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Time to Discover: The Monastery of San Francisco, Lima (and the Creepy Catacombs)

The Monastery of San Francisco, Lima and the accompanying Church of San Francisco are two of Lima’s most attractive sights. Read my full guide to visiting, along with the monastery’s creepy catacombs.   I’ve been in Lima (Peru) for a few days and have been absolutely loving it. I wasn’t sure if I would like it to …

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LX Factory Lisbon – Shops, Restaurants and Street Art in the City’s Coolest Spot

LX Factory, Lisbon is one of the city’s coolest spots. Filled with restaurants, bars, shops and some snap-worthy street art, it’s a real find in the otherwise quiet neighbourhood of Alcântara. LX Factory might win the prize for one of the coolest settings in Lisbon. Housed in an old manufacturing complex under the Ponte de …

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Santani – A Sri Lanka Spa Retreat with a Difference

Santani Wellness Resort in Sri Lanka is one of the country’s newest luxury hotels. It’s been making waves in the world of luxury travel since its opening in September 2016, thanks to its combination of a world-class spa, delicious cuisine and a beautiful setting. The perfect Sri Lanka spa retreat. When I started researching my recent trip to …

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André Saraiva in Lisbon: Street Art in São Vicente de Fora

André Saraiva’s Lisbon street art is the city’s largest mural. Discover the artist’s most colourful and exuberant work in São Vicente de Fora. As some of you will know, I was in Lisbon earlier this week researching a few articles, gallivanting about and generally wishing that I lived in this super-cool city. One of the things …

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Tri Hotel Sri Lanka Review – Luxury Escape Near Galle

Tri Hotel, Sri Lanka opened at the end of 2015 on the shores of Koggala Lake. A boutique hotel with expansive views, it is fast becoming one of Sri Lanka’s luxury hotel hotspots. Here’s why.  “There used to be just a mud hut here,” Tri Hotel’s co-founder Rob Drummond gestured to a spot a few paces …

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Unmissable Things to do in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a mandatory stop for anyone visiting Peru. The ancient capital of the Inca Empire is one of South America’s most fascinating destinations. Want to know what you shouldn’t miss during your time in Cusco? Here are some awesome things to do in Cusco for a cool trip. Cusco has archaeological discoveries galore, a …

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Bolivia’s Landscapes: Surreal Spots You Need to Visit

Coloured lakes, other-worldly rock formations and stark deserts. These Bolivia landscapes are almost too surreal to be believed…. until you see them.  Bolivia is blessed with some pretty stunning natural scenery – it doesn’t seem fair really. From bright turquoise lakes, to dormant volcanoes and incredible rock formations, Bolivia’s landscapes are a nature-lover’s dream. Mind. …

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Vietnamese Street Food: Traditional Vietnamese Food and Recipes From Hanoi

Vietnamese cuisine is full of fresh ingredients and bold flavours. Learn about the flavours of traditional Vietnamese food and try your hand at these Vietnamese street food recipes straight from Hanoi. It’s been a few years since I’d been to Vietnam and it had always been high on my list of places to return to. And …

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Things to do in Ascona, Switzerland

Ascona, Switzerland is one of the country’s most picturesque lakeside towns. Read my guide to the best things to do in Ascona.  The small town of Ascona, perched on the edge of the gorgeous Lake Maggiore is the pick of the lakeside towns. Ascona is one of Switzerland’s most eligible destinations for the international traveller. The alpine lakes …

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