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Berlin is a city that is steeped in history. Some of that history is disturbing; some of it is glorious and unifying. Berlin has been at the centre of European action for over a century, making it a fascinating city to spend time in. While the city may not offer […]


A Mid-Week Break At Montego Bay’s RIU Palace Hotel 29

Having spent plenty of time traveling over the years, I have been in plenty of hostel beds in less than beautiful hostels, and sometimes its important to have a break and treat yourself to a little bit of luxury. I was fortunate enough to find myself in Jamaica for the […]


Pizza and pastries in Naples, Italy 40

Naples is one of the only Italian cities that has been inhabited since the Neolithic period, the oldest traces of Greek settlements date back to the 2nd millennium BC. In 1889 Queen consort of Italy, Margherita of Savoy visited Naples and that is when master pizzaiolo Raffaele Esposito made a pizza resembling […]

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Quito Tour Bus

Four Ways to Explore Quito (For All Budgets!) 29

Lately, I’ve made it a mission to spend more time in South America’s cities. I want to experience these hotspots of culture, gastronomy, and history as more than just jumping-off points to other adventures – I want to give them the credit they deserve. As part of this newfound passion, I […]


A lighthearted guide to staying in dorms 23

Although I swore I was done with dorms after the last time I stayed in one (Istanbul, April 2013, when I was woken up by a bunch of drunk Australians at 4:30am), I was visiting Copenhagen last weekend on a budget, and I chose to stay in a dorm again, […]


Prague Bartenders (and Monty Python) 17

Ah, Prague. Most people I’ve spoken to about Prague have completely fallen under its spell; It’s hard not to. I was told that it would be a tad overhyped, filled with drunken English men on stag parties, and was beautiful beyond imagination. The beauty is true, the stag parties are […]


How To Prevent Jet Lag (and what to do when that doesn’t work) 18

I owe an apology to anyone who’s ever experienced jet lag. I’m sorry that I would hear “I have jet lag” and translate it to “I’m a gigantic wimp and get cranky when I’m tired”. I’m sorry that I have proudly boasted about never getting jet lag, thinking that made me […]


Where to Visit for an Epic Summer Holiday in the UK 32

Visiting the UK is an epic journey and there are so many exciting things to do and see. The UK is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It is filled with gorgeous scenery, beautiful beaches, exciting historical landmarks and there are so many activities for you to […]


Where to Find Amazing Massive Buildings 7

Tall buildings have been around since Roman times and they were built for two reasons. One was because of a lack of land so the only choice was to build upwards. The second reason was for protection: the view that it offered of anyone who might be arriving from far […]


A Road Trip Through The Florida Keys 9

Florida has never been at the top of my travel bucket list. I’ll admit, when all the kids at school were heading to Disney World for March break and coming back with tans, hair braids, and oversized Mickey Mouse sweaters, I wished my parents would take me too. Instead, they took me […]


Planning Your Perfect Road Trip In The South Of France 5

From the western border on the Atlantic Ocean across to the Mediterranean Coast of France, the south of the country has a wonderful climate and is one of the best places for those looking to plan an European road trip. The scenery is varied, and you can choose a route […]


Gap Year Inspiration for the Over 50’s 8

It is never too late to take a gap year. If your children have recently left for college and you are feeling the empty nest syndrome it is a great time to head out and explore the world and all of the things that it has to offer. There are […]