The next stop on our USA road trip was Atlanta. It was the first big city we had seen in months and felt slightly overwhelming to be suddenly surrounded by skyscrapers. We decided to stay a little bit out of the city centre to keep costs low, however, we quickly realised it was a bit … More Exploring Atlanta’s Martin Luther King Jr. district
Charleston was the first place we visited after our time working at camp ended. It was only a 3-hour drive away and gave us our first taste of independence. We spent four days relaxing in our beautiful Airbnb, cooking dinners, sitting on the balcony, drinking and most importantly exploring this historic city. It was the … More Charleston & The edge of America
If you’ve never been to an American summer camp deciding what to take can be a bit of a guessing game. The kids themselves usually take everything they own, and I mean everything, they have their huge luggage shipped to camp. Unfortunately, when you’re trying to cram three months worth of stuff into a 22k … More What should I pack for Camp America?
Dreaming of the picture-perfect American summer? You’ve decided you want to spend your days looking after kids, swimming in lakes and hiking mountains, but don’t know where to begin? Applying to summer camps can be a long and complicated process so there are several companies to make this (slightly) easier for you. The main two … More How to work at an American summer camp
Greek food is by far my favourite in the Mediterranean, it’s delicious, rich and healthy (ish). So for your next holiday to Greece I’ve made a list of my top picks to try. 1) Tzatziki and fresh bread This simple classic is a starter in almost every restaurant for a reason. If you think you’ve … More 6 Traditional Greek Dishes you must try!
I remember the first time I went to a festival I had just turned 16, I was incredibly excited but also incredibly naive. I didn’t really know what to expect other than fun, freedom, seeing my favourite bands and partying with my friends for 5 days. Festivals can differ massively, from family-friendly to hardcore party … More Festival Do’s and Don’ts
Capital cities are expensive and Amsterdam is no exception, with the average lunch costing €14, pint costing €4.90 and museum €17. Travelling for me is a constant battle between trying to make the most of a place while maintaining a strict budget. There are always cool free things to do in any city, so I … More Top 5 Free Things to do in Amsterdam
If we thought that yesterdays hangover was bad today was another level so we decided to stay in bed and skip breakfast. Not wanting to waste the entire day we planned to visit the Van Gogh museum. When we arrived, however, you had to queue for ages to just buy tickets for specific time slots … More It’s a Sign we Should Never Go to a Sex Show – Day three in Amsterdam
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?