Stories From The Road

Confession Time: I Didn’t Like Venice Beach

Confession Time: I Didn’t Like Venice Beach

What do you think of when you think of Venice Beach, CA?  Gorgeous, toned and tanned people wandering around under the glorious sunshine? The laid back lifestyle and people riding bikes around the twisty paths which run alongside the beach? Snapping that perfect photo of […]

December Diary: Reminiscing About Christmas Abroad

December Diary: Reminiscing About Christmas Abroad

When you think of Christmas what do you think of (besides presents and family time)? Snow, hot drinks, chunky-knit jumpers and fluffy socks? For years, Christmas movies and songs have portrayed the holiday season as a magical, cold, snowy winter wonderland so it’s no wonder that […]

A Late Summer Solo Stroll Around Lake Bled

A Late Summer Solo Stroll Around Lake Bled

I was one of the first to board the bus so I picked a window seat on the side of the door and watched the latecomers climb aboard. Some had luggage so were presumably heading off to their next destination. The bus went all the […]

Lovely Ljubljana: The Fairytale City Of Dragons

Lovely Ljubljana: The Fairytale City Of Dragons

  I travelled to Ljubljana by coach from Zagreb (I watched numerous Youtube videos before buying a ticket just so I knew how to pronounce that. It’s Loo-blah-na in case you’re curious. There’s no I in it). After nearly an hour of trying to work […]

Zadar: An Unexpected Little Gem On Croatia’s Coast

Zadar: An Unexpected Little Gem On Croatia’s Coast

I don’t know what I was expecting from Zadar but, oh my goodness, it wasn’t what I got. I’ll be completely honest, Zadar wasn’t really on the top of my list of places I wanted to see, but since the bus journey from Split to […]

I’m going on an adventure!

I’m going on an adventure!

Oh my god, what am I doing?! I’m currently sitting in Birmingham Airport waiting to board my one-way flight to Dubrovnik (well I’m actually waiting for the gate to be announced because apparently announcing the gate number before it opens isn’t a thing here *rolls […]

Hiking And Hostelling In Yosemite National Park

Hiking And Hostelling In Yosemite National Park

*This is a retrospective post about a trip I took in summer 2015 as part of a Trek America tour which you can read about here* The bracing wind hit my Vegas hangover like a freight train, but the sight in front of me more […]