Travel tales

More Than Bagpipes: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

By On June 25, 2015

Along with 220,000 other people, we were lucky enough to experience the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, one of the most famous events in the Scottish summer festival program. As it has been… Read More

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Our trip to Dorne: Visiting Game of Thrones season 5 filming locations in Andalucia

By On February 8, 2015

At the start of our trip we visited Dubrovnik in Croatia and geeked out over being at the real life Kings Landing. We loved taking ourselves on an unofficial tour of the… Read More

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How to keep a Dubai proposal a secret…

By On February 2, 2015

I had thought about the prospect of proposing during our five months of travelling, but I certainly hadn’t made the decision before we left in May. The last month had involved full… Read More

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How to get a Faux-glow-on-the-go: Foolproof fake tanning for travel in the tropics

By On January 14, 2015

I have been a fake tan junkie for as long as I can remember, I have even owned several professional quality spray tan machines which are fantastic for delivering a fast, even… Read More


What shoes to pack for a European summer backpacking adventure

By On January 14, 2015

It was a tough decision choosing what shoes to pack for backpacking around Europe. The hardest part of traveling for a podiatrically-challenged girl like me is fighting foot fatigue. After so much… Read More


Everything you need to know about going to Bestival 2015

By On January 5, 2015

Bestival is about much so more than just the music. There are so many ways to be entertained such as comedy, theatre, dance and even knitting lessons. Not to mention the Science… Read More

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Sharing a Sentiment with Ernest Hemingway

By On January 3, 2015

It was through a cloud of Cuban cigar haze inside the dimly lit El Floridita that I first saw Ernest Hemingway. Our eyes met from across the room, a wry look frozen… Read More

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You have one hour to dismantle a bomb and escape the room in Trap Prague – GO!

By On January 3, 2015

My time growing up in the 80s and 90s was far from glamorous. Not only was I a willing participant in the wearing of scrunchies, happy pants and having my hair crimped,… Read More

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A Private Audience With a Masterpiece

By On December 8, 2014

The experience of traveling the world is so much more than being physically present and placing your soles onto foreign soil. The essence of travel is embedded within our senses over time,… Read More


Day bag packing essentials: What I take when exploring a new city

By On November 24, 2014

When out and about exploring a brand new destination for a day I like to keep it simple and only carry the bare essentials with me. It is already pretty exhaustive trying… Read More