Dream Destination #3 – Dubai

Dubai is one of those places that I think needs to be seen to be believed. The amount of money that has been spent to build a city in the desert is incredible and I’d love to go and visit to see what it’s actually like.  There are many pictures of Dubai that appear on my…

Tourists in the Blue Lagoon 

[photo taken by me] There are many things to do and see in Iceland and when booking a trip there you must go to one of the most famous destinations – the Blue Lagoon.  Iceland had always been on my wish list of places to go, so for my 28th birthday I decided this would…

Bucket Listing, Shark Swimming

People are either cat people or dog people. I also think people are either shark people or dolphin people. I am definitely a shark person. There is something about the way they move in the water, their intenseness but at the same time their calmness, that really fascinates and terrifies me. None of this poncy,…

The World is a Book…

I like to think that my love of travel comes from my parents. My mother moved from Peru to Italy in her 20s which is where she met my father, an Englishman. The two of them moved to the UK which is where they had me. At 3 months old I took my first trip…

Paw Prints in the Sand

[photo taken by me] Is it just me or is there something that makes you feel warm and fuzzy when seeing paw prints in the sand? Not focusing on a particular country or travel adventure today, as it’s Sunday I though it might be nicer to just think about something that makes me happy!  I’m…

Dream Destination #2 – Cape Town

Africa is a continent I haven’t much explored. But it is one that definitely intrigues me.  Cape Town, South Africa, has always been one of those destinations I would love to travel to but for some reason have never actually managed to pin down dates for.  The appeal of Cape Town is the immense beauty…

Home Away From Home

[photo taken by me] Living in a different country from your loved ones has many disadvantages – the infrequency of being able to see them, time differences, long journeys amongst some of them. But then there are some advantages – free holiday (!), a getaway, the infrequency of being able to see them (if you…

Starting A Travel Bucket List

There are so many places in the world that I would love to visit. There are also so many experiences I’d love to, well, experience. While I would love to be one of those people that could quit their job and see the whole world I know realistically that I would never do that. So…

Plane Ticket = Travel = Happiness

Shopping, clubbing, collecting stamps or adopting kittens, everyone has that one thing that never fails to make them happy. For me, the moment I buy a plane ticket the waves of excitement flow through me.  I remember the days when you’d head into a travel agent and book your holiday months, and sometimes even years,…

Dream Destination #1 – Rio de Janiero 

The idea of travelling is of course not as thrilling as the act of travelling, but when not travelling is the only option your imagination has to take you to places you’ve never been.  There are many places in the world that I would call ‘dream destinations’ and up there near the top would have to…

From Venice With Love

[photo taken by me] Though many of the pictures I post are of places I dream of exploring there are a smattering that I have taken from my trusty camera or trusty iPhone!  I’m going to be honest here and say I used to be a bit of a country snob [insert embarrassed face]. If…

Stop Being Langweilig 

Almost six months ago I decided I needed an outlet to show my inner me. But who is my inner me I asked? The answer, luckily, wasn’t too hard to find.  Travel has always been a big part of my life. Sure, lots of people say that, but I love to imagine myself in far off…