My 2018 Travel Highlights

My 2018 Travel Highlights

I feel like I’ve been a pretty bad travel blogger this year. I’ve not actually done all that much travelling due to a busy schedule and other responsibilities. But I thought I’d give a rundown of my 2018 travel highlights nonetheless. Fortunately, I have a pretty epic year planned for 2019 with a seven day trip to Iceland planned in January, four days in New … Continue reading My 2018 Travel Highlights

How Minimalism Leads to a Life of Travel

I wouldn’t call myself a minimalist, as such – I have a house full of stuff and lead an incredibly busy life – but following some of the principles of minimalism in my life helps me to travel more often than the average person. I’ve written before about how I afford to travel but have never really addressed the subject of minimalism and how it helps … Continue reading How Minimalism Leads to a Life of Travel

13 Ways to Help You Make the Most of a City Break

13 Tips to Help You Make the Most of a City Break

The very nature of a weekend city break means time is of the essence. You only have a limited amount of time to explore your destination. Whether you’re flying into your chosen city for 2 nights, 3 nights, 4 nights or more, you’ll need to make the most of every minute. And having taken a fair few city breaks in my time, I’ve sussed out … Continue reading 13 Tips to Help You Make the Most of a City Break

9 Compelling Reasons to Visit Corfu

9 Compelling Reasons to Visit Corfu, Greece

Some places on earth just capture your heart. For me, the Greek island of Corfu is one of those places. I have holidayed in Corfu every year for the last six years and one of the most common questions I get asked is why? Why is Corfu so special? What’s so great about it? People are usually surprised to hear that I go to the … Continue reading 9 Compelling Reasons to Visit Corfu, Greece

Medieval France: 3 Days in Carcassonne

I have an ongoing love affair with France. The food…the language…the landscape…the wine…the pastries. Oh, the pastries! Each time I go to France, I fall in love with this beautiful country a little more. And our trip to Carcassonne was no different. Although we were only spending 3 days in Carcassonne, we made sure to balance rest and relaxation with exploring the local area. It’s … Continue reading Medieval France: 3 Days in Carcassonne

15 Epic Destinations for Solo Female Travel

12 Epic Destinations for Solo Female Travel

I’ve long been an advocate of solo travel and have previously written about why I love travelling alone. But this week’s post brings you something a little different in the form of a post written by other travel bloggers about their favourite destinations for solo female travel. While I personally love travelling alone, I’ve not actually done a lot of it. I’ve travelled to Toronto, … Continue reading 12 Epic Destinations for Solo Female Travel

30 Photos of the Isle of Skye to Ignite Your Wanderlust

15 Inspiring Travel Quotes to Fuel Your Wanderlust

Maybe it’s just me but aren’t some travel quotes just┬áso cheesy! I’m talking cheesy enough to make me gag, cringe and squirm all at the same time. But occasionally I come across some real kick-ass, inspiring travel quotes that just hit the nail on the head. I’m afraid I’m guilty of stockpiling said inspirational travel quotes for times when I need a little motivation or … Continue reading 15 Inspiring Travel Quotes to Fuel Your Wanderlust

El Cotillo, Fuerteventura - Why I was wrong about Fuerteventura

Why I Was Wrong About Fuerteventura

The first time I visited the Canary Islands, I was 16 and staying in an all-inclusive hotel with a friend and her family. We spent the entire seven days in Gran Canaria eating burgers and pizza next to the swimming pool, not venturing out of the resort once. And although I had a great time, I remember thinking, what is the point? What’s the point … Continue reading Why I Was Wrong About Fuerteventura