Seven Dials Market, London

Seven Dials Market, Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LX – 5 minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station

Seven Dials Market

Seven Dials food market has been open for around 3 months now. Its location is in a former banana and cucumber warehouse. Depending on how you approach the entrance, it would be quite easy to pass it by. But, on entering it becomes apparent that this is quite a spectacular use of space. It is not only food you will find here either…

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British Airways to Ghent Business -v- Economy

British Airways Executive Club account holders are given a choice of paying for a flight in full, or using all/some of their accrued Avios points towards the cost. At the time of booking my recent trip to Ghent in Belgium, a return flight, economy class, using 11,750 Avios, cost £21. However, if I returned business class, the total cost would be £41. The outbound flight with British Airways to Ghent was at an ideal time for me. However, the return flight time with business class was better, allowing me more time in Ghent. I decided to pay the extra £20. It also gave me the chance to compare business and economy class on a short flight too. So was the extra £20 worth it?

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Solo Holidays to Antigua – 5 best memories

Holidays to Antigua - Turner's Beach
Turners Beach

Without a doubt Antigua’s 365 beaches are a draw to this tropical island but there is much more to it than that. Antigua has a rich history, a rainforest, great snorkelling spots and is home to a popular annual sailing event. When you combine this with reggae, local rum and delicious food, you have somewhere very special. Hence my regular visits! Here are 5 of my best memories from solo holidays to Antigua…


Solo trip to Amsterdam – my top 3 memories

solo trip to Amsterdam - stunning architecture

Amsterdam is a diverse and picturesque city to explore by yourself on foot, by bicycle, boat or tram. With its narrow houses, renaissance architecture, canals and bridges, there is plenty to enjoy aesthetically. Immerse yourself in culture and history from one of its many museums or mingle with the locals at one of Amsterdam’s nightlife hot spots. These were my top 3 memories from my solo trip to Amsterdam in 2019…

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Solo City Breaks

City breaks for solo travellers are a great idea. There are a wide range of activities to get involved in, many of which the weather can’t spoil. There are plenty of other people by themselves too. This will help you feel less self conscious if you are relatively new to solo travel. The following 4 solo city breaks I have been on are places I have enjoyed exploring by myself with recommendations of where to stay, things to do and places to eat …

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