This was supposed to be a generic “flight tips” post but as I started to write it, it dawned on me that I’ve never done a flight longer than four hours, and that was in 2002 when I was still at school and my two memories of the flight are feeling dizzy looking out of… More How to survive a short-haul flight
Picture a tourist. They’ve got a camera around their neck, they’re probably wearing shorts and socks and sandals and an anorak and in that anorak pocket is a guidebook. They are terrible people. Are they? Because they wish to read about the place they’re visiting and learn more about it than they can from just… More I love guidebooks!
If you read about travelling on the internet, and specifically about how to do more of it, time and time again you’ll run into people urging you to “just” give up your job and travel the world for a year. Can’t afford it? You can earn enough to fund a year of leisure by simply… More How to travel while working full time
This is a subject I’ve wanted to talk about for a while because as divides between fundamentally similar people go, this battle blows skiers vs snowboarders out of the water. Go and take a look at this link here. Go on. This is epitome of travellers vs tourists and shows very clearly that the artist… More Travellers vs tourists
One of the things I hear most often (heard most often; it drops off when you reach your thirties and people have had seven or eight years to get used to it) as a person travelling alone in possession of both an X and a Y chromosome is You’re so brave! And of course, as… More Travel tips: travelling as a solo female
I didn’t think I’d have many travel plans for 2017, given that I had no idea what state my employment would be in but it seems I’m ok for now. I celebrated being back at work part-time in November with a wee little trip to Tromsø later this month – at a cost of no… More Travel Plans 2017
A week and a half ago, I was told by a friend of mine – under the influence of a whole bottle plus two glasses of wine – that because I’m not afraid of going out and going travelling on my own, I am “the ultimate feminist”. Apart from the fact that there are so… More Travel & the Accidental Feminist