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

Seven side-hustles I fund my travels with that I can do from anywhere in the world

I’ve lost count of the amount of blog posts I’ve read telling me to stop buying coffee when I’m out in order to afford to travel. To be completely honest, I don’t even buy coffee when I’m out. I have my one cup in the morning and that does me for the day. Similarly with … Continue reading Seven side-hustles I fund my travels with that I can do from anywhere in the world

10 things I can’t travel without

Over the last year of travelling I’ve found myself loosening up a bit when it comes to packing. I used to be someone who’d pack way in advance of taking an actual trip, which was great, until I realised I couldn’t wear half of my wardrobe without unpacking again first. Nowadays, I have a list … Continue reading 10 things I can’t travel without

My first experience of Contiki and why it’s the perfect jump into solo travelling

I’ve written about my solo travel adventures before (and almost definitely will do again) but I thought today I’d focus on my first ever solo-ish trip. Because if I hadn’t taken the jump into taking it, there’s a chance I never would have started exploring properly on my own. Which also means this blog might … Continue reading My first experience of Contiki and why it’s the perfect jump into solo travelling