• Villa holidays – pros and cons

    Villa holidays can be absolutely amazing! I have stayed in one in both Tenerife & Cyprus. I’m going to outline some of the things that I think are the biggest pros and cons about them in order to help you decide whether they might be right for you. Pros Villa holidays can be super cost effective. By travelling with a low cost airline and splitting the cost between friends and family, you can usually find a really great deal. Depending on the location and area, villa holidays can offer really great privacy. When I stayed in Cyprus, my friends and…

  • Why I love travelling solo!

    I have lived on my own for far too long! I’m rather set in my ways and I guess I can be selfish. I love travelling and having nice holidays and vacations and so more often than not I travel…

  • Is travel insurance essential?

    I will probably make myself really unpopular, but I unfortunately have no sympathy for people who set up GofundMe pages or similar for travel expenses incurred because they were injured whilst travelling. Travel insurance is not particularly expensive, and even…

  • Pizza tour of New York – a MUST!

    If you like pizza and find yourself in New York then you HAVE to do a Pizza Tour with Scott’s Pizza Tour! I did The Original Crosstown Pizza Walk and had the best time! What Scott doesn’t know about Pizza in…

  • Cruising on the Norwegian Epic

    I fell in love with the Norwegian Epic on a trip around the Mediterranean sailing out of Barcelona. Since then I have done the same trip two more times, as well as a two week transatlantic from Barcelona over to…

  • My Kilimanjaro Trek

    I lost my father in 2008 to an aggressive brain tumour. We didn’t have long after his diagnosis, but his last ten days were in an amazing hospice. I’ve supported and fundraised for them ever since, and I even worked…