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3 things that surprised me about Myanmar 10

  “This is Burma,” wrote Rudyard Kipling. “It will be quite unlike any land you know about.” I travelled to Myanmar (officially known as Burma until 1989) for the first time last November.  It was a country I had been ridiculously excited to visit since it officially reopened its doors […]


Tips for Booking a Budget Skiing or Snowboarding Trip 13

I’m not going to lie, skiing holidays can be expensive.  But there are ways of saving money and, believe it or not, you can enjoy a skiing or snowboarding trip on a backpackers’ budget. Although I don’t go every year, I do enjoy skiing and attempting to snowboard.  It’s a great way […]


Five Reasons You Should Visit Romania 4

Despite its proximity to Hungary, Bulgaria, and Greece – all of which are popular holiday destinations for those of us living in the UK – Romania has somehow managed to remain overlooked until very recently.  Many people hold false preconceptions (my boyfriend included) that it’s unsafe and difficult to travel there, primarily because […]


Making Friends While Traveling – How I Hosted a Party in Berlin 9

Showing up in a new city can be intimidating. You don’t know how to use the public transportation, you don’t speak the same language, and you likely don’t have a large group of friends to hang out with. When I arrived in Berlin for a long overdue visit with my […]


A Guide to Brussels for your Short-Term Stay 2

  After sobbing my way through the Berlin airport because I didn’t want to leave, I reluctantly showed up in Brussels with a predetermined notion that I wasn’t going to have any fun at all. Thankfully, I was wrong. Below is my short-term stay guide to Brussels which includes eating, […]


6 reasons to add Ljubljana, Slovenia to your travel hit list 5

With a population of just under 300,000, Ljubljana is one of Europe’s smallest capital cities.  But all the best things come in small packages, so they say, and Ljubljana is no exception. A green and liveable city Boasting 542 square metres of public green space per resident, and a traffic-calmed […]