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Lisbon: My Do’s and Dont’s

What can I say about Lisbon? I didn’t like it, I didn’t enjoy it, I didn’t feel good there... Maybe it’s just me...did anyone else just feel like something was missing from the city? Anyway, here’s a random collection of... Continue Reading →

Planning for Portugal

My last adventure was before Christmas but I am only getting around to writing about it now. I spent a week in Portugal followed by 2 weeks in the south of Spain. There were highs and lows but overall it... Continue Reading →

5 Secluded Spots

In honour of Valentine's Day here are 5 secluded spots for romance that I've come across on my recent travels... 1. La Caleta, Cádiz, Spain Golden sands, a crescent bay and hidden spots between the pillars - perfect for moonlit... Continue Reading →


Triptease is a really cool app I'm just getting the hang of. It's a digital journal similar to a review app somewhat like Trip Advisor but without the crowd sourced ratings and accompanied by all sorts of mostly awesome pictures.... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Exciting New Destinations for 2015

Happy New Year! 2015 is a new and exciting year, with lots of new destinations becoming more and more accessible. 1. Estonia Tallinn, perched on the edge of the Baltic Sea, is an exciting city to visit with a zoo,... Continue Reading →

Reading This Week

I'm a bit behind with my reading - this is a list of interesting travel blogs and articles I came across a few weeks ago! There's everything from great things to do in the USA to tips for travelling light.... Continue Reading →

Paris: Best of the Rest

I can’t claim to have visited every Parisian attraction! but all of the following I really enjoyed. Musée Marmottan Monet This museum dedicated to the Impressionist painter has the biggest collection of his work in the world – more than... Continue Reading →


If you need to get out of Paris for a day (I felt like the buildings were closing in on me in the oppressive heat!) then a trip to Monet's house in the village of Giverny offers a relaxing and... Continue Reading →

My Bucket List

Swim with nurse sharks, manta rays and dolphins Get open water diving certified and scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef and more… Go on a Segway See penguins in their natural habitat in the Southern Hemisphere Go paragliding See... Continue Reading →

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