What to do in Sussex this autumn

There’s no avoiding it – summer’s over and it’s time to welcome autumn and its colourful leaves, shorter days and cooler temperatures. But there’s lots to do right on my doorstep in Sussex this autumn, so I thought I’d share a few things you can get up to if you’re planning a day out from…

Saltwater featured on The Lost Executive

Anyone who knows me will tell you I’m not very good at self-promotion or putting myself out there, but when Donnie Rust from The Lost Executive reached out to me recently to suggest working together I was intrigued. The Lost Executive is a collective of people who love travelling, seeking out new places, interacting with…

I left my heart in…Split, Croatia

Searching for an alternative to Dubrovnik for your Croatian holiday? Split is relaxed, stuffed full of Roman history and has great places to eat and drink.

Celebrating Carnival in Palma de Mallorca

Being in Palma for the weekend of their famous carnival was a happy coincidence, but one that meant we could see the Sa Rua parade in all its glory. It may not be on the scale of Rio, but there’s colour and dazzling outfits as far as the eye can see in the 90 minute…

Five Christmas gift ideas for travellers

Are you looking for a Christmas gift for the traveller in your life? I’ve put together a few ideas that might make the traveller in your life smile (there are no affiliate links because I’m too lazy to sign up for any schemes ;) Ethnotek bags I have the sling bag in this Guatemala design and…

The magic of Forodhani at Eid (a Stone Town sight you shouldn’t miss)

“At Eid, everyone wanna go Forodhani”. The words of our guide rang in my ears as we surveyed the sea of joyful families and friends spilling out of the gardens and into the road along the seafront. An Eid night celebration at Forodhani Gardens in Zanzibar is something to behold. Dazzling colours, peaceful crowds picnicing…

A South American love story: 10 years of travelling in South America

Ten years, almost. Ten years since I first got on that plane, stepping into the unknown, finally fulfilling my lifelong dream of travelling to South America. All those years of looking up flights, poring over maps, dreaming of places I’d maybe never see.   Until there was someone who shared my dream, encouraged it, searched…