Ticking off the bucket list

“I love your stories, you have lived such a life and your still so young” This is what one of the girls said to me in work the other day when I was talking about something I did when living in France. It made me think about things, that I have actually achieved so much…

Tips for saving that dollar dollar bill y’alll

Saving. Is. Hard. Having to save every last penny is testing at the best of times, but having big commitments to already booked flights and tours adds to the stress…massively. I am lucky enough to get paid weekly, so this means I have an active savings account, making it easier to keep track of my…

My American Dream: Planning my time in the states

My trip begins in New York New York. A place I have never been, which I think is a great way to start. … I have never even been to the US, so planning my time there has been both exciting and D.I.F.F.I.C.U.L.T. We are heading to NY, LA, Vegas and San Fran (as well…

Happy New (BIG TRIP) Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you all enjoyed the festivities… festivities in my books was gin in my pjs watching Harry Potter with my family (pretty perfect if you ask me) Anyway, the beginning of 2018 means I can finally say ‘I leave September THIS YEAR’ when people ask when I am off. I love…

Words for Women

The majority of the time whilst speaking about my trip, people are buzzing about it, which is great! But you always have that one person, that one person saying ‘wow, I would never do that, your so brave’ or ‘you’ll have to be careful’. Now, don’t get me wrong, I understand that some people are…

GUIDEing star: My thoughts on travel guidebooks

Travel Guidebooks The perfect warm up. Get your whole self involved in these. I LOVE THEM. Everything about them. They make my brain hurt. The hints, tips and hacks these bibles provide are saviours. They give you an insight into the culture and workings of each place, allowing you to plan everything from your ride…