Weekend city break | packing essentials

There’s nothing I love more than a weekend city break, a chance to get away from the burdens of everyday life and explore a new city. City breaks are perfect for a quick getaway, they are often accessible by public transport links or serviced by airports if you have your heart set on going international. The key to a short break to carefully considered packing…

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Essential travel items for your 2018 trips

Packing for a trip is a skill, it requires organisation, efficiency and a certain level of ruthlessness, you have to ask yourself ‘do I really need 19 bikinis?’ I’ll be the first to admit that packing is not a forte of mine, on a recent trip to Malta I somehow managed to pack straighteners, 3 different cameras and a mini Harry Potter wand, but only one…

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Fuzzy Duck Review: A boutique hotel stay in the Cotswolds

Every now and then this city girl needs an escape to the country, what my literary twin Bridget Jones describes as a ‘full-blown mini-break holiday weekend’. My heart yearns for a slice of rural life, I convince myself that things are somehow better in the countryside, it’s greener, smiling locals will wave from their thatched cottages, pubs will be nicer. There will surely be a…

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Staying in Cardiff City Centre with Aaron Wise Apartments

As a born and bred Cardiff girl, it is often hard to imagine the city from a visitor’s perspective. If I was travelling to Cardiff, where would I stay? What places would I go to? What would the city look like to me? Why is there a man playing drums on a bin? What would I make of chippy lane at 4am? These are the…

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Hendricks Afternoon tea with Park Plaza

Fetch the best china, set the table and start filling that cake stand, afternoon tea week is nearly upon us darlings! From Monday August 14th to Sunday, August 20th, Afternoon Tea Week celebrates a quintessentially British tradition that has been around since the 1840’s. Don your best outfits and get ready for a few cucumber sandwiches and tea with some added pomp and circumstance. Here’s a…

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