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

This post is a preview of an article featured in Horizons Magazine – a brand new travel mag focused on lesser known locations and ‘off the beaten track’ adventures. 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,… Continue reading My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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

This post is a preview of an article featured in Horizons Magazine - a brand new travel mag focused on lesser known locations and 'off the beaten track' adventures. 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… Continue reading 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 for under £50 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 for under £50 in Stockholm, Sweden

Barcelona: The best tourist hotspots

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...

What sparked me to travel solo(ish) for the first time

My New Year's Eve plans fell through. By that, I mean I didn't really have firm ones in the first place, and after a very brief discussion, I figured out that any plans I might have had were only really a 'certainty' to me anyway. Go figure...

The pros and cons of using AirBnb

Whenever I go away, one of the things I love most is fully immersing myself in a different culture, and what better way to do that than to stay in someone's apartment? I think of it like workaway, but y'know, you pay for the experience, and all you have to do in return is keep… Continue reading The pros and cons of using AirBnb

I booked four flights for just over £150

I am nothing if not a bargain hunter. I'm kind of known for it in my family - I think it's one of my qualities that my Nan is most proud of. So when I was looking to book my first solo travel trip, I knew I wanted to do it as cheaply as possible...