2011, 2017

5 Places I’d Like to Visit Off Season

By |November 20th, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 […]

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 […]

304, 2017

Places I Want to Visit in the USA

By |April 3rd, 2017|Life, Travel Tips|1 Comment

Although I’ve travelled extensively, America hasn’t been somewhere I’ve explored. Sure, I visited Florida as a child and went to ALL the theme parks, but that doesn’t really count.

America is one of the largest countries in the world, so it’s no surprise there are so many places there that I want to visit, I just need to get around to […]

902, 2017

Budgeting for Travel

By |February 9th, 2017|Travel Tips|4 Comments

What’s one of the things you wish you had more money to spend on? Clothes, shoes, handbags, eating out, travel? Travel is definitely my choice.

To have money to spend on travel I like to budget my money when and where I can. Here are my top tips for budgeting for travel…
Spend less in certain areas
There are certain things I […]

2601, 2017

Websites for Travel Booking and Inspiration

By |January 26th, 2017|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|0 Comments

1. Skyscanner

Skyscanners website allows you to search for cheap flights anytime of year. Compare flight prices in different months, weeks and specific dates. They also have this really cool feature that allows you to search for flights from your chosen airport to ‘everywhere’ so you can see exactly where you can fly to and how much for on any given […]

512, 2016

5 Perfect Ingredients for a Winter City Break

By |December 5th, 2016|Life, Travel Tips|0 Comments

I love, love, love winter city breaks (okay, I love any kind of city break!). A winter city break is so different from a sunny, summer city break. It has a totally different feeling and you’ll do loads of different things that you wouldn’t on a summer city break.

I’m actually just back from a fantastic winter city break. I spent the weekend […]

2111, 2016

How to Pack Light

By |November 21st, 2016|Packing Lists & What to Wear In..., Travel Tips|1 Comment

Packing light is kind of like the holy grail. Everyone wants to be able to achieve it, but actually doing it can seem impossible. You want to fit everything into a carry on but just can’t figure out how.

I’d far rather carry a smaller bag when I travel as it just makes things so much easier. No dragging a big […]