Above: An actual picture part way through our road trip! Without further ado, here are the 12 essential things you need to take with you on any road trip! 1.) Food and Drinks (no alcohol): Eat. Drink. Drive. Repeat. is the most essential yet probably not the easiest mantra to have on your road trip – especially when … Continue Reading

Compared to our neighbours on the continent (France and Italy, I’m looking at you in particular), British food sometimes gets a bad rap and doesn’t always get the praise it deserves. French food is renowned for being so sophisticated yet utterly-delicious and Italian food is regarded as real comfort, indulgent (and particularly commercial) food all across … Continue Reading

The Northern Lights probably need no introduction. The images of them are so iconic and they are a natural wonder that are even more amazing to see in real life. Seeing them in person is an experience I cherish so much and would recommend to anyone anywhere to try to do! The day I saw … Continue Reading

Over the years, when the Facebook travel photo albums start to pop up, I constantly get asked by my friends how I can afford to do as much travelling as I do – my answer “How can you afford not to?!” – JUST KIDDING! 🙂 I typically explain how I got this amazing deal on my travel … Continue Reading

1.) Take the Thames Clipper (boat) up River Thames This is way cheaper than the river cruises and a great way to see a lot of sights across the Thames in London. Of course, it doesn’t come with a tour guide talking to you about what you’re seeing but that may not be a bad … Continue Reading

QUESTION: I finish school this year and hopefully will have the opportunity to travel next year! I am planning to go to France and England for a month and if I have enough time maybe Germany or Scotland. I was just wondering if you could give me some tips on how much I should pack … Continue Reading

1.) PLAN! PLAN!! PLAN!!!: Decide on where you want to go in advance, things you’d like do, sights you’d like to see – pretty much everything possible! It takes the pressure of the actual holiday and you can actually spend the time enjoying the holiday rather than trying to put together a plan of what … Continue Reading

1.) Eiffel Tower: This is a no-brainer and probably the most obvious ‘first’ thing to do in Paris. It doesn’t matter if you go up on it, eat in the restaurant(located about mid-way through it), dance around it – just make sure you go and see it. It’s an obvious must do and probably one … Continue Reading

Regardless of whatever journey you are planning on taking and almost irrespective of destination, these 7 items are a definite must have. They go together and weight very little and so even the lightest of travellers will find these items easy to pack. I’m just gonna jump right into this post: (N.B.: Look under each … Continue Reading