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Kids

7 Things To Do In South Lake Tahoe With A Toddler In Tow

By On September 27, 2017

South Lake Tahoe is perfect for toddlers. And seeing as you probably have one minute before your small person starts climbing on you, wiping boogers on your tee or howling for your… Read More

Kids

A Steam Train Through A Redwood Forest In Santa Cruz

By On September 22, 2017

My boy is obsessed with trains so he totally did his excited ‘happy feet penguin dance’ when he spotted a real-life, holy smokin’ steam train in Santa Cruz! I found out about the… Read More

Chicago

Afternoon Tea In Chicago

By On February 15, 2015

My husband definitely knows the way to my heart so when he organised a surprise afternoon tea at The Drake Hotel for our wedding anniversary this English girl was one happy lady.  … Read More

Travel

Walking in Wiltshire

By On January 17, 2014

Ever since I left home at the age of 18 I’ve loved travelling back to Wiltshire in the South West of England for a welcome dose of country air and my mum’s… Read More

City

My hangouts: St Louis

By On December 31, 2013

I’ve been based in St Louis for a wee while now and here are the old favourites that keep drawing me back… Northwest Coffee – for a perfect lazy morning  My favourite place… Read More

Boat

Winter wonders in Queenstown

By On December 11, 2013

Small but perfectly pretty Queenstown is a beautiful lake and alpine resort surrounded by majestic mountains in New Zealand’s South Island. I arrived in the town via a short but hair-raising flight from… Read More

Boat

Swimming with dolphins in New Zealand

By On December 6, 2013

 Plunging into ice-cold water, wearing a thick wetsuit to protect me from the elements, I began to sing – through a snorkel. It’s not every day you find yourself warbling a muffled… Read More

Auckland

Auckland has it all

By On November 25, 2013

The thing I like about Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, is you are never too far from gorgeous scenery. The sprawling North Island metropolis has everything you could wish for with great choices… Read More