Before going - Make sure to sort your visa in advance as they will check at the airport before you fly as well as obviously when you go through customs/immigration. Book your accommodation before you go unless you're happy going from Casa to Casa looking for spaces, Havana has lots of options for rooms but … Continue reading Havana Travel Guide
"Help!", I cried as I ran into the only place in the small village in rural Peru with a light on. My boyfriend had had a terrible allergic reaction to something and his face, eyes & throat were swelling up incredibly quickly...what to say next though, knowing how to order a beer in Spanish wouldn't … Continue reading Learning a language – with Rosetta Stone
For those of you that don't know me, I'm a TV presenter & complete travel addict with around 50 countries under my belt. Thanks to the fans of my travel TV shows I've been putting together videos of some recent trips & launched a new YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/AlexOuthwaite I'm going to be posting videos … Continue reading New YouTube channel! SUBSCRIBE!
For Christmas last year my sister got me a voucher for an indoor skydiving experience. I love a 'doing something' present so this was right up my street...much more up my street than actually skydiving as I'm not a big fan of the feeling of falling. Indoor skydiving however, offers you the chance to fly … Continue reading Indoor Skydiving at iFly Basingstoke
Now, I know I already wrote about this subject, but I had so much incredible video footage from my last trip that I thought I should make a short clip showcasing my top 5 reasons to visit J&K. I'd love to hear your favourite things about the region too, so comment underneath!
Low cost airlines are offering flights cheaper than train tickets to nearby cities and it's great news for sufferers of Wanderlust! Beware however of the additional fees that many sneak on, including those pesky luggage fees, often as much as $50! If you book hand luggage only you can save a lot of money and below … Continue reading How to pack for ‘Hand Luggage Only’.
Independence - Sometimes it's easy to rely on someone else; to make plans, to order food, to decide what time to go somewhere. When you're travelling, particularly solo, you're going to have to make decisions for yourself, potentially attempt a different language, navigate confusing bus timetables, & generally stand on your own two feet. Sure … Continue reading What you can gain by travelling!