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    5 Top Tips for Proposing Abroad

    Proposing is the start of your new life together, an exciting adventure called marriage. Chances are you’re so deeply in love that where and how it happens won’t matter because you’ll both be so excited to embark on the next stage of your life together. That being said, you do want it to be memorable – proposing abroad can be so romantic and your partner may not even be expecting it, making it that extra bit special. We got engaged on our trip to Jamaica. It was so unexpected, in the most romantic setting and left me completely lost for words, in the best possible way of course! It truly…

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    8 Delicious Gluten Free Restaurants in London

    Eating out is one of my favourite things to do, especially on holiday when you can try the native cuisine and eat as the locals do. Since being diagnosed with coeliac disease, eating out has required a bit more forward planning – no more simply rocking up to meet friends with the question: ‘what do you fancy?’. In this day and age most restaurants cater superbly for allergies with many restaurants having a dedicated menu. Before we go on holiday, I always look for suitable restaurants to have as a back-up and save us having to hunt high and low whilst hungry! To help with your travels to London, we’ve…

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    Staying at… Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Jamaica

    We visited Jamaica in 2015 and stayed at the luxurious Round Hill Hotel and Villas. The resort is spectacular, perfect for those of you looking for a bit of an escape and luxury. We coupled our trip with a few days in Miami and booked it through Destinology who were brilliant. There’s so much to see and do in Jamaica, although we did spend some time getting plenty of R&R – Round Hill is the perfect place for this! The Hotel Enter the gates to this secluded resort and make your way through the 100-acres of private villas set within the hill side to a spectacular reception. Feel the cool…

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    7 Top Tips for Travelling with Young Children

    Although we don’t yet have children ourselves, we’ve spent a lot of time this summer travelling abroad with young children all under the age of 10. This isn’t something we’ve done before and so our eyes were opened up to what a different experience this can be and how to explore a new place with young children. Travelling with young children can feel daunting and we know plenty of people who dread the thought of it. But having the opportunity to create new memories with your kids is something worth the trouble of actually getting to the destination. So if you’re having second thoughts, here’s our top tips to help…

  • Caribbean,  Travel Journal

    10 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Saint Lucia

    Take a look at our ten photos below – Saint Lucia is definitely somewhere to add to your bucket list!   The Caribbean is comprised of over 7000 individual islands, so picking one for your next trip can certainly be a tricky task. Saint Lucia, with its beautiful turquoise waters, soft sand beaches and epic scenery is definitely a top contender. The majestic Pitons make Saint Lucia one of the most recognisable coastlines in the Caribbean and the rugged mountains will absolutely take your breath away, a view you will not tire of seeing. Located close to the equator, the weather in Saint Lucia rotates between two seasons: the dry…

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    5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Holiday and Still Have a Great Time

    There are so many reasons why life may get in the way of your globe-trotting dreams. The pennies can quickly add up when going on holiday and if you’re looking to make a big purchase like a house, or are planning a wedding the first things that often get axed are those luxuries including your holidays. It might not even be a big purchase that prevents you from getting your bags packed and jumping on a plane; you may be a student, too swamped at work or even a busy parent. Whatever the reason may be, it’s often the price tag that prevents you from clicking on the book button.…

  • Africa,  Travel Journal

    10 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Mauritius

    Take a look at our ten photos below – Mauritius is definitely a location to add to your bucket list! A beautiful jewel located in the Indian Ocean with turquoise waters, powder-white sand and luxury hotels makes Mauritius the perfect destination for that special holiday. We visited for our honeymoon and the charm of the islands’ culture and people coupled with its sheer beauty made for a truly unforgettable experience. Located in the southern hemisphere, Mauritius only has two seasons; summer which runs from November to April, and winter from May to October. That being said, there isn’t much difference between the summer and winter months and you can comfortably…

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    Staying at… Secrets Royal Beach in Punta Cana

    Beautiful white sand beaches, warm turquoise waters, music with an epic beat and the friendliest people puts the Dominican Republic at the top of any paradise island break. There’s not much more you could ask for except perhaps luxury accommodation from which to enjoy the island delights! We stayed in Punta Cana on our visit to the Dominican Republic at Secrets Royal Beach. The Hotel Located in Punta Cana on a beautiful white sand beach is the adults only resort of Secrets Royal Beach. An added bonus about staying at Secrets is that you have full access to the two neighbouring hotels; Now Larimar and Now Garden. The Rooms at……

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    6 Top Packing Tips for Effortless Travel

    You’ve got your holiday booked and you’re looking forward to exploring new cities or relaxing on the beach. You know what you need to pack but you’re dreading the thought of pulling out everything and putting it all into your luggage – sound familiar? I used to hate packing, but I feel that over the various trips I’ve definitely refined the packing process. In doing so, I’ve developed some top packing tips – read on to find out more! 1. Roll clothes don’t fold Ironing is a massive chore. I’ll let you in on a secret, it’s one I hate so much that I never actually iron anything! When you…

  • Caribbean,  Travel Journal

    Staying at… Rendezvous Saint Lucia

    Saint Lucia is a paradise island if ever there was one with beautiful white sand beaches, warm turquoise waters, epic scenery and the most friendly people. An island as wonderful as this needs accommodation equally as luxurious! When staying in Saint Lucia, you’ll want to think about what attractions are near to you. Although it is a small island, the mountainous nature means it can take well over an hour to get from one end to the other. That being said, driving isn’t your only option for getting around this paradise island. Helicopter transfers are available from the airport in the south to bring you up to the north if…