Find out all about the best restaurants in the Lake District, including gastropubs, distilleries and Michelin starred hotels.
As we packed up, caught the train to Carlisle and hopped into our Hertz hire car, my heart was pounding. This was a trip I’d been desperate to do for a long time… and here we were about to arrive in the Lake District!
I delve into the world of beignets, po’ boys, gumbo, mufulettas and crawfish and tell you about all the amazing foods to try in New Orleans – one of the food capitals of the world!
Last month I jetted off to New Orleans, Louisiana for a week of unforgettable food experiences. I was there to shoot a video for Lonely Planet and Three, all about the city’s food scene. I’ve always found the best way to get to know a place is by delving into the cuisine – it’s totally intertwined with the history and culture of a place.
The best things to do in Hampstead include a great food market, cute streets, pubs and of course Hampstead Heath.
When you think of London, you probably just think of the centre. But WAIT! There’s sooooo much more to this amazing city than Oxford Street, Piccadilly and Soho. Having lived in Camden for many years, I found myself growing to love North London.
Find out how you can tour the USA’s most iconic national parks without leaving home… AND win a 3 week trip with Trek America including flights!
One of my top trips of last year was my adventure in California with Trek America. It was a mix of things that made it special. The incredible coastal views along the California highway, the epic landscapes of Yosemite National Park, the vibrant food and culture…oh and the small matter of an awesome bunch of travel buddies! We hiked. We camped. We bonded over log fires. Incredible moments I’ll never forget.
For me, Yosemite was the highlight of our California Callin’ road trip. We spent a few days there, hiking to waterfalls, camping under the stars, checking out the gigantic sequoia trees and the final bucket list came when we spotted a bear crossing the road!
A slither of a crescent moon hung in the sky surrounded by tiny glittering stars. The air was fresh and still. It was beyond quiet. The only other lights around? Twitching torch lights flicking from step to step. This was the start of sunrise at Borobudur, and all we could do now was find a spot and wait.
Check out my video of sunrise at Borobudur, plus see what I got up to in Yogyakarta and at Prambanan Temple.