Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland, Maine

Maine’s largest city is known for its salty sea air, vibrant creative and restaurant scene, chilled vibes and beautiful surrounding scenery. Rising through the trendy stakes, visitors now flock to the cluster of redbrick warehouse buildings,  narrow cobblestone streets and excellent museums and galleries which make up the hip, vibrant town. Not only does it […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Ocean City, Maryland

A city that comes alive in the summer almost like no other place on earth, the sun-splashed seaside resort is a heady mix of sea, sun, fun and thrill-rides. Known for its long stretch of sand and its nostalgia-inducing wooden boardwalk handily lined with restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and theme parks, Ocean City, Maryland is […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Monterey

Monterey belongs to a charming collection of must-see cities nestled on California’s rugged central coast. The former sardine canning town turned wonderfully shabby-chic tourist gem now old factories turned into a mix of casual and ultra-trendy waterfront bars and restaurants as well as cheery activities such as otter, sea lion and whale-watching, scuba diving and […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Virginia Beach

The breezy coastal city in southeastern Virginia is known for its miles of sandy beaches, it’s nostalgia-inducing boardwalk and scenic views of the mighty Atlantic Ocean. Virginia Beach really comes alive in the summer months, with crowds wanting to experience a sunny and fun-filled seaside vacation and with attractions and activities galore – from amusements […]

A travel essential that has revolutionized my skincare routine

Annoyingly I’ve always had problematic skin, suffering from several conditions over my life including rosacea, broken veins, hypersensitivity and adult acne. As a very frequent traveller, I also found after each trip my skin would be much worse – flying, dehydration, dramatic changes in temperature and diet seemed to aggravate these conditions even more. After […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Orlando, Florida

Where endless sunshine and vacation-mania meet, Orlando – a city in central Florida – is home to more than a dozen theme parks ranging from the world-famous Disney World to the more recent addition, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Although it’s a place where hours and hours of family fun are to be had, […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels Lake Tahoe

With tranquil shores and cobalt blue brilliance all enveloped by spectacular mountains, Lake Tahoe – which borders both California and Nevada – draws over a million visitors every year. Everyone from holidaymakers to outdoor adventures enthusiasts are left enchanted by the steep granite cliff sides, towering mountains, the shimmering body of water and the mix […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Carmel-on-Sea

The historic seaside resort turned an affluent bohemian community, Carmel-on-Sea, California has attracted a whole host of notables over the decades including famous artists, writers and in more recent years a good handful of both minor and major celebrities. Both the village and the beach are ultra charming with a spectacular unspoilt coastline and immaculately […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in New York

Overflowing with architectural treasures, the US capital is a hugely vibrant, artistic and adrenaline-charged city that holds a romantic appeal for many travellers. Filled with atmospheric neighbourhoods, swish hip boutiques and trendy inventive restaurants it’s also arguably one of the most exciting places to visit on the planet. Although it’s such a lively city, it […]

Top 15 dog friendly hotels in Santa Barbara

The Southern Californian sun-soaked gem impresses and enchants its many visitors with its white stuccoed walled buildings, beautiful palm tree lined beaches, superb collection of bars, restaurants, coffeehouses and independent boutique stores as well as its elegant but laid-back atmosphere. It’s also a great place to bring along Fido too, and as well as a […]

Top 15 dog friendly hotels in Asheville, North Carolina

The most industrialized of the Southern states, North Carolina is known for its beautiful coastline, its majestic mountains and plateau region. The area is dotted with interesting and quirky mountain towns, but the undisputed queen is easily Asheville. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville oozes an eclectic Southern Charm and attracts tourists by the […]

Top 15 dog friendly hotels in Chicago

Once called “the pulse of America” Chicago – the most populous city in Illinois – is famed for its architecture, fantastic museums and parks, the skyscraper-punctuated skyline and a vibrant live music scene, which includes a phenomenal array of jazz, blues and rock clubs. For such a lively city it’s also surprisingly very welcomingly to […]

Smart travellers guide: 8 products you’ll always find in my luggage! 

Whether I’m jetting off to a far-flung destination or just planning a long drive down to the coast, there are certain products I never leave home without, here are my eight favourite travel beauty products… Mineral make up Most cosmetics, unfortunately, tend to clog the pores, aggressive sensitivity and suck moisture from your skin. This […]

The best places to charter a yacht this summer

If you’ve ever visited the South of France during the summer then you’re sure to have seen a luxury yacht somewhere on the horizon, and while in recent years there have been increasingly large and impressive superyachts to catch your attention, there are still plenty of affordable options for your own luxury yacht charter with […]

Top 15 dog friendly hotels in Ireland

Rugged, romantic and traditional but still with a huge sense of fun, the Emerald Isle is a place to visit for unspoilt scenic landscapes, a warm welcome and a perfect pint of the black stuff. It’s also an increasingly dog-friendly travel destination. Admittedly it was a little behind in the furry-friend welcoming stakes but now […]