Sweating in Dubai…43°C

29 JULY – 02 AUGUST 2016: Dubai has never been on my bucket list of countries to visit. However my Mum and I were due to attend a wedding in the Seychelles and had booked our travel with Emirates, which required us to take a flight from London to Dubai and then a connecting flight…

Barbados – Sun, Sea and Sandals

03 – 10 MAY 2016: Where do you go when offered the opportunity to go on a last minute holiday? Do you go to lastminute.com to see what’s on offer? Nope! You create a spreadsheet. A wonderful spreadsheet full of endless possibilities! After some deliberation, we agreed on Barbados! I’ve always wanted to go to…

Surprise Holiday to Agadir, Morocco

01 – 05 MARCH 2016: Agadir, a city along Morocco’s southern Atlantic coast, in the foothills of the Anti-Atlas Mountains, is the capital of Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane province. It’s a resort area known for its golf courses, wide crescent beach and seaside promenade lined in cafes, restaurants and bars. Rebuilt after a devastating 1960 earthquake,…

Sex & the City – Brussels

08 – 10 JANUARY 2016: To celebrate the end of my twenties, my sister planned a surprise weekend trip! I’d known that we were going somewhere for the weekend of my birthday, months ago. Although I had no idea where, besides knowing I would need Euros and it would be a similar temperature to the…

Hong Kong – Last Stop (for now!)

03 – 06 AUGUST 2015: My sister Jill, cousin Justine and friend Rabikah were in Philippines with me so we decided to go to a nearby country for a few days and picked Hong Kong as Jill and I have never been before. First impressions were that it didn’t reflect the Chinese culture I had…

Cebu – Where My Family Began!

20 – 24 JULY 2015: The Philippines has 7,107 islands, of which only around 2,000 are inhabited. I am proud to say that my family come from one of the most beautiful islands, Cebu. Considered ‘Queen City of the South’ and known for world class beach resorts, water sports and diving spots. I often think…

Frozen in Queenstown, NZ

07 – 13 JULY 2015: Queenstown airport has topped the list of the world’s most stunning airport approaches, and it’s not hard to see why. As the plane approaches Queenstown you can see the most amazing views of mountains, lakes and wild rivers. Overall first impressions; stunning scenery, friendly people, extremely cold! It was winter…