A FEW DAYS IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

Last week I spent 5 days in the South of France, doing little more than burying my nose in a book and wandering from café to café in beautiful little towns and villages. The trip was fairly last minute; an early birthday present to visit my mum, who has recently retired and moved to FranceContinue reading “A FEW DAYS IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE”

MOROCCO WITH INTREPID TRAVEL

I’m back from my hiatus while I was travelling around Morocco with the wonderful Intrepid Travel on their 11 day ‘Essential Morocco’ tour! There’s soooo much information I want to spill about this trip, so this might end up being a long blog post (with a few other posts to come about food, what toContinue reading “MOROCCO WITH INTREPID TRAVEL”

EPIC VOLCANO TREK IN NICARAGUA

One of the BEST things to do when travelling is head off the beaten track and explore the natural environment of the place you’re visiting. This, for me, means lots of hikes and outdoor adventures! My first taste of travel was on my Outlook Expedition trip to Nicaragua and Honduras with school when I wasContinue reading “EPIC VOLCANO TREK IN NICARAGUA”

HOW TO SAVE UP FOR TRAVELLING

So many people put off travelling for years or never end up going simply because they think it will be too difficult to save up the money to go. Others scoff at young people who want to travel and assume that they are privileged or their parents are paying for them to jet off toContinue reading “HOW TO SAVE UP FOR TRAVELLING”

72 HOURS IN… BERLIN

Back with another city break guide in my 72 hours saga! Mine and my boyfriend’s first trip abroad together was a winter break in Berlin to celebrate my 21st birthday, and honestly it was the perfect place for us for so many reasons… the food, history, culture, and the added bonus of Christmas markets madeContinue reading “72 HOURS IN… BERLIN”

HOW TO TAKE THE PLUNGE AND TRAVEL SOLO

Scared to take the plunge and travel solo? Don’t be! There are so many ways to overcome your fears of travelling alone. My sister has recently booked a few days in Budapest on her own as no one was able to go with her, and I’m so proud that she’s doing it anyway! When IContinue reading “HOW TO TAKE THE PLUNGE AND TRAVEL SOLO”

TOP 10 BUCKET LIST DESTINATIONS

My dad has a bit of a map obsession and I think it must have passed onto me because I spend so much of my time sitting staring at my scratch map, his huge Europe map, or spinning my little copper globe. While I want to visit as much of this beautiful earth as IContinue reading “TOP 10 BUCKET LIST DESTINATIONS”

72 Hours in… Barcelona

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I love a European city break. Endless coffee stops, exploring museums, walking around beautiful parks and seeing the most iconic sights make for a full and exciting weekend break. My most recent city break was with my boyfriend to a place I’ve wanted toContinue reading “72 Hours in… Barcelona”

The Importance of Sustainable Travel

What is ‘sustainable travel’? Sustainable travel is a way of travelling the world without negatively affecting the natural and cultural environments, and ultimately being able to maintain tourism in the long run. “development [which] meets the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future” World Tourism Organisation whyContinue reading “The Importance of Sustainable Travel”

World Challenge: when the travel bug bit!

So I figured the best way to introduce you to my blog is to tell you how it all began… My love of travel has been fairly constant throughout my childhood; my parents would take us on family holidays at every opportunity, whether that be a weekend in the Lake District, road tripping around theContinue reading “World Challenge: when the travel bug bit!”