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Exploring King’s Landing: A Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik
Budget Travel / Croatia / Europe

Exploring King’s Landing: A Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik

It would be no underestimation to say I’m something of a Game of Thrones nut. So after touching down in Dubrovnik, aka King’s Landing, earlier this year, the fangirl in me made a beeline for the locations used to film HBO’s bloodier, sexier and more Lannister-filled fictional counterpart. Originally Malta was chosen to portray the … Continue reading

Paris is not for lovers – travelling solo after a break-up
Europe / France

Paris is not for lovers – travelling solo after a break-up

Paris, a city splitting at the seams with hundreds of years of world-changing history, enviably chic culture, mouthwatering food and Gallic beauty. And romance. So much romance I wanted to throw up. Couples were everywhere. Entwined in the October sunshine outside the Sacré-Cœur. Reaching out for their partner’s hand in the gloomy eeriness of the … Continue reading

Isla Mujeres – Mexico’s Island of Women
Mexico / North America

Isla Mujeres – Mexico’s Island of Women

Isla Mujeres A fifteen-minute ferry ride from Cancun, Isla Mujeres, known affectionately as ‘Isla’ is hardly Mexico’s best kept secret, but the supremely chilled out Caribbean vibe of the little island is a million miles away from its rowdy, party-hard neighbour across the water. Tranquil azure waters lap white powder sand beaches, pastel-coloured buildings line … Continue reading

Belém – the one place you must visit in Lisbon.
Budget Travel / Europe / Portugal

Belém – the one place you must visit in Lisbon.

Portugal began an exciting new chapter in history with its New World Discoveries and nowhere captures the country’s  seafaring history better than Lisbon’s most historical and monument-packed area, Belém. Belém is a shrine to Portugal’s rich maritime history and is crammed full of important historical buildings, national monuments and symbols of Portuguese grandeur. Rua de … Continue reading