Celebrating Canada at 150 – Cycling in the Canadian Rockies

Canada is renowned for its untouched, unspoiled beauty and one of the best ways to see it, to get in and amongst its rich flora and fauna, is to cycle. Visiting Canada during July gives you the best weather but also, in the middle of peak season, it gives you the crowds. Hoards of tourists…

Spa Hot Spot – Aire de Barcelona

Oh, Aire de Barcelona, you treated me so well! Whilst on holiday, a little excursion by myself to Barcelona (more on that later), I had to take part in some indulgent solo pampering, so I headed for Barcelona’s popular and beautifully traditional spa, Aire de Barcelona. Situated on the central street, Passeig Picasso, which runs…

Willkommen in der Schweiz

I love a bit of spontaneity, and that’s exactly what this trip to Switzerland was; a trip with a friend to see a culinary school in Lucerne that became a pure pleasure trip for me with only a week and a half’s notice. Free hotel, just pay for travel, how could I say no? A…