Simply Argan facial scrub

10% discount code at the end of this post. Simply Argan facial scrub surprised me, it was so soft, so unlike other exfoliators which I have used. It is very gentle on the skin and a joy to smell with its fragrances of lavender and geranium. The signature argan oil is blended with olive kernels and […]

Emma Timmis adventurer

Nearly two years ago I was volunteering at a secondary school run and operated by Friends of Mulanje Orphans in Malawi  and I was lucky enough to meet fellow English woman  the lovely Emma Timmis who was accompanying Brendan Rendall as he ran the length of Malawi. She travelled to Mulanje with him and spent time getting to know about […]

The Old City of Southampton.

There isn’t much of the old city left of Southampton but it is easy to find. Parking at Ocean Village is an ideal base for exploring the waterfront area and what is left of the ocean liner days but virtually ‘right next door’ along Canute Road you will see what is left of the Southampton city wall. […]

So what type of traveller are you?

OK so I fell for it I completed one of those Facebook quizzes that I am always laughably suspicious of. This time operated by TripAdvisor called what type of traveller are you or something similar and it tells me that I am a Maximiser – someone who who fills a travel experience with jam-packed itineraries, […]

Do you have a travel wish list?

  I don’t want to lecture anyone about having a list but was flicking through Lonely Planet Traveller  – One Planet 100 Experiences Guide (in association with British Airways) and it got me thinking about ‘bucket lists’ ‘the travel list’ ‘places I want to go list’ and realise that for many travel is not all about ticking countries or […]