Since moving back to the UK, living in London and doing the whole “real job” thing, I have been trying to make the most out of my weekends! I work odd shifts, and so I don’t get every weekend off, but when I do I want to explore. Which means either jetting off to another European city, or exploring my own home country, and generally just trying to make the… Read More »A weekend in Canterbury
One of my most visited posts on this site is my 3 week itinerary for Peru where I lay out exactly what I did and what I spent! So many of you seem to find that post useful, I thought it was only logical to make a similar post about my recent 2 week trip to the Yucatan Peninsula! Similar to last time, everything is based on a couple sharing.… Read More »2 weeks in the Yucatan Peninsula – itinerary and costs!
Nestled in the very far North of England, The Lake District is a national park and Unesco World heritage site. If you have ever been, then you will have no doubt instantly fallen in love. For those who don’t have The Lake District on their radar, I am about to change your mind! Here are 5 reasons to visit the Lake District! Mind Blowing Scenery Rumour has it… Read More »5 reasons to visit The lake District
Australia is full of iconic destinations, and travelling the East coast is almost a rite of passage for many who visit the land down under. The likes of Byron Bay, The Great Ocean Road and Sydney are visited by thousands of tourists everyday. And whilst these places are impressive, it is no surprise a country as huge as Australia has so many more places which are less visited and yet… Read More »Underrated destinations in Australia that you should visit!
Cornwall, England’s most southern county, is perfect for a two day break. Whether you’re keen for a weekend trip or have a few mid-week days up your sleeve, this 2 day Cornwall itinerary will give you a chance to see some of the main highlights. Having spent the better part of a year living in Cornwall, I’ve come to love everything about it – from the dramatic coastline to… Read More »The perfect 2 day Cornwall Itinerary!
If you’re looking to escape from London for a weekend of fresh sea air, great food, culture and boutique shopping, look no further than the seaside city of Brighton. I spent most of my teenage years exploring everything Brighton has to offer and once I made the move to London, you’d find me regularly escaping to my old haunt. Albeit, to drink decent cocktails in bars rather than WKD on… Read More »A weekend in Brighton
As a new resident of London, and having previous lived and worked by the beach, I am always craving a break from the city. At only around 2.5 hours by train from London, Lyme Regis lends itself very well to a weekend away. Lyme Regis is a quaint seaside town with a cute little beach and plenty to keep visitors busy. We recently spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend in Lyme… Read More »How to spend a weekend in Lyme Regis, Dorset
The Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in the UK and has so much to offer visitors. From quaint little English villages, to rolling hills and spectacular lake views, there is something for everyone. Most visitors come here to experience the outdoors, perhaps hike the highest mountain in the UK, or just ramble along the extensive walking trails. The area lends itself well to those who like… Read More »The best dog friendly restaurants in Ambleside, The Lake District
When most people think of the UK, their minds immediately jump to the black cabs and red buses of London. There is far more to this country that its capital though. Just a three hour train journey away is the Norfolk Broads National Park, one of the most idyllic areas in the country. Offering an easy escape from the London frenzy, here is everything you need to know about visiting… Read More »A guide to visiting the Norfolk Broads!
Colombia is rapidly gaining popularity among travellers. The country which was once seen as fairly dangerous, now welcomes tourists with open arms. Locals are kind and helpful, and landscapes are varied and beautiful. Usually a cheap destination for western travellers, there is no better time to discover Colombia. Colombia is only going to become more and more popular. It is a large country, with everything from tropical rainforests, pristine beaches… Read More »The perfect 3 week Colombia itinerary!