Instagrammable Amsterdam: canals, clogs and crêpes…

Amsterdam was just what I expected – a maze of charming canals and eclectic coffee houses serving up giant Dutch crêpes. Wandering by foot, every corner looks just like the last –narrow alleyways with pop-up flower markets, street food sellers and bridges stacked with more bikes than people. You can’t go home without trying the…

Girl’s night out! A boutique break at Malmaison Manchester

I was well overdue a girlie weekend… spa, shopping and getting glammed-up for cocktails. The stylish Malmaison Hotel Manchester boasts boutique bedrooms, its own spa and restaurant; and is surrounded by some of the best shops, bars and clubs in the city. Shopping and sipping champagne at Selfridges… When your feet can take no more,…

Tough Mudder – I did it!

The world’s best mud run 10-12 miles & 20+ Obstacles This weekend I took on one of my biggest challenges yet – Tough Mudder! The past year I’ve pushed myself in the gym – training at Trib3 bootcamps every weekend plus three 5k lake runs mid-week. But I don’t think any training can mentally prepare…