Random Ramblings & Travel Stories

Life is a Circus – The Story Behind Choose a Way Amsterdam

  If you’ve come to grab a copy of Choose a Way Amsterdam click here. Otherwise, if you’ve come to find out the background story behind an amateur winging the completion of a guide book (and pulling it off nicely, I…
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My first trip to Amsterdam – then and now

My first trip to Amsterdam nearly didn’t happen. I was working a hard-core property job at the time and the boss was refusing to let me take just one day off. A group of friends I’d met and travelled with…
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Open Your Mind & Travel Responsibly: Top Tips

Travel is a luxury and a privilege. People often take it for granted; they don’t give it a second thought while pottering around the globe, eyeing up the must-see icons, eating traditional food and partaking in typical tourist activities. But…
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Lanta Animal Welfare. They NEED you to care, share and if you can, GO THERE!

In 2005, Lanta Animal Welfare was officially born. The founder, Junie Kovacs, opened Time for Lime which is a beach restaurant/bar and cooking school and started to rescue animals using the profits, the animals stayed on the grounds of Time…
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Back from Thailand. What’s next?

Well we’ve been back in London for just over two weeks now after our epic trip to Thailand and we’re finally catching up with everything and settling back into ‘normal life’. I have sooo much to say about this trip…
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Camping on Koh Rok

Cockney-walking monitor lizards, thousands of sweet little hermit crabs bringing the ground to life, little red squirrels, rats and mosquitoes galore – this is Koh Rok. Tales of panthers, tigers and pythons and only one little cat roaming in a…
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3 Ways to Ease the Holiday Blues

Do you ever find yourself dreading the holiday blues before you’re even home? I made myself chuckle today. Although we’re going away in less than a week to peruse a couple of the less frequented European Christmas markets, I have…
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My Top 5 Reasons to Travel – DO IT NOW!

If you need some persuasion, here are a few reasons to travel. Travelling doesn’t only put a stamp on your passport but also on your heart (urgh that has to be the cheesiest thing I’ve ever said. But who cares? It’s…
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Music Makes the World go Round – My Top 5 Travelling Tunes

Those overpowering and uncontrollable range of raw emotions, happy or sad, excited or deflated. An energy you can physically feel running through your bones, those notes that make you shiver or those lyrics so true to circumstance. Music is so…
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