Hotel Kompas, Dubrovnik

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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Amber’s Bell Tent Camping at Wiveton Hall

Last week, I packed the car up with pot noodles, percy pigs, card games and sun cream before heading to Wiveton Hall for two nights camping at Amber’s Bell Tents. The last time I went camping was around ten years ago, and ended in our tent having to be thrown away as the result of…

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Marrakech, Riad Papillon and Les Deux Tours

Although Marrakech seems like a million miles away now that Autumn is fully setting in, I’ve settled down back at home after Summer and have had ample time to put this blog post together featuring the two beautiful places that I stayed out whilst in Morocco. If you haven’t already read my main post, check…

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Chateau de Labo and Treehouse, Aveyron

For our second night in Aveyron we stayed at Chateau de Labo, which is by far one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever stayed overnight at. It’s nestled away in the countryside, less than a ten minute drive from the town of Rodez itself, meaning you have the luxury of peace and quiet without…

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Shopping in Basel

The thing I enjoyed most about my trip to Basel was the food shopping and gazing through the shop windows, there are fresh fruit stalls, shops dedicated to selling just huge pretzels, gelato stands and bakeries all dotted around the city. Obviously no trip to Switzerland is worthwhile without investing in some good quality chocolate,…

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