During my years of travelling I have stayed in all sorts of accommodation (and not all of it good!). Nowadays I tend to stay in hotels (if I’m not camping) but in the past I have used many hostels across the world… so what are the pros and cons of each type of accommodation? Hostels… Read More Hotels vs Hostels
There’s nothing I enjoy more than getting out and exploring a new place and the best way to do that, in my opinion, is on foot… but what’s wrong with an open top bus tour I hear you ask – surely you get to see more in a short space of time? Well, maybe… I… Read More Exploring on Foot
Have you got lots of plans for this summer? Or are you more of a ‘let’s wait and see what happens’ type person? I’m a bit of a planner – not particularly because I like to be organised but because I like to have something to look forward to… so here are a few of… Read More My Summer 2018 Wishlist
Craggy, snow-covered peaks, deep lochs and wild landscapes… that’s what most people think of when you mention Scotland’s highland scenery. But so far, my experience had not stretched beyond the big Scottish cities which I had visited for work, so I was desperate to see and experience some of its rugged beauty that I had… Read More Scenic Scotland
With the exception of a few periods of my life where I have worked or studied overseas, I have always lived in England. And I think when you live somewhere you don’t always appreciate all that it has to offer… which is why it’s great fun sometimes to pretend to be a tourist in your… Read More My Top 10 Things To Do in England
If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you will know I love camping and being outdoors generally, so I decided that I should write a short post explaining why I like nothing better than to pack up the car and head out into the countryside with a tent and a gas stove… won’t you… Read More Crazy for Camping!
I love getting out into the countryside for a walk – the fresh air, the views, the peace – it helps me to relax and clear my head… But if you are going out walking there are certain steps you should take to keep yourself and the rest of your group safe: Plan your route… Read More Staying Safe Whilst Out Walking
I love getting out and exploring and I’m also rather fond of food, so when I was asked to sample some expedition meals from Summit To Eat I jumped at the chance! I was sent four pouches containing the following meals to try: Breakfast – Morning Oats with Raspberry Main – Pasta Bolognaise and Vegetable Chipotle… Read More Love Adventure, Love Food