504, 2018

Why I Went Skiing in Bulgaria

By |April 5th, 2018|Bulgaria, Destinations, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I’m sure Bulgaria isn’t the first destination that springs to mind when I mention skiing in Europe, right? It definitely wasn’t a ski destination on my radar before either. You’d be forgiven for wondering why I went all the way to Bulgaria for a ski trip.

When I think of skiing in Europe I immediately think of the big resorts, like […]

2703, 2018

Pictures from Pamporovo – My First Ski Trip

By |March 27th, 2018|Bulgaria, Destinations, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Just over a week ago I was in Pamporovo, Bulgaria enjoying my first ever ski trip. I was there for a week with Thomas, his sister Andrea and her partner Richard.

There were highs and lows, some seriously gorgeous scenery, tough ski days, sore limbs, great food, friendly people and plenty of laughs. As it was my first ever ski trip […]

1503, 2018

16 Days Without Work (Kind Of)

By |March 15th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

Right now, as this post goes live, I’m six glorious days into my time off work. I’m currently in Bulgaria on a ski trip and (hopefully!) having an amazing time and haven’t broken any limbs yet! I wrote and scheduled this post prior to finishing work, so these are my thoughts prior to beginning my holiday time. 
Yes, taking 16 days […]

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 […]