My goals for this month are a bit of a mixed bag... there are travel goals, blog goals and health/fitness goals to fulfil, so it's time to crack on! Start researching our trip to Iceland We are hoping to visit Iceland next year, so I need to make a start on researching flights/accommodation/car hire/what to … Continue reading My October Goals
September has been a pretty good month for me, so I thought I would briefly move away from travel-related posts (although travel does feature in my list, obviously!) and share my highlights of this month with you... The National Geographic Traveller Festival – 17 September 2017 If you are into travel, this was the event … Continue reading My September Favourites
I spend a LOT of time planning my trips – I love it! It’s all part of the experience for me. I like to get it right so lots of research is key (even though I know things will probably change when I arrive at my destination!). So, here are my 15 steps for planning … Continue reading How to… Plan a Trip
Here are my top 15 things to do in London... it was supposed to be top 10 but I couldn't narrow it down to only 10 in a city that has so much going on!! The Royal Parks - stroll through any of the parks and escape the hustle and bustle of the City. There … Continue reading My Top 15 Things To Do In London
Here are my answers to the 20 travel questions I am asked most frequently… hopefully they will inspire you to think about your own favourite travel memories as well as providing a few ideas for future trips! Where was your first trip abroad? When I was about 9 I went to Holland by coach, with … Continue reading Top 20 Travel Questions…
Not going away this year? Here’s how to make the most of your summer holiday at home… Find out what’s on locally – there are always plenty of outdoor events to go to in summer, such as summer fairs, local festivals, etc. Visit local museums, historic houses, nature reserves, parks, etc. Head to your nearest … Continue reading How to have a Sizzling Summer Staycation!
Here is my wish-list of the top 10 things I want to do before I hit the big 5-0... Take a hot air balloon flight Go on a safari Run the London Marathon Write a book (just need to decide what to write about!) Visit Iceland Try glamping instead of camping! Take a road trip … Continue reading In Brief: Top 10 Things I Want To Do Before I’m 50!
Do your research! This is the key to getting the best deal… shop around to get the best prices. Check out prices for package holidays to your destination as well as costs for travelling independently. Sometimes it works out cheaper to book a package (even if there are parts of it you will not use). … Continue reading My Top 10 Tips for Travelling Well for Less
So, what do I ALWAYS have in my bag, wherever I go… My Camera is always to hand. You just never know when an interesting photo opportunity may present itself! I am a big fan of Canon cameras - I never use anything else. My iPhone is never far away! I often kill time whilst travelling by … Continue reading In Brief: What’s In My Bag?
I have visited lots of places in my life so far, some of which I have enjoyed and some not so much! At the extreme, are those places which have made a lasting impression on me. We've all visited places and gone 'Wow!', and the following destinations - in no particular order - are ones which … Continue reading In Brief: My Favourite Places