The Best National Parks to Visit in March & April

Mount Rainier National Park in Spring - The Best National Parks to Visit in March And April

Springtime is a great time to get out and explore nature, as plants come back to life and animals are more active than the cold winter months.  I asked my fellow travel bloggers to recommend the best National Parks to visit in March and April so you can enjoy the outdoors this spring.  Which is […]

Local Travel – Why You Should Travel Locally This Year

Local Travel Experiences in England - How to Travel Locally - Sunset over a corn field with a tree in the distance

Wow, 2020 was an interesting year.  And 2021 hasn’t been that different for me so far!  In a normal year I usually can’t wait to head off abroad, but with the pandemic raging on I don’t feel comfortable even trying to travel to another country until things get more under control.  When I could, in 2020 […]

15 Free Things to do in New Orleans

Free Things to do in New Orleans - Jackson Square and the white castle-like St Louis Cathedral with blue skies behind

Don’t we all love to travel for free?  For this post, I asked Michelle from That Texas Couple to share her recommendations for the free best things to do in New Orleans.  Michelle’s tips will help you to visit New Orleans on a budget and get the very best of the city without breaking the […]

JOBY Wavo Microphone & JOBY TelePod Review

Wavo Mobile Microphone and JOBY TelePod Review - Split Image of Two Photos - One with Claire in a red coat holding the telepod as a selfie stick and the other with the telepod and a laptop on a desk

I had been looking for a phone tripod and an external microphone for a while.  When I’m out and about I often record videos on my mobile phone, but I wanted to upgrade my kit to make things easier – and better!  The lovely people at JOBY sent me their Wavo Mobile Microphone and GripTight […]

The Best Cheap Weekend Getaways for Couples in the USA

Santa Cruz - Cheap Weekend Away for Couples in the USA

 Do you need a weekend away with your other half?  A romantic weekend getaway can give you the break you need from reality, a chance to recharge your batteries and get some quality time together.   However, you don’t need to break the bank to do it!  I asked my fellow travel bloggers to recommend the […]

What to Eat in Riga: Latvian Food in Riga You Have to Try!

Pelmeni Dumplings - What to Eat in Riga

The Riga food scene is definitely alive and kicking.  I had no idea what to expect from Latvian food, but I spent a lot of my time in Riga eating!  After exploring the origins of Latvian cuisine and trying as many Latvian dishes as I could, I’ve come up with this list to help you […]

Why You Must Try Afternoon Tea in the UK

Delicate Cakes and Sweet Treats on an Afternoon Tea Stand

I adore afternoon tea.  Tasty sandwiches and savoury snacks coupled with delectable cakes and a pot of tea.  What could be more perfect?  If you’d never heard of afternoon tea or haven’t tasted it yet, here’s everything you need to know about this delicious English tradition. This post was written in collaboration with Square Meal […]

How to Be A Responsible Tourist in Venice

How to Visit Venice Sustainably - two gondolas on a Venice canal pass in front of a domed church

Venice is a beautiful city, there is no doubt about that, but over the past few years Venice has suffering the effects of over-tourism.  2020 changed all that of course, but when tourists return to Venice it is important to do everything we can to preserve the city.  I would love for everyone to be […]

The Best Gift Experiences to Give to Travel Lovers (Whether They’re Travelling or Not)

Christmas Gift Experiences

Giving experiences instead of things is a wonderful way to show you care, and there are lots of fantastic gift experiences you can give to your loved ones.  You could even join them on the experiences too so you can enjoy some quality time together, or just give them something to enjoy while they are […]

The Best Things to do in Denver in Winter

Things to do in Denver in Winter - Denver Skyline from a park with snow on the ground

 Continuing the winter travel series, I asked Colorado expert Dalya from Sweet Little Journey to share her tips for the best things to do in Denver in winter.  There are plenty of fabulous winter activities in Denver Colorado to choose from, so read on for Dalya’s top recommendations! It appears as though Denver has won […]