Have you ever visited a township in South Africa? I have to admit, when my boyfriend first mentioned it whilst flicking through the ‘Hop on Hop Off’ bus guide for Cape Town, i wasn’t keen on the idea. My initial protests of ‘Is it going to be safe’ were dismissed and before I knew it … More Visiting a Township in South Africa
I’m always shopping around for good deals when i’m looking at booking a trip. I often get quotes from travel agents as well as pricing up building the package on my own, and often find flight prices cheaper on skyscanner than quoted by agents, and using booking.com to look for hotels too. I’m naturally drawn … More Booking your backpacking trip yourself
It’s been a long time since I last posted, almost a year in fact. After getting back home from our travels I found it difficult to find the time to write and finish the last few posts about our trip. My main focus after getting back was finding a job and returning to the swing … More Life After travel…..
About a year ago some work colleagues and I set ourselves a challenge to visit 30 different countries before we are 30. There’s a #30before30 tag on instgram which currently has over 25,000 pictures of others trying to achieve their goal. One particular day at work we all downloaded the ‘been’ app, an app which … More 30 before 30 challenge
One evening on our travels in Tokyo we stopped by the robot restaurant. It had been recommended to John by a friend, and was one of the top things to do in Tokyo so we decided to give it a go. It’s a slightly weird set-up, the payment booth being tucked around a little corner and, … More Tokyo Robot restaurant Shinjuku
So Back in January we did a skydive at Lake Wanaka, we didn’t get a chance to upload the video whilst we were out there as we didn’t have a laptop – but alas I have finally gotten round to it and here it is! Enjoy….
I was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic at the age of 12. That was very nearly 13 years ago now and it’s safe to say I haven’t always had great control over my diabetes. 12 is quite an awkward age to be diagnosed with a condition which requires constant blood glucose monitoring, injections etc. … More Did travelling help get my diabetes under control?
A selection of my favourite pictures from our travels
I named this blog 124 days around the world because our initial itinerary meant we were away on our adventure for 124 days. Little did we know that some careful budgeting and not overindulging would lead to us extending our journey for a little bit longer. They day we set out we also didn’t know … More Our final day travelling
We looked at many companies to book our trip to Niagara falls when we first arrived in Toronto. The receptionist in our hotel suggested booking something ourselves would be the cheapest option, and suggested we look at some of the big bus companies. We looked at quite a few, before some payment issues meant we … More Toronto to Niagara Falls day trip