A night at Hilton at the Ageas Bowl Southampton

A night at Hilton at the Ageas Bowl Southampton

There’s nothing like a good nights sleep, and recently I had a wonderful bit of shut eye when I was invited* to experience the Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.

Come take a peek at my room with its stunning view and comfortable bed…

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The Crimes of Grindelwald at Showcase Cinema

The Crimes of Grindelwald at Showcase Cinema

“After all this time?” said Dumbledore, “Always,” replied Snape. I am a Potterhead. I’ve loved the story since my Aunt bought me the book back when it was first released and I still love it now.

The new films in the Fantastic Beasts series are no exception, and I like many other Harry Potter fans have been very excited about the new film.

When Showcase Cinema offered me* the chance to see Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald at a special preview event two days ahead of public release I literally fell off my chair, and for the rest of the day was absolutely beaming.

Here’s what I thought of the film, don’t worry there’s no spoilers, and the cinema.

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Vegan treats at Cafe Thrive

Vegan treats at Cafe Thrive

Embracing a vegan diet? If you’re on the south coast of England you need to know about a great option for eating out and sticking fully to the vegan way of life.

Cafe Thrive has become a staple on the Southampton foodie scene. It is making sure those opting for a vegan lifestyle have just as many options as other non-vegan establishments.

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Pumpkin picking at Hollam Nurseries

Pumpkin picking at Hollam Nurseries

This year I went pumpkin picking on a farm for the first time ever. There’s nothing better than spending time with friends and family and I couldn’t think of anything more seasonal to do!

Here’s a look at my afternoon spent in the field picking pumpkins – it will certainly give you an autumn boost as the pictures are rich in colour and sum up this time of year perfectly.

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Rest, relax and recover at Limitless Float

Rest, relax and recover at Limitless Float

Are you feeling stressed? Floatation therapy could provide the perfect opportunity to rest, reconnect and recover away from the many expectations and pressures of life.

Limitless Float offers an experience where you spend time in a sensory deprivation pod floating your troubles away.

It’s just opened in Southampton and I was invited to spend an hour trying out floatation therapy.

Here are my thoughts on the latest stress buster that’s arrived in the city.

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Bright Lights Big City is featured on Royal Caribbean UK’s blog and social media

Bright Lights Big City is featured on Royal Caribbean UK’s blog and social media

Bright Lights Big City was featured on Royal Caribbean‘s blog and social media after a day spent onboard The Independence of the Seas.

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Foodies look out for The Pork Lovers Tour 2018

Foodies look out for The Pork Lovers Tour 2018

After travelling around Spain The Pork Lovers Tour* has arrived in the UK to raise awareness of the benefits of pork as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

My morning was spent onboard the big pink tour bus finding out about pork, which is right up my street as I’m a a bit of a foodie! 🐷 Oink oink! 🐷

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P&O Cruises present new magic show called Astonishing

P&O Cruises present new magic show called Astonishing

Join me onboard Britannia for the day with P&O Cruises and Southampton Bloggers. I was invited to watch a preview of Astonishing, the new magic show, and sample Eric Lanlard’s afternoon tea.

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MasterChef winner hosts Dine at Mine at room2 Southampton

MasterChef winner hosts Dine at Mine at room2 Southampton

It’s not often you’ll get dinner cooked for you by a MasterChef winner in an intimate setting like the world’s first hometel!

But, that’s what happened and I honestly had to pinch myself.

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