Min Jiang – Royal Garden Hotel – London

We stayed at the Royal Garden Hotel and went to visit the Min Jiang for lunch the following day. The Min Jiang is the Dim Sum and Chinese restaurant on the 10th floor of the hotel with views over Kensington gar...

The Royal Garden Hotel, London

Greatly in need of a mini break, it was perfect timing that we received an invite to be hosted at the at the Royal Garden Hotel. Usually we use hotel stays as an excuse to go and explore the local area but this...
travelling with a disability

Travelling with a Disability

There have been some major changes in our lifestyle over the past 6 months or so and one specific change has been to adapt to my new disability. At the moment I have a chronic knee injury, walk with crutches an...
Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson 2016 Review – Ideal Roadtrip Car

In a first for Awesome Wave, we were given a new car! For a few days anyway. The Hyundai PR team got in touch to see if we wanted to try out the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson and take it for an extended test-drive. W...

Cream Tea and Cottages in Devon

Living in England for 28 years and travelling all over the world, it's easy to forget that there are things that you haven't seen just back home in the UK. This is why we set our challenge to visit every cou...
Dismaland Bemusement Park

Dismaland Bemusement Park by Banksy

The UK has a deep history of anarchy and political demonstration. Over time this has been given centre stage on the news and media outlets but never before has a world-famous, “anonymous" artist taken his polit...

“Ke Mate Ke Ora” – What is the Haka?

As the Rugby World Cup is underway in the UK, the infamous reigning champions New Zealand bring their heart-pounding game to our land. Along with it they bring the equally infamous war dance known generally as ...

Review: Rucksack with Wheels – Osprey Sojourn 60

I've been using the Osprey rucksack with wheels for our trip around south-east Asia. I’m a backpack purist, I enjoy a set of straps. But I also know a backache that can come with it. There has been an increa...
Deborah the van we are converting into a campervan

Mission: To Convert a Van Into a Campervan

Those of you that have followed us in recent months or just have got to know the type of people we are will likely be accustomed to thoughts like “what? again!”, “I would love to do that” or maybe “will these t...

How To Spend 24 Hours in Bath, England

Bath is one of those cities - timeless, built on history and a true gem in the British tourism crown. A favourite trip of ours, this easily accessible city is home to great food, great attractions, great shopp...