Would the real heroes please stand up!

When I picked up the newspaper today, the leading article read “School children burned out from comparing lives on social media”. Another full page article talked about a hat that Bella Hadid (a model) was wearing to a party, alongside…

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Budget Travel – Does it have to be a race to the bottom?

In some ways, budget travel operators have replaced a generation of independent backpackers. Obviously not everyone travels with a group luggage tag, but as companies continue to battle in an increasingly aggressive price war, group travel has become more competitive…

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The secret world of Allotment Life

Highgate Allotments In this age, we never truly know the history of the fruit and veggies we put in our bodies, so ‘growing your own’ has become the holy grail for those escaping pesticides and unnecessary supermarket packaging. This paves…

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Why on earth would anyone visit Costa Rica?

Because Costa Rica is awesome, that’s why! It was exactly as I expected, yet also much more and is up there with my favourites. Yes, it is firmly on the tourist trail and its expensive (you’ve been warned) but in…

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