Soul-Searching West of Spain

After a difficult few months and a long winter, escaping to sunny Portugal sounded like the perfect therapy. I started off strong, excited to bask in the sunshine, become acquainted with the people, and indulge in many custard based desserts.

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Where to Eat Vegetarian & Vegan in Edinburgh

It’s not all Haggis and Black Pudding up here! Who would have thought Edinburgh would bring such a decent helping of dining options for us veg lovers too?! I’m always excited to try new restaurants and local food when travelling so let me walk you through some of my favourites from my long weekend in the city.

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Making the Most of a Weekend in Edinburgh

We arrived at the crack of dawn via overnight bus from London Victoria. As far as bus journeys go, I’d say it was fairly okay and I got a good amount of sleep. If you’re attempting this I’d definitely recommend 3 things; noise cancelling ear plugs, a sleeping mask and something warm to throw over yourself – the aircon gets cold!

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Travelling without the Trash: My Earth Friendly Travel Companions

Travelling takes me to so many breathtaking destinations, but it breaks my heart when I notice a trash trove in the waters of Thailand. Fortunately it’s getting easier to travel without the trash and in this post I’m going to talk about a few ways I’e been working toward this!

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3 Kiwi-Approved Edinburgh Coffee Shops

Edinburgh may not jump to mind as a capital of coffee culture, but this small big city sure can serve up enough caffeine to keep you buzzing during your visit. Here’s three of the best coffee houses I found on my recent long weekend in the city.

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7 Steps to Planning Your Big Overseas Adventure

It can definitely be difficult to know where to start planning a round the world trip, but rest assured, however it turns out, a big adventure like this is bound to be buckets of fun! Having planned a fair few international trips in the last two years though, I’ve developed a system to make things a little easier, so in this post I’ll share with you my 7 Steps to Start Planning Your Big Overseas Adventure.

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A Day Trip to Cambridge: Where to Eat & What to See

The charm of this UK university town isn’t just in the legendary stories or the awe-inspiring architecture, but in the chelsea buns and river boat rides too. With train connections from across the British Isles, Cambridge makes a great destination for your next spring or summer day trip.

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Bruges Brings the Perfect City Break from London

Time just melts. Turn a corner at the canal, take a sip from the brewers tap and hear bells chime throughout the land. In just a few hours by Coach, Train or Plane you’ll be strolling in the magic of this medieval masterpiece.

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9 Reasons Not to Miss Auckland When You Visit New Zealand

Boasting over one quarter of the countries entire population, Auckland is by far the biggest city in New Zealand. So it came to my surprise when I learnt friends from the UK had no plans to stay in the city on their visit. Queue 9 Reasons Not to Miss Auckland When You Visit New Zealand.

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7 Kiwi-Approved Auckland Coffee Shops

No visit to New Zealand would be complete without enjoying some of the superb coffee that’s on offer. Maybe I’m a little bias, but I think Auckland has some of the best cafes in the country, so I’m pleased to share my top tips on where to find a New Zealand quality coffee on your […]

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