“Where are you from?” “How long have you been travelling?” “Where have you been?” “How long are you here for?” These questions are standard travellever small talk, but admittedly they do get a bit boring. In fact once I met someone and asked how long they'd been in Australia for, only for them to respond … Continue reading Funny Questions I’ve been asked whilst travelling…
As the world bids good riddance to 2016, I can't help but look back on it fondly. Especially when I reflect on how much travelling I've done, personally it's been an amazing year. That doesn't mean it was all plain sailing, at times it has been hard and I've had set backs, but I achieved … Continue reading The Wanderings of Holly 2016: My Year In Travel.
In the new year I'll be writing a series of posts dedicated to aspiring travellers, particularly those who haven't travelled solo before! The posts will be focussed on the process of thinking about travelling and early travel plans. For me it will be a reflective exercise looking back to the beginning of the process I … Continue reading So you want to travel?
It was a bleak and dismal day in Prague, the weather had taken a turn for the worse ever since we had left Krakow. After recuperating in our cosy hostel, we were keen to venture out and one place I had come across when devising the itinerary for our trip was the Prague Museum of … Continue reading The Worst Museum In History
After being inspired by Richard Ayoade's Travel Man a friend of mine asked me if I'd like to go away for August Bank Holiday Weekend. Paris surprised us by being cheaper than Berlin or Barcelona. We took the Eurostar and stayed in a cute little AirBnB flat and had a brilliant time exploring Paris during … Continue reading A Weekend in Paris
After dedicating most of our interrail trip to visiting the biggest cities in Eastern Europe, we'd grown a little weary of city life by the time we'd reached Budapest and enjoyed its exciting nightlife. Budapest was the halfway point of our 27 day trip and we hadn't booked anywhere to stay after it. So the … Continue reading Brașov – the sleepy town that stole my heart
It's summer, exams are finished, and university is over for however long depending on what year you're in. If you've decided to get involved in the social side of university, then there's a chance that you've joined a society or sports team and perhaps committed enough to go on their summer trip. Whether you're a … Continue reading How to survive your university society summer trip!