Tulum is such a beautiful part of Mexico and there is so much pleasure to be had in just relaxing by the pristine beaches, swimming in the warm ocean, eating incredible fresh food and ambling around. However, there are 5 things that I think you really must do in Tulum, including a beautiful waterfall cenote and ancient ruins you can climb… 1. Wander the Beach Road As  I mentioned in my Where to Eat, Drink and Stay in Tulum blog… View Post

Tulum was one of my favourite places that we visited on our Mexican honeymoon. Take the healthy lifestyle and beautiful people of California, add some jungles and guacamole and you get a pretty good picture of what Tulum is like. Boutique hotels, high quality restaurants, pristine beaches and more yoga retreats than you can shake a biodegradable, locally-sourced eco stick at, it felt peaceful, healthy and luxurious. As Marc and I can get bored if we stay in one place… View Post

It might be touristy but one thing Marc and I definitely wanted to do on our honeymoon was to go riding in a vintage car in Havana. Luckily, it ended up being super easy to arrange, as one of the main town squares – Plaza Vieja – is completely packed with rows upon rows of rainbow coloured vintage cars on offer (and plenty of hassling touts to accompany them). From berry Chevvys to cherry red Buicks, this square has them… View Post

We struggled for a long time to decide where to go on our honeymoon. I was itching for Santorini, Mykonos and Italy and Marc liked the idea of Vietnam and South East Asia. It was actually a travel agent who put an end to our indecisiveness and for our budget and expectations (somewhere beautiful that offered more than just a beach and that met our modest-mid range budget), recommended Mexico. Mexico was such a beautiful country that offered the perfect… View Post

If there is ever a time to pamper yourself rotten, it is before your wedding! Working in the beauty industry meant that I got to try lots of lovely treatments before my September wedding and so I wanted to share some of the best pre-wedding beauty treatments below: Facial – Face Gym I had never had a facial before and didn’t want to risk trying one with lots of products or invasive technology in case it broke my sensitive skin… View Post

Our very talented wedding photographers – Joe Galvin and Liv Purvis – not only managed to get some fabulous photos from our wedding ceremony and wedding reception but also managed to create a wedding video for us too! As it’s quite a large file, it won’t upload here so I have made a YouTube account where you can watch it if you wish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgnJ2stgQzg If you are interested in hearing more about any other parts of the wedding, I have… View Post