Author: Samantha Wragg

Full English breakfast

Breakfast at Cool River Cafe

Cool River Cafe is situated in Matlock, just by Hall Leys Park and next to the River Derwent – hence the name! It’s an independent cafe which serves barista coffee, homemade cakes and delicious...

The Peacock at Barlow

Dog friendly pubs in Derbyshire

One of the best things recently happened – my bestie got a dog! As the only one out of my friendship group who had a dog, this has opened up a whole new world...

Cromer

Retirement hot spots*

Ok, so it might be a little early for me to be thinking about retirement (I wish!) but the time is right for many, As we head towardsd the new year, it might be...

Knoydart

Charting the UK’s most remote locations*

The idea of living off-grid is popular with people who are looking to regain their independence from the modern world without the need to compromise their quality of life. There are plenty of remote locations...

Cabo San Lucas

How to save for a big holiday*

The thing about big holidays (or any holiday really, for that matter!) is that they can be super expensive and require a huge amount of saving prior to going away. I’m currently saving up...

Holiday hair

Holiday hair care tips*

Although we all love going on holiday, it can be an absolute nightmare for your hair. Getting wet then drying out all the time, the heat (or the cold, if you’re on a skiing...

Christmas in Australia

8 festive traditions from around the world*

From leaving out a mince pie for Santa to decorating the tree, the lead up to Christmas, and the day itself, is full of different traditions. But with more than two billion people celebrating...

Winter Wonderland

The best Christmas markets in the UK*

Can you believe that it’s almost Christmas? I’m super excited for it! I’ve already bought an advent candle, and we’re getting the decs out ready for 1st December. But Christmas isn’t Christmas until you attend some...