Creaking ladders and questionable plug sockets, ice-cold showers and dodgy wifi: when it comes to hostels, I’ve had my fair share of experiences. It was only when I logged back into Hostelworld to book my accommodation for my upcoming trip to Vietnam that I realised just how many hostels I’ve stayed in over the last […]Read More The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel
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 […]Read More A trip to Warsaw’s Neon museum
Rather than a great urge to travel the world or a sudden influx of money into my bank account, my journey into traveling solo was sparked by little more than impatience and irritation. First – New Years eve circa 2016, when I realised I had no plans. After some social media stalking I found a […]Read More Why everyone should consider solo travel
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 […]Read More Czechin’ out Prague this weekend
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 […]Read More My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
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 […]Read More INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries
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 […]Read More The coolest hostels to stay at in Stockholm, Sweden
The Spanish southern city of Barcelona is definitely one to visit if you’re interested in culture, history, or food. Its many architectural sites are amazing to visit if you’ve got anything from a few hours to a few days to spare. Most notably by Gaudi, you’ll find hundreds of little stalls selling his patterns on anything from plates, to umbrellas, to books…Read More Barcelona: The best tourist hotspots