If you know me, then you will know that I am obsessed with food. I’m constantly thinking about my next meal and putting ingredients together in my head. I love trying new types of food and have been fortunate to enjoy many fantastic meals around the world. However, I’ve not been to nearly as many countries as I’d like … More My Top 10 Dishes Around the World
My partner, Mike, is well aware of my passion for wildlife and conservation. I’m constantly watching nature documentaries and reading related books whilst being on the look out for conservation volunteering opportunities abroad and new animals to adopt. Knowing all this, I guess it’s no surprise that my Christmas present last year was animal themed. Mike … More Exploring the Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent
After a long, 13 hour sleeper train we finally arrived at our destination. We dropped off our backpacks, hoping they’d still be there when we returned and headed towards wondrous 738-sq-km Khao Sok National Park. It is believed that this jungle is over 160 million years old which would make it one of the … More Floating Bungalows in Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park.
When arriving in Marrakech I was initially shocked by the change of culture. How could somewhere so different to the UK exist only a few hours away? It appeared quite intimidating at first. The pavements and alleyways were covered with a sea of roaring motorbikes, busy carts and endless people. There seemed to be no … More Marrakech in 5 Days
Of all the typically romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day, surely New York has to be one of them. My boyfriend, Mike, and I didn’t actually plan our trip to coincide with Valentine’s Day. I’m a teacher so we booked our trip for February half term. Only later did we realise we’d be spending February 14th … More Valentine’s Day in New York
Last year I did something I have always dreamed of doing; I volunteered with wildlife in South Africa. I had an unforgettable experience at Kwantu Game Reserve which I will never forget. Here, I have written about what a day of volunteering involved. A typical day at the Game Reserve would begin with the sound … More A Day in the Life of a Volunteer at a South African Game Reserve
I would recommend Venice as a fascinating place to visit, even though it didn’t quite live up to the idealist image I had in my head. Through the winding canals and many streets, you won’t be short of things to do. I spent three days there and here are the top experiences I had: Getting Lost … More Top Experiences in Venice (Including a Gondolier Ride for 2 Euros!)