VIDEO: Adventures In St Kitts

Adventures In St Kitts Video

This video of St Kitts will make you want to jet off on the next plane.

I visited the Caribbean island earlier this year for a week of fun-fuelled travels. From zip-lining through the rainforest, kayaking and swimming with turtles, to exploring old plantations, forts and checking out the top-notch foodie scene… WOW there was PLENTY to enjoy!

Oh, and then the small matter of the endless rum punch on the island! Well it’d be rude not to try it…

For a flavour of my week, check out my video of St Kitts. If you enjoy it, please like, comment and share!

Oh and for the best viewing experience, be sure to shake up a rum punch to enjoy with it…

I hope you enjoyed watching my video of St Kitts. I’d love to hear your feedback and comments!

Interested in visiting St Kitts? Check out all my posts about the island:
What’s it like to visit St Kitts?
The Best Annual Events In St Kitts
Top Restaurants To Visit In St Kitts
Top 5 Hotels In St Kitts – From Budget To Luxury
Top 5 Things To Do In St Kitts For Cruise Ship Passengers

I’m an Official Ambassador for St Kitts. Thanks to St Kitts Tourism Authority for organising the trip and British Airways for taking care of the flights. As always, opinions are my own!

A Scenic Flight Over Helsinki – Flying Over The Finnish Capital

View from a Cessna flight over Helsinki

A scenic flight over Helsinki is an incredible way to get to know the Finnish capital. Find out all about this unique experience. 

As I boarded my flight from London to Helsinki, I couldn’t help but snap away out of the window as we were coming in to land. Fairytale forests, the impressive Suomenlinna Fortress, and beautiful archipelago filled my plane window. It was absolutely breathtaking.

Over the next few days, while visiting the city as part of Visit Helsinki’s #HelsinkiSecret campaign, I explored the city on foot, by tram, boat, kayak and big wheel. However I never expected for a moment that I’d be taking to the skies in a 4-seater Cessna!

Jutta, a friendly local contacted me via twitter asking if I fancied a unique birds-eye view of the city.

What could she possibly mean? We continued to chat back and forth and days later arranged to meet at Helsinki Central Station. From there we travelled 30 minutes by bus to Malmi Airport. Just 10km from the city, the small airport boasts around 40,000 landings every year.

Ready to fly at Malmi Airport
Ready to fly at Malmi Airport
Malmi Airport, Helsinki
Malmi Airport, Helsinki

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REVIEW: Disfrutar Restaurant, Barcelona – A Meal At One Of The World’s Best Restaurants

Elderflower amber at Disfrutar Restaurant, Barcelona

With two Michelin stars and rated one of the top 10 best restaurants in the world, a meal at Disfrutar Barcelona is like nothing you’ve experienced before. After one of the best meals of my life, I couldn’t wait to return!

It’s pretty rare I return to a city and want to eat at exactly the same restaurant I went to to before. With so many places to explore, why wouldn’t you try somewhere new? But when I had a trip to Barcelona confirmed, there was only one place on my mind. Disfrutar Barcelona. 

Disfrutar Restaurant Barcelona
Disfrutar Restaurant Barcelona

Opened at the end of 2014 by Oriol Castro, Eduard Xatruch and Mateu Casañas, three head chefs at Ferran Adria’s former-best-restaurant-in-the-world elBulli, it was a restaurant pretty much guaranteed to produce great food. I described my first visit as an evening of magic and theatre. But with expectations sky high – how would it fare on my return?

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REVIEW: Hotel Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, Sweden

Third floor seating area at Hotel Kungsträdgården, Stockholm

Elegant, luxurious and historic with tip-top service, Hotel Kungsträdgården is a great choice for a visit to Stockholm on business or pleasure. 

Stockholm. One of the most expensive cities on the planet. Unfortunately for my bank balance, it’s also one of my favourites! Food is pricey and accommodation even more so. Unless you’re feeling terribly flush, you may find your budget restricts your enjoyment.

View of Stockholm Sweden
View of Stockholm, Sweden

Opened last January, Hotel Kungsträdgården offers comfortable rooms in a spectacularly restored 18th century residence, bang in the centre of the city. As I chatted to Adam, the hotel’s immaculately dressed concierge (think English gent meets Swedish aristocrat), he explained that while the hotel’s rooms are on the small side. Basically – the hotel doesn’t scrimp in any other areas, something that makes it top value for money in the city. When it comes to repeat business, this hotel has it nailed.

Hotel Kungsträdgården Exterior
Hotel Kungsträdgården Exterior

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REVIEW: Andaz London Liverpool Street Hotel

Street Art Room at Andaz Hotel Liverpool Street, London

Street art themed rooms, epic breakfasts and warm hospitality… a stay at the Andaz London Liverpool Street is a special experience.

The weekend was shaping up to be a good one. With my other half’s big 3.0 on Saturday, I decided to shake things up a little with a surprise the night before.

I checked into the Andaz London Liverpool Street, spent an hour exploring the facilities, hung up a kitsch ‘Happy Birthday’ banner above the bed, and laid out a few presents on the desk. I’d been dying to stay here… and he didn’t know it yet, but he, too, was in for a real treat.

Exterior of Andaz Hotel Liverpool Street, London
Exterior of Andaz Hotel Liverpool Street, London

The luxurious Andaz London Liverpool Street is a 5-star hotel with ambition. Yes, it’s in the ideal location for business travellers who need easy access to the city, AND a great base for tourists … but it also offers plenty for travellers like me. A Londoner. A Londoner attempting to be a tourist in my own city.

Recently the Andaz collaborated with SideStory – arguably one of the capital’s coolest tour operators, to offer two special experiences. After staying in one of the hotel’s super-trendy street art rooms, guests spend an afternoon on a photography or street art in the local neighbourhood. It’s a great concept, and refreshing to see a luxury hotel looking for a new way to heighten the guest experience.

Street Art Room at Andaz Hotel Liverpool Street, London
Street Art Room at Andaz Hotel Liverpool Street, London

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