Squeezing down a dusty alley in Agra, I was incredibly nervous to think that the Taj Mahal would fall in to the most unfortunate of travel categories. You see there is a moment, and most travellers will experience this at some point, when you finally lay eyes on a place that you have dreamed of.… Continue reading Is the Taj Mahal Worth the Hype?
Sawai Madhopur is a small diversion from the 3 points of India’s golden triangle. It is a tiny town that sits next to the Ranthambore National Park. Why is it so popular? Tigers! The Hotel We spent two nights at the Raj Palace Resort, which lay on the road between the town and the national… Continue reading Tracking Tigers in Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur
When people asked me what I wanted to do on my recent 4 day trip to South Korea, I replied (every time) “EAT”! For a long time I had heard of Korean specialities, tried finding them here in London, but the chance to eat some proper Seoul food filled me with anticipation.
Seoul, the capital of South Korea is home to around 25 million people. That’s half of the population of the entire country. It is also home to our friend Lucy, and in May 2017 we finally visited. One of the few things that we booked ahead of time, was a trip to Seoul’s newest attraction,… Continue reading 121 Floors Up – Seoul Sky, Lotte World Tower
Jaipur was so much more for me than just a collection of sights. Both times I visited, I experienced some pretty intense stuff. Here is a more personal look at my time in the pink city.
In the Old Delhi district of Chandni Chowk stands a vast red wall surrounding one of Delhi’s most popular tourist hot spots, the Red Fort. We decided to visit on our first full day in India.
If you are visiting India, as nice as Delhi is, I am sure you will want to move on at some point as there is so much more to see. We spend a few intensely frustrating days dodging touts, following touts and going around in circles trying to do just that. Also on:
The start of our five month trip was a disaster, we both messed up our packing and I had a mini meltdown when we boarded the plane (you can read about it here). I thought things might improve. However, when we landed the fun continued and we were feeling hot and bothered! Also on:
After spending a month telling Karl that we were going to go travelling, he finally complied and we sat down to talk about it properly. This was going involve planning beyond anything we had done before, except maybe moving to London for university. Here is how we went about it all and some valuable lessons that… Continue reading Planning For The Big Trip
Forget Venice, shun Paris, chop up the roses and don’t even think about mentioning sunsets. This year, I am the Valentine’s Grinch. 14/02/2017 will be a most unromantic day for my new hubby and I, as we are both on shift at our respective jobs all afternoon and evening. This is, obviously, less than ideal… Continue reading Valentine’s Special – Top 5 moments that shouldn’t have been romantic