London staycation – what to do in North London
Couples sitting on Primrose Hill, looking out over the views of London by Jet Set with Jas

Continuing my London staycation guide, this week we head to North London to see what’s hot. There’s actually a little bit of friendly rivalry between North and South London, but to be honest, I think they both have their merits. North of the river, you’ll find a cool cosmopolitan vibe with an array of vibrant […]

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London staycation – what to do near London Bridge 
Tower Bridge early in the morning with the sun rising behind, on the River Thames in London.

It turns out planning a wedding can be quite spenny! As such, I’ve had to rein in my love of luxury travel for less just a touch in the led up to our nuptials in Tuscany in September. However, that doesn’t mean I’m sitting at home counting down the hours until we jet off again. With […]

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Guest post: Elegant Edinburgh — 5 luxe highlights

With its international arts festival, a historic castle perched atop a volcanic rock and status as a UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh might be Britain’s most beautiful and cultured city. It’s a wonderful place to spend time and if you’ve got refined tastes. You won’t struggle to find fulfilment here. But, in case you’re not […]

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The best places to visit in the U.K.
Jet Set with Jas

Britain is a magnificent country that first charmed me 14 years ago. I was instantly taken by the quaint villages, charming countryside, moody beaches, and enchanting castles. I even found the unpredictable weather endearing. Yes, it’s true that direct flights to Europe make hot seaside cities very accessible and thus enticing, but with so much […]

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A weekend in Marlow
Jet Set with Jas

Do you remember when you were dating in high school and you’d celebrate your relationships as they matured month by month? Back then, a month was a long time. I guess it made sense. Nowadays, it feels as though we celebrate our relationships in five-year increments. Sure, we acknowledge them on an annual basis, but […]

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A day trip to Whitstable
Jet Set with Jas

Si had just gotten a new car and was keen to take it out for a Sunday drive, and I was up for doing some exploring so, we decided to head east on a day trip to Whitstable to take the new wheels for a spin. A few of my friends had recommended England’s oyster […]

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Seven places to go in London that will make you feel like you’re abroad
Jet Set with Jas

Are you stuck in London this summer, whilst all of your friends have gone off on fabulous trips abroad? Personally, I like to stick around London over the summer. I think it’s the best time of year to be in the capital, especially this year with the incredible heatwave that keeps on going. But I […]

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Love is in the Air
Jet Set with Jas

Occasionally I like to fantasise about the perfect proposal in hope that before I wither away, Si will one day pop the question. When I suggested to my mate Hannah, that I would be happy with a cheeky Nando’s takeaway with a side of the big-fat diamond ring, she was quick to call my bluff […]

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When the Aussies Come to Stay
Jet Set with Jas

I hope you had an amazing Christmas and had fun seeing in the New Year. It was actually a really special Christmas for me, as my Mum and Dad flew over from Australia to stay with us for the first time. I really wanted to make sure they experienced London for the awesome city that […]

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Every Journey Starts Somewhere
Jet Set with Jas

Having already lived in Tokyo and Singapore, my next extended adventure abroad back in September 2004, saw me embark on the great pilgrimage from the sunny shores of Australia to the, well…less sunny shores of Blighty. People often ask me why I left such a beautiful weather fortunate country for a weather-challenged country. But I […]

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