It has been longer than I can remember since I last had a chilled couple of days at a spa hotel. Last week, I took a fifty minute drive from my home in Norwich to stay at Congham Hall in King’s Lynn, and as luck would have it our time was blessed with plenty of…

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Early last month, I was invited to discover the city of Düsseldorf and to experience the carnival. With it being early February, I knew the weather would likely be grey and miserable so ditched my Canon and took along a £4.99 Fujifilm QuickSnap with the aim of getting some cool shots. The last time I…

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For the last few days of September, I took a trip to Bordeaux and was blessed with weather reminiscent of mid-summer. It was the perfect pick me up for my post-holiday blues after returning home from two weeks to Croatia at the end of August. The new high-speed TGV train line from Paris to Bordeaux…

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  Being back in drizzly England whilst editing holiday photos always gives me major post sunshine blues. I’m already mentally planning next summer to get me through the winter. Mljet island takes just under an hour to reach on a speedy catamaran from Dubrovnik, with boats going every day and to both ports at each…

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Close proximity to Dubrovnik, check. Next to the beach, check. Chic minimalist design, check. Indoor spa and outside pool, check. I bring to you Hotel Kompas. At check in, we were treated to a room upgrade and spent the first evening indulging on truffle pasta, french fries and beer. That’s when you know you’ve arrived.…

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