Adventure is on your doorstep

I’ve never really been one to explore much of my own country; I tend to prefer jetting off to exotic locations with different cultures and cuisines, with people to meet who live completely… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

As part of our Inca Trail tour with G Adventures we visited Ccaccaccollo, a small community in the Sacred Valley that still lives in the traditional Peruvian way of life. We visited the women’s weaving… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Christmas Day last year we found ourselves in the desert city of Jaisalmer, a beautiful place to spend the day but somewhere that doesn’t celebrate the festive season like we’re used to.  With… Continue reading

Cats and Cake at Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium

I know I talk about animals a lot but there is a reason for that…animals are simply great.  There is no doubt about it that every single animal is fascinating in its own… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

India is full of such diverse landscapes from huge bustling crowed cities, snowy mountains, the dusty orange deserts, rolling green hills and white sandy beaches. Every new place we explored seemed like it… Continue reading

Win a Holiday with your #SelfieStories

It seems like selfies are taking over the world! Everywhere you go, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’ll come across someone taking a selfie and it always makes me giggle watching people trying… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

To me, the window seat of a plane is like candy to a baby.  I love flying and I always try to grab a window seat so I can watch the world go… Continue reading

My Favourite Beaches Around The World

Seeing as we’ve had a fair bit of sunshine and hot weather in London recently, I thought I’d continue the sunny theme on the blog.  It’s no surprises that this weather has had… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Most people view Ibiza as a place for drinking, partying and wild holidays.  And, yes, this is mostly true – I even remember going to a foam party when I visited Ibiza as… Continue reading

The Taste of India (Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers)

This week’s photo challenge theme – containers – immediately made me think of the huge amounts of food, spices, sweets, flowers and little trinkets that we came across on our travels across India, all stored… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

Although on a relaxing beach holiday in Tunisia, me being me, I couldn’t miss the chance of visiting one of the largest amphitheatres in the world, just a short ride from our hotel.… Continue reading

The Versatile Blogger Award

We’re already half way through 2014 and, even though it’s whizzing by so fast it’ll be Christmas again soon, I can’t really complain as I’ve had a fantastic year so far. 2014 started out… Continue reading

Football Fever in Brazil

I am not a football fan. At all. The closest I’ve ever got to being interested in football was watching Alex play on Sunday mornings, but now I much prefer staying in bed… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast

I was born in London and have lived here my whole life so am used to the modern world and new technology, and will always be a city girl at heart. But when… Continue reading

The Contiki Storytellers Challenge

I’ve been lucky enough in my life to travel to some amazing destinations and experience the beauty that the world has to offer, from snow-capped mountains and sandy deserts, to tropical rainforests and… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

This is one of my favourite photos from the time I spent volunteering at a lion park in South Africa. Emma the cheetah is the friendliest cat you could ever meet – friendlier… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra

On our three week trip in South America, we had planned on visiting three countries – Peru, Argentina and Brazil.  When we arrived at our brief one night stopover on the Argentinian side… Continue reading

Panoramic Peru

I’m not a fan of using my iPhone to take photos and my camera comes pretty much everywhere with me. But we ended up using our phones a lot more than usual on… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

I was expecting a dusty little wooden hut full of biting insects for our stay in the Amazon, but when we arrived we found a lovely bungalow hidden in the depths of the… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split Second Story

While we were wandering around Lima, we came across Kennedy Park, a pretty green area nestled in the district of Miraflores. This is now my favourite park in the world – not because… Continue reading

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