Winter Holiday In Nerja

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Sometimes you just need a winter holiday.  I had started to feel the turn in the weather, and it wasn't quite as easy to...

Where is the Best Place to go for a Walking Holiday...

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The UK has a plethora of locations suitable for walking holidays. They are both invigorating and inspirational when you pick the right location, so...

4 Awesome Places To Visit By Ferry From The UK

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Ferry crossings to places like France and Holland  have become...

Why Visiting Gravesites Makes Travel More Interesting

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Do you visit gravesites when you travel?  Don't worry, there's no right or wrong answer. I asked myself this question the other day and it...

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Hotel Review

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Holiday Inn Express very kindly invited us to stay at their London Stansted Hotel when we returned from our short city break to Venice....

4 Tips For Getting a Discount on Your Next Flight

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Are you desperate for a vacation right now? Or maybe you are already starting to plan for your next summer getaway even if it...

Best Travel Gifts For Her That She’ll Love

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There are some really gorgeous travel gifts for her around at the moment.  If you know someone who has a once in a lifetime...

Staying In A London Serviced Apartment

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There are so many options for places to stay in London that you really can find the perfect place to suit your needs. London...

Our Travel Goals Update & Why Making Travel Plans Is Essential

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When you make any kind of resolution for the year ahead, it's always productive to take a moment to reflect on how things are...

More Travel Destinations for the Bucket List!

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Remember how I recently covered places I'd like to visit as disparate as Iceland, Madagascar and Florida in my top five bucket list destinations....

Why I Want To Go Back To New York

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New York and I have some unfinished business.  If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that my teen son...

Top Tips & Tricks For Planning the BEST Mauritius Holiday

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Mauritius is a beautiful island of tranquil paradise found in the Indian Ocean and anyone visiting will be keen to make the most of...

How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline...

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This post was written in collaboration with the Trainline App My son has been at university for a year now, but we still aren’t entirely...

How To Visit Venice On A Budget

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Venice is a beautiful city and a place I have always wanted to visit.  My friend got in touch with me and asked if...

Staying at the Bedford Hotel, Tavistock, Devon – FULL REVIEW

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We had been looking forward to arriving at the Bedford Hotel in Tavistock for a few days by the time we checked in.  We...

Essential Tips For Planning A Trip To Bali

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So you've booked a once in a lifetime trip to Bali, and you may have even decided that you will be staying at a...

Our New York Adventure Day 2

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If you caught my first post, Getting To New York, you'll know that we had rather an abrupt introduction to New York City.  It was...

5 Amazing Road Trips To Do In Your Lifetime

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Road trips are amazing aren't they?  If done right, they can reignite your love of driving as you spend hours on the road soaking...

End The Winter Blues With A Holiday To Bermuda

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After all the excitement of Christmas we can come crashing down to earth with a bang in the New Year.  All the parties and...

How To Collect Awesome Travel Rewards With Avios

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Some loyalty programs are definitely worth signing up to, and if you like to travel, Avios is a reward currency that you should start...

32+ Best Suitcase Packing Tips For Really Easy Travel

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If you follow Zena's Suitcase regularly you will probably already know that I'm in charge of  the holiday checklist and the suitcase packing list for...

APH Airport Parking at Gatwick – Review

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APH Airport Parking at Gatwick gifted this service in exchange for an honest review.  As soon as my flight was booked from London Gatwick Airport to...

What Kind of Transportation is Best for a Parent Only Trip?

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This is a collaborative post.  If you are trying to take a child free vacation soon, you are probably in full planning mode already. When...

24 Hours in Berlin – One Day Travel Guide

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The alarm was set, but the clocks were due to go back in the early hours.  I foolishly put my faith in my smart...

How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust When You Can’t Travel

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Written in collaboration with Mary Johnson   With the current state of the world still very much trying to come to terms with the impact of...

Cheap Travel Destinations For Winter Breaks

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Collaborative post   I have a confession to make.  My favourite thing to do when the weather is grey, wet and cold in the UK is...

Where To Stay In London? Have You Tried Self Catering Apartments?

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When you have a busy weekend in London planned, choosing where to stay is very important for enjoying your city break. I'm a person...

5 Tips to Planning a UK Coastal Holiday

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Let’s be honest; nothing beats the thought of a coastal holiday by the seaside. The thought of the sea breeze blowing through your hair...

Bali Travel Guide: Things To Do In Paradise

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Have you ever dreamed of visiting paradise?  If you have, I'm guessing that Bali is on your travel bucket list with it's rugged coastline,...

Things to do in Florida – 10 Day Itinerary

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Just the thought of a family holiday in Florida makes me feel excited and it's something that is very much on the horizon for...