Beach Packing List for 2020

Flip Flops, hat and bag on the beach -Beach Packing List - What to Pack for the Beach

Planning a beach trip?  Make sure you have everything you need with this beach packing list.  I’ve brought together all of the essential things to pack for the beach, so you won’t miss a thing, just relax and enjoy!  If you just looking for a printable beach checklist, scroll to the bottom for a printable […]

5 Essential Campervan Tips for Beginners

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Like anything in life, campervans have a learning curve.  Figuring out what to take on a campervan trip, where to park, how to empty the toilet and other fun stuff can take a while to figure out.  I’ve been learning from square one when I got Mabel about 6 weeks ago, so I hope that […]

Campervan Essentials – All the Campervan Equipment You Need

Mabel the Motorhome - Campervan Essentials you Need on your Camping Packing List

Planning a campervan road trip this year?  It can be hard to decide what to bring, so I’ve put together this list of campervan essentials with all the campervan equipment you might need to have a fabulous campervan experience.  I’ve also included a printable campervan packing list for you to make your life even easier!  […]

Why I Decided to Buy a Campervan

A Dream Campervan - Why I Decided to Buy a Campervan

I am not known for my well-thought-out decisions.  I tend to have flashes of inspiration which often disappear as quickly as they came.  However, not this time!  2 weeks after deciding I wanted to buy a campervan, here I am sitting in Mabel the Motorhome and planning our first adventure together.  If you are thinking […]

Hiking Alone: Solo Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking Alone - Solo Hiking Safety Tips - Hiking on the Old Man of Storr

I adore solo travel.  Travelling alone is one of the most liberating and empowering things I have ever done, but even I get nervous about solo hiking.  Hiking alone brings its own challenges and dangers, but at the same time can be a rewarding adventure.  So, to help you take your first hike on your […]

Work Exchanges

Think that travel is expensive?  WRONG!  Work Exchanges can be a great way to travel the world for free, where you give your time and skills in exchange for free accommodation.  Volunteering abroad using work exchanges meant I could extend my travel plans, save money, and get a unique experience while I was on the […]

How to Save Money For Travel

Piggy Bank and Money - How to Save money for Travel

You know how your paycheck doesn’t seem to stretch to the end of the month?  How your friends are planning to go on holiday but you just don’t seem to have the cash to spend without sticking it on your credit card?  You are not alone!  However, there are lots of ways to save money […]

Is Barcelona Safe? And How to Avoid the Barcelona Pickpockets!

Hand stealing a smartphone from a woman's handbag - Barcelona Pickpockets

People often ask the question “is Barcelona safe?”.  To reassure visitors to Barcelona, I’ve updated this post to explain why Barcelona is safe, and a few tips to avoid the notorious Barcelona pickpockets and not get robbed in Barcelona. Is Barcelona Safe? The first thing I have to emphasize is that violent crime in Barcelona […]

The Best Budget Destinations to Add to your Bucket List

Dancers in La Paz Bolivia

Although travel is not possible at the moment, when everything has settled down a little, you might want to think about having a break!  I asked my fellow travel bloggers for their top tips for the best budget destinations around the world, and here is where they recommend for a cheap vacation so you can […]

How to Travel the World Without Leaving Home

How to Travel The World Without Leaving Home

One of the side-effects of the current situation is that most of us will be stuck in one place for a while.  So, as we stay put, how do you channel your wanderlust without being able to travel anywhere?  I’ve come up with some ideas for how to travel the world without leaving home, bring […]