Africa · Review · Travel

Soaring Above Luxor – Magic Horizons Hot Air Balloons Review

Luxor is the jewel in Egypt’s tourism crown. There are many ways to see it’s famous tombs and temples. The most exhausting being a traditional tour, on foot. The most magical, taking to the skies in one of Magic Horizon’s Hot Air Balloons!

Gear · Review · Travel

Kathmandu Transfer Pack 28 V3 – A Review

(Disclosure: The Transfer Pack 28l in this review was sent to me to test. All opinions are my own) Recently, I have found myself wandering around shops, looking at new backpacks. I have quite a few but five more can’t hurt can it!? Don’t you find that handsfree travel through a station or airport is… Continue reading Kathmandu Transfer Pack 28 V3 – A Review

Flights · Review · Travel

A Review of Virgin Atlantic 787-900 Upper Class LHR – HKG

Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class cabin is their top most cabin offering. It is listed as a business class cabin and so lies somewhere between British Airways Club World and First Class (just as a comparison).

Gear · General · Travel

12 Things That Every Female Traveller Should Pack

The Girl Scouts have a motto, it’s pretty long and no where near as snappy as their male counterparts. Today, we are going to borrow the boys saying “Be Prepared!” How many times have you arrived at your destination and had the realisation that you are missing something that you need? There are millions of… Continue reading 12 Things That Every Female Traveller Should Pack

Gear · Review · Travel

Vansky Waterproof Pouch – A Review (of sorts)

Ever since smart phones became “a thing” the eternal struggle between entertainment and paranoia began. Do I take my phone to the beach? What happens if I get in the pool and it goes missing? Leaving my bag unattended surely voids my travel insurance!? And so the gadgets industry came up with better and better… Continue reading Vansky Waterproof Pouch – A Review (of sorts)

Europe · Flights · Review · Travel

A Review of easyJet A320 STN to DBV

When I say to people that I am taking a flight with easyJet, there are two very distinct reactions. Reaction 1 – Nose wrinkles as if a bad smell has entered the room, “Oh, sleazyjet!”. Reaction 2 – Slight surprise followed by a genuine smile, “Oh ok”. It seems that easyJet has its fans and… Continue reading A Review of easyJet A320 STN to DBV

Europe · Review · Travel

London to Germany by Train – A Eurostar Adventure 

Visiting our friend Phil had been a plan for quite some time, but this weekend, we finally got our butts to Germany to do so. Flights were eye-wateringly expensive and so we decided to take the Eurostar. The plan : Eurostar from St Pancras International to Düsseldorf with changes in Brussels Midi and Cologne. Journey… Continue reading London to Germany by Train – A Eurostar Adventure 

Five Month Trip · Flights · Travel

How NOT to Start Your Adventure Round the World

The triumphant exit, Karl and I smiling at each other as we stroll through security with our upgraded boarding cards in hand, the camera fades to black and the string section soars to a glorious crescendo…that’s how I pictured it. Instead, I was ready to kill somebody by the time we had taken off. This… Continue reading How NOT to Start Your Adventure Round the World

Review · Travel

My Favourite Travel Apps

It takes photos, it sends messages, it can even keep you entertained with little birds who seem a little disgruntled but the following apps will help turn your smart phone into a powerful travel tool too. When I went backpacking in 2009, I had to seek out internet cafes. I took an old phone that… Continue reading My Favourite Travel Apps