1110, 2018

Top Tips for Driving in Portugal

By |October 11th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tips|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of renting a car in Portugal but are nervous because you’ve never driven abroad before then you’re in the right place!

Portugal was the first place I ever drove abroad and I found I actually really enjoyed it. I’m a fairly confident driver at home but still felt a little nervous getting behind the wheel in a foreign […]

1709, 2018

How to Plan Your First Ski Trip

By |September 17th, 2018|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Now that autumn is quickly descending around us, it’s time to start thinking about autumn and winter travels.

Thomas and I went on our first ski trip last year and absolutely loved it. Because it was our first ski trip, we spent a lot of time researching and planning, So, I wanted to share what we learned through the experience so […]

1405, 2018

How Getting a Dog Changes How You Travel

By |May 14th, 2018|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

So you’re thinking of getting a dog?! Congratulations! Do it. Do it now. It’s the BEST THING EVER.

Getting my beloved dog, Ben is, without a doubt, one of the best things that has ever happened to me. I got him when I was 16. He’s now 11 and a half years old and feels like he’s been by my side […]

305, 2018

How to Improve Short Trips in One Easy Way

By |May 3rd, 2018|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Travelling is so much fun. It’s an escape, it’s enlivening, exciting and shakes up the everyday. Long trips, short trips, every type of trip is

But it can be all too tempting to try to fit as much as possible into our travels. Whether for you that means visiting as many museums and galleries as you can, doing as much sightseeing […]

502, 2018

Why Taking A Winter Sunshine Break Is the Best

By |February 5th, 2018|Travel Tips|3 Comments

It’s always the middle of January and into February that I start to wish I’d planned a winter break. It’s been a few years since I’ve been on one and boy am I kicking myself now. But why take a winter sunshine break?

Chances are you’re probably not feeling that flush so soon after Christmas, so why try splash out on a […]

1101, 2018

Why January is The Best Time to Book Travel

By |January 11th, 2018|Life, Travel Tips|1 Comment

January. Oh, January.

For many people, January is the worst month of the year. Christmas – and all the fun that goes with it – is well and truly over and you crash back to reality with a bang. Back to work, back to routine and back to the monotony of everyday life. It’s cold outside, it’s oppressively dark and your […]

2011, 2017

5 Places I’d Like to Visit Off Season

By |November 20th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|1 Comment

There’s a lot to be said for travelling to places during their off season. It can mean fewer crowds, shorter lines at attractions and a more authentic experience. It’s also much friendlier on your bank account too, with prices usually being considerably lower in many destinations during less popular times.

Many places have an entirely different vibe out of season. You’ll […]

1611, 2017

Why I Love Food Tours When Travelling

By |November 16th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

“Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture” – Mark Kurlansky 

I strongly believe that food is a great way to get a feel for a place. A lot can be portrayed about a destination through its food. The flavours, spices, ingredients and cooking techniques used can reveal lots about a […]

611, 2017

Christmas Present Ideas for Travel Lovers

By |November 6th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

It might only be the beginning of November, but Christmas will be here before we know it. This year has already gone past so quickly! I can’t quite believe it’s already time to start thinking about Christmas present ideas.

So, if you’re looking for Christmas present ideas for travel lovers, I’ve got you covered.
A flight/trip 
I’ve written before about why I believe […]

1910, 2017

Fitting Travel Into Your Life

By |October 19th, 2017|Travel Tips|1 Comment

Everyone is so busy these days. Busy with work, trying to keep on top of your inbox, socialising, home admin, life admin, trying to keep healthy, make sure you reply to all text, keep in touch with friends…the list goes on. And on. This means that fitting travel in can sometimes be a struggle.

Fitting in more than a cheap week […]