UK Minibreaks

You don’t have to travel halfway around the world to have a great holiday.

These UK breaks are closer to home, kinder to the planet, but just as lovely.



Review: The Kings Head Pub + B&B, Llangennith (The Gower)

Just in case you a) don’t know about, or b) still haven’t visited The Kings Head in the Gower, I thought I’d better fill you all in with a review. It really is one of my favourite places in the whole world – as evidenced by the fact that I’ve stayed there three times now!

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Review: Mercure Holland House Hotel, Cardiff

Have you ever considered ditching the trains, planes and automobiles in favour of a staycation in your own city? I spent a night at the city centre Mercure Holland House Hotel to see if it could work.

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A perfect 30th Birthday spent in London

I lived in London for 5 years, and that half a decade made me fall in love with ‘the big smoke’. I recently ventured back to celebrate my 30th birthday and to discover some new restaurants, cafes and drinking dens that you should totally consider sniffing out next time you’re in town.

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Review: Forest Holidays, The Forest of Dean

It was through a friend that I was first recommended Forest Holidays, and from the off, it sounded absolutely wonderful. Turns out, a cosy log cabin in the woods is the perfect setting for a grown up weekend away with friends. Oh, and did I mention the hot tub?

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