Category: Travel

A girly-girl’s guide to… Argentina- 8 things I wish I’d known

Argentina- the home of barbecues, Yerba Maté and Lionel Messi. I spent six weeks exploring the country, based in the small town of Goya in Corrientes province. Here’s what I learned from my time there. 1. They go late here Seriously. You think you and your mates are hardcore partiers? Trust me. You have nothing on the Argentinians. They’ll never...

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Budgeting for Costa Rica- what I planned (and what I actually spent)

It’s time to talk money. It’s very easy to see tonnes of incredible posts on Instagram and Snapchat of people paddling in azure seas and relaxing in hammocks with a cocktail in hand and think ‘Wow, I wish I could afford that’ or just instantly assume that they’re made of money. Truth is, it’s hard work saving up to afford...

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A girly-girl’s travel bucket list- my top 10!

I set out this year with the fairly modest trip planned (or so I thought) of two months in Costa Rica, then a flight home. Obviously, that hasn’t turned out to be the case. Currently, my itinerary looks something like this- 6 weeks in Argentina 2 weeks in Mexico City 1 week in California (bonus- Lightning in a Bottle Festival!)...

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Top 5 travel luxuries I can’t live without

Ok, so I got a fair amount of stick on my first blog post here for the fact that I was taking sooooo much stuff. I get it, it’s backpacking, I’m supposed to get dreadlocks and shower once a month and wear the same pair of shoes the whole trip. However when I was planning my Costa Rican adventure, I...

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5 things to do the week before you go travelling

So, you’re only a few sleeps away from setting off on the adventure of a lifetime. Sleeps is probably an overstatement as if you’re anything like me, you’re so excited you wake up every hour in the night muttering about plane tickets. But anyway, there’s a few last minute things you need to check off your list before you take...

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