300 Mile Scottish Highlands Road Trip in a Tesla Electric Car

Everyone told me that I was crazy. That I’d never make it to such a remote part of Scotland. That I’d spend hours at charging stations. That I could potentially run out of electricity and be stranded. But their words of discouragement did anything but deter me from the task that I had set out… Read More

Thursday, 27 January 2022

What’s It Like to Canoe Down the Zambezi River?

My ores sliced through the gentle waves with careful precision, propelling my blue canoe effortlessly forwards. A ring-necked dove cooed rhythmically in the distance, just audible over the gentle gurgling of the river. I glanced at the swathes of savannah which flanked the mighty river, long, yellowing grasses rustling in a warm breeze. Beyond the… Read More

Monday, 17 January 2022

My Experience Canoeing Down the Zambezi River (Diary Entries)

The sky was aglow with stars, untainted by any light pollution. I ventured away from the flimsy canvas tents, noticing that the island was shrouded in a suffocating sheet of darkness. At the back of my mind I heard a doubt. Something telling me that I should have just stopped near to the tents to… Read More

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

10 Day Sri Lanka Itinerary (for Beach & Safari Lovers!)

Situated within the Indian ocean, just to the south of India is Sri Lanka. This unique island is bursting with culture, is home to some of the best food I have ever tried and is coated with gorgeous landscapes, from tropical forests to golden beaches. It is a country that I knew very little about… Read More

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

A Recap of 2020: The Year When Everything Changed

I’ve drafted a couple of recap posts now but none of them felt quite right to post. There’s a lot I could say about the year that has just passed. But I want to keep this blog travel-focused and don’t quite feel ready to show a more personal side to it. So let’s delve into… Read More

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

A Day Exploring San Cristóbal de La Laguna in Tenerife

We pulled into the busy centre of La Laguna and I soaked up the tall majestic buildings which lined the streets. There are two key parts to the city: the Historical Centre and the rest of the city. We had entered to the south west of the city and found ourselves in the more modern… Read More

Sunday, 23 August 2020

Anaga Rural Park: The Ultimate Guide!

Home to towering peaks, mysterious cloud forests and remote black-sand beaches, the Anaga Rural Park is one of my favourite attractions in Tenerife. Despite being home to such staggering natural beauty, this park is often missed off people’s itineraries. This is down to a combination of its location in the very northern tip of Tenerife… Read More

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Is Santa Cruz, Tenerife Worth Visiting?

Perched in the north of Tenerife is the island’s capital: Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz is the largest city in Tenerife. It’s so big, in fact, that it has earnt itself the position of being joint-capital of the Canary Islands alongside Las Palmas (in Gran Canaria). This bustling city is home to over 200,000 people. Santa… Read More

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Hodges Beach in Calibishie Cove: A Caribbean Gem in Dominica

My sandals slapped against the rough tarmac as I made my way down the little side-road outside our sea-cliff cottage. I had spent the entirety of my morning rescuing these sandals from the spot which I had sadly forgotten them. And I regretted nothing. Mission complete, it was time for Lewis and I to explore… Read More

Monday, 4 May 2020