How to Enjoy Travel as a Shy …

  My name is Vanessa: I enjoy travel, staying in new countries, and eating exotic food – I am also extremely shy, and not made of money. On the other side of the world, in a lively Australian hostel I…

COPING WITH POST TRAVEL DEPRESSION

We spend so long lusting over other people’s trips, and happily recounting our fantastic adventures to others, but what really happens when the excitement is over? Welcome to post travel depression.   Preparing for my (what was supposed to be…

LOSING MY HOSTEL VIRGINITY

  Over hyped, painful, sweaty, and leaving you wondering why everyone raves about it. Losing my hostel virginity really wasn’t all that it was cracked up to be.   In case you’re new here, let me give you some background…

Know Your Travel Photography Rights

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY RIGHTS? As bloggers we love to take photos. In order to fully share an experience with our readers, we need to have good visual imagery to get our stories across. Just like our fellow non-bloggers…

ARE ‘ALL-INCLUSIVE HOLIDAYS’ REALLY “TRAVEL”?

  I know what you’re thinking. What kind of self-titled “Travel Blogger” writes about all-inclusive holidays? But hear me out. Sun-seeking holiday makers looking for a bargain, or spending big bucks on luxurious all-inclusive holidays are worlds apart from your…

FINANCING LONG TERM TRAVEL

I took to Twitter to ask what you Travel topics you wanted to read about most, and overwhelmingly you all wanted to read about travel and finance.   So today I will be using my own personal experience on how…

BOOHOO GAMES: BAG DIVING

I was recently approached by BooHoo.com who asked if I would like to take part in their Rio Olympics inspired blogger ‘games’. I was nominated the ‘sport’ of Bag Diving, by which you have to fit the most items into your…

TRAVELLING WITH A WHEELCHAIR

  Travelling must be in my blood. Quite a lot of my trips have been with family members, who have also spent a lifetime wandering far and wide. Over half of my European city breaks have been with my Grandma,…

I BOOKED THE WRONG HOTEL…AGAIN (+COMMON …

Only photos of delicious street food in Japan can make me feel any better about what I’ve done (again). You usually don’t make the same mistake twice, but call me a over-excited/enthusiastic traveler because my butter fingers have booked me…