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
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
After our fun filled day at the zoo, it was time to pack up our bags and head to our final destination, Toronto. We decided to save money and get the coach instead of flying as it was cheaper, and an overnight coach meant we saved on accommodation and didn’t loose a day sat in … More Washington to Toronto, our last destination
Washington Zoo was just around the corner from our hostel, so we decided to take a walk and check it out. Initially we were only going to spend half a day here, but blown away by the zoo the hours quickly drifted away and we ended up spending the whole day here. The zoo is … More Washington Zoo
What is the most beautiful part of Europe? Is it the old cities with their long history and big castles? Or is it the beautiful countryside? It all depends on what you are attracted by. For us, there is nothing more beautiful than Northern Europe. The Scandinavian countries are especially beautiful. The introvert people, their … More Packing Tips: How To Pack The Right Way
Landing in Washington after a 5 hour flight was a shock to the system. The cold weather felt like a slap in the face, and we donned our hats and gloves immediately after collecting our bags! We used the super shuttle service to take us to our hostel, heavy traffic meant the journey took … More Washington DC
We took the 9:30am sailing from Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island. The scenic 15 minute cruise on the water allowed for photo opportunities of San Francisco, The Golden Gate Bridge, The Bay bridge and some seals splashing around in the water as the boat cruised along. You’re treated to a short talk as … More San Francisco – Alcatraz, tram rides plus a TRAVEL APP GIVEAWAY!