Do I want to return to Lime Wood to taste the food of Angela Harnett (who famously worked under Gordon Ramsay at Aubergine) and Luke Holder (who has worked in many highly acclaimed restaurants throughout the world including the OXO Tower)? YES! I would return to Lime Wood in a heartbeat.
Bali is a true Mecca for Spa lovers, with the choice of resorts and treatments on offer being as wide as the smiles of the Balinese people themselves, and even the most dedicated spa junkies can find something that will surprise them.
Thanks to a very dear and generous friend, I find myself - for one night only - at the astonishingly beautiful five-star
As you might expect, I have seen and experienced (it's a tough job, but someone's got to do it!) a pretty sweeping variety of spas in the last 15 years, with some filling me with nothing short of mortification, and others leaving me with an immeasurable sense of awe and warm fuzzy feelings
I watch in awe as the rich, luscious, inviting colour fills up my entire view. Then I realise I'm not looking at the sky. I'm looking at water. I've arrived at New Zealand's fourth largest lake, Wanaka. An expanse of water that reaches over 192 square-kilometres, it's quite simply one of the most beautiful sights I've ever seen.
It is an industry that has always had some level of mystique about it, and a bit of a reputation for being the domain of time-rich, cash-rich house wives, and I wanted to show that actually, it can provide some much needed R'nR for everybody.
You might assume the life of a travel journalist is all fun and frivolity, but the truth is, travelling for work is just that - work.
In the middle of the rolling Sussex countryside, tucked behind a picture postcard Tudor village, you'll find an enchanting Elizabethan house; it's Ockenden Manor and it's beautiful. Roaring log fires, cosy wood panelled bars and elegant drawing rooms with a wafting scent of fresh flowers.
As an international woman of mystery, fruit buying and fashion, I have my fair share of passport stamps. So much so, I used to have a competition with a colleague, as to who could get all the spare pages of their passport filled the quickest. I think I won. I've done a lot of travelling in my time and it inspired my blog for today, A city for...
I simply love and swear by all things holistic health & wellbeing. Things like energy healing sessions, Ayurvedic full body massages and holistic facials are my must-dos to keep me going.