Despite my blog post at the start of the month claiming that if you want to travel on a budget you need to travel hand luggage only, there are obviously some trips where that is just not possible. A ski/snowboarding trip is one such example, unless that is, you plan to hire absolutely EVERYTHING in […]
Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Poland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Iceland … there are some incredible options when it comes to European weekend escapes for 2015, and best of all is that such weekend breaks don’t need to cost the earth.
With low cost airlines such an RyanAir, Easyjet, Wizz Air and Flybe to name but a few, offering […]
There’s a first time for everything, or so the saying goes, and without a doubt 2014 was a year for travelling firsts on my part. Not groundbreaking or life changing firsts admittedly, but firsts none the less and something(s) to be proud of.
Travel blogging yearly wrap-up posts are both loved and loathed, and I can […]
Despite the title of this post, the idea of revisiting a favourite travel destination isn’t something I am entirely comfortable to be honest. Being the pessimist I am, I wonder (worry) that a return visit to a favourite spot wouldn’t be as good the second time around, and whether that second visit and subsequent experiences would […]
So today is the day, the big three zero. Yup, I am now 30 years of age.
It is for 3 of those 30 years that I have been blogging on this here site, documenting travels and blogging triumphs/failures. My style has varied from time to time, but my spelling remaining steadily terrible. I like to […]
Well that was different, and not entirely what I was expecting, or prepared for. First off I was expecting snow, of which there was none, and secondly I was expecting a few like minded people, but they were few and far between. In fact other backpackers and hostel dorm mates were generally in short supply, […]
Not bad for an office bod. Despite spending a large portion of my year sitting at a desk in a freezing cold west London office block, travel over the past 12 months has been good. Very good in fact! At the risk of sounding a little like a Dbag, here’s a few travel numbers I […]
So you have made it through the bitter cold of winter. Spring is in the air, you’ve hopefully paid off the Christmas credit card bill(s) and now you’ve told yourself that you deserve a little treat, a wee getaway if you will. Well, may I suggest to you the month of March for an early […]
So my travels for 2013 are almost over. Despite having a good few months of the year left to go I have plowed through pretty much the entirety of my annual leave already. All that remains is a trip to Turkey in September to see my sister get married and then maybe a mystery trip […]
Resort holiday with a suitcase or cross-continent trekking with your trusted backpack? When it comes to choosing a trip, which is the best for you? Before you book a ticket, here are a few things to consider about backpacking and packaged holidays.
Packaged Holiday Pros
If you would like to travel in relative comfort and with a […]