Travel

British Airways – LHR to DBX

British Airways – LHR to DBX

For many years I’ve avoided British Airways after having a really bad experience many years ago on a flight from London to Miami. However I’d been hearing pretty good things about BA over the recent years and thought let’s give them a go! And I’m […]

Atlantis, The Palm — Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm — Dubai

After staying in the Atlantis for a week I’ve been itching to write a review. Main question is, did it live up to the hype? Answer: Yes and no! Firstly it’s a mammoth sized hotel so there’s a lot to cover. But I will start […]

The Best of Naples

The Best of Naples

A few months ago I (with the fam — husband and three kids) took a late summer holiday to the Italian city of Naples. City breaks can be tricky with young kids which is why we’ve tried to avoid them in the past! (Except for […]

Top 5 things to do in Bali for families

Top 5 things to do in Bali for families

Despite the never-ending flight time Bali is somewhere that is definitely worth visiting at least once in your life. Being part of the largest Muslim populated country in the world — Indonesia, Muslim travellers are welcomed in Bali. Here is a round-up of the best things […]

The Fairmont Hotel — Sanur, Bali

The Fairmont Hotel — Sanur, Bali

At the end of last year, I went to Bali with my family for one week. I wrote a full review of The Fairmont for travel site Mums Do Travel, so do check it out if you’re thinking of visiting. Here are some photos from […]

Ten Tips for Visiting Durdle Door  — Dorset

Ten Tips for Visiting Durdle Door — Dorset

One of the most breathtakingly beautiful sites in the UK is in Dorset, and it is less than a three hours drive from London. The area we visited is called Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove which are a 5 minute drive from each other but most […]

Crazy Bear Hotel — Beaconsfield

Crazy Bear Hotel — Beaconsfield

Buying presents for your other half can be so difficult especially if they’re of the male species. The Crazy Bear Group kept popping up in my email so I thought let’s bite the bullet and book a night away at one of their three hotels. […]

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park

School is almost out! Whether you’re counting down the days to the summer holidays or dreading them, either way for parents day trips are imminent. As the animals live outdoors, summer is the best time to visit safari parks. You can read my review of Woburn Safari Park on parenting […]

Halal Barcelona

Halal Barcelona

The good news is that there are a few halal options in Barcelona. The bad news is that you may struggle to find anything other than Indian/Pakistani or Turkish/Middle Eastern food.

Barcelona Top Ten

Barcelona Top Ten

This week I was in Barcelona enjoying some quality time with my husband, i.e. an opportunity for the children to spend some time with their grandparents and us to go abroad without having to book two rooms or taste milk at the airport or pack a […]

Boringdon Hall Hotel — Plymouth

Boringdon Hall Hotel — Plymouth

On a quest to spend some quality time together and celebrate my husband’s birthday we decided to spend a couple of days in Devon. A quick internet search returned the Boringdon Hall Hotel website and immediately I knew it was the one. Don’t be deceived by […]

Adventures in Andalusia

Adventures in Andalusia

In September, I flew to Malaga to write  this Huffington Post blog and this travel piece for the Epoch Times.  I stayed in Granada and Cordoba, which are two beautiful cities in southern Spain in the region called Andalusia. The weather was warm and sunny and I all […]

Simply India – by Atul Kochhar, Mauritius

Simply India – by Atul Kochhar, Mauritius

Update: After speaking with Atul Kochhar he informed me he is no longer affiliated with Simply India. When I ate there it was marketed as his restaurant. On our last night in Mauritius we wanted to go out with a bang so decided to eat at […]

The St. Regis Resort – Mauritius

The St. Regis Resort – Mauritius

Only 2 years new, located in the Le Morne region (southwest Mauritius), St.Regis oozes character and sophistication. With its regal decor and candlelit lamps across the resort, the ambience is serene yet welcoming. Guests can enjoy spending time in the Library or Drawing Room or […]

Dining at St. Regis

Dining at St. Regis

Sometimes you have to let the pictures do the talking. Below are photographs taken of a selection of dishes we ate at the St Regis Resort from three of the restaurants. We did not get bored of the food at all despite predominantly eating at these […]