Category: Travel

Venice Vacation, Travel with Children.

Why a Venice vacation? Celebrating New Years Eve as your children grow older becomes less about finding tickets for outrageous parties, clubs, gigs and ore about finding something beautiful, fun and inclusive you can do as a family.  You want the big bangs, the fireworks, the camaraderie of other people without overwhelming crowds and the…

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Vote madamehighst Best Lifestyle Blog in the UK Blog Awards 2017

Tick Tock, final call for #UKBA17 votes for my #Lifestyle Blog . Your country needs you Ok but I DO! A vote for Lifestyle blog please would be most appreciated. All votes, gratefully received.  Vote madamehighst Best Lifestyle Blog in the UK Blog Awards 2017. : Please click here to vote for madamehighst #lbloggers Shopping,…

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My Virgin Travel Adventure – The Antigua Trilogy Trip.

A few months back I posted a travel spoiler of an upcoming family vacation I was in the process of planning.  I referred to it as being my big virgin travel adventure. Well, here it is, this is me finally being able to gush a little and share a  lot of what made this trip…

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Michelle Obama, reaching parts other First Ladies could not reach.

As we enter the final days of the current Presidency of Barak Obama, I find myself reflecting not just on him, but on just how important his wife, The First Lady, Michelle Obama has been to us all during his reign. Barack Obama is not my President, I reside in the UK, Michelle Obama is…

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24 Hours in….Miami. – #AccorHotels24hrs

Well Hello,  this is different, in a rare  moment of insomnia I’m taking up the Accor Hotels challenge to think about and describe what I’d do with 24 hours in any city in the world #AccorHotels24hrs.  Hmmm, decision decisions.  So much for counting sheep. First of all, who are they? Accor have hotels in more than…

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The 2016 Cosmopolitan Influencer Award nominations are open, vote for madamehighst.

    I would love to receive your support by way of a vote in this competition for madamehighst.  Maybe you like to follow the blog, maybe you’re one of the Twitter family currently at 4,817 followers and rising who loves the social media flow on that or my other social media channels.  Whoever you are,…

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My Big Virgin Holiday Adventure.

    Travel Spoiler alert!  I don’t often do this but I’m just soon excited.  I am being a total travel tease by telling you about my big Virgin travel adventure before I’ve even departed.  As I type, swapping between screens, putting together our upcoming trip I just can’t wait to live it and then…

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The Flight From Hell .

Generally, I’d like to think my blog posts are pretty upbeat, it takes a lot to make my blood boil.  I’m pretty much all about sharing my positive experiences. Showing off at my savvy shopping skills and general ability to source good value but also great service and experiences.  I’ve often been told if I…

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Magical Mauritius. – Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort.

On Sunday July 17th We embarked on a trip, our Honey moon to Mauritius. We embarked on Friday July 17th, with the intention of catching a direct 12 hour flight and arriving in Mauritius on Monday 18th July. Unfortunately, this is not what happened.  After what I can only describe as ‘the flight from hell’…

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Something for the Weekend? – Sisu Boutique Hotel, Marbella.

It all started when a VERY  handsome young waiter dressed in white polo shirt and white shorts,  upon arrival and said to us, “Welcome Ladies..would you care for a pill?” With that he extended a silver platter with a range of small circular very pretty to be honest objects.  Rather taken aback, I looked at…

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