A day trip to Malaga

If you have ever been to the Costa Del Sol you’ll probably know Malaga, and you’ll probably only know it as the place you land before being shipped off to your hotel a few miles down the coast. You’ve probably never thought of visiting there and pick up a trip to Gibraltar because you can. Well I’m about to make…

Giraffe feeding at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park

So going to feed the giraffes at Yorkshire Wildlife Park has been on my bucket list for a long time and finally it has been ticked off thanks to an idea by me and one of my best friends. We decided to mutually buy the experience as our Christmas present to each other. It costs £30 each plus your entrance to the…

A week in Cape Verde

Day 1 So here I am sat in the Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport on Christmas Eve eating nachos and drinking champagne, starting my next blog all about my annual Christmas and New Year holiday (£25 entry for 3 hours all inclusive, sometimes on offer for £20 and can be free if you collect Avios points like us). This time…

2018 travel Plans

2017 has been a year of little foreign travel for me. I’ve had a much more important task which has been to sell my house to HS2. As you can imagine this has been a time consuming, emotionally draining and exhaustive task, but it is nearly done and I am very happy to be moving on and away from the…

5 days in New York

I’ve never been one for big cities or crowds but I knew I had to do this one at least once. So in January when I was looking through the January sales I spotted return tickets to NYC for a little sum of £252 return with British Airways. It’s fair to say I jumped at that price and swiftly booked…

A day trip to Chatsworth

Chatsworth is one of the most famous of stately home in the UK. Being the setting for Jane Austin’s Permberly in the most recent Pride and Prejudice as well as being the top tourist attraction on the Peak District. I visit this place a lot but this post is about it wonderful annual Christmas market and the Christmas exhibit. Unfortunately…

A day trip to Akaroa

As stated in my previous post this place deserved a whole post to itself. It is the most beautiful place I have ever been and where I felt at one with the world! I hadn’t planned to go here but after meeting friends and family of the bride they recommend I go. So I booked a return transfer for $30…