The Hub by Premier Inn | Covent Garden Review

I’ll admit it, Premier Inn isn’t usually a hotel which excites me. There, I said it. It’s not because it has a bad reputation or because I’ve had an unpleasant experience, in fact that couldn’t be further from the truth. …


Booking a Trip to Venice on a Budget

Ever wanted to book a city break to Venice but don’t want to spend a fortune?  I’ve been 5 times now and have just booked by 6th visit for October.  Obviously, I’ve learned one or two things about how to …


How to Eat on a Budget in Venice


One of my favourite parts of travelling, especially in Venice, is the food. Bowls of delicious pasta, freshly caught sea food from the lagoon, creamy risotto which has been fondly nurtured by its chef, crisp pizza bases with oozing cheese, …


Thrill Seeking at Alton Towers

In theory I’m a bit of a scaredy cat when it comes to roller coasters and rides. I’m the person who loves the idea of rides and having an other half who’s an out an out thrill seeker I’m always …


Air B&B | Modern Apartment in Venice

My first Air B&B trip was a bit of a nightmare resulting in a full refund of the monies paid plus a £150 gesture of goodwill voucher code to use should we endeavour to use the service again.  Knowing full …


A Day (& Night!) at Newbury Racecourse & Lodge

You may remember a couple of weeks ago I ran a competition for one of my readers to head for a day of horse racing, sunshine and a bit of a flutter at the beautiful and infamous Newbury Racecourse for …