Taipei is a bustling and welcoming city, packed with cultural opportunities. You may not be able to do everything in 36 hours, but you can certainly get a flavour of this fascinating place. Here are some tips for your whirlwind tour. Saturday Morning – Maokong Gondola The Maokong Gondola is a must. This 25-minute gondola lift ride will take you up through forest clad mountains, offering incredible views. There are 147 cabins, 31 of which are ‘crystal cabins’ with glass bottoms, so you can see…

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Cuba is a country like no other, it’s unique history, culture and politique sets it apart from all others. It is also a Caribbean island with sun kissed shores and waters of cerulean, so there is every reason why Cuba should be on your travel bucket list. Havana No trip to Cuba would be complete without seeing the country’s capital Havana and the city provides travellers with a heady mix of beauty and fiery passion. Salsa is the soundtrack to which those visiting Havana will…

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I can’t believe it’s almost a week since our Friday night escape to the Brighton Harbour Hotel to celebrate our 16th Wedding Anniversary. This week has been a blur of sick kids, Christmas present deliveries (trying to hide them before being spotted) and general feelings of house-trappedness. Yes, that’s a word.  We were invited to stay in one of the group’s latest openings, the Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa, which opened in August 2016. For us, Brighton is our second home, our spiritual home, and…

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We all head off on holiday to see the sights, but we also do it to rest and recharge. Taking a well-earned break is widely considered extremely good for a healthy body and mind, yet we all know how easy it is to cave into treats and temptations once abroad. Luckily, if you’ve got the right approach, a holiday can be just as healthy a part of your daily life as any other aspect. With the right tips and tricks, staying on top of your…

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The UK is full of so many great travel destinations. London is undoubtedly at the top of everyone’s UK travel list, and for many good reasons. If you’re thinking about planning a trip somewhere, it should be right up there on your list!  Something For Everyone London is almost more than ‘just a city.’ It’s such a wonderful place, it almost feels like a mini country in its own right. There are so many different areas to visit and things to see. There’s something for…

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