These’ll blow your socks off! ChattyFeet review

Socks aren't usually the most thrilling thing to add to your wardrobe—but this new-ish independent brand has got me all excited! Best foot forward ChattyFeet socks are made in Europe from a soft cotton mix (the quality is superb), but of course it's the quirky designs that really make them stand out: they're created by designers all… Continue reading These’ll blow your socks off! ChattyFeet review

Visiting the Palace of Versailles

TRAVEL TIPS: Visiting the Château de Versailles, Paris

The Château de Versailles (often known simply as Versailles) is a royal palace just over 20km outside of Paris, and as France's most famous château it's popular with day trippers. The Palace was initially built as a hunting lodge in 1623 by Louis XIII (who became king at just 8-years-old, when his father was assassinated). A… Continue reading Visiting the Palace of Versailles

Packing for a city break: a foolproof formula

Quick tips for city break packing!

Packing is a boring but necessary part of any trip. I've alternated between creating super organised packing lists, detailing every single item, and just throwing stuff in a case—lists always win. Besides wanting to feel good (and look your best in your vacation photos), being appropriately-dressed while travelling can't be overrated: realising you forgot a jumper when it unexpectedly turns… Continue reading Packing for a city break: a foolproof formula

Travel essentials for the female holiday-goer

View from the top of Kotor city walls, Montenegro

Proper outerwear and footwear | No matter where you're going, take comfortable walking shoes and a weather-appropriate jacket (I'm looking for a decent waterproof, any recommendations?) Phone and camera | The thought of going travelling without my iPhone or a compact system camera gives me palpitations—let's move on Camera bag | My god is it hard to find… Continue reading Travel essentials for the female holiday-goer