1) Get out of your comfort zone! It’s easy to get stuck in a routine and rely on having the safety of friends and family around, so do something to challenge yourself. There’s nothing like flying miles across the world alone to a camp in the middle of nowhere, to push you out of your … More 5 Reason you should work at an American summer camp
You don’t have to get on a plane or travel miles to have an adventure! No matter where you live there is always something to explore, for me the 40-minute drive to Whitby was long overdue. As an English literature graduate obsessed with the gothic, visiting Whitby abbey was high on my bucket list. For … More A Day Trip To Whitby – The birthplace of Dracula
So you know you want to travel to Europe, you’ve got a bit of an idea of where you want to go but need to work out the logistics of how to get from place to place. There are an array of options from the hiring a car, plane, coach or the most popular train. … More Interrailing Ticket vs Doing it Yourself?
DO: 1) Have a Vague Plan and Try to Book as Much in Advance as Possible A huge bonus of an interrailing ticket is the freedom it allows, however booking in advance as much as you can make it far cheaper and easier to budget. With the cheapest interrail ticket we had carefully planned out … More Interrailing Do’s and Don’ts
It’s always a daunting prospect beginning to pack, especially if it’s a long trip spanning multiple countries. Only having a vague idea of what to take as a first-time backpacker I did a lot of research and found many blogs with hints, tips and suggestions that really helped. So after getting back from my trip, … More What to Pack for an Interrailing trip?
I can’t believe this it is! It’s been an incredible two and a half weeks. Our journey has been jam-packed with history, culture and good nights out. We have visited 5 countries and had an amazing time on our tiny budget. We weren’t ready for it to end and could have continued exploring so many … More Fields, Planes and Wrong Trains – The Last Day of our Interrailing Adventure
So this was it, we had one day left of our interrailing adventure and we were determined to make the most of it. After filling up on breakfast we had decided to take the hike up to the Citadella before it was too hot. It really is a hike up and we went at some … More Lucy Almost Undressed a Corpse – Day four in Budapest
Spending my 21st in Budapest was a dream come true; however, waking up with a massive hangover wasn’t precisely what I had imagined. After giving ourselves a long morning to recover, we decided to get brunch at a cafe that had been recommended called bluebird. It looked amazing and was filled with delicious looking cakes. … More Walk Out’s and Birthday Baths – Day Three in Budapest
Keen to explore more of Budapest we began our second day by visiting parliament square to see up close the beautiful building, we had seen from a distance the previous day. The architecture really is something else, and the square is full of beautiful fountains. We arrived just in time to witness the changing of … More Food Markets and Ruin Bars – Day two in Budapest
Waking up and starting our first day in Budapest with a hotel breakfast felt like such a treat, especially after weeks of hostels and breakfast being a banana. After filling ourselves up with a range of food we set off in our usual fashion to get a lay of the land through a free walking … More The Emotional Magic Fountain – Day One in Budapest