Nevada

My Favourite Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

Helloooo Vegas! The excitement I had for this trip was really off the charts. We’d been planning for months, had booked activities, bought tickets and had an itinerary like no other (coming soon!)

Having never been to the glitz and glamour that is Vegas, my mind was literally blown by just how much there is to take in.

Driving down the strip on our first day had me mesmerised.

Whether you’re planning a trip or have been before, here’s a list of my favourite hotels on the strip.

UK

11 Cool Things to Do in Cardiff

My mum’s lived on the outskirts of Cardiff now for about ten years. It’s not anywhere I’d ever considered visiting before but it does make for a great day out. And now, whenever we do visit, popping into Cardiff has become one of our go-to activities.

The Welsh capital is a marvel with so much to do, so much to see and so much rich culture. I love visiting. And it’s actually a really easy city to navigate; whether you’re choosing to go in by train, drive or use their bus system, I’ve never had any issues.

So if Cardiff is a place you want to go, here’s some cool activities you can do.

California

My City Guide: 72 Hours in Los Angeles

When Lee suggested we go to Vegas, I finally relented on the basis that a) he’d been pestering me for at least two years and b) we just HAD to go to Disneyland. When was I ever going to be in that part of the States again? Plus, we love a mini road trip on holiday. 

Not only did we decide to do Disney, but we also decided to stay in LA for a few days and really make the most of our time there. 

Travel Tips

My Go-To Tools for Planning a Travel Adventure

I don’t know at what stage things changed, but these days booking a holiday isn’t just deciding where to go and getting the cheapest flights.

It’s a military mission.

Gone are the days where we’d book a week in Croatia and just see what happened. Now, we have a complete logistical nightmare trying to map every minute of every day to get the most out of our time away.

The decision to go to Disneyland turned into two weeks in Florida, a mini 3-night road trip, and two more day trips out of town.

Middle East

24 Hours in Dubai – How to Have a Whirlwind Adventure

I’m not know for doing things by halves…never have been. 

So when we knew we would be flying to South Africa for a friends’ wedding, and that the flight would likely include a layover, we were already looking for ways to extend that into a mini-trip. 

Between Doha and Dubai, we chose Dubai, simple because we know a lot of people who have been there before and had heard good things. 

Extended our 2-hour layover to 24 hours was one of the best, most exhausting and exhilarating decision we’ve ever made. I have never felt so tired in my life. 

Florida

The Literary Suburbs of Key West

This article originally appeared in Hayo Magazine

When my Lee suggested visiting Key West on our Florida holiday, I wasn’t all that excited. I mean, I hadn’t really heard of the place and didn’t know what was there.

It was only when I discovered its literary heritage, did I get excited. If you’re a book lover, I’d say this one of the most amazing places you can visit. Key West just oozes literary love affairs, starting with Hemingway. His house is in a prime location (and it’s massive!); the man had taste. It’s also fairly cheap to visit; a measly $13 entry and this includes an optional tour from one of the Hemingway house experts.

Sweden

My City Guide: Stockholm in 48 Hours

This year, my Dad got married in Germany and so we decided to really make the most of our time abroad with a multi-city trip by train. As a result, we ended up touring one of the most beautifully rural places in the world: Scandinavia. 

After stretching our legs and testing the water in Copenhagen – you can get my Copenhagen city guide here – our journey continued into Stockholm. Travelling by train through Scandinavia is perhaps one of the easiest and cost-effective travel experiences I’ve ever had. Copenhagen to Stockholm was fairly straightforward and consisted of a train to Copenhagen airport, a train to Malmö where passports were checked, and then a straight train to Stockholm itself. It’s quite a long journey, with about 6 hours of travelling in total, but the trains were pretty comfortable – as comfortable as trains can be – with free Wi-Fi and an onboard café – their toilets weren’t too bad either. 

Denmark

My City Guide: Copenhagen in 24 Hours

Copenhagen is one of those places that you always say ‘oh it would be nice to go there’ but it never really makes it any further up on your list of priorities. To me, most of the Scandinavian countries sit in the same boat, so this summer, I decided to tackle three countries in 8 days. 

Rather than fly into the beautiful city – which may have seemed like the logical way to travel – I travelled by train from Germany. This in itself was an amazing experience. A few hours on the train, followed by a short ferry ride from Puttgarden to Rødbyhavn and then another couple of hours on a different train – although the ferry ride was due to some sort of technical difficulty, because apparently the train actually goes over the water…on its own ferry.

Denmark Norway Sweden

Travelogue: My Time in Scandinavia

This article originally appeared on the blog Be for Beauty but has been updated here.

My dad got married this summer which was amazing. And so we decided to make the most of the opportunity of being abroad and embarked on an 8-day Scandinvaian tour to visit some of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

Scandinavian stop #1: Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a beautiful city with a rich culture and one that is – I feel – often dismissed when it comes to travelling Europe. Generally speaking, people favour the hotter, more affordable destinations in Spain and Portugal. So this summer I decided to take on the challenge of touring Scandinavia, and my first stop was Copenhagen. 

Instagram

  • On Black Friday I decided to finally upgrade the iPhone 6 I’d had for 2.5 years and so succumbed to buying the latest and greatest (eek!)
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So now I’m on an iPhone 11 🙀 and I’m absolutely loving it!
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I’m still experiencing some technical issues as a result of my network change over (uh, nothing ever goes smoothly) but other than that it’s been a blast!
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So I’ve been trying out this new camera that’s supposed to be amaze-balls and you know what, I’m pretty impressed 😉
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Did you snag yourself any amazing Black Friday deals you’ve been holding out for? And what’s your thoughts on the new iPhone?
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PHOTO: trying out the new portrait mode that I’ve desperately wanted for at least 6 months and I love it 😍 plus a bit of festivity is always good!
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  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?
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I’ve been super absent on here recently. Mainly because I’ve just been trying to focus on getting better. I’ve had a bit of a chest infection for the last few weeks which has been awful and then this week I’ve lost my voice too! Today is probably the first day of feeling most of the way to normal 🤦‍♀️😩
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Whilst I haven’t been super ill, I have been getting real tired real quick. This cold weather and the dark certainly hasn’t helped 🌃
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How do you cope with winter? I’m needing all the tips at the moment! Although this morning there was a gorgeous sunrise over #winchester on my way to work. And I couldn’t help but love the new lights at the #TheatreRoyal
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Are you feeling festive yet?!
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  • How are we all today? I’m suffering from the worst cough I think I’ve ever had and it’s making me queasy 🤢 there’s so much going round at the moment 😩
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However, I’m determined to power through. It’s Black Friday tomorrow and I have a long shopping list 🙌 does anyone else store up all the things they need to buy in the hope of a good deal?
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I don’t get caught up in the chaos though. At the end of the day, if you weren’t planning to buy it in the first place, it’s not a good deal!
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Happy Thursday everyone 😘
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PHOTO: This week’s blog is all about my favourite Vegas hotels, so I though it appropriate to share a fun snap from @luxorlv where I just so happened to meet one of the blue guys from @bluemangroup 😂 we’d seen them a few nights earlier and I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so hard at anything so ridiculous 🤣 so much fun, genius in how it’s put together, super clever and really talented performers. You ever seen the blue man group?
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  • I asked what you wanted to see, and you answered 🙌 earlier this year we took the trip of a lifetime to Vegas 🎰 and whilst I’m still working on a full itinerary breakdown...you wanted to see my adventure hotels on the strip...so here they are (link in bio)
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A top slot goes to The Venetian which was probably hands down my fave. I absolutely loved how it transported you to a whole other city almost 6,000 miles away. Considering the current flooding there, it feels like an appropriate tribute.
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The post is now live on my website so go check it out!
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Have you been? Favourite hotel? Is there a hotel where you’ve always wanted to stay?
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  • Happy Monday 🙌 I wish we had blue skies but it is super grey today 😩
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How was your weekend? We spent all yesterday planning our NYC activities 😉 —
I’ve been super busy recently. NYC is getting nearer, I’m already planning a trip with the lovely @hanbateman3 and there’s a third trip on the horizon (all before April!)
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Happy Wednesday lovelies! There’s a new blog live on my website, so go check it out.
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I’ve pulled together a list of all my favourite things to do in Cardiff, the city of dragons 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿💪
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Have you ever been? How many of these activities have you ticked off?
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