Miami and the beautiful beaches...

Miami and the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean We left a very snowy Heathrow airport Friday 2nd March and nine hours later were in a comfortable 22 degrees heat of Southern Florida. We hadn’t booked a transfer as taxis are plentiful outside the terminal and by far the cheapest option...

She’s Back – Le Saint...

After closing her doors in February 2017 for a total refurbishment, the fabulous Le Saint Géran re opened her doors on the 1st December 2017. Part of the One and Only group, the hotel is without doubt the best hotel on the Island. The management paid all it's staff during...

Finding your ultimate family Santa...

Taking the kids to see Santa in Lapland has to be one of the ultimate family holiday experiences you will ever have. However with so many different options these days from whistle-stop day trips to traditional log cabin holidays, where do you start when planning your once in a lifetime...

Estival Eldorado Resort – Costa...

I have just returned from a fantastic holiday in Spain visiting the 4* Estival Eldorado in Spain. The hotel is situated 25 mins walk from the beautiful town of Cambrills. Eldorado is a quiet suburb of Cambrills with mostly residential/ holiday homes. For this holiday I did everything I wouldn’t...

Verona, a night at the...

Verona, one of my favourite Italian cities. Even though I had been there 4 times previously when it was time to organise my yearly girlie trip, I decided to Verona would be a good choice. There are many reasons why I love Verona, one being it's a short flight from...

Packing hints and tips for...

A safari, is for some, a once in a lifetime adventure so it's best to be prepared! Here are our handy tips to help you have an enjoyable and unforgettable safari experience: Clothing Comfortable clothing suitable for a safari should be the most important item on your checklist. You'll need...

California dreamin’

I have always really enjoyed holidays to California and in particular, have been drawn to San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood and Santa Monica – and this is just Southern California. When you then start to drive up the coast you have Santa Barbara, Big Sur, Monterey & Carmel, Santa Cruz...

Planning that amazing once in...

Ever since I started working for Designer Travel over 7 years ago, right from the start, I had an absolute passion and determination that I was going to specialise in honeymoons and be the Honeymoon Queen of Surrey! To this day, I have kept true to my word and absolutely...