Found these and figured they were worth sharing. 🙂 Yeah, yeah, I know we’re supposed to be discussing about some serious travel stuff on here but it’s always nice to take a break and let the powers that be on the internet distract you…. and, if you’re anything like me, these distractions are always welcome! … Continue Reading

After several months in Asia (and a brief stint in Australia), I must say it’s nice to be back home. 🙂 After experiencing a vaste amount of new and different things almost on a daily basis, there’s a really nice and feeling about settling back into the familiar. That being said though, there are also … Continue Reading

One of the most vital parts of any trip to Singapore is to get yourself a Singapore Sling! For those who don’t know what it is don’t fret, it’s not a sling of more ‘adult’ type.. Hehe! A Singapore Sling is a cocktail! There is so much history behind the Singapore Sling and it is probably one … Continue Reading

Bali is a truly diverse holiday destination to visit. From stunning lakes and beaches to amazing views views of volcanoes, Bali’s diverse scenery is rivalled only by the diversity of it’s people and here are some of them – along with the skills they possess: 1.) The Weaver 2.) The Food and Drinks Guide 3.) The Wood Carver … Continue Reading

Bến Thành Market is one of the more exciting places to visit in Hồ Chí Minh City. It’s a chance to truly get stuck in with the locals and test your bargaining skills. It’s a very different experience if you’ve lived in the UK and are so used to fixed priced items that the idea of bargaining never … Continue Reading

This is very exciting!!! 🙂 For the first time ever on Hand Luggage Only, we’ve got ourselves a guest blogger! Without further ado, here’s introducing – Georgia! Georgia is a fellow Londoner, talented graphic artist, photographer extraordinaire and the Mother of Dragons! Okay, that last one might not be quite true but she is the mother … Continue Reading

You’ve got 10 hours to see the sights in Bali! I’d love to go into the details as to why but you’ve got only 10 hours to do a tour of Bali – you don’t have time to read that! Jump into the car now and go! Okay, the reason you have 10 hours is … Continue Reading

My first meal in (albeit on my second trip to) Amsterdam was a KFC meal. I felt so guilty afterwards but, I thought to myself, “I’ve been to Amsterdam before and the KFC branch is just right there… and I’m really starving”… Needless to say, I rationalised it to myself and 30 minutes later, carb-ed up and … Continue Reading

Welcome to my home! Found these photos I took back at home in Wales and thought I’d share it. Okay a bit of context, we live in a converted farmhouse back in Wales (unless of course when I’m in London) – which is the reason why they’re so many farm animals around. Come and take a walk with … Continue Reading