Top Trends for 2020

Jo BaldwinFeatured, Travel

–Words by Jo Baldwin Travel gives us many amazing experiences, and this year is set to be no different. Here, I take a quick look at what 2020 has in store across the world. Matera, located in the arch of Italy’s foot, will star in the newest Bond movie this year. It’s a strange, prehistoric-looking UNESCO World Heritage city built … Read More

Bold Barcelona

Jo BaldwinFeatured, Travel

-Words by Joe Baldwin, Influencer Barcelona and the master of surrealist architecture Antoni Gaudí are so intrinsically linked that he could easily be mistaken for patron saint of the city. His fairytale, organic style of architecture graces the city with its presence and is iconic, instantly recognisably as an essential part of the rich tapestry of colourful art and culture that … Read More

Wellbeing Breaks You Must Try

Jo BaldwinTravel

Words By PV Influencer, Jo Baldwin   Occasionally it’s time to hit the reset button. Health and well-being holidays are becoming increasingly popular as we look for ways to take a break from the frenetic pace of modern life and take a step back. If you’re looking to invest in a holiday that holistically remedies your mental and physical health, … Read More

Where to visit in 2019

Jo BaldwinTravel

Luxury: Peaceful five star Hotel Siglo is located in the historic fishing village of Siglufordur, Iceland’s most northerly settlement perched on the edge of a majestic fjord.  Rooms feature views of the harbour or mountains beyond, plus outdoor hot tubs. Mid Range: Saeluhus Akureyri has private hot tubs on the balcony- ideal for cosying up to watch the Northern Lights put … Read More

City breaks, whatever the budget

Jo BaldwinTravel

Luxury: The Grand Mark Prague offers unrivalled elegance, glamour and luxury in a Baroque 17th-century residential palace with a spot on location bang in the city centre. Mid Range: The central Three Storks Hotel offers a cosy 5 star experience. It dates back to the 14th century and was once home to a monastic brewery. On a budget: Sir Toby’s … Read More

Croatian Itineraries

Jo BaldwinTravel

The 1,100 mile stretch of coast and more than 1000 islands means there are a surprising variety of places to choose from when planning a visit. Despite the country growing increasingly popular with tourists in the past few years this hasn’t faded its charm and appeal.  For a weekend away that combines a cultural city break with sun and swimming … Read More

The Sapphire Waters of Croatia

Jo BaldwinTravel

Ask me where my favourite place in the world is and (after Penarth!) I’ll answer you in a heartbeat: Croatia. I’m smitten with the crystal clear sapphire sea, the endless beautiful islands and the delicious seafood, wine and gelato. I dream of the summery background hum of cicada tree crickets and the smell of hot crunchy pine needles and sea … Read More

Top Tips when Visiting Croatia

Jo BaldwinTravel

Croatia has a host of culinary delights in store for visitors.  There are gelato shops on every corner, stone baked Italian style pizzerias, fresh seafood and lots of local specialities. Try tangy cheese from Pag Island, truffles from Istria, fresh strudel from the local bakers, and don’t miss the signature dish of the Dalmatia region, a ‘peka’, which is a mix … Read More