Hilton Garden Inn Snowdonia | Surfs up

Last month I was invited to the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Snowdonia. It’s a super stylish hotel with stunning amenities and a super modern touch. The hotel itself is nestled between the rugged mountains of Snowdonia and does so quietly without spoiling the landscape. The use of welsh slate and natural colours on the outer shell of the hotel mimics the awe-inspiring nature around it and you know what? It really works!

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Scotland Road Trip – The best thing I ever did. | 10 minute read

We all know the past couple of years have been a little tricky (to say the least) jetting off abroad on a holiday. So, this time around we decided to stay a little closer to home and spend 8 days on a road trip around beautiful Scotland and it turned out to be one of the best holidays we’ve ever been on.

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5 Hours in Valletta, Malta (In Pictures)

Since Malta was a passage way to our Cruise around Greece, we really didn’t have much time to explore this stunning Island. We were given only 5 short hours before our cruise ship set sail, so me and Tom took the chance to explore Valletta  in the little time we had.

We instantly fell in love with the city and by the time we watched Valletta disappear into the distance, we were already planning our return trip. There’s something really special about Malta, and if Valletta was the just the taster, then we were excited about returning.

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I loved the juxtaposition of new and old buildings in the city, history is preserved beautifully and futuristic monuments and buildings bring Valletta into the 21st century, without looking out of place.

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I also have a little obsession with beautiful doorways and Valletta have plenty of these to lust over. Look how stunning…

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The NEW Dakota Deluxe | Manchester | Travel Review

So, whats better than a Dakota Deluxe in Leeds right now..? How about a brand new Dakota In Manchester? That’s what!

I’ve previously rated the Leeds Dakota Deluxe as one of my favourite hotels to date so when I was asked for a little stop over at the brand new Dakota in Manchester I jumped at the chance… and obviously, with the precedent already set at the Leeds hotel, I was ready to compare and critique! ( You win with this one Dakota Manchester).

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Rudding Park Luxury Hotel & Spa|Travel|Harrogate

Ok so let me start of by saying I have been lucky enough to visit a number of spas in the last few years. However, i’ve never experienced anywhere quite like this…

Rudding Park Spa soars high above all expectations, so much so that even the 5 star reviews I was reading through before I arrived (I have a habit of doing that) didn’t actually do it justice. This place is a pure delight. In short, it’s gorgeous, the staff are world-class, it’s ridiculously clean and the facilities they have are the best I’ve ever , EVER, experienced!

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National Railway Museum|Wang Fuchun – The Invisible Photographer Exhibition|York

National Railway Museum - Wang Fuchun - York - Tom Sheard

Early last week I was invited to something pretty special. This wasn’t the usual kind of event that I am usually asked to attend so I jumped at the chance. This one was different, hosted in one of the most beautiful locations – The National Railway Museum in York which is completely unique and unlike anywhere you will ever see.

Wang Fuchun - York National Railyway Museum.
Wang Fuchun – York National Railway Museum.

This reason this event was hosted here was because there was a true enigma in town. A man who is a masterpiece within his own field. A brave man who has travelled on trains in China as “The Secret Photographer” for over 40 years. Wang Fuchun had arrived in the UK for the second time to open the Railway Museum’s newest exhibition – One Billion Journeys…

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