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5 Things To Do In Tokyo

Tokyo was never a place I considered visiting. It probably never featured on my teenage bucket list. My brother on the other hand has been obsessed with anything Asian for as long as I can remember. As a result,…

Contiki Travel Guide

My first time travelling with Contiki was on the Italian Espresso (winter) 8 day trip. The category for the trip was In-depth explorer and I’d say it was exactly that having spent time in Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Chianti…

Road Trip America, How Much Does It Cost?

For many ‘The Great American Road Trip’ is a dream trip. After years of imagining my own road trip with inspiration from Mary Kate and Ashley’s movie Getting There and Jesse McCartney’s hit song Beautiful Soul my dream was…

First Attempt At Camping In America

Before I get into this camping mishap I want to give you a short back story. So far most nights on the two month USA trip there were AC wars between myself and Susie. I got cold at night…

Solo Travel In America

Picture this, a two month road trip with a car full of girls in their 20s. They don’t know each other that well, have different interests and their pace of lives contrast. Sooner or later some alone time will…

That’s Not A Road Trip, That’s An Invasion!

In the early stages of planning our USA road trip map looked something like this. When sharing our plans one friend said “That’s not a road trip, that’s an invasion!” In the two months we planned to be in the USA…

Scavenger Hunt

Is it just me or when the sun comes out do you appreciate the little town you grew up in more. No day dreaming of beaches or scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef for me. All I really…

Road Trip Mishaps

With any journey you’d expect a few hiccups. These hiccups can be down to lack of planning, things changing, expectations and challenges. All things that I had to deal with on the road in America. We were travelling for…

The Botanist Manchester

Arranging to go out for food with mates on a weekday makes the week seem less of a horrid week. There’s nothing better than when a plan comes together. Working to everyone’s schedules can be tricky. There’s always that…

Road Trip Essentials

Who doesn’t fantasize about a road trip. The route a lot of us (including me) want to take is the famous Route 66. Driving in the sunshine with the windows down, listing to music had been on my to…