Best weekend getaway in the UK, Sopwell House
Sopwell House, St Albans

Best weekend getaway in the UK, Sopwell House

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6th August 2018

Who says you need to travel far for the perfect weekend getaway? We have been blessed with an incredible weather, so what better excuse to pack your bags and get yourself and your family away for a UK mini-break. Whether you're looking to spend the weekend basking in the sun, or you want to head to a serene countryside location, Sopwell House is the perfect place for you. This 4-star hotel has everything you need for a luxury spa break that won't break the bank. There is an indoor pool, steam room and sauna, not to mention an impressive selection of spa treatments available too. When you're done with the pampering, the hotel restaurant and brasserie offer up a host of delicious dishes, or for those after a tipple, there's the conservatory bar and the cocktail lounge.

Kaliyoga – Europe’s best retreat for mindfulness, meditation and yoga
Andalusia, Spain

Kaliyoga – Europe’s best retreat for mindfulness, meditation and yoga

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6th March 2018

Yoga has a reputation for its healing powers, so it only makes sense that experiencing a four-day Fit, Lean and Clean Retreat will positively shift my mindset. So I signed up for my first yoga retreat at Kaliyoga's invitation, but not without considerable trepidation.  I remember two cautionary, albeit unhelpful, thoughts running through my mind: What will the food be like? Will I be able to keep up with the twice-a-day yoga classes? Even though I wasn't quite sure what it would entail, this escape at the beginning of the year seemed the perfect opportunity to give myself the permission to truly relax. Deeply knowledgeable about all things yoga, ambitious and passionate, Rosie and Jonji set up their first Kaliyoga retreat in 2002 after falling in love with the Alpujarra region in Spain. The climate and picturesque mountain views provided an ideal atmosphere for experiencing 'sat cit ananda' - truth wisdom love.

How to spend an awesome long weekend in Bath
Bath

How to spend an awesome long weekend in Bath

Sponsored post, in partnership with Joules. All views and creative direction are my own  

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18th August 2017

The long weekend is almost upon us so many families are looking for things to do and make the most of 2017’s last, precious Bank Holiday weekend before Christmas. With this in mind I've put together a list of all the things you can do in Bath so you can get planning for your next mini break over the long weekend or later in the year.

48 hours in Munich with BMW
Munich, Germany

48 hours in Munich with BMW

www.bmw.co.uk  Photo credit: Enes Kucevic

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14th August 2017

A few weeks back I was invited by BMW on a very exciting press trip to Munich to celebrate the launch of their new BMW 4 Series Convertible. We arrived on a gloomy Tuesday morning and headed straight to our hotel, the uber-chic Flushing Meadows. One cup of coffee later, I was out exploring the beautiful city before the rain made an appearance.

Escape to the great outdoors – picnic in the Cotswolds
Bibury, England

Escape to the great outdoors – picnic in the Cotswolds

www.joules.com Sponsored post, in partnership with Joules. All views and creative direction are my own. Photography by Bianca Turca

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13th July 2017

What better way to celebrate Summer than packing a picnic and escaping to the great outdoors? England offers an abundance of great places for picnic. From charming coastal spots and sandy beaches, to magical woodlands and rolling countryside, there's no shortage of places to unpack your hamper and bask in the glorious sun. 

Things to do in London this weekend
London

Things to do in London this weekend

Make the most of the sunshine and your days off and discover the best things to do in London this weekend. Includes culture, art, shopping, food and drink.

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13th May 2017

Make the most of the sunshine and your days off and discover the best things to do in London this weekend. Includes culture, art, shopping, food and drink.