I love eating street food. For many reasons, firstly in some countries I've found that the local specialities are often better bought from a friendly woman on the street are packed full of flavour more than in an expensive restaurant (bun cha, pad thai), secondly it saves a lot of money and thirdly, I want … Continue reading Delicious Peruvian food at San Camilo Market
If you're following the Peru Gringo trail then you've probably spent a few days dusty & dry and on a variety of buses. Then suddenly, out of the desert appears a compact oasis resort, a dreamy lagoon surrounded by palm trees and 200m high dunes, welcome to Huacachina. Huacachina has a dozen hostels and hotels … Continue reading Add this desert Oasis onto your bucket list – Huacachina
The scenery - Ladakh is stunning and incredibly varied. Travel for only a few hours and the view changes dramatically. You'll be treated to Glaciers, mountains, powerful rivers and flowery fields that look almost superimposed. The people - Despite major cultural differences and also language barriers, the people I met were massively welcoming, friendly & … Continue reading 5 reasons to visit Ladakh
I've travelled a lot in some quite conservative countries, but I'd heard reports of Morocco being particularly conservative with regards to tourist's clothing so when it came to choice of outfit I put some serious thought into what to pack. Morocco is a Muslim country and generally the female population does choose to dress fairly … Continue reading What to wear in Marrakech?
1. Take a walk on Clapham Common. Clapham Common is a huge open space in SW London on the edge of zone 2. There's 220 acres of green space, 3 ponds and Victorian bandstand. The bandstand area is popular with dogwalkers and there's a cute little café where you can get a coffee & cake … Continue reading Affordable dates in London
Financial concerns are a reason that many people feel they are unable to go travelling. However, below I've listed a few ways that I've been able to make money/save money whilst living and travelling abroad. 1. Teach English - TEFL is a fantastic way to see the world while making some decent money. I chose … Continue reading How to travel when you’re short on cash
I've heard many people tell me that they want to travel, how desperate they are to see the world. Often though, this is followed by a list of reasons that they can't travel. Finances, children, safety, fear and many other reasons. Now everyone's circumstances are different and I'm not saying that the following applies to … Continue reading What’s stopping you from travelling?