Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba – Peru’s best hotel

Some hotels are simply a place to rest your head after a long day, a place to stop on transit to your final destination or an unremarkable sleeping spot which will be forgotten in months to come, amalgamating with all the others. Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is definitely a spot for resting but truly, that’s where the similarities end. It’s just so much more than that. A…

How to pick the best Galapagos cruise (Part II)

From the last post, part one, you know how to decide when, where and how to get to the Galapagos and that’s huge. Now here’s the fun bit and the bit I wish I had known more about before going. This post will help you decipher between the types of boats and helps tailor your experience to make sure the boat you pick is the…

Ballyvolane House, County Cork, Ireland, Part II

So where did we get to? Ah yes, amid the green rolling fields of County Cork, Ireland sits the very luxurious, uber comfortable Ballyvolane House. In Part I of my Ballyvolane House review, I shared my thoughts on the rooms, history and influences that make Ballyvolane, the ultimate Irish country retreat and now it’s time to reveal the one thing that really made me fall…

An opulent lunch at Bob Bob Ricard

On Sunday my other half and I went for an early birthday lunch at Bob Bob Ricard. I hadn’t been in over two years and it was the first time either of us had been for Sunday lunch. I’d never sat in the upstairs (always the club room downstairs) and just loved the surroundings. Royal blue booths with art deco marbling and mosaic, embossed with…