Qatar Airways (London to Bali) Flight Review

I recently flew to Bali with Qatar Airways and overall I was super impressed with the airline! However, check out my full review for all the details…

Back in the land of WiFi – Travel Update

Just wanted to make a quick post to apologise for my recent inactivity on ‘Earths Magical Places’! I’ve been busy exploring the islands of Indonesia…

8 handy tips to avoid overpacking

Have you ever started packing and realised there’s absolutely no way everything you want to take on your trip will fit into your bag? Yeah me too…

Visiting Berlin’s Historic Sites: 48 hour Trip Itinerary

Berlin now celebrates creativeness and individualism, however, as a history nerd, I jumped at the change to spend 48 hours exploring the cities historic sites…

Should terrorism stop us travelling to Europe’s cities?

Yesterday I woke up to the news that there had been yet another cowardly terrorist attack in my nation’s capital… Leading to the question, should we let…

All you need to know about Revolut Travel Cards (Quick Read)

Like most, on previous trips I’ve exchanged my currency and headed abroad with an abundance of cash. However, having ample spending money to hand in this way result’s in paranoia that all my hard earn cash will be stolen! Leaving me constantly looking over my shoulder and protecting my bag like its a new born child…

The Alternative of using my credit card however has just never seemed worth it! With card transaction fees (applied at around 2.99%) and ATM withdrawal charges, you end up spending so much more money than you bargained for!

A friend of mine recently suggested I purchased a Revolut Travel card… This provided an answer to all my travel prays! To be honest, I now have no idea how I managed to travel without one for so long!

Here’s all you need to know:

My Favourite Places to Visit in the Algarve

My Uncle is lucky enough to call the The Algarve (Portugal) his home. Although this has resulted in envy inspiring tails of his days spent in the sun, it’s also meant my family and I have enjoyed many cheap and cheerful trips to this beautiful part of the world – yay!

Visiting Portugal’s southernmost region countless times, I’ve learnt one thing: there’s so much to see and do! Stunning Mediterranean beach’s, charming towns and water sports galore are all boxed together and wrapped with a bow of glorious weather…

As a result, narrowing down my favourite places to visit in the Algarve was tricky. But, I powered through ;)… Below are my favourite four things to see and do, Because who doesn’t appreciate a good list?

Crown & Mitre Hotel, Carlisle (Accommodation Review)

If you’ve been reading my recent posts, You’ll be aware that my family and I recently spent a long weekend in the Cambrian town of Carlisle. Our base for the trip was the historic Crown & Mitre Hotel… But would I recommend a stay?

A quick trip to Hadrian's Wall

As mentioned in my previous post, the family and I recently spent a long weekend in Cumbria, the heart of England’s countryside. I couldn’t head this far north without visiting one of Britain’s oldest, yet often overlooked, landmarks: Hadrian’s Wall…

Number 1 thing do in the English town of Carlisle

In the Heart of Cumbria, Carlisle is a town I thought would be like an image plucked from a Beatrice Potter book. Although I found this to be far from the truth and wouldn’t particularity recommend a visit! If you find yourself in the area looking for something to do… A trip to Carlisle castle (the most besieged place in Britain) might just be worth your time!

Why London's Sky Garden is a must visit

Most visitors to London flock to iconic sites such as Buckingham Palace, the London Eye and Big Ben. While I endorse visiting these landmarks (Check out my British Guide to the City of Westminster) the city’s financial district often gets overlooked….

There’s many reasons why not visiting the modern, beating heart of London is a big mistake! For one, it means missing out on a trip to the cities ‘Sky Garden’ . Based high in the clouds, on the 35th floor of the Walkie Talkie building, its an attraction still relatively under the radar.
Despite this, the Sky Garden is the perfect place to start/end any trip to London and for me, is a must visit! Here’s why: