Ancient Italy: Comparing The Historic Sites Of Pompeii And Paestum

Ancient Italy: Comparing The Historic Sites Of Pompeii And Paestum

The Grand Tour in Campania The south of Italy is not only famous for it's hospitality, the beauty of its landscape and the fabulous food (make sure to try some buffalo Mozzarella, it's the best in the world) but also for its long and rich history. Romans, Greek, Lycans, Staufer and Moors all left … [Read more...]

Why Wanderlust Is A Wonderful State Of Being And Not Some Sort Of Illness

Why Wanderlust Is A Wonderful State Of Being And Not Some Sort Of Illness

People say I have 'caught the travel bug', but I don't like that term. When we think of a 'bug' we think of something inherently negative. As if my love for traveling the world and exploring new places is some sort of illness, some sort of sickness which I can't recover from. People are quick to … [Read more...]

Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is Actually The Best Advice Of All Time

Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is Actually The Best Advice Of All Time

There are different types of travel, just as there are different types of people. Just because we can’t all move to Europe to pursue a masters degree or spend a summer sailing around the Greek Islands on a yacht with a group of other twenty-somethings, does not mean we cannot travel. Or, at the … [Read more...]

The Absolute Cheapest Flights On Skyscanner

The Absolute Cheapest Flights On Skyscanner

Browsing Skyscanner is a hobby of mine, so much so that I will have to start adding it to my list of skills on LinkedIn and on my CV! I could easily spend 1 hour every night browsing through various flight deals, dreaming of exotic destinations. Tonight, I have decided to share with you some of … [Read more...]

9 Reasons NOT to Solo Travel. Seriously.

9 Reasons NOT to Solo Travel. Seriously.

If I had a penny for every article I have read recently about how amazing it is to travel solo, I would be a very rich woman. Well, I would at least have enough to pay for a Tinder upgrade and find myself a hot travel buddy. All this talk about how incredible it is to travel solo and how ‘everyone … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide To Booking Cheap Flights

The Ultimate Guide To Booking Cheap Flights

A while back I wrote a post about 'How to book cheap flights on Skyscanner' and it remains one of the most read posts of all time on my blog.  Everyone loves cheap flights and everyone wants to know where to find them. This guide will, hopefully, help you to find the absolute cheapest flights out … [Read more...]

Hitchhiking To Detroit – An Adventure Like No Other

Hitchhiking To Detroit – An Adventure Like No Other

“You’re hitchhiking to DETROIT?” friends asked of me incredulously. “Are you mad?” they would enquire, ever before I even mentioned that I would also be couchsurfing there. i.e. staying on an absolute stranger’s couch for the weekend. I never planned to go to Detroit, it all just seemed to fall … [Read more...]

Myanmar Travel Guide: Everything You Read Is Wrong

Myanmar Travel Guide: Everything You Read Is Wrong

This is my third guest blog post of 2015, written by the brilliant Brian M. Williams who runs the excellent website NetSideBar.com. Be sure to check it out to read the rest of his brilliant travel diaries. His photographs are also incredible - all photos in this post were taken by him. Where to … [Read more...]

10 Best Places To Visit In Ireland

10 Best Places To Visit In Ireland

I love to travel. I love finding cheap flights. I love running away from Ireland. However, at the end of the day, Ireland is my home and I absolutely love it here. Sure, it rains a lot, and we don't really get a proper summer like most other countries, but when the sun shines there really is no … [Read more...]

Top 5 Travel Startups To Check Out In 2015

Top 5 Travel Startups To Check Out In 2015

I have seen a lot of new and interesting travel startups pop up on my various social media feeds over the past few months, many of which I am very excited about trying out. From travel apps that give you the opportunity to to do free accommodation exchanges in cities all over the world, to apps that … [Read more...]