Paphos

Why Paphos, Cyprus is Perfect For Relaxing Rather Than Exploring

I’m a busy holidaymaker. When I travel, I snoop around to wheedle out the most interesting on, off and around the beaten track. But Paphos, Cyprus really threw me off guard; despite my concerted efforts to explore, I couldn’t quite…

Milford Sound

A Day in Milford Sound – the Most Beautiful Place in New Zealand

The thing about planning a holiday to New Zealand is that pretty much all of it is stupidly stunning. It’s the sort of place where your dream itinerary will never come to fruition because there is just SO much to…

Paris

How Photography Helps Me to Travel Slow

It’s been about two and a half years since I bought my camera and my love affair with it has grown into fully-fledged adoration. The more I’ve seen of the world, the more I’ve been eager to expand my knowledge…

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Reykjavik

How to Pack For a Hand Luggage Only Trip to Iceland

The clue is in the name, but my word, Iceland is cold. While I watched my Instagram feed fill up with other people’s winter sun trips, I headed to a place with highs of -7 degrees to try and spot…

London

I Don’t Want To Do My Dream Trip Anymore

I fell in love with the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s when I was about 16 years old. At the age of 18, I got it into my head that the day I turn 30, I wanted to be in New…

London

Why the Heathrow Express is Totally Worth Every Penny

Despite living in London, I do not live anywhere near an airport. Not one of the city’s main international transport hubs is convenient for me to get to, which means even a short haul flight can be drawn out by…

Queenstown

One Day in Queenstown, NZ: Where to Eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

If you’re heading to Queenstown, New Zealand, the likelihood is that you’re not going especially for the food. The South Island city is famous for a huge range of insane adrenaline junkie activities and it’s very lively nightlife, and on…

Kyoto

Three Super Easy and Amazing Day Trips to Take From Kyoto

There was so much that I wanted to see in Japan that it was almost overwhelming. Whilst in Osaka I managed to squeeze in visits to Himeji, Kobe, Hiroshima and Miyajima thanks to the make-a-mockery-of-TFL, ridiculously efficient transport system, and set the…

Queenstown

I’ve Finally Realised That It’s OK To Revisit Places

With bargain flights fuelling the world’s wanderlust harder than ever, there’s an increasing sense that when it comes to picking a destination, new is always better. When I realised I’d visited 20 countries, I set myself a loose target to…