Weekend Tips

Weekend Tips

I’m interested in one thing: how to get the very best out of the 2 days we have off – because they are so important. And that’s what this section is all about that; making your Saturday and Sunday feel great with tips for you if you’re travelling, staying at home, or doing something else entirely on your weekend.

Don’t live for the weekend, please

This is the most difficult post I’ve ever written. It’s a post I never thought I’d have to write. And it’s a post that I wish – more than anything – that I didn’t have to write. Four weeks ago my beautiful mum, who many of you...

10 ways to make your weekends last longer!

Does it feel like your weekend is over in a flash? I hear you, friend. I hear you. Yes, everyone gets the same number of hours during days off – 60 juicy ones to be exact – but there are stark differences in how the time is spent. Sitting around the house...

Le Weekend in Paris – Is it long enough?

PARIS, France – I have to warn you: the City of Light is not a city that can be ‘done’ in a day. It’s not a city that can be ‘done’ in a day or two… or three or four or five. The City of Light is a city that you will leave...

BINGO: My Hotel App Lifesaver!

HOTEL TONIGHT – I owe you a huge thank you, and this is why Saturday 9th August. 11:30pm. Instead of being settle with a cocktail in Cyprus, I had just left my mum in Solihull A&E after she’d become ill on our flight before it took off. I needed a...

Travel insurance: Yes or no?

LAKE GARDA, ITALY – My left heel gaped white at me; like a part-sliced hard-boiled egg. It had been no match for the jagged rocks leering at the bottom of Lake Garda. I’d been trying my hand at wind-surfing. Skating across the green-blue Italian water with...