A little while a go I ignored all the naysayers who write Colombia off as dangerous and only for those who are into their hard partying and set out with some girlfriends to discover Colombia’s other side. I am so glad that I did…Colombia quickly proved itself to be one of the best countries I have ever visited. Not only was there so much to see and do (and no none of it was white and powdery…except maybe the pristine sand on the beaches) but the people were so kind, friendly and enthusiastic and not once did I feel unsafe.
If, like me, you crave sunshine in the winter then Dubai is the perfect spot…only a seven hour flight from London and you arrive in the shiny, perpetually sunny metropolis that is Dubai. And, as well as soaking up that vitamin D, there are loads of ways to while away your time – my top ten (in no particular order) are…
After all the big trips earlier this year, the summer has, for me, been more focused on the staycation. I’ve been going on holiday to the north coast of Cornwall ever since I can remember and in this age of easy air travel I definitely need to remind myself that sometimes the best places are just on your doorstep (or a five hour car ride away)… well, when there’s sun!
After a few weeks of moving on to a new destination every couple of days we decided to end our trip with a stretch of time in one place. And what better place to relax than the beautiful Caribbean coast. We stayed at the luxury resort, the Viceroy Riviera Maya: perfect for some down-time.