A TASTE OF MOROCCO

Hello and welcome to my first blog post revolving around one of my all-time favourite things… FOOD! Usually one of the things which draws me to a country when I plan my travels is the local cuisine. Some of the best meals I’ve had have been in far-off places, such as freshly grilled fish andContinue reading “A TASTE OF MOROCCO”

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”

Volunteering Abroad: Sri Lanka

Hello! This blog post is an extra special one for me because, although I had my first taste of adventure on my Outlook Expeditions trip (read my post about it here!), my six week trip to Sri Lanka in 2015 kickstarted my #gapyah! So without further ado… It was a rainy day studying for myContinue reading “Volunteering Abroad: Sri Lanka”

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”