• Hidden Gems Of England

    I love a good weekend away in the UK just as much as going abroad. With travel being a bit trickier this summer than before, why not visit somewhere interesting in the UK instead? From beaches to villages to rural towns, the UK has so much on offer and...
  • Hidden Gems: Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer

    In the year 1938, Austria faced annexation into a torturous Nazi Germany, all for the sake of forming the “greater Germany”. It was a time when war would soon rage and leave scars upon millions. A time where every country had to be fully aware of any and all...
  • Hidden Gems: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

    Howl’s Moving Castle is a charming and nostalgic novel that I feel is highly underrated and has been forgotten in the years since it was originally published in 1986. Fancy yourself an arrogant wizard that changes hair like the seasons and has an ego that rivals the size of...
  • Hidden Gems #3 Moraira

    Moraira is not a well-known Spanish destination, often overlooked in favour of more popular destinations in the Costa Blanca region such as Alicante and Benidorm. However, with its beautiful scenic views of the sea and surrounding countryside, the lack of high-rise hotels and its totally multi-cultural atmosphere, this small...
  • Hidden Gems #2 Mostar

    The sound of cannon fire rips through the city. The chatter stops, and people sitting in cafés look at each other with worried expressions. Then, from the top of the minarets, Arabic singing fills the streets. It’s Ramadan in Mostar, and the daily fast has come to an end....
  • Hidden Gems #1 – Konstanz

    Although capital cities are lively, busy exciting places to visit whilst travelling, to discover the true culture and beauty of a country it is also worth visiting the smaller, less well known cities and towns. Impact Travel has decided to start a new series on Hidden Gems. When travelling to...
  • Hockley’s Hidden Gems: White Rose

    White Rose is a fashion boutique with a conscience. Its chic duck-egg blue/green exterior, street-sign, authentic wooden floors and impeccably stylish stock are definitely reasons to visit but when you do part with your cash for a fantastic clutch bag or box-hat, your money is making a difference. Starting...