Exercise on Holiday

In 2014 I went on holiday 2 two weeks in Florida. I’d slimmed right down in preparation for going, eating sensibly, gone to the gym every day, and or the first time in a long time felt ‘bikini ready’. We had a fantastic fortnight driving around the state, visiting the parks, laying out in the … Continue reading Exercise on Holiday

What is Chub Rub and how do I make it stop…?!

‘In the heat, my thighs chafed together and bled. I was very unhappy, and yet no one ever asked me how I felt’ - Marcus Brigstocke When it comes to mates I've got some some of the best ones and between the 6 of us I don't think there's much that we don't talk about … Continue reading What is Chub Rub and how do I make it stop…?!

Review: The Luxury Inn, London

‘The interesting thing about London is that there are always stylish surprises around every corner’ - Natalie Massenet I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with London. I visited with my parents a long, long time ago and did all the touristy things which I loved and had a particular mad night out in … Continue reading Review: The Luxury Inn, London

5 top tips for travelling with work

‘In some ways I like traveling, in other ways I'm sort of fed up by the whole notion’ - Joe Sacco I’ve always imagined that anyone who gets to travel for work must lead an incredibly glamorous lifestyle; and I always loved the hustle and bustle of train stations and airports, full of people going … Continue reading 5 top tips for travelling with work

3 Nights in Bangkok

'I can't get to the bottom of Bangkok, and I never will' - Lawrence Osborne When it comes to holidays, a twin centre type deal isn’t always my favourite concept. We got it horribly wrong when we went to Cuba in 2011 where we did the beach aspect first and by the time 3 nights … Continue reading 3 Nights in Bangkok

Newcastle’s Top Ten Best Kept Secrets

'For some reason, it is always thrilling to spot your home town in the news' - Craig Brown There are many things Newcastle is known for: Grey’s Street, which has been voted one of the best streets in Europe, being a nightlife hotspot and, of course, being home to the mighty Newcastle United. But among … Continue reading Newcastle’s Top Ten Best Kept Secrets

How to humidity-proof your hair on holiday

'The key to beautiful, frizz-free curls in the summer is to keep hair healthy' - Jillian Hervey Once upon a time, not so long ago I was obsessed OBSESSED with my hair and how it looked, not being happy unless it was absolutely pa pa pa poker straighter. Problem is, it's got an annoying natural … Continue reading How to humidity-proof your hair on holiday