Want to go on a journey?

Want to go on a journey?

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Travel apps to help you on bigger trips

Travel apps to help you on bigger trips

When you’re travelling around new countries and cities, especially when the first language spoken isn’t your own, having a few of these travel apps on your phone will make your trip 100% easier. Some days when you’re travelling do nooooot go smoothly; I didn’t have […]

Hostel etiquette

Hostel etiquette

During our time in South America, we stayed in 55 different hostels (yes, 55!). This included a variety of dorms, with beds ranging from 4 – 12, and private rooms. We definitely learnt a thing or two about to do’s and don’ts when living the […]

Female packing list for 5 months in South America

Female packing list for 5 months in South America

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’re currently nearing the start of your backpacking trip around South America which is so exciting! South America is a massive continent with a number of beautiful countries that have varying climates throughout the year. This makes packing a […]

Meeting Crazy Dave in La Paz

Meeting Crazy Dave in La Paz

Crazy by name, crazy by nature… In the middle of Bolivia’s capital city, La Paz, you’ll stumble across San Pedro Prison. Directly opposite the prison, everyday at 1pm, you’ll find the infamous Crazy Dave. Everyone is welcomed by Crazy Dave for ‘free’ to engage with […]

One Month Backpacking South East Brazil

One Month Backpacking South East Brazil

Brazil is a picture perfect, exotic, bustling country with awe inspiring landscapes and attractions. In January 2018, I spent the whole month travelling with my boyfriend, Max, from Rio De Janeiro down south ready to hop over the border to Uruguay to continue our 6 […]

How I told my boss I was going travelling

How I told my boss I was going travelling

It’s an uncomfortable conversation, especially when you love your job and have a great relationship with both your manager and the managing director, but when the world calls… Through all the travel planning, handing in my notice to my job was one of the things […]

Barcelona Series: How I travelled around Barcelona

Barcelona Series: How I travelled around Barcelona

Want to maximise your time for activities in Barcelona without spending hours on public transport? I was only in Barcelona for 4 days, including travelling there and home, so it was important to maximise my time in the beautiful city. To do this, we didn’t […]

Seeing Ariana Grande after the Manchester terror attack

Seeing Ariana Grande after the Manchester terror attack

As part of my trip to Barcelona, my best friend and I had booked to see Ariana Grande’s ‘Dangerous Woman Tour’ because she’s a guilty pleasure of ours and she’s one of my biggest girl crushes! The concert in Barcelona was on 13th June, just […]

Anniversary night away in the New Forest!

Anniversary night away in the New Forest!

On the 26th May, it marked 5 years with my boyfriend! We’re trying desperately to save money to go travelling, but we wanted to do something special for the milestone. We decided the New Forest would be the perfect place for a relaxing night away. […]

Tips for first time skiiers

Tips for first time skiiers

The thrill and excitement of skiing, mixed with amazing lifetime memories and the crazy views are worth the chilly weather. I’ve only been 3 times and I’m 22, but I love it. Here are a couple of skiing tips and tricks that I’ve learned along […]