Tips for Taking Photos of Yourself Whilst Travelling Solo

30th April 2019 5 min read

One of the hardest things when taking photos whilst travelling solo is finding the right spot and getting a good angle for taking photos of yourself. It comes easier with practise of course, but at first it can be difficult if you’re not 100% comfortable and feel a little self-conscious….

9 Things Discovered Whilst in Amsterdam

4th April 2019 5 min read

Travel in Amsterdam for the first time? Here’s 9 things I discovered on my first venture, from the bikes, the buildings, the food and the museums. People Aren’t Exaggerating When They Say There are Bikes EVERYWHERE No seriously, they actually are everywhere. I swear people must own at least three…

Race Recap: Wigan 10 Miler 17th March 2019

22nd March 2019 4 min read

Turning over, I reached out for my phone to check the time. 6:20am. Outside the rain sounded torrential, and all I could think was yep, gonna need those waterproofs today. As it turned out, I actually didn’t. By the time I peeled myself out of bed just before 7am the…

How I’m Training For My Next Race

9th February 2019 3 min read

It’s that time again – back to running! Here’s how I’m training for my next race… Running I am back on a plan created by the coaches at Runners Connect. I was previously gifted a years membership (which is still going) and I’ve found them a huge help in my…

5 Reasons To Visit the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

30th January 2019 3 min read

#1 – To Truly Understand the Size of it Right I know this sounds like a silly point, but honestly you just cannot fathom how big the Sagrada Familia is until you’re stood underneath it looking up. It is HUGE. My first view of it was when I visited Park…

Places I Travelled to in 2018

6th January 2019 4 min read

When 2018 started, I wasn’t expecting to be able to write about a list of 6 different places that I’d travelled to within the year, with 4 different countries (or I guess 5 if England counts). It’s the most I’ve ever managed in a year, and oh I had some…

A Weekend in Barcelona in December

3rd January 2019 4 min read

I wasn’t sure about visiting Barcelona in December originally. Would it be cold? Would everything be shut? Is it better in Summer? After asking around and reading some experiences, I figured why not try it. And it was booked. Here’s how I found Barcelona in December. Attractions Will Still Be…

Exploring Park Güell in December

19th December 2018 4 min read

Park Güell is a place that is always high up on the ‘things to do in Barcelona’ lists, and I have to agree. If you love nature, love pretty buildings and tiles then Park Güell is a must!  It is a little bit out of the way compared to most of…

What’s in my Cabin Max Backpack for Carry On

26th November 2018 4 min read

In collaboration with Cabin Max. In less than a week’s time I’ll be heading out on my first solo trip. Yep, first solo! With that in mind, I wanted to make the travel as easy as I could to hopefully give myself a smooth sailing experience.  Enter Cabin Max. Their…

4 Reasons Why I Need to Visit Cyprus Again

13th November 2018 3 min read

I’d never been before July 2018, and as it happens I get to visit Cyprus for the second time within 7 months. And here’s me saying I just want to try new places!  Some places I feel like one visit is probably enough. Some, you feel like you’ve just touched…



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