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Jun 2018
All you need to know about Lake Bled

Lake Bled is Magical.  And definitely should be on your list.  We spent three days at Lake Bled and left with a new found pollen allergy, shin splints, and happiness that can only come from nature.  As I like to share my new found knowledge, here are a few tips I learned along the way. Transport From Lubijana Aiport, there is a bus that goes directly to Lake Bled, it’s more frequent in the summer so bare in mind the season you’re travelling in, if you can’t make sense of the bus there are plenty of transfer companies available, I used this company and booked in advance – it’s about Read more

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Jun 2018
5 lessons I learned on my first solo trip​

I dreamt often about my solo adventures across Europe, filled with love, laughter, and bravery. I never fathomed the emotional rollercoaster I would experience during these dream travels. Sure I was aware of real-life problems like planning and money, but anxiety, well that was a new problem. My first solo trip was to Mykonos, I chose it for several reasons but mainly because of convenience. This is the honest take on what I truly learned on my first solo trip. This was the first official trip I made by myself, as an adult. And boy did I do some growing up. I packed my backpack (this seemed to be the Read more

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Jun 2018
What not to do in Iceland

I spent my birthday on a cow farm, but a smelly snowy, cold cow farm so I think its safe to say I am an expert on what not to do in Iceland. I’m a person who hates the cold but like really hates the cold, so who knows where my thinking was going when I booked 5 days in Iceland. After the holiday I still hate the cold. However, the white sheets of snow, the steamy baths, the crystal clear pools hidden in the quaintest of caves, the trolls, the powerful waterfalls cutting through the earth leading into majestic rivers kind of made up for the constant shivering. When someone asks me Read more

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Jul 2018
The ultimate guide to Johannesburg

South Africa is where I was born and raised, specifically Johannesburg so this post is going to be oozing with national pride, I will not apologise one bit for it as this city deserves all the pride I can give. Disclaimer – All links unless stated otherwise are for information purposes only. Affiliate links will have an asterisk next to it to differentiate the two. Although I may receive a small percentage of the sale, I only share products I have tried, use and truly believe in. Firstly let’s address the elephant in the room. Safety The first question I get asked when I tell people I’m from South Africa is – is Read more

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Aug 2018
5 Saving tips to help you afford your next holiday

Every day, be it Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or any other social platform we are bombarded with images and posts of amazing travel destinations and influencers constantly jetting off to remote locations. Let’s be realistic, that’s not you or me, just yet (a girl can dream). Just because we don’t earn money by travelling the world doesn’t mean we can’t be frugal and have plenty of amazing holidays too. This is my breakdown on how I save to travel, let’s see if I can help you travel often but still keep the full-time job, we need to earn money somehow right? Without further ado here is the list… 1. You need to have a monthly budget Read more

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Oct 2018
Hever Castle – perfect day trip from London

I’ll admit I think I have an addiction to exploring castles. I’m making myself feel better by at least knowing there are worse addictions in the world. Unfortunately, this addiction can be expensive too. However, when I discovered Hever castle in the Kent countryside and found out it was practically on my doorstep my wallet was elated. Hever Castle is the perfect day trip from London as it’s so convenient to get to. Its packed with history, beautiful grounds and activities for all. There is a certain air that surrounds all castles and at Hever castle, it is no different. The castle’s claim to fame is not only being the Read more

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Oct 2018
Why now is the best time to travel

Life is a funny thing. And then death happens. I have recently experienced a loss of a family member and the extent that it hit me was surprising. Until you have actually experienced the loss of a loved one, death is but a mystery or dare I say myth. I have never been one to be conscious of our time on this blue and green ball. Don’t get me wrong I’m not living in a dream world, I understand the timeline we go through, but my timeline has very loose deadlines, as do a lot of people. And this my friends is what I am here to address. I’m not here to Read more

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Through my stories, I give you advice and tips on my personal experiences. I make the mistakes and learn the lesson so you don't have to. I currently live in London, work full time as well as study full time. I travel lots and little which allows me to experience a wide variety of destinations and cultures.

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Through my stories, I give you advice and tips on my personal experiences. I make the mistakes and learn the lesson so you don't have to. I currently live in London, work full time as well as study full time. I travel lots and little which allows me to experience a wide variety of destinations and cultures.

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This section is all about people like you, passionate about travel and even more passionate about their hometowns. I do my best to find, meet and interview locals to get the best places, secrets, and things to do in their city, to allow you to experience places like a local.

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