTube channel to subscribe and keep up, I have posted a few vlogs […]

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Tegalalang Rice Terraces

Look at that sunshine!  Our last day of fun in Bali, one of the fun activities I managed to arrange was to visit the Teglalang Rich Terraces.  We went straight after the the Teganungun Waterfall, I’m not sure I’d recommend doing it back to back as there are a lot of steps to the waterfall […]

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Working While You Travel | My Experience

Working While You Travel

So you fancy working and travelling?  I did too, so did a bit of a test run to Bali.  It’s not as easy as you’d think, I thought I’d share my experience and what I’d do differently next time.

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Celebrating Another Year!

Another Cracking Year

This post is going live on my birthday, I can’t believe how quickly it’s come around! Whoop!  Lately I’ve seen lots of people talking about their birthdays and that they’re not happy about getting older or that it stresses them out.  So in typical me fashion, I thought I would celebrate the positive and show […]

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Learning To Surf | Bali Vlog 6

So we finally learnt to surf!  We went to the Pro Surf School in Kuta and did a 3 day surf camp for 5,100,000 IDR (for both of us), which is about £301 – so not bad!  That includes shared accommodation (although we did get upgraded for free on the second day whoop), breakfast, 3 half […]

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Campuhan Ridge Walk || Bali Photo Diary

We found this nature walk on Lonely Planet and decided it looked both doable and beautiful.  So off we went!  Note to self, don’t go around mid day, it’s hot and humid and it turned out to be about 11km start to finish for us.  We were exhausted by the end! The majority of the […]

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Balli Photo Diary || Ubud Monkey Forest

One thing you have to do when you visit Ubud, Bali, is to visit the Monkey Forest.  Multiple friends recommended it and if you pick up any travel book on Ubud, you will undoubtedly see a few paragraphs dedicated to it.  It’s 50,000 IDR per person, which is about £3.  So not expensive at all, […]

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Bali Photo Diary || Ubud Palace | Puri Saren Agung

We’ve been off seeing the sights in Ubud, so I’ve a few photojournal posts to share with you.  We’re starting with the Ubud Palace – Puri Saren Agung.  It is free to enter, with no dress code and it’s worth a wander.  As of May 2017, parts of it are under construction, which sadly means you can’t […]

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Bali Vlog | We Arrived!

Bali Vlog One

We’ve made it people!  We’re intact!  It was a hell of a journey but entirely worth it.  I’m aware the blog is a bit vlog heavy but you’ve all been so excited about our trip too and quite a few of you have said it’s grand, so here’s a vlog!  Don’t worry, new posts coming […]

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Weekly Vlog | Brighton to Ireland

Third Vlog May 2017

I’ve done it.  I’ve officially left Brighton.  I am no longer a resident there at all.  Sad times!  Although also incredibly exciting!!!! Yes all of those exclamation marks are necessary.  So this week has been a bit of a manic one as you might imagine.  We got the last of our injections, turns out the […]

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January Favourites 2017

Jan Favs 2017

We’re one month into 2017, it’s been a bit of an interesting month, to say the least.  That however, is a post for another day.  Today is all about the favourite things.  Shall we start with my favourite skincare?

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Life, Career and Travel chats!

Life, Career, Travel cover

So we are due a bit of a catch up!  I’ve some work stuff, career goals, travel plans and life in general!  So let’s get suck in shall we.  First let’s start with work as it’s the main one at the minute.  I finish up my current contract with work at the end of December! […]

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