Marrakech: The Good, the Bad and the Very, Very Ugly
November 24, 2015
Ahh Marrakech. When I left in June, after a whirlwind two days with Gala and Shauna, I knew that one day I’d be back. I just didn’t realise it would be QUITE so soon. But when my sister Rachel and I were discussing her wedding décor plans recently, a quick trip over to the rainbow lined streets of the former imperial city to buy things for the wedding seemed like a perfectly logical way to spend a long weekend.
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Marrakesh
July 13, 2015
I'd heard so many amazing things about Morocco, so when Gala suggested the three of us go there after our last London Blogcademy I was so on-board for a little (big!) adventure. Not knowing much about Marrakesh other than it's loud and colourful and chaotic, I was a little nervous about what was in store, but as always, super excited to explore somewhere new.
Free Things To Do in London
April 28, 2015
I love London. Living just on it's doorstep means I'm there quite a lot. While it's known for being a very spendy city, there is hope for you my frugal honeymooning friends, as it also has a surprisingly high amount of free things to do. These are some of my favourites.
Getting Hitched or Honeymooning in Las Vegas? My Sin City Recommendations!
March 17, 2015
I first visited Vegas in February 2012 for a wedding photography conference. I kinda knew I'd love it before I even got there. It's basically like a giant theme park for adults after all! Also, living vicariously through all the hundreds of epic Vegas weddings I've featured over the years meant I was SO READY to experience it for myself.
Think Affordable Luxury is Impossible in a London Hotel? Think again…
August 29, 2014
48 Hours in Berlin
Shell De Mar
August 22, 2014
After teaching The Blogcademy that weekend, Gala, Shauna and I had two free days to explore Berlin before heading to Amsterdam midweek. Although our time was limited, we didn't let that stop us, in fact we really packed a lot in.
Honeymoon Travel Guide: San Francisco
May 30, 2014
Known for it's steep rolling hills, cable cars and as the home of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is sure to be at the top of many of your honeymoon destination wish lists. Which is why, when I was there recently teaching a workshop, I took copious notes on all the awesome things we did and saw for this blog post!
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Barcelona or Bust!
April 30, 2014
I wouldn't say Gareth and I were particularly impulsive. My diary is usually pretty booked solid these days, and in the rare times when it's not I spend most of my time glued to my computer screen, trying my hardest to power through my ever expanding 'to do' list. Gareth has also never, ever surprised me with a holiday before so its not something I'd ever expect him to do.
Honeymoon Travel Guide: 10 Essentials for a Long Haul Flight
March 31, 2014
If there's one thing I've learnt from doing so much travel, its that packing the right things can make or break the flight. Even the longest journey in cramped economy can be much more bearable if you go into it prepared. I wouldn't dream of hopping onto a plane without any of these things now!
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Camber Sands
March 24, 2014
I've travelled to many a-far flung place over the past few years but I was really looking forward to last weekend's trip down to Camber Sands. The reason being that I was going there with these beautiful creatures, and we hadn't seen each other in FOREVER. It's the things closest to home that are often the most special don't you think?
Honeymoon Travel Guide: The Saguaro Hotel, Palm Springs
Made U Look
March 5, 2014
One of the highlights of my recent trip to Palm Springs was visiting The Saguaro, the famous rainbow hotel. In fact our friends Allie and Christina booked in here just so we could stop by and take photos!
How To Choose Your Honeymoon Destination
January 20, 2014
Planning your honeymoon can be just as difficult as planning the wedding itself, but it's also got to be up there with one of the best parts of the whole thing too. Kicking back and relaxing after a year or so of intense preparation is going to be pretty blissful, but how do you make sure you get your choice of honeymoon destination right?
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Swimming with the Fishes on The Great Barrier Reef
December 9, 2013
One of my ultimate highlights of my trip to Queensland was snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. It wasn't something that I ever thought I'd have the opportunity to experience and I nearly squealed with delight when I found out that it was on our itinerary.
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Port Douglas & Executive Retreats
December 3, 2013
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Surfers Paradise, The Gold Coast
November 25, 2013
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Queensland – Dreamworld, Kangaroos & Cuddles with Brandy The Koala
November 20, 2013
When the initial email from Celeste at Tourism and Events Queensland came into The Blogcademy inbox asking us if we’d consider an all-expenses paid trip to Queensland I nearly deleted it, assuming it must be spam. I mean, this kind of opportunity doesn't exactly come knocking on your door everyday. After verifying that Celeste wasn't, in fact, just playing a rather cruel prank, we started to plan our epic adventure down under!
Don’t Want the Usual, Boring Gift Registry? Ask your Guests to Buy Your Honeymoon!
October 16, 2013
More couples than ever before are looking for alternative gift list ideas. Adding new pots and pans to a department store registry is about as exciting as it sounds, which is why so many newlyweds are opting to forgo the new linens and ask money towards getting started in their new married life or for something they've always wanted but could never afford.
Honeymoon Travel Guide: Santorini
Shell De Mar
October 7, 2013
I'm not going to pretend for one second that I'm some kind of expert in the world of travel or honeymoons. BUT you may have noticed that I've done rather a lot of globe-trotting over the past 12 months. And as we're about to launch our 2014 Blogcademy world tour in a couple of weeks it would appear that it's not really going to change any time soon!
So I figured, why not share some of the places I've visited and the experiences I've most enjoyed with you lovely lot? First up is a honeymooners paradise - Santorini.