Floatation Therapy – Are sensory deprivation tanks good for your mental health?

For years I've thought this whole mindfulness thing was a fad. I'd downloaded Headspace, I'd tried to clear my brain but nothing worked - I just couldn't meditate! But, while researching cryotherapy for this blog, I stumbled across floatation therapy, which involves lying in sensory deprivation tank filled with salt water, the latest 'wellness' trend. The … Continue reading Floatation Therapy – Are sensory deprivation tanks good for your mental health?

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – Presents for Him & Her

It's that time of the year again. It might feel like Christmas was only seconds ago but now February 14th is just weeks away... and that means V-DAY. Whether you like to splash out on heaps of presents and a fancy meal or have a more low-key celebration like cooking a romantic dinner at home, Valentine's … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – Presents for Him & Her

Travel Guide: Berlin, Germany – Where to eat, stay and visit on your trip

Berlin is one of my favourite European cities to visit in winter. Germany's capital, with its industrial architecture and historical buildings, has something for everyone. There's culture, with museums and galleries; shopping, with cute Christmas Markets; clubbing, with the infamous Berghain, and a huge variety of places to eat and sleep. Here's my guide to … Continue reading Travel Guide: Berlin, Germany – Where to eat, stay and visit on your trip

How to budget and save money with the 50:30:20 rule

It's January, the worst month of the year for your bank balance. And, you're anything like me, you blew all of your money in December on Christmas gifts for others, Christmas treats for yourself, going out to festive parties and even going on one final winter break. Now you're broke, living off baked beans for the … Continue reading How to budget and save money with the 50:30:20 rule

Travel Guide: Stockholm, Sweden – Tips for where to visit on a budget

I've been incredibly lucky this year and managed to visit heaps of places including Iceland and Italy. My last trip of 2017 was to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, a picturesque city composed of 14 islands. Here's my guide...   STAY There were five of us on the trip and we were on a budget, … Continue reading Travel Guide: Stockholm, Sweden – Tips for where to visit on a budget

GUEST POST: How to stop dry skin during the winter months

Winter is well and truly here and it's ruining my skin! When the cold weather approaches, my face becomes so dry and dull, I'm always looking for ways to nourish it. Scarlet Gratton, a writer and contributor at highstylife.com, has written a handy guide to looking after your skin in winter... If only hot chocolate was … Continue reading GUEST POST: How to stop dry skin during the winter months