Top 3 Destinations For a UK Hen Do

I’ve spent a good chunk of time recently looking forward to next May when I finally become an honest woman(!!). Although I’m getting married in Portugal (check out the venue!) and having my hen party in Lisbon, there are a few people who can’t make the trip so I’ve been considering a ‘top up hen do’ here in the UK. …

My Favourite Winter Sun Destinations

It’s that season again. Deepest darkest winter is upon us, the buzz of Christmas has come and gone, leaving us with heavier waistlines and lighter bank balances, and everyone’s just lost a bit of mojo. Time for a holiday. There’s a lot to be said for throwing in the towel for a couple of weeks merely days or weeks after …

How to Prepare for Your Kilimanjaro Trek

Mount Kilimanjaro! The name of this awe-inspiring summit is by itself enough to send shivers of excitement (as well as terror) down one’s spine. And, hiking up 19,340 feet to reach the topmost point of Mt. Kilimanjaro is every hiker’s dream come true. But as much as hiking up this great mountain sounds daunting, with good preparation, planning, training, and …

Beer and Food Pairing: How It’s Done

It’s no secret that people choose their wines to complement their food, but it’s still pretty rare to find someone who can confidently match food with beer. So when I was invited to the Royal Oak in Twickenham last week to learn the basics, I couldn’t turn down the opportunity. I’ve spent a good few Saturday afternoons in Twickenham following …

YourZone45 – The Full Lowdown

They say that you need to take time off in between exercising in order to give your body a chance to recover. I have a feeling though, that the experts probably mean a day or two – not a year. :/ Just kidding, but god, the battle is relentless, isn’t it? A little too much food or drink over a long …