A Weekend in Madrid

Short city breaks are gaining popularity and Madrid is the perfect city to visit. Just a short plane ride from the UK you can be here in 2 hours, leaving you plenty of time to see the sites, soak up the ambience and enjoy the food! Arriving in Madrid Aiport is easy as pie, the new terminal buildings make it…

Visit Madrid – The Royal Botanical Gardens

Nestled next to the Prado Museum is this beautiful area of tranquillity, a welcome break from the bustling city, the dappled shade providing the perfect environment to escape the midday heat. With over 8 hectares to explore you can spend hours here, bring a book and relax on one of the many benches, or a picnic to enjoy in the…

Why you should take time out and be offline whilst on holiday…

I know, the title seems like a pretty rich statement coming from a blogger who spends a vast proportion of their time on the internet. However, even the most internet obsessed among us can benefit from taking some time away from the ‘world wide web’ and here’s why. A few days ago I flew back from a wonderful week in Mexico, the…

7 reasons to love ASOS

I’ll start off by saying that this isn’t a sponsored post, I just have a serious love affair with ASOS that keeps me coming back again and again and has pretty much replaced my high street shopping in favour of the online world. Free Returns – this is at the top of my list and is something I wish every…

The Summer Trend That I’ve Been Loving – Bardot

I’ve never considered myself to be a fashionista, I’ll take comfy over stylish any day and look at some of the ‘fashion’ trends with a sense of bemusement (transparent plastic clothing I’m looking right at you!). The off the shoulder Bardot trend, however, is one that I have whole heartedly been adoring. Exposing the shoulders and collar bones adds instant femininity,…

A look at the Rose Gold and Marble Macbook case – Coconut Lane + 20% OFF!

This is a re-post because now I’ve got a code for you all! I finally gave in. I’ve seen these beautiful marble creations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for a while now and have visited the Coconut Lane website on numerous occasions but Mr Bank Balance has always said no. However, when a recent promotion popped up on my screen…

Find your Matcha – with Teapigs at Harvey Nichols

Last week an impromptu invite from a close friend and fellow blogger Pippa Leon (find her over at Pip Pip Hooray) resulted in an informative evening of cocktails and matcha with the premium tea brand Teapigs, at the renown Harvey Nichols Terrace. Teapigs have teamed up with the Fifth Floor Cafe and Terrace at Harvey Nichols to create a fabulous and tranquil…