Pre-travels

Time to Fly

I'm sat at Stansted Airport sipping a glass of prosecco waiting for my flight to Italy! After 6 months of planning my adventure to Central and South America is about to begin! I am so excited to get this chapter of my life underway, I can't wait to see all the things I'm going to… Continue reading Time to Fly

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I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it

I'm super delighted as the other day my mum booked a ticket to come and see me in Panama! She'll be coming for a week in August and we're going to have a few days in Panama City and then head to the gorgeous San Blas Islands. I'm really excited as I'll really miss her… Continue reading I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it

Pre-travels

Viva Mexico!

After spending 3 weeks in Cuba I had planned to fly down to Guatemala City and from there catch a bus to Antigua, a Unesco World Heritage site and the previous capital of Guatemala. However when I was looking into flights it was looking to be £200+ which, to a budget conscious backpacker, was a… Continue reading Viva Mexico!

Holidays

12 French Hens

Last weekend I was invited on a hen party to Bordeaux, and I must admit that when they said the location I was a bit like.. hmm why there? Doesn't seem like the land of penis related things and cheap drinks that is usual of a hen.. but wow what a weekend! We were on… Continue reading 12 French Hens

Holidays

Adventure to the Algarve

I've just come back from 4 amazing days in the Algarve, it was my first time in Portugal and I loved it! Alas, it wasn't the best weather but it could have been worse - barely any rain.... hurrah?! We flew from East Midlands Airport and after a stressful airport experience due to getting stuck… Continue reading Adventure to the Algarve

Pre-travels

With a rucksack on my back and wonderlust in my heart

Very exciting lunchtime at work today as I've bought my travelling backpack! Hurrah! It's a 35-litre Pathfinder and it is currently on sale at Blacks for £30 but there is a special offer of 15% off all prices until midnight tonight so I got it for £25.50. Bargain. Now I know what you're thinking, 35 litres… Continue reading With a rucksack on my back and wonderlust in my heart