Author - Abbi

48 hours in Hong Kong

If you are travelling to South East Asia from Europe, chances are you may fly into some of the big hub cities such as Bangkok, Singapore or Hong Kong. Our three week honeymoon tour of South East Asia started off in Hong Kong. We flew here as it offered the best flight prices. Rather than fly in, and get on a connecting flight, we decided that we would get over our...

5 locations you can photograph the Eiffel Tower in Paris

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is by far one of the most photographed landmarks in the city, and most visited in Europe. It held the record for being the tallest structure in World until overtaken by the Chylser building in New York in 1930. Photographing the Eiffel Tower is easy. It is visble from many areas in the city. Rather than capturing it  right from underneath...

What you need to know about planning a Wedding

Weddings are momentous occasions, but planning them can feel like quite a mamoth task. There are so many elements to them, and deciding on each can take weeks. Last spring, I got engaged whilst on a trip in Switzerland. It was an exciting time, and we had lots of celebrations with friends and family initially afterwards. Our celebrations quickly progressed into full...

On the Road Again: Tips to Planning the Perfect Road Trip

Though there are plenty of ways to travel, there’s something about being out on the open road that makes the experience more special. Often regarded as something suited for families, road trips can actually be a great way for individuals of any age to see sights unknown and create adventure. If this is your first time hitting the road, you should know that the...

Four cool places I have stayed

Through my years of travelling, I have loved to stay in a range of different accommodation types depending on the situation, mood or just what seemed the right idea at that particular time. I don’t often do collective posts like this, but looking back I am delighted to have stayed in some truly cool and exciting places with lots of diversity. And hopefully, also a...

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...

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