The Hotel Du Vin is one of those places where you instantly feel at home…and seriously wish it was your home. According to Wikipedia (aka, the font of all knowledge), ‘This is where the stars stay when in Brighton’, so it has an understandable air of subtle exclusivity without being too flashy. It’s grand, elegant [...]
Street art is everywhere and you can just about make out some trainers hanging from the wires. These were part of the TRACK exhibition which saw artwork placed all around the city.
As you may already know, I’ve begun work full-time work as TBU’s Social Media Manager and on behalf of TBU I’m off the Ghent on Friday for a very exciting weekend. I’ll be writing about my trip here on TBU, on my own blog and also for World Travel Market. Here’s what I’ll be up [...]
I’m guessing that a few people will be reading this title thinking that I’ve made a mistake. You can’t go to Russia for a weekend; that would be ridiculous. But a couple of weeks ago, I found that you can and Moscow is actually a perfect place for a weekend away. It’s a four hour [...]
“Come on ladies, this is bootcamp, not Bollywood!”
My final trip for 2011 was to Bilbao in Northern Spain. It was part of a blogging trip organised by Vueling, a new airline, who are encouraging bloggers to ‘swap’ cities and hopefully swap pieces of advice about the best things to see and do. Dylan and I swapped with a guy called Inaki and [...]
When I think of Swedish food I think meatballs, dumplings, fish and hot dogs. It wasn’t until I visited the country that I realised what a sweet tooth the Swedes have. Think cakes, pastries, cinnamon rolls, sweet drinks and plenty of candy. Fika My first experience with the sweet side of Sweden came in the [...]
Glasgow is a city I’ve always been intrigued by. I’ve heard mixed reports from the previous European Capital of Culture so when Thistle Glasgow and Red Spotted Hanky joined together to organise a bloggers trip to Glasgow, I jumped at the chance to decide once and for all if Glasgow is a city worth seeing… First [...]