30 things I’ve achieved since turning 30

I’ve seen a lot of 30 before I’m 30 (or other age) bucket lists and while I love the concept, I’ve already reached my next milestone: 30 years old. So since my 31st birthday is in a couple of days (May 7th), I thought I’d do something a little different; 30 things I’ve achieved since turning 30. Which is simply a list of things I’ve been able to do within the past year that I’m Read More…

Disneyland Paris Bucket List

Next week(!) I’ll be hopping on the Eurostar to Disneyland Paris for my sister’s hen weekend! It’s come around so quickly since we booked it back in November and I’m really looking forward to it. I’ve been to Disneyland a few times before (3 to be exact) but never travelled on the Eurostar; I’ve driven to Disneyland (via the Channel Tunnel) and flown to Paris and caught the Metro, but never used the Eurostar. This Read More…

Gothenburg at Easter: A trip down memory lane

I’ve been to Gothenburg (Sweden) a couple of times as a teenager, but haven’t had the opportunity to go since then, which is a shame. It’s such a beautiful coastal city full of stunning architecture and picturesque gardens. Although my main reason for going at the time wasn’t the sights. It was to attend a gaming convention known as ‘Goth-Con‘, with two of my friends. Goth-Con is an annual event held over Easter break at Read More…

Alternative gift ideas for Easter

With Easter just around the corner it’s time to think about any last minute gift ideas for your family and friends. A chocolate egg has become somewhat traditional over the years, but there are lots of alternative gift ideas for Easter that you can buy. For example, my family doesn’t have a huge sweet tooth so we’ll often look at alternatives for each other, while still keeping a Spring or foodie theme in mind. Flowers Read More…

Weekend Away Essentials

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know I love short breaks away – especially staycations. There are so many great places to explore in the UK from historical sites, vast lake lands, big cities and coast land, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Catch up here.] To be honest I rarely go on holiday overseas and often opt for a few weekends (or long Read More…