Hostels; the good, the bad and the ugly.

Almost every backpacker has spent at least one night in a hostel. They have evolved from dodgy budget accommodation, to a cult experience – Have you even been travelling if you haven’t stayed in a hostel? They’re cheap and you can meet some cool people. Without them, travelling would be outrageously more expensive. Tallinn, Estonia  Our…

Driving the Australian East Coast

Port macquarie -> Coffs Harbour -> Byron Bay and Nimbin -> Coolangatta -> Surfers Paradise -> Brisbane -> Noosa -> Fraser Island -> Bundaberg -> Rockhampton -> Airlie Beach -> Whitsunday Islands -> Cairns -> Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest -> Port Douglas -> Atherton Tablelands Australia is a beautiful and diverse country. From the white…

Sunday funday in Kamakura

I am now 10 weeks into my year long adventure in Japan. So far, Kamakura remains my favourite weekend spot. I am super lucky to live only one train ride away from this beach side. This sunday, the temp soared to 35 °C (95°F) in Tokyo. So we ditched the city and headed for the shore….

#Flashback – Feeling keen in Krabi

Thailand is a crazy country. If you’re visiting South East Asia, its definitely worth a visit. I never considered travelling Thailand, I honestly thought it was be too busy and full of rowdy tourists. And yes, some areas are crazy busy and full of tourists, Khao San road in Bangkok and Patong beach in Phuket…

Kingly Kyoto

Kyoto – the old capital of Japan. This incredible city contains thousands  of classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. Kyoto feels like a never ending labyrinth of winding streets and staircases, leading to hidden shrines and temples. One of my favourite spots to visit in Kyoto was Kiyomizu-dera,…

#Flashback – My favourite Sydney spots

Living in Sydney was the greatest experience ever. Its an incredible place, and I thought I should list 5 of my favourite spots in New South Wales! There is so much more to see than Darling Harbour and the Opera House (though they are pretty cool in themselves). Palm Beach, The Boathouse Australia is known for its…

#Flashback – Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Before going to university back in the UK, I spent an incredible 7 months working and travelling in Australia. I had only just turned 18 and it was my first experience of travelling alone and only the second time I had ever left Europe. I can not recommend travelling Australia enough. It is the most…