This year I’ve attended two travel shows: The Adventure Travel Show in January and the ever popular Destinations: the holiday and travel show. This time when I went I organised my day around all the talks I wanted to attend, which I hadn’t done in previous years. It did mean that at the Adventure Travel Show I was constantly running from one talk to another and as a consequence ended up ridiculously exhausted by the end of the day and…

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“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Alice In Wonderland I have always loved all things space. When I was little, I remember going to the library and getting out the same red hardback book on space until I pretty much had it memorised. I wanted to be an astronaut someday but soon realised this was a pipe dream since I used to get airsick! Since then I’ve been to both the Kennedy Space…

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I first saw the #Take12Trips Challenge on Twitter at the start of January as a lot of part time travel bloggers were writing about it. It was set up back in 2013 by Need Another Holiday. She created the #Take12Trips Challenge to encourage everyone to take time to travel and go somewhere new. It doesn’t have to be a month long trip, it can just be a day trip somewhere or a visit to a museum you’ve been meaning to go to for…

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It’s the end of January, blue Monday has been and gone, it’s cold and dark and most of us find ourselves dreaming of sunnier climates; thoughts drifting to the memory of the hot sun on our faces, barefoot with soft sand between our toes and a gorgeous, deep blue glittering sea. Or at least mine do. I find myself craving sunshine and the sea more than ever this Winter. I have always been more of a Summer girl and these…

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As someone who utterly adores the magic of Christmas, I can’t believe it took me this long to visit Christmas markets in Germany. I mean seriously, ACTUAL GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS. That’s the dream, right. So earlier last year I booked cheap-ish flights courtesy of Easyjet and prepared myself for the full Christmas spirit I was sure Munich would provide. And provide it did, in abundance. I finally got to experience Christmas in Munich at real German markets. Munich is home…

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