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...
Making snow angels

{VIDEO} My First Ski Trip

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to try skiing for the first time at the resort of Tignes in the French Alps with Mark Warner Holidays. Here's my vlog from my first ski trip: https://youtu.be/Ij1e9R3...
ski lines

Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Skiing

Today I want to share with you my personal absolute beginner's guide to skiing, written as I would have wanted to read it a few weeks ago before I embarked on my first ever winter holiday and ski experience as ...
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...

Five Best Hand Luggage Options

I think I can safely say that I have tried all manner of hand luggage options over my many years of travelling - from small rucksacks, totes bags and handbags right through to perfectly measured out small wheel...
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 ...
Why you should visit Cadbury World

Why You Should Go To Cadbury World

It's almost like a real life Willy Wonka factory, and quite frankly a dream come true for chocoholic like myself. Cadbury World is tourist attraction within the Bournville factory that is still producing chocol...