Stopping off in Bratislava en route to Budapest

I ended up in Bratislava as a sort of accident. Not the type where you get on the wrong plane or book the wrong tickets, but more as a sort of convenience. I mean, the first situation isn’t that rare for me - once I booked gig tickets for Nottingham instead of Northampton, seemingly thinking … Continue reading Stopping off in Bratislava en route to Budapest

The nine free travel apps I couldn’t live without

It's fair to say technology has definitely shaped up the way we travel. Being only 22, I haven't experienced the type of traveling my Nan used to tell me about - cycling from country to country using only a map and calling home occasionally to check in. Nope. My first solo travel adventure included an … Continue reading The nine free travel apps I couldn’t live without

A trip to Warsaw’s Neon museum

Warsaw is generally known for being a historic city. The capital of Poland, (although frequently confused with Krakow) it's filled with faux old buildings, steeped in history and you'll never fall short of learning a new fact. The thing about Warsaw is that it's actually almost entirely brand new. It fell to the ground during … Continue reading A trip to Warsaw’s Neon museum

Czechin’ out Prague this weekend

Following the ending of my relationship and slow acceptance of working for the entirety of summer, i’d somewhat accepted that any chance of a summer holiday had vanished. ‘Office job’ does not particularly scream bikini and cocktails on tap, so instead of building up a small fort of summer clothes, I’d gradually over time conditioned … Continue reading Czechin’ out Prague this weekend

My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

The first thing I notice about my new friend Marco is that he has very hairy legs. This isn't usually something I notice in new people, but then again, I don't usually wake up a metre away from them either. Marco is Hungarian but living in Berlin, I learn, and has a penchant for flowery … Continue reading My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries

How many countries have you been to in your lifetime? 20? 30? Even more? Meet Henrik Jeppesen - the Danish 29-year-old who's visited every country in the world. "I don't collect objects," he shrugged, "I collect experiences." Starting his travels just 10 years earlier at the age of 18, Jeppeson decided to put travel first in … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries

The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel

I've just returned from my first solo travel trip, to Copenhagen, Stockholm and Poland. Not only that, but it was my first hostel experience, which you'll be able to read more about in another post very soon! I met so many amazing people, but one thing I have realised is that you will almost definitely … Continue reading The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel

The coolest hostels to stay at in Stockholm, Sweden

My next trip is coming up in 15 days and I'm so excited! You might have read about it previously on my blog, but it's going to be my first solo trip abroad. Now that I've got over the supposed stigma of traveling alone and all that apparently surrounds it, I'm really looking forward to … Continue reading The coolest hostels to stay at in Stockholm, Sweden