1203, 2018

Out of Office: I’m Going Skiing!

By |March 12th, 2018|Travel Tales|1 Comment

The time has come – I’m finally off on my first ever ski trip! We booked the trip a while ago and it seems like it’s taken forever to get here.

Myself, Thomas, his sister Andrea and her partner Richard are heading to Bulgaria tomorrow for a week of skiing fun! We’re flying into Sofia and then taking a private transfer […]

2201, 2018

Quirky Places to Stay in Edinburgh

By |January 22nd, 2018|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|5 Comments

If you’re planning a trip to Scotland’s capital city you’ll no doubt be excited to discover it’s stunning architecture, imposing castle and rich history. It’s a fascinating city that offers so much for visitors to discover and explore. But you’ll also want to stay somewhere comfortable and cosy whilst you’re there. There’s nothing better than returning to somewhere lovely after […]

2711, 2017

My 2018 Travel Wishlist

By |November 27th, 2017|Travel Tales|2 Comments

When it comes to this time of year I’ve usually already started thinking about what 2018 will hold. I like to plan ahead and be organised, especially when it comes to travel. I love nothing more than planning for future trips and looking forward to where I’m going next.

If you’ve started thinking about your travels for next year and are […]

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. […]

3110, 2017

Whale Watching In Iceland

By |October 31st, 2017|Travel Tales|0 Comments

There are all kinds of reasons to visit Iceland, which is probably why it seems to be one of the trendier destinations in the world of late. From physical activities like cave spelunking to relaxing in Blue Lagoon, to simply enjoying a beautiful, unique country, the appeal is never-ending. In this article, however, I’ll cover something that doesn’t always come […]

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 […]