Keeping your possessions safe whilst travelling

By | February 24th, 2015|Travel|

Travel insurance is essential, but whilst I renew/buy a new policy every year, I still hope to never actually have to use my policy for anything.  I want insure that both I and my possessions are safe while travelling. Stay safe while travelling! I've been lucky to date - touch wood - and have as [...]

What’s in my bag for this years snowboarding trips

By | January 28th, 2015|Snowboarding, Travel|

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 [...]

Hand Luggage Packing Hacks For A Weekend Getaway

By | January 14th, 2015|Travel|

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 [...]

Travelling firsts in 2014

By | December 30th, 2014|Travel|

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 [...]

My Top 5 Travel Destinations to Revisit

By | September 26th, 2014|Travel|

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 [...]

30 facts for 30 years

By | April 6th, 2014|Random/Funnies, Travel|

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 [...]

Post Mortem: How I fared with my return to solo travelling

By | February 19th, 2014|Travel|

Solo travel, again, for the first time in a long time! 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 [...]

My 2013 travel roundup

By | December 18th, 2013|Travel|

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 [...]

British Airways Ultimate Year-Round Travel Guide – March

By | October 28th, 2013|Travel|

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 [...]

My favourite modes of transport

By | August 15th, 2013|Travel|

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 [...]