Uluwatu, Bali – the basics

Bali had been at the top of my to-visit list for years and we finally made it there this summer. I spent months putting together the perfect two week itinerary – trawling Pinterest and Instagram to find the most beautiful parts and reading endless travel blogs and guidebooks to find the “secret spots”. We had […]

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Waking up at No. 38 The Park

After a day exploring Cheltenham in the sun we were craving a cold drink, some great food and a blissful sleep on that unbelievably comfortable bed (check out my earlier post here). We decided to make life easy and to go to the restaurant at No. 38’s sister hotel – No. 131. Now my fear […]

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A weekend at No. 38 The Park, Cheltenham

A few weekends ago Mr Kelly and I hopped in the car and headed to Cheltenham to check out one of Lucky Onion’s boutique hotels, No. 38 The Park. Mr and Mrs Smith has always been our go-to website for hotels. If you hate chains, love style and your worst nightmare is a giant monstrosity […]

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Kerala – Part Four – Exploring the backwaters

Our last two days in Kerala were the ones we had been most excited about. When planning our trip, everyone we talked to said that floating through the backwaters of Kerala was one of their top travelling experiences. After trawling the internet for hours we booked ourselves in for two nights on our own private houseboat with […]

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Kerala – Part Three – Thekkady

At the end of our magical stay at Spice Tree Munnar (post on it here), we kissed goodbye to the jaw-dropping views from our private terrace, had one last dip in our dreamy infinity pool and hopped back on the road in search of a tea factory.

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Kerala – Part Two – Munnar

After a morning exploring Fort Kochi we hopped in the car for the five hour drive up into the hills of Munnar to our next home. Five hours sounds like a lot but when you’re winding your way up and around endless hilltops carpeted by emerald green tea plantations with incredible valley after incredible valley to […]

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Kerala – Part One – Fort Kochi

In the midst of February Mr Kelly and I jetted off on our honeymoon in a bid to escape the last few weeks of winter. We decided almost immediately to embrace the newly weds’ cliché and spend a week in the Maldives but we wanted to combine this with some sort of adventure and a dose of culture too. […]

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