Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Road Survival Tips

Article originally written for Eurochange.co.uk -  Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and Road Survival Tips The thriving metropolis city of Ho Chi Minh, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam's cultural hub. It can tell you a thousands stories from its dark past of the Vietnam war and it can open your eyes to a whole new … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Road Survival Tips

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Filas, Ducks and the Mountain Snob – a character building journey to Snowdon

This story starts in the quiet outskirts of Brighton. The road that I live on backing out into the South Downs National Park - I can smell the grass from my window in Hangleton. For some, walking and hiking is just a means to get from one place to another but for me it's another … Continue reading Filas, Ducks and the Mountain Snob – a character building journey to Snowdon

Bucketlistspiration…10 of The Most Fascinating Places on Earth…

It is hard to believe that our Earth has such fascinating and awe-inspiring places to discover - places most of us have never seen and places we can only imagine in our wildest dreams. From majestic waterfalls to fiery holes of hell these places do exist and make me want to pack my bags and … Continue reading Bucketlistspiration…10 of The Most Fascinating Places on Earth…

Week 12 – Travel Blog Challenge – Happy/Sad travel Stories

Hi Everyone - Welcome to week 12 of the travel blog challenge. Iv'e been super busy on holiday and studying recently I haven't found much time to write but hopefully I'm not too far behind with the challenge! So this week is happy/sad travel stories. It's so easy to talk about happy travel stories as … Continue reading Week 12 – Travel Blog Challenge – Happy/Sad travel Stories

Undiscovered Montenegro with a hint of ancient Rome thrown in – Intro

Hello fellow bloggers and welcome to my series on my recent adventure to Lake Skadar in Montenegro with a pit stop in Rome. It will be spread across a few blog posts over the next couple of weeks so I don't bore you to tears with one big essay. Watch this space for upcoming posts … Continue reading Undiscovered Montenegro with a hint of ancient Rome thrown in – Intro

Week 11 – Travel Blog Challenge – What’s in your backpack??

Hello everybody!! I'm Back! Last week has been super manic but fantastically awesome. I have just returned from a hiking/kayaking trip in Montenegro with a pit stop in Rome on the way home (Blog posts from the trip to follow very shortly!!!). Now is the perfect time to share with you 'what's in my backpack'. … Continue reading Week 11 – Travel Blog Challenge – What’s in your backpack??

Week 10 – Travel Blog Challenge – Best Adventures Whilst Travelling

Meep Meep!! G'day Bruce! One of my most memorable adventures was hiring a hippy van in Australia with my partner in crime (aka my twin sister, Kat, The Mountain Snob, Mrs map twat... she has many names) and driving up a section of the east coast. The sound of Sia's Chandelier blasting out in the … Continue reading Week 10 – Travel Blog Challenge – Best Adventures Whilst Travelling

Trekking, Trails and Tips – Hiking and the Environment

"Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints" Like many people I love to venture out and explore the great outdoors but the presence of human beings can have a negative impact on the environment if we're not careful. If a mass of people ran up and down a grassy hill all day it wouldn't … Continue reading Trekking, Trails and Tips – Hiking and the Environment

Week 3 – Photo Share Challenge – Food

Hi everyone - Welcome to week 3 of my photo share challenge, just for a bit of fun. If you'd also like to get involved please visit Photo Share Challenge!! So this weeks theme is Food, quite literally the best thing ever invented (dribble*dribble*). To date my favourite restaurant of all time is Sjávargrillið in Reykjavik, Iceland. The … Continue reading Week 3 – Photo Share Challenge – Food

Week 9 – Travel Blog Challenge – Gross/Disgusting Travel Stories – Toes, Bums and Blisters…

So this weeks theme is gross or disgusting travel stories. I had to think about this one for a while but as a nice little Friday treat I am going to show you all my beautifully gross hiking toe nail. And just to top it off I will also show you my twin sisters equally … Continue reading Week 9 – Travel Blog Challenge – Gross/Disgusting Travel Stories – Toes, Bums and Blisters…

Week 8 – Travel Blog Challenge – 5 Favourite Travel Blogs

So far on my blogging journey I have been reading lots of bits and bobs from a variety of different blogs.  From travel and food to photography. All of which have been great. I wouldn't say I have read enough travel blogs as of yet to have cast iron favourites so instead, this week, I … Continue reading Week 8 – Travel Blog Challenge – 5 Favourite Travel Blogs