Photography is an art form in itself I believe and so it doesn’t, nor should it, comply to rules. Some people say things like always take photos with your back against the sun (so that your subject is properly illuminated) but I have seen very powerful and moving photos where the opposite of that advice has … Continue Reading

Travelling is truly an experience that enrichens you. Exploring new cultures, seeing exciting new sights and tasting food that goes beyond what is typically conveniently available to you definitely comes with the benefit of expanding your horizon and generally being fun! That being said, I’m not now, nor have I ever been – a one … Continue Reading

Travelling is a truly great way to not only have fun, eat decadent (or really strange) food and see amazing sights but also a great opportunity to learn a lot. I know, I know… this sounds so cliche but it’s actually really true. A lot of the things you’ll have learned won’t be instant ‘lightbulb … Continue Reading

I absolutely love the UK so I may be a little bit biased but I genuinely feel like it has some of the nicest places to spend a summer (or winter) holiday. Unfortunately, a lot of places in the UK which offer a greatly different range of experiences and sights get easily over-looked for places … Continue Reading

I’m too excited to sit still – I’ve almost fallen off my chair in excitement and no, this is not one of those times where I’ve had way too many cups of coffee! I’m very pleased to announce that *cue dramatic pause* THE DEPARTURE LOUNGE IS NOW OPEN!!! Confused? What is The Departure Lounge? I … Continue Reading

 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

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

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

The Souks of Marrakech are a very interesting place to visit! Filled with so many beautiful (and delicious) sights, the Souks are a definite must-see when you are in Marrakech however, here are a few quick tips to help you make the make the most of your trip to the Souks: 1.) Beware of helpful … Continue Reading

So you’ve arrive in Milan and only have a day (or a few hours) to fully explore the city before you have to leave. Well, here are 5 things to do in Milan when you’re short on time but still want to make the most of this beautiful Italian city! If, of course, you have … Continue Reading