Five Reasons I’d Book a Tour Over Exploring On My Own

I’m currently in the midst of planning our big trip to India (research which has in fact changed the date we’re going from September’s monsoon season to January 2019 instead), and I’m overwhelmed with choices. Not only is there a…

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…

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…

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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…

The Three Best Skincare Products to Pack for a Hot Weather Holiday

I don’t really seek out hot weather holidays; I’m OK in the cold (providing I’m dressed appropriately), and it’s rare that I want to just sit on a beach and do nothing. But stereotypical ‘nice’ weather often means being able…

How to Survive an Early Flight When You HATE Mornings

When you’re on a constant quest to travel as much as possible, budget airlines are the answer to curing your wanderlust without bankrupting yourself. However, an affordable flight often means departing at an unholy hour of the morning. It’s the…

Hong Kong

A Solo Traveller’s Guide to Taking Selfies

It’s all well and good to have photos of the places you’ve visited, but sometimes it’s nice to appear in them yourself. I like having photographic proof of my presence somewhere, especially when I’ve travelled half way across the world…

London

Just Go

If the topic of my three-month solo travel adventure ever crops up (or rather, if you can stop me from talking about it), there’s a few routes that the conversation could go down. There are people who simply have no…

Osaka

How to Pack for a Multi-Destination Trip

Packing for a holiday when you know you’ll be staying in the same accommodation for the whole trip is easy-peasy. You can unpack, hide your suitcase under the bed and not see it again until you’re frantically re-packing an hour…