How I Spent Christmas in London

I’ve long wanted to do a winter trip. I’ve watched my fair share of Christmas movies and as an island girl, I’ve longed to see snow (and potentially meet my future husband in a hotel lobby).  Don’t judge me. It happens so often on TV, it must be real! Seriously though, the idea of a…

Photos to Inspire You To Visit Martinique

The French overseas region of Martinique may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a Caribbean trip, especially if you’re not from a French-speaking country. Despite its under-the-radar status, the island is the perfect blend of European and Caribbean. It offers up heritage experiences, outdoor attractions, some really unique hotels…

Around St Lucia with Real St Lucia Tours

Another year, another visit to St Lucia. This was my fifth time and I planned to mostly take it easy and chill on the beach with a book. As it turned out, I still ended up taking a tour since I was travelling with my friend Marsha and she wanted to do things. Also, I can’t…

How I Spent A Day in Greenwich

Travel is about embracing the unexpected and trying new things. Although I stayed in an Airbnb in Greenwich for part of my London trip in April/May,  I didn’t actually explore the area until my final day. I’m glad it worked out that way because it meant my trip ended on a high. I didn’t think I…

Traverse 17 in London: A Recap

As a relatively new travel blogger,  I’ve taken in my fair share of webinars and articles on how to become better at what I do. If you’re a blogger or Instagrammer you know the drill: increase readership, master social media and the big one, figure out monetisation. It was with all this in mind that…

Is Bequia Really The Perfect Caribbean Island?

Lonely Planet calls Bequia “the most perfect island in the whole Grenadines”. Fred Mawer described it as “almost perfect” in the Telegraph and just last month travel experts Kuoni named it as one of the top 20 best-kept travel secrets in the world. Usually, I would write these off as hyperbole but having spent just a…

From Forts to Flamingos: My 2016 Travel Recap

I had a variety of travel experiences in 2016.  In February I took my first cruise on the Carnival Liberty which sailed round trip from Barbados to St Lucia, St Kitts, St Maarten/St Martin, Puerto Rico and St Thomas. I had an off-road buggy experience in St Lucia and visited the famous Maho and Orient…

A Visit to Fort Lauderdale’s Flamingo Gardens

I don’t remember how I first heard about Flamingo Gardens, the 60-acre botanical garden and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary in Davie, Florida. Maybe I came across it on TripAdvisor while I was searching for things to do on my trip to Fort Lauderdale.