10 Things to do in Saigon, Vietnam

You have most likely heard of Saigon and perhaps Ho Chi Minh City too, but you might not have known that both are different names for the same city in Southern Vietnam. Before the trip I said I was visiting Ho Chi Minh City, but now that we’ve visited and spent time speaking to the locals I’d be more likely to say Saigon. Saigon was renamed to Ho Chi Minh City at the end of the Vietnam war, named after the communist leader who led the independence movement in Vietnam. Continue reading “10 Things to do in Saigon, Vietnam”

48 hours in NYC!

NOVATEK CAMERAimg_4777.jpgIMG_4858New York is up there with one of my favourite places in the world so I was so excited to visit again in June this year. My flight landed on a Sunday afternoon on such a beautiful sunny day, what more could you possibly want?! Once I had checked in to my hotel in Times Square, I took a walk straight to Central Park to catch some rays and read. I was travelling alone which is something I’m not used to so I wanted to keep as busy as possible whilst making the most of my time in the big apple. The trip was very short but I managed to fit quite a lot in and I hope you enjoy some of my top things to do in New York.  Continue reading “48 hours in NYC!”

Sandals South Coast: Jamaica

I couldn’t quite believe my luck when I was invited to Jamaica for a 3 nights, all-inclusive stay at the newly refurbished Sandals South Coast. I received this opportunity as part of my day job as an Affiliate Marketing Manager, and all I knew was that I would be travelling with a selection of people working in the same industry as me and the dates of the trip. Continue reading “Sandals South Coast: Jamaica”

Cali Road Trip: Santa Cruz

After changing our plans due to the mega landslide on the Californian coast at the time of our travels we had one night spare and needed a new destination to visit, we chose Santa Cruz and I’m so glad that we did. Our original plan was to drive down from Monterey to Cambria and then up to Yosemite National Park.  However, with the road damage it was possible to still get to Cambria but it would have meant a 40+ mile diversion in land and no scenic coastal drive for us which would have been a huge shame. It turned out that our hotel booking in Cambria was the only hotel that hadn’t been paid for and we had no problems cancelling it – it was almost like it was meant to be! Continue reading “Cali Road Trip: Santa Cruz”