Trip planning

Group or Solo Travel? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Having been bitten by the travel bug aged just 17, I have sampled all forms of travel  over the last 14 years - travel alone, with a partner, friends. I’ve worked aboard, volunteered, even holidayed with my parents and taken several group tours. Each style of travel allows for completely different experiences, each has it’s pros and cons. So if you are umming and ahhing  over how to travel, I hope this guide will help you make the all important choice!... Read More...

20 Useful Tips for Travel in South America

No matter how experienced you are at travelling, there will always be surprises, things you wish you knew before you left, perhaps when you were budgeting or packing. My experience in South  America has been no different. Reading other travel blogs has helped without a doubt and I had a fairly good grasp of what to expect but I have still learnt so much and I’d love to share that knowledge with you so you can be as prepared as possible before you travel to South America. So here are 20 things that are super helpful to know before you set off for South America!... Read More...

A Comprehensive Guide to Preparing for Your Big Trip!

So you've plucked up the courage to book a trip-of-a-lifetime and you're armed with guidebooks and probably spending every spare minute researching your destination of choice! But don't forget the boring preparation stuff and please make sure you allow enough time for organising your trip! It would be terrible if you booked the whole thing only to realise you were too late to get your visa! Here I have prepared a comprehensive list of things to think about for your trip preparation. And if you want a quick go-to guide or something you can pin to your fridge, please download my FREE Travel to-do list here!... Read More...