1311, 2017

Best Books to Gift This Christmas

By |November 13th, 2017|Travel Tales|2 Comments

If you’re a regular reader here you’ll probably know that I adore everything to do with books and reading. So, I thought it only natural that I put together a list of the best books to gift this Christmas.

The benefits of reading are well-known. Reading provides mental stimulation and is scientifically proven to reduce stress. It expands the vocabulary, improves […]

911, 2017

Why Choosing Where to Travel is So Difficult

By |November 9th, 2017|Travel Tales|0 Comments

In today’s world, there is so much choice in every aspect of our lives. We’re used to going to the supermarket and having to choose between 5 different milk brands, 10 types of pasta and dozens of types of cleaning product. There’s an overload on choice!

Some choices are definitely easier than others, but sometimes travel can be a difficult one. […]

2610, 2017

Thoughts When Flying

By |October 26th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I love flying, I always have done. I’ve written here before about my love of flying. The concept of being able to get into a metal can, fly through the air and end up somewhere thousands of miles away within the space of a few hours is truly amazing.

There are some thoughts that pop up time and time again when […]

2809, 2017

Top Places on My Travel Wishlist

By |September 28th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Some people have shopping wishlists, I have a travel wishlist. A list of places I really, really, really want to go to. The kind of places I regularly find myself looking at flight prices to and daydreaming about visiting. Some of these places have been on my wishlist for years, while others are fairly new entries. I’m always adding more […]

2509, 2017

The Problem with Wanting to Go Everywhere

By |September 25th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|3 Comments

195 countries, 510.1 million kilometres squared and around 6909 languages make up the world around us. Those are some pretty incredible numbers.

I’ve always been fascinated with the world. I love the sheer number of countries and the diversity among them. This is partly what translates to my love of travel. I don’t think I’ll ever tire of exploring new places, […]

1409, 2017

Why I’m Unsure How I Feel About Being Able to Use Mobile Data in Europe

By |September 14th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|1 Comment

“That’s a bit of a random title for a blog post”, I bet you’re thinking to yourself. I know, I know. I agree. It *is* a random title for a blog post, but I couldn’t think of anything more effective. I couldn’t think of a better way to title something I’m not sure exactly how I feel about. Yes, pretty […]

1109, 2017

Where to Travel in Autumn 2017

By |September 11th, 2017|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Summer seems to have passed by in a flash and there’s now less than two weeks to go until the official beginning of autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere. If you want to get away somewhere special this autumn, then here are a few fantastic options…
The Canary Islands, Spain

 If you’re not yet ready to embrace autumn and you’d much […]

409, 2017

Hiring a Car in the South of France

By |September 4th, 2017|Destinations, France, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Hiring a car in the south of France was absolutely one of the best things we did on our trip there.

Thomas was the one who came up with the idea, so I let him pick the car. After all, he was the one who would be doing the driving! We had just decided on the spur of the moment to […]

2808, 2017

5 Things to do in Antibes

By |August 28th, 2017|Travel Tales|0 Comments

The adorable resort town of Antibes was one of my favourite places on my trip to the south of France. It’s located between Cannes and Nice and has a gorgeous location on the Cote d’Azur. Occupation here dates back to the Iron Age and it has been a Greek colony, a Roman settlement and more.

Today, it is an ideal place […]

2408, 2017

My Favourite Place

By |August 24th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|2 Comments

The question I get asked the most as a travel blogger is definitely ‘where’s your favourite place?’. Whenever I meet anyone new who finds out I’m a travel blogger they’re almost certain to ask this. I can understand why, I’d probably do the same if it was the other way around.

It’s a question I dread though.

I dread it because I […]