I’ve always admired Mont St Michel in Normandy from afar. Images of the grand castle teetering on the top of the lush green mound, contrasting starkly with the sea, have always found and their way onto my travel Pinterest boards.
But until we visited Cornwall in July, I had never realised we had something similar right here in Britain. On our last full day in Cornwall, we set off to see it with our own eyes.
I loved Falmouth’s historic harbour, narrow cobbled streets, grand Georgian buildings and all the beautiful independent shops selling produce so local you could almost smell the sea salt on them.
This summer, my boyfriend and I are busy saving hard for a mammoth 24 day trip to Australia and New Zealand planned for December and January, so we haven’t been able to head to Europe anywhere near as much as we usually do. But when a group of friends who we usually travel with every summer… Continue reading Cornwall Preview
While in Morocco in November, we were keen to venture outside Marrakesh, but we didn’t want to travel too far as it was supposed to be a rare trip solely dedicated to relaxation. It being our first time in Africa, we decided to visit a desert of sorts, but soon realised the Sahara would have involved an ambitious 8 hour… Continue reading Glamping in the Agafay Desert, Morocco
It seems inevitable that once you hit your late 20s, everyone around you starts to do one of three things: get married, buy a house or get pregnant. At the moment, a lot of my friends are starting to do the latter, and while we’re definitely not in that place just yet, it has made… Continue reading My Pre-Baby Travel Bucket List
Firstly, I must begin by saying that this day was completely awe-inspiring. I ended it feeling like the luckiest girl in the world, for having seen and experienced all I had. However I have skipped a couple of bits, to avoid this becoming crazy-long. Itinerary: Vatnsholt Guesthouse & B&B, Vatnsholt > Skogafoss waterfall > Sólheimasandur plane… Continue reading Iceland Road Trip Day Three
I don’t know about anyone else, but Andy and I have always had different approaches to travel, and it sometimes makes planning trips tricky. Although we’ve travelled together to places like South East Asia, Bosnia, Croatia and most recently Morocco, we don’t always see eye to eye about what we want to do while… Continue reading 6 Tips for Travelling with Someone with a Different Adventuring Style (Without Arguing!)