What it’s Like to Get Engaged and Married at Uluru

When Flight Centre customer Philippa Hyams first travelled to Uluru, she had no idea how significant the destination would become for her. After husband Robert took her by surprise and got down on one knee here after the pair had been together 18 years, … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


Instatraveller: Globetrotting Cats Bolt & Keel

Travelling cats @BoltandKeel have gone from rags to riches fast; from unwanted kittens to grown-up felines who have the world as their oyster (and we all know how much cats love fish). It’s not always nice when you find out some friends have travelled more … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


The Best Things I Ate in Iceland

When I think of Iceland, I imagine cascading waterfalls, undulating mountains, jaw-dropping scenery and the wanderlust-inducing Northern Lights. Seeing these epic landscapes in real life has been high up on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. And, having been told … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


Instatraveller: Eric the Globetrotting Stormtrooper

Star Wars may be all the rage right now, but @DarryllJones and his collectible Stormtrooper have been spreading the galaxy love for several years – and all around the world. Here, we catch up with Darryl about how he and ‘Eric’ became an Instagram sensation … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


The Best Hotels in Europe

We’re still trudging through cold, dark winter and, I don’t know about you, but I’m dreaming of escaping to sunnier climes. And while a long-haul trip to destinations like Thailand, Australia and the Caribbean is appealing all year round, there are a host of … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


The Best Hotels in Dubai and Beyond

I don’t know about you, but I am already thinking about my holiday for 2017. I’ve been lucky enough to visit some mesmerising countries this year, but the one destination I am yet to tick off my list is Dubai. Dramatic desert landscapes, dazzling … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


A Food Lover’s Guide to Mexico

I love Mexican food. It is easily up there with my favourite cuisine in the world, so naturally I was very excited about my inaugural trip earlier this year to the land of so many tasty dishes. In the weeks leading up to the … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


When I Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro

When the email dropped into my inbox seeking “intrepid adventurers” to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society, I jumped at the chance. I have wanted to scale Africa’s highest mountain for as long as I can remember and I signed up … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


Instatraveller: the Travelling Irish Bear

Fergal Howard isn’t the first person to travel the world with a stuffed companion. But he is one of few who capture their toys in the photographs too. He takes Packie the Bear all over the planet – in fact, we’re a bit jealous … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


7 Things to Do in Lisbon

I made my inaugural trip to Lisbon in August this year and I have already booked to go back; that’s how much I love it. And anyone who knows me will vouch for the fact that I’m not one for returning to places I … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 by Tessa Watkins