Like many of us, I used the UK lockdown and working from home as an opportunity to focus on my mental and physical wellbeing. For me, this involved getting out for regular walks in my local area and venturing further afield whenever possible.
I often found myself struggling to find new routes close to home and to remain inspired with my goal to be active. The Slow Ways website offered some alternative options that I was able to try.
Continue reading Exploring the outdoors with Slow Ways
For many of us, travel during 2020 has been a no-go. With various restrictions, new rules and guidelines to consider, it’s more essential than ever to plan, review and adjust to a new way of living.
Barbados is a destination that I’ve wanted to visit for some time, I just hadn’t expected to do so during a pandemic. But nonetheless, after 10 months of no travel and a second UK lockdown, I decided to take the opportunity to venture abroad. There’s plenty of new guidelines to factor in, but it’s possible.
Continue reading What to expect when travelling to Barbados during the COVID-19 pandemic
Have you ever considered taking a railway adventure to a far flung destination, introducing a new way to see and interact with the world around you?
Today, Tailor Made Rail (www.tailormaderail.com / 020 3322 7741) has launched its new 2020 bespoke rail holidays, including for the first time itineraries to Australia, Bosnia, Corsica and New Zealand. Continue reading 10 worldwide holidays for 2020 with Tailor Made Rail
During 2019 I decided that in order to improve my ability to communicate and be a courteous traveller, I wanted to improve my ability to speak other languages. I’ve since taken to improving my French speaking, with the intent to become a conversational speaker in the new year. Continue reading Second languages in crisis
My friend and I were visiting Toronto, Canada and arranged to join the Bikes & Bites Tour for a venture around the city. It’s a relatively flat city and therefore perfect for a bike tour in the sun.
Continue reading Bikes & Bites Tours in Toronto, Canada
Guest post by Xavier Walker
In 2018 I decided to head off to Hong Kong (HK) to visit my friend, Zoe. We met a few years earlier at university, but I hadn’t seen her since 2015 – it was about time we reunited to make new memories together. It was my first time in HK, which I coincided with Chinese New Year. It was a great opportunity to spend time with Zoe, learn about her culture, and meet the important people in her life (such as her boyfriend, Jeremy).
If HK is on your radar for places to visit, my 5 tips below can help you make the most of your stay. Continue reading Guest post: Top Tips for A First-Time Traveller To Hong Kong
I’m delighted to have had the opportunity to recently dine at Tattu, Birmingham, the perfect setting for a modern Chinese dining experience in the heart of the West Midlands.
Continue reading Tattu launches brand new summer menu in Birmingham
Opening in March 2019 in Touchwood Shopping Centre, Jamaya brings proper Jamaican jerk chicken and fried chicken to Solihull.
Continue reading Jamaya brings authentic Caribbean dining to Solihull
Planning a romantic trip soon? If you are looking for something new, except for exotic islands, the South Caucasus will be your best destination. For your perfect trip, check out the top most romantic corners of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Continue reading Romantic travel around the South Caucasus
I booked a table at Lasan in Birmingham, to enjoy a fine dining experience with a friend visiting from London.
Located on James Street close to St. Paul’s Square in the Jewellery Quarter, the menu at Lasan offers a range of dishes prepared with the finest ingredients. Whether you’re seeking a vegetarian, meat or fish based meal, Lasan has something to suit your palate.
Continue reading Exquisite Indian fine dining at Lasan, Birmingham