Laos – “Cop Tchai Lai Lai” [South East Asia Series 2019.20]

For anyone who’s ever read my blog you’ll know that I’m a planner. I’ve got a spreadsheet for the places I visit, with information about my buses, flights, hostels etc. I have never changed my (basic) travelling plans, like changing flights nor trains. Until Laos. Arrived in Vientiane and only stayed for a night. HadContinue reading “Laos – “Cop Tchai Lai Lai” [South East Asia Series 2019.20]”

Episode 4: Carrauntoohil, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Carrauntoohil hike (Killarney to Dingle) Hostel: Killarney Railway Hostel, Killarney // Rainbow Hostel, Dingle To do: Hike Carrauntoohil Yes, this is an entire post about climbing to the highest point in Ireland, Carrauntoohil. It was not the best weather on this day, and it was not a great start, but by the end of the day IContinue reading “Episode 4: Carrauntoohil, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 3: Cork to Killarney, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Cork to Killarney Hostel: Killarney Railway Hostel, Killarney To do: Kinsale, Timoleague Abbey, Clonakilty, Bantry, Killarney These was one of those ‘long traveling days’ where we had nothing specifically planned, we just knew we wanted to see some of the southern coast and then drive up to Killarney for the night. It was an amazing driveContinue reading “Episode 3: Cork to Killarney, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 2: Dublin to Cork, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Dublin to Cork (night in Cork) Hostel: Kinlay House Hostel To do: Lough Tay, Glendalough Monastic site, Kilkenny Castle and the Rock of Cashel I went to Ireland in May and apparently chose one of the only weeks when it was sunny and hot, for 7 days straight. The scenery in this country is breathtaking and itContinue reading “Episode 2: Dublin to Cork, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 1: Dublin, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Dublin, Ireland Hostel: Apache Hostel To do: Tour of Kilmainham Gaol, Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College Library   We got to Dublin very late on Wednesday night and it was all about getting to the hostel and going to sleep, since I’d booked a very early tour of Kilmainham Gaol the next morning. Our hostel was notContinue reading “Episode 1: Dublin, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 0: Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

The first European trip of this year was to Ireland. My bank account was still slowly recovering from my trip to New Zealand but I don’t seem to be able to stop travelling now that I’ve started. This trip was a little bit different than the previous ones. Firstly, I didn’t go on my own,Continue reading “Episode 0: Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Chapter 15: The End [New Zealand series 17/18] <3

I could sit here for hours and talk about New Zealand. I could try to put into words and write a million blog posts about it but there’s nothing, absolutely nothing that I will ever be able to do to explain how I felt when I was there. It’s been almost a year since I’veContinue reading “Chapter 15: The End [New Zealand series 17/18] <3”

Chapter 14: Christchurch (with stop at Mount Cook) [New Zealand series 17/18]

Location: Christchurch (with Mount Cook stop) Hostel: YHA Rollerston House To do: Botanic Gardens Like every other trip, we always wish we had more time. Even if it was just one more day. One more hour. Christchurch was my last stop before flying back to the UK and it still hurts a little bit when I think aboutContinue reading “Chapter 14: Christchurch (with stop at Mount Cook) [New Zealand series 17/18]”

Chapter 13: Queenstown [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Queenstown Hostel: Sir Cedrics Tahuna Pod Hostel To do: LOTR locations, Ben Lomond Track Where to begin….. I was very very apprehensive about Queenstown just because I’m not a massive fan of very touristic places ad lets face it…Queenstown is one of THE PLACES to go in New Zealand. Everyone talks about it since it’ the adventureContinue reading “Chapter 13: Queenstown [New Zealand Series 17/18]”

Chapter 12: Te Anau & Milford Sound [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Te Anau and Milford Sound Hostel: Te Anau LakeFront Backpackers To do: Milford Sound tour I travelled to Te Anau on the 1st January, so I was a bit ‘tired’… or in other words, I was slightly hangover and appreciated the 4hours coach journey to sleep it off. Te Anau is one of the starting points forContinue reading “Chapter 12: Te Anau & Milford Sound [New Zealand Series 17/18]”