COVID-19 Travel Update: Which Countries are Open and Closed to UK Citizens

Angkor Wat at Sunrise

Stay up-to-date with the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions. The Coronavirus situation feels like it’s constantly changing here in the UK. I guess that might be because it actually is. With national lockdowns and changes to travel corridors, it can be difficult to find out accurate information about what the heck is going on! Thank goodness … Read more

Eco-Friendly Travel: The Ultimate Guide to Not Killing the Planet

Sophie at Kuang Si falls in Laos

If you’re anything like me, the climate emergency has you more than a little concerned. In fact, since you’re here reading this blog about eco-friendly tourism, I’m willing to bet that you are! So what do you do when you love to travel… but hate killing the planet? It’s a catch-22. A no-win situation. A … Read more

Your Essential Guide to the Best Credit Cards for Travel

Best UK credit cards for travel

I’ve always found changing, accessing or withdrawing cash abroad to be a complete pain in the arse! From hidden fees to crappy exchange rates, it’s frustrating when you see the money you spent so long saving get whittled away before your trip has even begun. So after many years of travelling – and even more … Read more

The Best Ethical Elephant Sanctuaries in Thailand

Ethical elephant sanctuary Chiang Mai Kerchor

Most people who know me know that I am the girl who cried hysterically in a busy bar in Vietnam. Why? Because they had Dumbo on the TV and the end always gets me. I absolutely ove elephants. But the thought of them being mistreated for the sake of tourism doesn’t sit well with me. … Read more

What to Pack When You Go Travelling: The Ultimate Checklist

What to pack

You’ve planned your route, you’ve booked your flights, and now you are probably thinking “What the hell do I pack?”. I was struck with the same realisation 7 months ago when we were preparing to leave for our trip around Asia. After much trial and (mainly) error, I have now compiled the ultimate list of … Read more

The Top 7 Essential Apps You NEED to Download Before Travelling

apps for travel

When I’m travelling, like most people, I try to carry as little as possible. That’s why I rely on apps as much as possible to help me get around. Whether it’s ditching that Spanish phrasebook, or all that extra cash you converted before your trip, this guide will help you find the best apps to … Read more

Everything Tou Need to Know About Teaching English Abroad (TEFL)

Guide to teaching English as a Foreign Language

There is absolutely no doubt that your year (or more) teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) will be one of the most amazing yet challenging ones of your life. From running through a huge storm with a yoga mat on my head, to controlling a class of 60+ children, mine was certainly an adventure! … Read more

Top Tips to Help You Boost Your Bucket List Savings

It’s no secret that we millennials haven’t had the best deal when it comes to money. From low wages to crazy house prices to eye-watering retirement ages, it’s no wonder we believe we can’t afford to travel. But with a bit of dedication and commitment, that doesn’t have to be the case. I’m not saying … Read more