After LA, Vegas, Death Valley and Yosemite, it was time to drive onward to San Francisco. I had heard so much about San Fran I couldn’t wait to arrive, especially after a few days in the wild I was looking forward to being in a city again. We only had 3 days and we wanted to make the most of it. So in such a big city and so much to see/do, what should be on your to-do-list..? If, like us, you are planning on visiting but only have a limited amount of time, here are my top recommendations… Where… View Post

When I decided to finally start my blog it was crazy at work, at first I didn’t think I would have time to do both but here are the key things that pulled me through… Keep motivation levels up When I started my blog I had a mixture of emotions, mainly excitement but I was also a little bit nervous and at some points frustrated. When starting something new it is always important to do plenty of research, take your time and be patient. Hard work will pay off! Reading other blogs and inspiration posts really helped me maintain motivation… View Post

London isn’t short on pop-up’s but last weekend I went to one of my favourites yet. Naturally if you pair one of my favourite hotels and gins together it’s going to be a winner but this surpassed my expectations. Ham Yard Hotel and Sipsmith have teamed up once again to put on quite an experience. At first you may not think the words hot and gin go together but, don’t discount it! In the beautiful setting of the Ham Yard rooftop terrace, the team invite you to discover gin in a very different way. Surrounded by candles, patio heaters and… View Post

There is certainly mixed opinions about Valentine’s Day out there. Love it or hate it, it’s just around the corner. I for one do like Valentine’s Day, it’s a day to share with loved ones and show them how much you care. Whether that be best friends, boyfriends or girlfriends, take an extra special day to share some quality time together. Having said that, remember that everyday shared should be one cherished. Although this day should not be all about gifting, if you want to get a little token of appreciation for your loved ones, here are a few ideas…… View Post

Last weekend began with a 4am alarm on Friday morning. Why is it whenever you are getting up for something other than work it’s far easier, no matter what the time is! The early alarm call was necessary as we had a 5 hours drive ahead of us to reach the Lake District. I was excited to getaway in January as December was rather hectic, fun but busy. The Lake District is usually a summer destination for most, I’ve visited several times and always been quite lucky with the weather. It’s not unusual to see all four seasons in one… View Post