The Traveller’s Packing Essentials…

If you’re backpacking, or just having a cheeky weekend away, here are some things that should be on your packing list to make life easier, especially if you’re staying in hostels or a family resort, some of these have been life savers.

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The Best Apps for Travel and Life

Whether I’m pottering off for a weekend away, planning an epic adventure or working 90 miles an hour in my day job and aiming for some kind of blissful time out, there are some apps that make life a little easier and that I can’t live without. Here’s the top list of apps that sort…

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Postcards from Cornwall

These days I’m quite the converted camper, the moment my friends suggest it I put the straightening irons down, grab my hikers, fleece, spork and some water proof mascara (come on, gotta have one girly thing on a trip) and I’m on the road looking like an over grown teenage backpacker. Who said being mature…

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You Might Be Addicted To Travel If….

You walk longingly past your favourite coffee shop. You pat yourself on the back when you make it to the office and make yourself an instant coffee because after all, 5 lattes a week adds up to a low cost flight to somewhere in Europe. Capping your cappuccinos has never felt so good. 2. Phone…

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Why We Love Women Who Wander

Being that it’s International Women’s Day, it seems like a perfect time to discuss how wonderful we all are, yes…really! We all know a fearless female, the kind who says yes to everything like a bad ass, quits their jobs to travel, pitches a tent in a strange country and comes home with loads of new friends…

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How to Pack Like a Minimalist

A miracle happened last summer, little me (the Queen of overpacking) spent 3.5 weeks travelling through Italy and Croatia with a backpack that weighed less than 10kgs and fit as hand luggage on Ryan Air, Vueling and Wizz Air…

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The Littlest Hobo

Fearless, bold and kind, she got it from her Mum, so you could say the women in my family are a sassy lot with a touch of wanderlust in their blood. Far be it from me to ignore my roots!

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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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Divine Dubrovnik

I fell in love…with Croatia. Sssssh, don’t tell my beautiful Italy that another country stole my heart. From land to sea, to islands glistening like white washed gems in the sparkling Adriatic sea, this is one beautiful country….even if Game of Thrones fans do arrive in mind boggling numbers to walk in the footsteps of the stars…

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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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72 Glorious Snowy Hours in Oslo

When it’s March, it’s cold in London but you’ve given up hope of seeing any snow before Spring comes, what do you do? Hop onto Ryan Air’s website, book a £20.00 return to Oslo in Norway and a cheap AirBnB! Why so cheap? Because it’s SO cold!!! Well it didn’t put us off, we booked…

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