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Travel: Reykjavik and Beyond

Taking my own advice for once (see Ten Tips for Beating the January Blues), the BF and I took ourselves off for a few days to Iceland last week. Normally I would be craving sunshine at this time of the year, but knowing that the best time to see the Northern…

A Traditional Cottage Restored to Former Glory

Having spent the last week at our recently purchased holiday home stripping it back to it’s bare bones, I can really appreciate a beautifully restored cottage in another part of the country.
Nestled in the coastal Pembrokeshire countryside, this one-bedroom cottage and its outbuildings date back to the early 1800s and were…

Daydreaming about Daydreamer, Cornwall

I’ve been doing a little market research over the weekend into luxury self-catering holiday rentals. It’s a tough job but someone has to do it! We’ll soon be renovating our own little holiday rental cottage and well, you know, it’s important to see what the competition is doing. Trouble is,…

Taking a Break

Taking a break.
Time to recharge the batteries and absorb some new sights. It’s been a while since I last went proper travelling and it’s long overdue. So, I’m unplugging the computer for at least two weeks and planning on relaxing as much as possible. However I am hoping to…

Take Me Away: Orchard Keepers

As winter starts to settle in here in the UK I’m wondering why I didn’t get round to booking that winter break.  Well, ok, so I’ve had other things on my mind like keeping up the momentum on a quarterly magazine and app (Heart Home of course), establishing myself…

Perfect Venues for Perfect Stays

Now that autumn is here to stay it would be lovely to up sticks to somewhere with wide open skies, rolling countryside and crashing waves.  It’s been a long time since I visited Cornwall but I can still remember the cry of the gulls and the salty air, and…