JOBY Wavo Microphone & JOBY TelePod Review

Wavo Mobile Microphone and JOBY TelePod Review - Split Image of Two Photos - One with Claire in a red coat holding the telepod as a selfie stick and the other with the telepod and a laptop on a desk

I had been looking for a phone tripod and an external microphone for a while.  When I’m out and about I often record videos on my mobile phone, but I wanted to upgrade my kit to make things easier – and better!  The lovely people at JOBY sent me their Wavo Mobile Microphone and GripTight […]

What to Eat in Riga: Latvian Food in Riga You Have to Try!

Pelmeni Dumplings - What to Eat in Riga

The Riga food scene is definitely alive and kicking.  I had no idea what to expect from Latvian food, but I spent a lot of my time in Riga eating!  After exploring the origins of Latvian cuisine and trying as many Latvian dishes as I could, I’ve come up with this list to help you […]

Why You Must Try Afternoon Tea in the UK

Delicate Cakes and Sweet Treats on an Afternoon Tea Stand

I adore afternoon tea.  Tasty sandwiches and savoury snacks coupled with delectable cakes and a pot of tea.  What could be more perfect?  If you’d never heard of afternoon tea or haven’t tasted it yet, here’s everything you need to know about this delicious English tradition. This post was written in collaboration with Square Meal […]

How to Travel Safely in the UK Now

How to Travel Safely in the UK - Stonehenge - Now Could be the Best Time to Visit Stonehenge

This article is written in partnership with Omio In these uncertain times, we all need a break. But, with most of the world out of bounds, we need to think about holidaying closer to home. With the UK’s amazing cities and beautiful natural spots, this is certainly not a hardship. Follow our tips and tricks […]

Why Taking a Cruise Isn’t as Expensive as You Might Think

Cruise Ship on the Ocean - How to Cruise on a Budget

When I used to hear the word ‘cruise’, I automatically thought expensive.  I couldn’t help it, I had images of posh people quaffing cocktails in evening gowns and spending a year’s salary on a two-week cruise.  However, I have recently come to realise that cruising actually isn’t as expensive as I thought.  There are plenty […]

10 Handy Travel Apps to Solve All Your Problems

Notarize App - The Best Travel Apps for Emergencies Abroad

No matter how perfectly you think you’ve planned your trip, sometimes things go wrong.  From trivial things like no phone credit or poor wi-fi to having your passport stolen or needing medical assistance, we all have travel problems that pop up every now and again.  To help you overcome these issues, I’ve put together some […]

How to Travel for Free by Volunteering Abroad with Worldpackers

Volunteering Abroad in Mexico - The View from a Hostel in Bacalar

Who hasn’t thought to themselves ‘I want to travel the world for free’?  That has been my dream ever since I can remember, to see the world and have incredible experiences, but without it costing an arm and a leg.  And guess what?  There is a way to travel for free by volunteering abroad with […]

How to Find the Best Flight Deals for Black Friday (& All Year!)

Plane Flying over Buildings - How to Find the Best Flight Deals for Black Friday with Skyscanner

It’s coming!  Black Friday is nearly upon us, swiftly followed by Cyber Monday.  A weekend of flight deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday makes it the best time of year to book flights for your next vacation.  To help you find the best flight deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Skyscanner is compiling all the […]