A quiet, rural and romantic short break that is also tastefully British.
“Approach everything with childlike curiosity” – Karen Rose
Muddy walks through local fields in Wadhurst East Sussex
Bensfield Treehouse in Wadhurst East Sussex is the ideal location for a 2 night rural retreat
Fresh and Sweet Local English Strawberries enjoyed with Apple Juice Bubbles on the treehouse deck
Bensfield Treehouse in Wadhurst East Sussex is ideal for a special occasion for big kids at heart. If you’re looking for a stay that is quiet, rural and romantic, as well as being authentically British, look no further. From the moment you catch a glimpse of the treehouse and rope bridge, the magic begins. If this English beauty catches your eye, read on to find out more about your accommodation, your food and what’s nearby. Continue reading “A Treetop Holiday For Two”
An intimate journey with Bali Eco Tours that allows you to get to know local Ubud in an eco-friendly way.
“Some places just feel right” – Karen Rose
Following Gustu on narrow paths in Bali
Following Gustu through closed gates in Bali
Following Gustu through rice paddies in Bali
We recently visited Bali and were desperate to avoid the tourist traps and commercial crowds. We based ourselves in serene Ubud which didn’t disappoint and the Rice Paddy / Village / Eco Nature Walk with Bali Eco Tours helped us get to know the local area more personally. Here you can learn all about the itinerary, the best bits about this tour and how easy it is to prepare for. Continue reading “Getting To Know Bali – An Ubud Eco Trek”
Get the best view of the Whitsundays on this romantic helicopter tour.
“It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realise how incredible the earth really is” – Philippe Perrin
The Whitsundays, Australia
The view from the air on our helicopter Whitsunday tour
Complete isolation on Whitehaven beach with a private helicopter
Front seat view in the helicopter over Hill Inlet Whitsundays
Considered to have some of the most stunning beaches in the world, the Whitsundays are nothing short of picture-perfect. There is no denying that the best way to appreciate the 74 idyllic islands that make up this area, is by air. Choosing a helicopter tour with Helireef Whitsundays is the ultimate romantic gesture. Here you can find what’s included in the itinerary, the best bits about this tour and why’s it’s an ideal choice for a special occasion.
Continue reading “The Whitsundays By Air – A Helicopter Tour”
Get lost and fall in love with Byron Bay.
“Travel brings power and love back to your life” – Rumi
Byron Bay, Australia
Byron Bay, Australia
Broken Head Beach, Australia
Byron Bay, Australia
On the most eastern point of Australia’s mainland, lies beautiful and bewitching Byron Bay. This place is a must-stop destination in any Aussie itinerary. Whether you love the beach, food, art or exercise, Byron has the most unique feel and a very cool vibe. It’s the type of place you visit when you want to escape reality or renew your senses. Sit back, relax and let’s get to know Byron Bay. Continue reading “Spirit and Surf”
We recommend a stay in idyllic Vianden on this romantic short holiday in Luxembourg.
“To die is nothing, but it is terrible not to live” – Victor Hugo
Balcony of Europe, Luxembourg
The next time you are looking for a quiet few days away in Europe, have you considered Luxembourg? As one of the smallest countries in the EU, Luxembourg is a quiet destination, one that promises plenty of down-time and an escape from the fast pace of normal life. For the perfect romantic break, get out of the city to Vianden, a small town in the North East with narrow streets and a hill-top castle. This idyllic destination is just a 50 minute flight from London and a 45 minute drive from Luxembourg City. Continue reading “Kisses and Castles”
Get the best views of London on this romantic helicopter tour.
“There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere” – Vivienne Westwood
A red telephone box on the streets of London, England
A View of The Thames from above in London, England
A view of the Shard from above in London, England
London is a super special place. Full of charisma and chaos, it’s one of the best cities in the world to explore as a local or a visitor. We never tire of our capital city and consider ourselves very fortunate to live under an hour from this cosmopolitan part of England. One of the things we’ve experienced recently and loved is a helicopter tour above London to get a bird’s eye view of the areas we know so well. Here you can find details about this helicopter tour with VVB Aviation, why we chose it and what else there is to enjoy nearby. Continue reading “London By Air – A Helicopter Tour”
A romantic beach destination that’s great for couples and perfect for post-Carnaval relaxation in Brazil.
“Life is better in flip flops” – Unknown
Armação dos Búzios, Brazil
Popular Havaianas footwear stores are everywhere in Buzios, Brazil
A view of the ocean from Villa Rasa Marina Buzios Brazil
Karen relaxing in a hammock in Buzios Brazil
Having crammed as much as possible into lively Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, and after an 11.5 hour flight from the UK, we recommend ending your time in Brazil with a romantic beach break. After all the early starts of city exploring and late nights of street dancing in the city of Rio, this is exactly what you will need. A friend of ours who used to live in Rio recommended Búzios for some quiet beach time and it was perfect. Here we share the easiest way to book this destination as part of your carnival package, which hotel to choose and our ‘best bits’ for this location. Continue reading “Brazilian Beach Holiday For Two”