'Ship Life', a term used by the tens of thousands of crew members who work globally on the seas. A way of life, yet also an excuse to get away with anything. A drink tonight, even though we have to be up in 5 hours? Ship life. Gaining loads of weight? Ship life. Green hair … Continue reading Why working on a cruise ship changed my life
Tallinn was a place Mike and I had wanted to visit for some time. It just looked absolutely stunning, and was another Baltic capital for us to tick off. Whilst in Tallinn, we explored as much as possible on foot as the weather would let us. Visiting in February meant we had to prepare from … Continue reading Visiting Tallinn, Estonia
` Back in February, I treated Mike to a trip to Tallinn. With a few days either side, I left some leeway to potentially visit somewhere else while we were away. We decided to hop on a ferry over to Finland! This would be another Baltic country to tick off our list! We really wanted … Continue reading 48 Hours Helsinki
I know many people who are sceptical when it comes to staying in hostels. I’ll admit I was at first. But now, I wouldn’t have it any other way. You may not get as much privacy - but when you’re in a completely new environment, in a new country, why wouldn’t you want to mingle … Continue reading Hostel Experiences
Hostels can offer a mix of experiences. There are so many factors to be considered to determine the experience a hostel has offered. Everyone wants a great experience right? So I'm going to offer my advice on how you can pick the best hostel: Breakfast ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS go for a hostel that offers breakfast. … Continue reading Tips for finding the perfect hostel
Every time I visit somewhere, or do something exciting, I love to collect all sorts from my time to remember what I did. I am such a hoarder, (it’s not always a good thing, as I end up keeping receipts from random meals and leaflets to museums I didn’t even go to) But anyway, it’s … Continue reading Travel Memories (artefacts)
Good Evening!Okay I’ll admit that I’ve neglected my blog and I definitely don’t publish content as much as I would like to but hopefully that will change soon. I’ve been super busy working, job hunting and planning adventures!!Super excited to say that in two weeks Mike and I will be jetting off to spend 3 … Continue reading Update. . .
Touch wood, I’ve never missed a flight, forgotten my passport or lost my luggage However, I have encountered other situations which have caused some panic, worry or unnecessary stress! 1. Stolen Passport In June, I visited Barcelona with my friends. Renting an apartment through Airbnb was something I had never done before as I always … Continue reading Problems I have run into whilst travelling (and how I solved them)
Riding an Elephant, or ‘Elephant Trekking’ is one of the most popular animal tourist attractions in the World, specifically in South East Asia. It’s a vicious cycle between uneducated tourists who want to cross something else off their bucket list, or get that ‘perfect photo’ and money thirsty ‘mahouts’ making plenty of profit from daily rides … Continue reading Why you should consider taking ‘Ride an Elephant’ off your bucket list.