Sometimes when the daily grind really gets to me, the only cure is Paris. Paris is my antidote to routine; it’s what helps me reset and get back to feeling like me. I know, I know, it all sounds so dramatic! But in July this year, I felt Paris calling my name for all the above reasons. With a week’s notice, I booked a flight … Continue reading 24 Hours in Paris
Back in January of this year, I wrote a blog post about a hike I did on the coastal path near to my home in Devon, UK, on New Year’s Day. That walk set my intentions for 2019 – that of hiking, exploring my local area and generally getting outdoors a whole lot more. In that same blog post, I wrote that I would do … Continue reading 10 Months Hiking on the South West Coast Path, UK
Paris is, quite possibly, my favourite city in the entire world. I’ve been to Paris five times in the last five years and each time I fall in love with the city of lights a little more. From the cobblestone streets and the classic architecture, to the wonderful food and endless sights, I am totally and utterly enamoured with la belle Paris. Another reason I … Continue reading 10 Things to Do for Free in Paris
Driving in Iceland in winter can be unpredictable at best. From crazy wind gusts to insane, spur-of-the moment snow storms, driving in Iceland during the winter months can catch you off guard if you’re not prepared to tackle the ever-changing elements. Doing research to ensure you know what to expect is vital, as is hiring the correct vehicle and erring on the side of caution. … Continue reading Driving in Iceland in Winter – All You Need to Know
The divided island of Cyprus is a hotspot for both party seekers and sun worshippers alike. And it’s easy to see why. Not only does Cyprus boast one of Europe’s best party destinations, Ayia Napa, but it also enjoys over 300 days of sunshine each year, making this gorgeous island the perfect vacay spot no matter when you decide to visit. But there’s more to … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Cyprus Other than Lie on the Beach
According to many polls, New York City is the number one most photographed city in the world. And with a staggering 65 million tourists visiting Manhattan in 2018 alone, it’s hardly surprising. This iconic destination is home to famous landmarks such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, the State of Liberty and countless other must-see attractions, so it’s easy to see why people are … Continue reading 43 Epic Photos of New York City to Inspire You
New York City is both awe-inspiring and overwhelming in equal measure. With five boroughs, dozens of neighbourhoods, hundreds of attractions and thousands of eateries, it can be extremely difficult to prioritise the most important things to see and do, let alone the best places to eat in New York City. In preparing for our trip, I read dozens of recommendations for hipster cafes and restaurants … Continue reading 7 Fantastic Places to Eat in New York City
In January 2019, 2.3 million people paid a visit to Iceland, with the majority of these visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of the coveted northern lights. The chance of seeing the northern lights in Iceland is a huge draw for many people but doing your research beforehand is vital if you want to witness a beautiful display of the aurora borealis. One of the … Continue reading Should You Book a Northern Lights Tour in Iceland?
Iceland is so expensive. You’ll hear those four words a lot while planning a trip to Iceland. But is it really true? How much does a trip to Iceland cost? How much should you set aside for your Iceland budget? I asked all these questions myself and wanted to consolidate my Iceland budget into one post so you can easily plan your own trip. In … Continue reading Iceland Budget: How Much Does a Trip to Iceland Cost?
Iceland is vast, other-worldly and beautiful beyond imagination. It’s a land of volcanoes, glaciers, mountains, waterfalls and hot springs. And during my 7 days there, we only scratched the surface of what this incredible country has to offer. Needless to say, I’ll be heading back for more! During our week in South Iceland, we hit up many of the tourists spots, but also tried to … Continue reading Hiking to Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Iceland