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Our Mexican honeymoon

Two days after our wedding, Sam and I flew to Cancun in Mexico. From there, we headed to Playa del Carmen where we were going to spend the next two weeks, relaxing, exploring and just enjoying each others company – as husband and wife! Dougie was going to spend the first week with Sam’s family,…

Top things to do in Playa del Carmen

As some of you may know, I’ve just come back from a Doug-less honeymoon – two weeks in Playa del Carmen, a coastal town in Mexico… The area has beautiful beaches, plenty of shops, bars and restaurants and a lot of places to explore. The area itself is pretty touristy, though I’ve read it’s not…

Our engagement story (& a little wedding update)

I can’t believe how quickly our wedding is coming up. It always seemed like it was ages away, we had so many other weddings to go to before ours, but now there is only one more wedding and then the countdown really is on!

First family holiday

I’ve spent the last week in Portugal with Sam and Dougie, our first family holiday. It was such a lovely week, although holidaying with a baby does not lend itself to a chilled, relaxing week by the pool! We went to Carvoeiro in the Algarve. It was actually where Sam and I went for our…

Babymoon in Portugal

Since I found out we were having a little one, going on a babymoon was something I really wanted to do. I thought it would be really good for Sam and I to go away for a few days, just us and spend some time together.

New York

New York has always been one of my favourite places to visit, and I’d only ever been in summer, so after the mild winter we had in England, New York in January was definitely a shock to the system. The trip had been planned as a surprise for my boyfriend’s 30th birthday, and we had…

Singapore / Kuala Lumpur / Thailand

Another country ticked off! I spent a few days travelling around Thailand with my boyfriend. We visited the beautiful islands of Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi and Rai Lay Bay.