Tag: traveltips

Not Checking In: Managing With Hand Luggage Only

Not Checking In: Managing With Hand Luggage Only

One major thing that’s changed about me travel-wise is that I almost NEVER check in luggage. With the airlines I’m flying, it’s often an extra charge, with a little more hassle. Here’s how I managed to survive my few years of travelling with carry on […]

Oh Snap: Cheap Eurostar Tickets

Oh Snap: Cheap Eurostar Tickets

I’ve raved about the Eurostar service on previous occasions and if you’re organised you can benefit from their sales. Tickets go as low as £19-29. However, if you’re more of a spontaneous traveller there’s another option that could suit: Eurostar Snap.

Even More Travel Optimisation Tips

Even More Travel Optimisation Tips

With so many trips under my belt, surely there’s some next-level wisdom I can pass on? These tips are around travel optimisation, how to get the most of your time away. There’s a few new things I’ve started doing over my more recent trips to make sure that a) I have a great time and b) nothing goes to custard. Other than custard, which I could eat/ drink all day.

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In a New York Minute: Everything I’ve done

In a New York Minute: Everything I’ve done

Two trips to New York and so much done! But still heaps to go. Over the years I’ve collated so many lists of recommendations from friends and now I’m going to put them all in the one place. Here’s the things that I’ve managed to […]

Marrakech Me Outside: Tips for Traveling Morocco

Marrakech Me Outside: Tips for Traveling Morocco

I found my time in the Kingdom of Morocco eye opening, and at times, challenging. It was my first experience of being in Africa and there are certainly a lot of things that are different from back home. I researched plenty of advice before the […]

World Vision: Lessons from my past travels

World Vision: Lessons from my past travels

With spring time on our corner, it won’t be long until I start the first travels of my year. And I can’t share just how excited I am! Lots of new cities, a few favourites and plenty of new eating and snapping opportunities. So before I get onto all of that, I’ve been spending my wintery evenings working on my travel scrapbooks and reflecting on all my past travels. I’ve learnt so much along the way. Every city had taught me something about myself, the experience of travel and other, general, life lessons.

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Pack Mentality: Travels with Hand Luggage Only

Pack Mentality: Travels with Hand Luggage Only

I find a quiet joy in the simple art of packing. For most of my trips, I endeavour to keep to hand luggage only. This helps in quite a few ways. At the airport it means not having to check in bags, so you can […]

Dublin My Vision: Highlights of the City

Dublin My Vision: Highlights of the City

Last year I spent a July weekend in Dublin, the capital of Republic of Ireland. It’s a fascinating city with a chequered history, populated with some of the most resilient yet delightful people you’ll ever come across. Culture, food, nightlife and history. Read on for […]

When there’s nothing left Toulouse: A Two Day Itinerary

When there’s nothing left Toulouse: A Two Day Itinerary

The cheapest (one-way) flight I’ve taken to date was to Toulouse, France. End of summer and just a tenner on Ryanair! How lucky is that? I ended up tacking on nearby Barcelona to make that a double adventure. And as well, we did a day trip out to check Carcassonne.

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