Have you Been on a Mystery Picnic?

Two women clinking wone glasses in front of a picnic basket filled with food. In front of the basket is a board covered in cheeses, sweets and chutney

Exploring a new city is an exhilarating experience, and there’s no better way to do it than on foot. Walking allows you to discover hidden treasures and experience the local vibe in a way that driving or taking public transport doesn’t. But sometimes, it can be challenging to know where to go, and that’s where … Read more

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

Before I started travelling regularly I thought travel was expensive. Turns out that it can be cheaper to travel than to stay home! But we usually have to compromise, so here are ways to save money on travel before you leave home. Learn the Frequent Flyer Game If a friend of mine didn’t pull me … Read more

Is Cruising for You – the Pros and Cons

Cruising is becoming more and more popular. Here I’ve put together a list of pros and cons as I see it, to help answer the question – is cruising for you? I’m a bit of a late bloomer when it comes to cruising. I only took my first cruise, to Alaska, in August last year. … Read more

How to Plan your Gap Year Itinerary

Itinerary Planning

If you are anything like me when I decided to take a gap year, all of a sudden thousands of opportunities presented themselves to me and I was a whirlwind of ideas and possibilities. A year to travel seemed like a dream and I couldn’t wait to do, well, everything! Reality eventually set in, and … Read more

Best Books for Budget Travellers

Best Books for Budget Travel

We all love to dream of travel, but the common belief is that travel is expensive and it’s hard to afford. I myself have been on the receiving end of comments like “I wish I could afford to travel”, or even “it’s okay for some!” Really though, travel does not have to be expensive. I … Read more

Group Tour vs Independent Travel: Which is Better?

Almost everyone you meet will have an opinion on this – are group tours or independent travel better? Some people will swear by tours, others will not even consider one. This article may contain affiliate links. This means that if you make a purchase after clicking on a link, I may receive a small commission. Read … Read more