sunset in jersey

Dreaming of a Romantic Escape to Jersey

With full time jobs, mortgages and all those other sorts of responsibilities that grown ups have to deal with, it can sometimes be hard to find enough time to jet off to all these different destinations that we’d love to.  But I’m not the sort of person who lets a few tedious responsibilities get in my way and so I try to make the most of every single holiday and weekend that I have.  We take full advantage of every bank holiday weekend as they’re perfect for taking a short weekend break somewhere a bit closer to home.

We’ve discovered some gorgeous places on these weekends, all within easy reach of our doorstep.  Trips to Bath, the Cotswolds, Oxford and most recently Cornwall, where it was often hard to imagine that we were still in the UK with the picturesque coastline and bright blue sea.

The Channel Islands are somewhere that I’d love to explore on one of these short breaks.  Jersey is only a quick one hour flight from London and yet it looks like it should be somewhere far more exotic. I’ve been eager to take a trip there recently, so when Visit Jersey asked me to put together my own little idea of the perfect romantic break, I thought it would be a great excuse to start planning our trip.

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Northern Lights

Win a Trip to see the Northern Lights by sharing your top bucket list destinations

Seeing the bright swirling spectacle of the Northern Lights is one of those bucket list items that everyone dreams they’ll have the chance to see just once in their lifetime.  Since I was a little girl I’ve always been fascinated with space, the stars and the unknown, so I can only imagine how spellbound I would be if I had the chance to see them myself.

So when I came across Transun’s competition to win a trip to see the Northern Lights it was too hard not to resist entering.  The prize sounds incredible with a trip for two people to the Arctic Circle to see the lights, go on a husky safari and plenty of other fabulous inclusions.  To enter all I had to do was share my own top 3 travel bucket list destinations in a blog post – so of course I wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to talk about travel some more!

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