Strolling through Havana, Cuba

For my 30th birthday last month, I fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit Havana, Cuba. I’ve been fascinated (some may say obsessed) with this city ever since I watched ‘Dirty Dancing 2: Havana Nights’ 15 years ago. Without ever visiting the country, Cuba seemed to me to have an energy incomparable to anywhere else in […]

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Why I doubt I’ll be a Professional Travel Blogger

 Why I doubt I’ll ever be a professional travel blogger! This is a scary post to write. I’m a Travel Blogger and I’m questioning whether or not I want to be a Professional Travel Blogger. Don’t get me wrong, there’s little I love more than blogging, but I’ve been thinking lately will I ever make […]

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Why Cinque Terre is my favourite place of the year

I know I promised to do a ‘Top 5 Counties’ post but I lied a little and instead I’ve decided to do a ‘Top 5 Places’ series for now. I’m going to write a separate post for each place over the next few weeks. Excited yet? I am! It’s actually been really hard to narrow […]

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16 countries in one year – is that even impressive?

16 countries in a year, I don’t even know if that’s impressive any more! I don’t know about you, but every day I’m bombarded with a constant stream of Facebook posts and filtered Instagram photos telling me why my life is inadequate and “Mr/ Mrs travel blogger” is oh-so superior to me. I’m pretty chuffed with my feat of 16 countries in less than 12 months, it was without a doubt the best thing I’ve done to date BUT and that’s a big BUT (hence the capital letters) it wasn’t all plain-sailing. And that’s why I thought you might enjoy my blog because obviously I’m going to brag about all the incredible places I’ve visited but I promise to counteract this smugness with horror stories of 16 hour bus journey’s (with no toilets on board) and bed-bug ridden hotel rooms. So here it goes, my first post to the world wide web.