Archive | December, 2016

First Impressions of Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife)

On my third visit to Tenerife I decided to check out the north of the island more by staying in Puerto de la Cruz. These are my first impressions of the town. Rocky Coastline The one thing that stuck me about Puerto de la Cruz is the stunning rocky coastline. It may not be the best […]

5 Alternatives to Hostels & Budget Hotels

Who says the only way to travel on a budget is to stay in a budget hotel or hostel? Here are 5 alternatives if you’re looking for other budget accommodation options wherever you are: 1.University Rooms An alternative to hostels and budget hotels, University Rooms offers B&B or self catering accommodation in university residences in […]

NUS Extra Card Review – What Travel Discounts Can You Get?

As I’m now a full-time student in the UK, I’ve been looking at what student discounts are on offer travel wise to try and save me some money, and these are what I’ve found with the NUS Extra card. First off, what does it cost for an NUS Extra card? An NUS Extra card costs […]

8 Cities in Europe with Hostels for Under £5

Using a range of hostel booking sites, I’ve compiled a list of what I believe are the 8 cheapest cities in Europe (for hostel prices). If you’re travelling on a budget, hopefully this will help you when trip planning for Europe. Please note: Any hostel mentioned here is not a recommendation. I’m just telling you what the cheapest price I found […]

What it’s like to be a PLUS-size female traveller

I’ve been a plus-size traveller for most of my adult life and there are definitely differences in the way I travel because of it that I don’t think people realise who don’t fit into the plus-size mould. You can never find your size of clothing abroad Need a pair of plus-size jeans? Like that cute […]

My Travel Wishlist – Trips I’d Like to Take In the Next 10 Years

Christmas is coming up and, I don’t know about you, but all I can think about are what trips I’ve love to do rather than what gifts I’m getting! With that in mind I thought I’d create a travel wishlist, places I’d like to visit sometime over the next 10 years, both for my inspiration and […]