Top 5 Netflix Travel Shows

  Like everyone else right now my travel plans are on hold indefinitely. However that doesn’t mean that I’m not thinking about all of the places I want to visit in the future.  These 5 shows on Netflix will let you travel without leaving your home and inspire you for all of your future adventures… Read More

My Top 5 Travel Podcasts

I am a self confessed podcast addict! If I am driving (& I usually am!), I am listening to a podcast. Generally my favourites have been leaning more towards true crime, documentary and current affairs (think – Crime Junkie, Caliphate, Today Explained) This summer has been spent NOT travelling which has left me yearning to… Read More

My Top 5 Packing Tips

  It’s that time of year again. Summer is here , school’s nearly out and most Europeans take their ‘big holiday’ of the year in the coming weeks. Packing is often one of those dreaded tasks left until the day before . Being smart about what you bring and how you bring it goes a… Read More

Berlin – a money diary

  My obsession with money diaries continues! From my last money diary in  pricey Iceland to this diary in the much cheaper Germany, there is something fascinating about the real cost of travel. We spent 5 nights in Berlin over Easter break and here’s what we spent! * before going our expenses were ;  Accommodation… Read More

5 tips for your first solo trip!

Pick the right destination If you’re on a budget (and who isn’t ?!)  some destinations are more friendly on the wallet for solo travelers than others. Most hotel rooms are priced for 2 which can become prohibitive if you’re travelling to an already expensive destination. Something worth keeping in mind when you’re planning your first… Read More

Escape to Tanzania …..

The east African nation of Tanzania has it all, wildlife, beautiful beaches and friendly people. From safaris on the Serengeti, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to the turquoise seas and powder soft beaches of Zanzibar, Tanzania is a travel lovers dream.  I had always dreamed of going to Tanzania and so to celebrate a special birthday I… Read More