• My Kilimanjaro Trek – a dream holiday

    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…

  • My dream holiday home

    I don’t know about you, but I would love to have a holiday home one day. Ideally it would be somewhere warm and sunny, in a not too busy location, but equally it wouldn’t be in the middle of nowhere.…

  • What’s on your bucket list?

    I was raised in a family with very different views on travel. My grandparents on one side didn't have passports where as my grandfather on the other side was very well travelled. I definitely got the bug from him. I…

  • How to save money on your holidays

    I love holidays – I mean, I wouldn’t have a travel blog if I didn’t! Much as I don’t scrimp on my holidays – I don’t spend money that I don’t need to spend, and here I’m going to share…

  • Italian Delights

    I am so grateful to have visited Italy – it really is one of the most beautiful places. My favourite parts of Italy are around Naples on the coast. Growing up I also was fascinated by history, in particular ancient…

  • 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…

  • 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…