Three days in Sofia, Bulgaria, for less than £50

My first 20 minutes in Sofia were spent sitting on the floor outside the airport wondering how I was going to get to my hostel. Uber, unfortunately, hasn't quite crossed the borders to Bulgaria yet so any dreams I had of wordlessly making it to Hostel Mostel with the help of a nice, anonymous Uber … Continue reading Three days in Sofia, Bulgaria, for less than £50

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

REVIEW: Four days at The Pink Palace, Corfu

As a rule of thumb, unless I absolutely adore a destination I don’t tend to go back there for a few years. I do this because I have limited holiday at work and like to maximise my breaks by exploring new places. The exceptions, of course, seem to be Barcelona, Amsterdam (where I’ve now visited … Continue reading REVIEW: Four days at The Pink Palace, Corfu

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

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 walk around Stockholm’s incredible underground art gallery

It's fair to say I got some strange looks when I told my family and friends that I spent an afternoon riding around Stockholm's underground system when I only had a handful of days in the country. And sure, doing that in pretty much any other country would be weird. But Stockholm, home to the … Continue reading A walk around Stockholm’s incredible underground art gallery

Five unusual places you can fly to for under £53 return this month

  If you’re anything like me, you struggle with hanging around in one country for too long. I always like to have travel plans sorted for the near future, because it gives me something to look forward to. And when it’s a particularly dreary day like it is in London today, it makes me want … Continue reading Five unusual places you can fly to for under £53 return this month

Yahoo Finance: From ‘error fares’ to knowing when to book: How to find the best cheap flight deals

This article was originally written for Yahoo Finance. A rise of budget airlines and an increasingly-large population of international travellers has made flying no longer a well-timed luxury. EasyJet, Ryanair and a whole host of foreign carriers have re-shaped the idea of jetting off from something booked a year in advance to something that can … Continue reading Yahoo Finance: From ‘error fares’ to knowing when to book: How to find the best cheap flight deals