Planning a trip to New York

Back in October Adam and I booked a dream trip to New York City. We originally looked to book for later this year around September time but the deal we found was too good to ignore. Despite only having four months to save and plan, I think we’ve done a pretty good job of it. It can be daunting to think if you have planned your trip well enough and saved enough money to enjoy yourself without restriction so today I’m sharing my advice and tips for planning your first trip to New York, along with some money saving tips to help you before you hit the big apple. View Post

Brussels Street Art

So here we are again and wow, what a year it has been. Despite never sticking to a ‘series’ on my blog, I find these year in review posts a great way to look back on each year, especially for myself. It gives me a chance to reflect on the year and focus on the highlights that came from it. From what started off as a year of with uncertainty, worry and a lot of stress, 2017 ended contently in my warm home with the one I love and I couldn’t have wished for anything more.  View Post

Somerset House at Night

You might have noticed I’ve been absent from my blog and social media in the run up to Christmas, this is because I’ve been enjoying the festivities here, there and everywhere! Today I’m talking about one of the highlights of my travels – spending the day at Somerset House in London with my mam. View Post

Man vs Food Middlesbrough 2As an avid watcher of the hit American show, Man Vs Food, I was excited when I heard we were getting our very own Man Vs Food restaurant right here in Middlesbrough. Boasting food challenges like the ones from the famous TV show along with slightly smaller portions for the less daring, the meat-heavy menu isn’t designed for the faint-hearted. View Post

Last Christmas my mam treated my dad and I to an epic trip to London. Not only did we get to spend the weekend in the capital, but we also got to stay on a super yacht! Moored at the Docklands of Royal Victoria Dock, the Sunborn London is the UK’s only luxury super yacht hotel.  View Post