The Best Travel Gifts

The Best Travel Gifts for the Traveller in Your Life 2018

It is that time of the year again when we start looking for presents for our loved ones. To save you some time, and maybe some money, I’ve created this list of gift ideas for the traveller or would-be travellers, ideal for Christmas, birthdays or just general gifts. Packing Essentials Osprey Farpoint 40 Backpack Three……..


Traverse18 Blogging Conference in Rotterdam

The Traverse Events team have just released the details of Traverse19 which will take place in Trentino in Italy next June. This year’s Traverse18 in Rotterdam was my first ever blogging event and I wasn’t really sure what I was letting myself in for. So if you are thinking about going to Traverse19 and want……..

The Bloggers Retreat

Bloggers’ Retreat with The Travel Hack and the Twins That Travel

As I drove down to Somerset earlier this year, I mentally went through the list of bloggers that I would be joining on the first-ever Bloggers’ Retreat. Bloggers I followed, I looked up to and wanted to emulate would be there, learning with me. And here was me, in my first six months of blogging,……..

Treehouse at Rolands Garden Guest House

Review: A night in the Treehouse at Roland’s Garden Guesthouse, Guanaja

Imagine falling asleep to the sound of the trees gently swaying in the breeze, cicadas chirping and the occasional armadillo snuffling through the undergrowth below. The sound of birds and dappled sunlight gently waking you up in the morning. This is how we spent a blissful night in the new Treehouse at Roland’s Garden Guesthouse……..

Danielle and Me with our bread baking

Baking Bread with Danielle Ellis from Severn Bites

I have made bread before….. okay I have used a packet mix and it was passable, but it did not inspire me to make more. Danielle Ellis from Severn Bites challenged me to learn how to make bread from scratch and as she is a professionally trained bread baker, who better to teach me? Armed……..

Motsana | The Silver Nomad

Maun Farmers Market at Motsana

After visiting Kelso Farmers Market in Scotland in February, this month I am in Maun in Botswana housesitting and popped along to the local monthly Farmers Market which is held on the last Sunday of every month at Motsana from 9.00am until around 12pm. With a heavy sky above and rain threatening, it was good……..

Juggernaut South India Thaal

Review: Juggernaut, South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant in Delhi

Juggernaut – South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant in Delhi Sometimes when you ask for restaurant recommendations when you are travelling you are pointed in the direction of overpriced “authentic” restaurants which turn out to be tourist traps, but every so often you come across an absolute gem and Juggernaut in Kailash Colony Market, Delhi is one……..

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101 in 1001 Days Challenge

 101 in 1001 Days Challenge By LarchMarch 24, 2018 Having read a post on The OMG Diaries blog, where Sophie complied a list of 101 challenges that she wanted to complete in 1001 days, I have been inspired write my own 101 Challenge. It is like a mini bucket list with a timeframe! Like Sophie, I……..

London Eye section shot during the Airbnb Photo Experiences in London

Going Fully Manual in London with Airbnb Experiences

I am a great fan of Airbnb and use it for accommodation all around the world, but have you heard of the new Airbnb Experiences? For my Christmas present this year, Alan gave me an evening photography course in London. I have been using my Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Camera Black for a few months……..