Autumn In Europe: My Top 11 Places To Explore This Season!

Whenever someone asks me what my favourite season is, I always say Spring as it’s vibrant, it’s hopeful and it’s the start to a really great couple of months. But if we’re being honest, Autumn is my absolute guilty pleasure. Talking about it with new people is similar to when I talk about trashy TV with new people that I want to impress… I’ll turn my nose up slightly and pretend that I don’t really care for it because IRead more

10 Situations That Will Make Any Traveller Want To Scream “Why Though?!”

  As told with Gifs and rage… 1. When an airline has tons of early morning flights and only 2 check in desks open. 2. When someone in your dorm room in your Hostel gets up at ridiculous O’clock for their flight and hasn’t packed the night before and so ensues the never ending rustling of plastic bags. 3. You get chatting to the standard travel boaster wanker when you’re a couple of drinks deep and really not in theRead more

5 Reasons Why Staycationing Will Help You Fall Back In Love With Your City

Having lived on London’s doorstep for the majority of my life, I become very disgruntled with it from time to time. It’s like an irritating lover that you can’t end things with because you’ve been together since you were teenagers and you don’t quite know how to be your own person without them. And real talk, I can’t be the only one that get’s like that about the places closest to them, right? So every now and then I have toRead more

11 Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before Moving Abroad

1. Are you moving away or are you running away? I’m not saying that every traveller is running away from something, but some of us most definitely are. I moved away twice, and both of those times were because I was running away from something – And do you know what happened when I eventually moved home? Queue the worst anxiety and having to face up to my problems that I’ve ever had. It was hideous. If you’re just runningRead more

You Can Take The Girl Out Of Spain But You Can’t Take Spain Out Of The Girl!

Today has been one of those massively reflective kinda days. You know the type of days that people only really have in music videos? Where they stare out of a rainy window whilst they drink something alcoholic, smoke a fag and think about their ex.  I’ve been having the same kind of day in my head. Minus the beautiful dramaticness of it all though, as I’ve been at work all day so wouldn’t really be able to get away with it;Read more

Valencia Bucket List

In 2013 I spent a month living and working in Valencia. I don’t really know why I haven’t written a proper itinerary for the City yet; but I suppose when you live somewhere you skip all the touristy stuff and end up going to the same places. I adore Valencia, I really do, but it’s a place that I definitely preferred to live in rather than be a tourist in, so I thought I would comprise a bucket list ofRead more

A Countdown Of My 7 Most Ridiculous Memories Abroad

Every time I tell people stories, I am normally met with “only you, Lizzie”. I’m often getting myself into bizarre situations that my friends look forward to hearing about. In fact, only yesterday one of my friends described me as having a likelihood to Shosh from Girls by saying “if we were at a party, you would accidentally smoke crack & take your skirt off and I wouldn’t bat an eye” – Don’t worry though Mum, I’ve never smoked crack, accidentally orRead more

Hostel Etiquette: How Not To Be An Absolute Dickhead!

If you’ve been following my blog then you will know that I am a big, big fan of a Hostel. In fact, did you read my article recently about why I prefer staying in Hostels to Hotels? If not then I’ll just tell you the main things that I love about staying in Hostels. One of those things is obviously the price, and the other thing is the social side of it. I’ve been lucky enough to make so many amazingRead more

6 Reasons You Should Go To Iceland Right This Second

If you have ever told someone that you like to travel during a casual conversation then you have probably been asked what your favourite place that you’ve ever been to is. My answer to this question has always been Iceland, and probably will always be too. Iceland is just magical. When I first arrived there and started looking around me; I couldn’t help but wonder if I was in a dream. Was this place even real? Like, are you kiddingRead more