Christmas is a time for giving. Let your Christmas gifts give back this year. Support Beyond Beanie, an up-and-coming socially responsible clothing company supporting artisans in Bolivia.
I can hardly believe that a year has gone by since I wrote about my favourite people on Instagram to follow in 2015. This year I’ve sought the input from a number of bloggers, the lovely ladies that write for BTB. Here are our favourite Instagram accounts that we think you should be following in 2016.
Autumn in Italy is a magical time of year avoiding the heat and crowds of the summer. It’s a time of celebration and festivals with wine, chocolate and truffles on the menu.
The competition for the 2015 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM has started in earnest as the longlist of organisations vying for the top spot at WTM in London this November is announced and we are delighted that Boutique Travel Blog’s founder and editor, Kathryn Burrington’s personal blog Travel With Kat is on the list, as is one of our favourite eco lodges, Sandele Eco Retreat in The Gambia.
If you’ve been shopping for a diamond engagement ring or wedding set, you’ve probably visited several brick and mortar shops in your area and looked at the online prices for diamonds and settings. But what if there was a place where you had thousands of retailers competing for your business?
Each year exciting new destinations open up to the would be traveller. New flight routes make places more accessible, spectacular events, anniversaries and even film releases set in stunning locations can all put new destinations in the spotlight.
A collection of food lovers, travellers and photographers on Instagram, with images that will inspire you, make you dream and make you hungry!
Christmas can be a stressful time of year, especially for the cooks of the household, and even if you have the annual Christmas cooking frenzy refined to a fine art, perhaps you are looking for something new to delight your family or impress your friends this year. Why not treat yourself to an expert cooking class at one of these two fabulous cooking schools? There’s a wonderful variety of courses to choice from at both The Carlton School of Food and River Cottage Cookery School.
If you want a somewhat different Christmas shopping experience this year, and crave shops that offer you more than the run of the mill, then head over to one of London’s most underrated shopping destinations – Chelsea. With big high street brands, designer stores and unique boutique shops, this is one area where you are sure to find that perfect gift.
The Gambia in west Africa, is best known as a winter sun destination but the summer, especially up until the end of June is a great time to visit, with temperatures in the 30s, beautiful quiet beaches and an average of 9 hours sunshine.
Later on in the ‘green’ season, as its known, the rain usually comes in short sharp bursts, often at night and…