Travelling during COVID – 19 pandemic

January 16th 2020. This was the day we left Birmingham airport, UK and began the start of our backpacking trip. The backpacking trip that we only had a 1 way ticket for as we hadn’t planned how long we were going travelling. Maybe we would have returned after 3 or 6 months, maybe even a … Continue reading Travelling during COVID – 19 pandemic

What to pack for Lapland?

Northern lights, husky sledding, reindeer sleighs... what's not to love in Lapland! It makes a wonderful and magical Christmas vacation but imagine getting to work there with the real Santa?! When going out of your comfort zone to your usual hot destinations, it can be tricky to decide what to pack, even more so when … Continue reading What to pack for Lapland?

Just be a Child – Charity to inspire Kenyan children to read

Just be a Child Just be a Child (JBAC) is an incredible charity that primarily engages with local, Kenyan communities to establish opportunities in providing playgrounds and book filled containers which, with the help of the local community are converted into libraries. After being put in touch with Lenka, the founder of JBAC, it soon … Continue reading Just be a Child – Charity to inspire Kenyan children to read


Lapland; the home of the real Santa! It’s where Rudolph plays in the snow with his friends right before your eyes. It’s where the elves actually make their traditional, wooden toys. It’s where the northern lights dance around in the sky. It’s where Christmas actually comes to life.. It's where I was lucky enough to … Continue reading Lapland


Interrailing is very much GO GO GO. With unplanned train journeys and last minute hostel bookings, you never know which country you will end up in! My plan was to start in Amsterdam and to get back home in one piece in roughly 1 months time, I had no other plan whatsoever and here's how … Continue reading Interrailing