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A Romantic Boho-Chic Cottage in Cornwall

This romantic self-catering cottage by the sea is blissfully tucked away in Coverack Cove, commanding breath-taking sea views of the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. Oh, to be there now. Enjoying the long summer days, sultry evenings, and late sunsets of this stunning county. And if the weather turns, as…

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,…

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…

A Day by the Sea

Hasn’t it just been the perfect summer so far?  I’m really beginning to appreciate the life of a newly fledged free-lancer.  No commuting, no fixed hours, no office politics and no vacuum packed sandwiches for lunch.
Just the freedom of my own schedule and the ability to take a day…