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
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