Surviving in a dusty youth hostel – allergen alert!

Youth hostel holidays could be worth a try if you want to a cheap holiday with self catering facilities in beautiful surroundings. Find out how I got on with the dust in a Welsh youth hostel and find some tips for safe holidays with allergies…

Allergic to holidays?

Do you find that your skin and eczema flares up when you go on holiday abroad? What could be causing this? Stress? Food? Different water? Hay fever? It’s almost as if I’m allergic to holidays!

Champneys restaurant gets the thumbs up!

Imagine walking around a posh restaurant and gazing at all the fresh, healthy options available, noting which you can and can’t eat by reading the GF, DF, NF notes with full ingredients and information on fat, salt and sugar content. Sounds too good to be true?

Sheila’s Cottage restaurant in Ambleside – great with allergies!

I know a great little place hidden away down a little cobbled side street in the lovely town of Ambleside in the Lake District. If you’re passing through or going there on holiday, try out Sheila’s Cottage – they couldn’t do enough!

Avoiding allergic reactions at spa hotels

A good massage and a relaxing time with friends can do wonders – but an unplanned allergic reaction could completely spoil your day so be prepared if you plan a trip to a spa hotel, there could be hidden dangers…

Allergy lessons learnt from a holiday in Portugal

Going on holiday with allergies can be daunting and stressful, but with good preparation you can have a great and safe time. Check out what I learnt after my recent holiday to Portugal.