Why I’m Sick Of The Tourist Vs Traveller Debate!

Earlier today I was browsing through my timeline on Facebook, as you do. All was well, people were looking happy, a baby had been born, people were posting pictures from exotic places. I saw an engagement and then suddenly I saw something that left me feeling a little miffed if I’m being honest. Some girl in one of my travel groups posted a cute little picture from Rome along with words about how she’s a traveller because she likes toRead 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

A letter to my younger self.

Dear Lizzie, You are 18 right now and probably sitting in your trackies stressing about uni work and when you are next going to get to see your long distance boyfriend. As much as you feel like you don’t, you really do have a lot going for you. You’re young with years spread out in front of you waiting for you to run around filling them up, you have some pretty great friends, you know what it is to loveRead more