Stories From The Road

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 […]

My 48 Hour Stay In Las Vegas

My 48 Hour Stay In Las Vegas

*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* After we’d had two days of sunsets, sunrises, hiking, and thunderstorms it was time to say good bye to […]

A Sunset, A Pizza, And A Blindfold- My Trip To The Grand Canyon

A Sunset, A Pizza, And A Blindfold- My Trip To The Grand Canyon

*This is a retrospective post about a trip I took in summer 2015*   We clambered out of the van in the parking lot but only made it to the welcome sign before our tour guide, Lilly, pulled out a blindfold for each of us […]

‘Come Get Your Kicks…’: A one-day Road trip On Route 66

‘Come Get Your Kicks…’: A one-day Road trip On Route 66

*This a retrospective post about a trip I took in summer 2015* Excuse me whilst I try not to squeal and burst over the excitement of reliving this road trip I went on that I thought I would never get to do- not even in […]

Salvation Mountain: A colourful desert masterpiece

Salvation Mountain: A colourful desert masterpiece

Salvation Mountain is a tribute to God located deep in the Southern Californian desert. It was home to Leonard Knight (he sadly passed away in 2014) who had no gas, electricity, running water, heating (not that heating was needed on the day I visited. It […]

San Diego: California’s Best Known Secret

San Diego: California’s Best Known Secret

I know it’s been a while since I update my blog but my last ever January exams(!!) got in the way. Things are back to normal now though so I thought I’d kick off this year’s travel posts with a post about my experience in […]