Author - Abbi

Top Cities in Russia for the 2018 World Cup

As the football World prepares for the four-yearly extravaganza that is the World Cup, Russia has a chance to up its tourist magnetism and appeal by showing us all how cool a country this is to visit. For the first time tourist, Russia can seemingly cause problems. Things like visas, bureaucracy, flights in and out can be complicated. But these should not be...

A guide to driving in the Balkans

Imagine driving up a rocky mountain path, with very little road signs or markings. Then all of a sudden, the road comes to an end, and you are forced onto another unfinished road, with a digger actively digging up the road metres away from you. Welcome to driving in the Balkans Of course it is not all that scary. There are serene bays, winding roads, majestic...

Come and Explore the Natural Beauty of Thailand

Southeast Asia has turned out to be one of the favorite travel spots for people all over the world, myself included. Today they are considered as some of the most tourist-friendly countries. As per the recent trend, people are craving for more cultural and authentic travel experiences. If you are one of them, then you can add Thailand as your next destination for...

Touring Barcelona by bike

Viewing a city on foot, or by bike are two of the best ways to see a city. In the past I have cycled around London and Melbourne. I have also walked around hundreds of other cities, armed with a map and a bottle of water. Although bus tours are easier on the legs, I find they are too touristic, and don’t offer the same experience. I went on a bus tour in...

How To Fund Your Dream Adventure

Gap years used to be the provenance of high school or university graduates, but in recent years it’s become more and more popular with people of all ages to take an extended leave from work – whether to take time out to re-consider your career options, learn a new skill, volunteer for a charity or just to have an adventure. The trip of a lifetime doesn’t...

Has social media has ruined the travel experience?

This is a post that I have wanted to write for some time. I have touched on it in a few other posts in the past. That is, social media and its influence in our lives. I’ve written about how blogging can make you unsocial, the Korean (and now the World’s) love of technology and how to have a socal media free Christmas. However in this, I wanted to talk...

How to Have Fun on Boring Tourist Trips

Tourism is never boring is It? Surely there is no such thing as a boring tourist trip is there? While travel may seem like an endless rollercoaster of pleasure, there are some moments when you just want to escape the travel aspect altogether. There might be moments on a train, on a bus, locked in a hotel room when you just want a break from being a tourist and to do...

A weekend guide to Liverpool

Liverpool is the birthplace of The Beatles, was the home of TV and entertainment star Cilla Black and has a huge industrial history. It also claimed the city of culture title in 2008. Despite these accolades, it can be overlooked as a weekend city break. When I first moved to England, I lived ‘Up North‘ in Lancaster, but didn’t visit Liverpool...

Smart airport apps

Whether you only fly once or twice a year for a holiday or whether your job revolves around life in the air, technology can be your best friend.  Mobile apps are huge, and unless you live in a cave, you are probably well aware of just how big they are and maybe even have a smart device capable of running them.  Airport apps may not be the first thing that springs to...

Staying on trend #atthemoxy London Stratford

Social Media has had a dramatic influence into the way we travel these days. The growth rate of platforms such as Instagram as well as other travel apps means we can share life in seconds, wherever we are in the World. Food has now become an art form. We no longer just eat and enjoy it. It has to be photographed, and shared with a whole host of people. The same goes...

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