Saving Pennies and Growing Wings

Enough with the articles and blogs telling us how everyone can travel the world, how so-and-so gave up their job and sold everything they own and now they live out of a dinky backpack and galavant around the world, chasing their wanderlust dreams, in cute outfits that no real backpacker could keep clean. Real life…

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How to Have Fun in Hvar

We started in Dubrovnik and headed to Hvar where we knew we would have some rest days after madly dashing through Italy and into Croatia. There would be beaches and island chilled out vibes, and after the action packed fun in Dubrovnik (kayaking into a sunset, outrageously good!) we were looking forward to it. We had a few…

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How to Spend 10 Hours in Rome

We had a little whistle stop tour of Rome, we had made our way down on the very efficient Italian train system from La Spezia at the foot of the picture postcard Cinque Terra region, pitting stopping in Rome for less than 24 hours before we caught a flight to Dubrovnik in Croatia. What do…

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Pretty Portofino on a Shoe String

The start of three weeks of exciting, long-awaited travelling had begun when I touched down in Genoa, North West Italy in the Liguria Region. My fearless and wonderful friend Jemma had happily quit her day job to embark on her first solo travelling mission visiting far and wide for a few months, so we decided to…

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