• Caribbean,  Travel Journal

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Caribbean,  Travel Journal

    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……

  • 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…

  • Africa,  Travel Journal

    Staying at… LUX* Le Morne in Mauritius

    We decided to experience all of what Mauritius has to offer by staying in two wonderful hotels: one in the evergreen region of Chamarel and the other in the shadow of the famous Le Morne mountain. Here is our review of the latter, known as LUX* Le Morne, which we booked through The Turquoise Holiday Company. The Hotel In a stunning location between powder white beaches and the Le Morne Brabant Peak (a UNESCO world heritage site) is this beautiful hotel from LUX*. The idyllic setting on the south-west coast of the island means it has the most incredible sunsets and is the perfect spot for honeymooners, couples enjoying a…

  • Caribbean,  Travel Journal

    All Inclusive Luxury in Saint Lucia

    We’ve visited a couple of places in the Caribbean over the last few years and each trip has left us wanting to see more! So, when we had the opportunity to book another trip to the Caribbean, we needed something that could compare with Jamaica and the Dominican Republic and we think we found it on the beautiful island of Saint Lucia. Reconnecting at Rendezvous When it came to booking our accommodation, we returned to the trusty Turquoise Holidays who we had used to book our wonderful honeymoon in Mauritius. With their help we chose a beautiful couples only all inclusive luxury resort called Rendezvous which is located just outside…

  • Asia,  Travel Tips

    7 Top Things to do in Thailand

    Is Thailand on your bucket list? Perhaps you have already booked your flights and are now thinking of what you want to do whilst there? Thailand was the first time either of us had visited Asia and as an introduction, it’s definitely a good place to start. The culture, food and beauty of the country is incredible. Unless you are planning to do a month or so, it’s difficult to see and do everything in Thailand. To try to help, we have pulled together a list of our top things to do in Thailand, read on to find out more! 1. Khao Sok National Park Located in Southern Thailand between…

  • Taking a stroll along the beach in Barcelona
    Europe,  Travel Journal

    Christmas Markets in Barcelona

    Barcelona’s Christmas markets are a completely different experience to their German counterparts. Read on to find out what we got up to and why you must visit the Catalan capital to see it for yourself. Anniversary Surprises! This year both of our parents celebrated their 30th wedding anniversaries. We decided we would treat them to a city break as their gift, giving them the opportunity to celebrate together and enjoy each other’s company. We sent my parents for a long weekend in Prague which they thoroughly enjoyed. When we were looking for destinations for Alex’s parents, his mum suggested that we join them on the trip so we thought why…