** Competitions now closed** Travelling the world is absolutely amazing but even more amazing than that is being able to do so for free! Here are a few find this week that might be able to help you do so. 1.) Head over to South Africa? 2.) …or visit the Scottish Highlands. 3.) Get a stay … Continue Reading

We’re headed off to Santorini in a few weeks (remember this post here?). This has been on the cards for quite a while now but it’s slipped to the back of my mind for ages until I looked at my calendar recently and realised that it was almost time to head out to Greece again! I had … Continue Reading

This is one of the things I’ve missed about living in the UK. We spent a brilliant afternoon doing nothing in particular on the beach and taking in the views across the UK’s coastline. I love faffing around on lazy days like this (aren’t they just the best?!) especially so when the weather’s so nice … Continue Reading

Okay, being Australian is not the only prerequisite for helping out here. In fact, there’s only one pre-requisite and that’s if you watch the TV show ‘Home and Away’. Effectively, we were walking down Palm Beach, a suburb of Sydney, Australia when we happened upon this TV crew and cast. Being the nosey parker I … Continue Reading

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

Ben Thanh Market is one of the more exciting places to visit in Ho Chi 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 … Continue Reading

Take a look, below, at some of the best cities to travel for the ultimate foodie! You’ll be stuffed.  1.) Oaxaca, Mexico The culinary destination of Mexico, Oaxaca packs in so much more than food. It’s a truly alternative holiday destination for most Mexico-holiday-planners, chock-a-block with stunning sights yet well renowned across the land for … Continue Reading

I love a good meal with a view! Food tastes so much nicer and wine good down so much smoother when there’s a great view to accompany your meal. Arriving in Ho Chi Minh City (I’m just gonna refer to it now as HCMC), one of the top things recommended to do was to go up … Continue Reading

** Competitions now closed** Judging from the popularity of the last “Starter for 10” post, it’s safe to say that you love the opportunity to travel – especially so when it’s free! I am exactly the same and have spent the last few hours rummaging the internet for ways to travel the world for free. Here are some … Continue Reading

This tiny little island located in Devon in the UK is one of the UK’s best-kept secrets! Located at one of the lowest points you can get to in the UK, this tidal island is actually connected to the mainland at low tide and is truly the epitome of ideal British country living. Oh and … Continue Reading

Whilst still on the topic of pools… Your afternoon dose of holiday lust is served right up! I can’t even handle how much I wanna check this out. It looks so amazing and like a lot of fun – especially if there’s a big group of you. Apparently the pool is spread over 20 acres … Continue Reading

Now if you’ve been keeping up with the goings-on on Hand Luggage Only, you’ll probably remember when I said I’d just booked a stay at the Marina Bay Sands for a mini staycation in Singapore. Yes, I know it’s kinda indulgent especially as I live not far from here (I could see my house from … Continue Reading

Woohoo!!! It’s (bank) holiday time – you think of spending some time in Europe and the first places that come to mind are places like; London, Rome, Paris, Barcelona and the like but there’s so much more to Europe than the obvious. Granted, like everywhere else in the world, Europe also has its own fair … Continue Reading

Food is amazing. Good food is out of this world. Good food with a great view is something out of this world! I’m a sucker for a fantastically cooked meal and I’m pretty sure you are too and when there’s a great view to go hand in hand with the meal (as long as it’s … Continue Reading