How To Do A City Break

5 Minute Read Who doesn’t love a city break. They are short and sweet, not too expensive, and if you time it well – Friday morning to Monday evening – your boss, clients or kids won’t even notice you’ve gone. Don’t know if you caught Rick Stein’s Long Weekends (BBC2),…

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How to be an Airbnb Host…and pay for your Holiday

AS FEATURED IN…SCOTTISH WOMAN MAGAZINE  Right now, like at this moment, there’s a guy from New York in my bed. He’s been lathering himself with my shower gel, cooking with my oven and, if he has any sense… using my Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar (it’s the good stuff). Last…

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Solo travel…and being 20 again

4 MINUTE READ A few weeks ago I had just finished a big work project and there was nothing particularly pressing in my life for the next few days – apart from my P11D (it’s a horrible tax form for self-employed people that involves mileage for the last year, petty…

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How to get beach-ready FAST – and save £500

SO…apparently the average woman spends 30 hours getting ready for a holiday. 30 HOURS!! Jeez.  I remember the days when you brushed your hair, packed last year’s sun cream, a hair bobble, a lippy and off you toddled. Now, if you follow all the pre-holiday tips out there you need…

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How to travel light…and get one up on Ryanair

5 MINUTE READ Packing is a pain – not that you’d think so if you’ve ever read one of those cheery 10 tips articles where all you have to do is opt for a capsule wardrobe – say blue and white with an accent of tangarine – and the next…

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