Summer Cycles: A Two Wheeled Olympic Adventure

Sarah Loughlin follows the 2012 Olympic Road Race Route to explore the beautiful Surrey hills, the River Thames and the Royal Parks. There is nothing better than sailing past standstill traffic on your bike, feeling very smug from… Read More

You Don’t Have To Run Away To Join The Circus

Read the July 2016 edition of my monthly column Tourist in my Town featured in Blank GC magazine. This month I learnt how to fly, somewhat gracefully, through the air on a circus trapeze…

Sarah vs. Shark: Surfing Down Under

With the recent rise in Shark attacks both in Australia and other parts of the world Sarah Loughlin finds out just how Sharky it really is out there.

Get Me Outta Here! The December Edition.

Sarah Loughlin hunts down the best travel deals for holidays in December. Post Christmas blues can be a real downer. If you are reading this it probably means you have finished scoffing turkey and opening presents and you… Read More

Get Me Outta Here! The November Edition.

Sarah Loughlin hunts down the best travel deals for holidays in November. Unless you have been locked in a darkened room for the last few weeks, you will have noticed its becoming decidedly wintery. Although this means that soon enough… Read More

How to fly for £17 return

Sarah Loughlin’s big top three for flights, hotels and holidays… I don’t know about you but if left unattended on the internet, after checking for any new Facebook notifications, I always end up holiday shopping. It might be… Read More

Go on Holiday while Saving the World

Sarah Loughlin explains how to swap your standing orders for jungle safaris by supporting social enterprises. With so many charities to choose from it can be difficult to know who to direct your philanthropy towards. I think everyone… Read More

Thank God It’s Tuesday

Sarah Loughlin ventures to Austria to discover the delights of après in Obergurgl Its 4am, my transfer coach leaves in 45 minutes. I stand in the kitchen of my sisters hotel, scoffing cold left over noodles. Desperately trying… Read More

Getting to Know the Locals

After three months of living in fear, Louisiana resident Sarah Loughlin decides it’s time to face North America’s biggest reptile.   Palms sweaty. Hands shaking. I stand in the midday heat. ‘Pick it up’ ‘No, I can’t, what… Read More