Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

You hear it all the time. Everything in Australia wants to kill you. I’m not gonna lie, guys: I’ve wanted to visit Australia for as long as I can remember, but I’ve always been terrified of the idea of spiders the size of dinner plates and crocodiles biting your arm off and snakes hiding in… Continue reading Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

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Why It’s Important To Travel Now More Than Ever

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” I’ve seen this Mark Twain quote bandied about a lot recently, and it’s made me consider why people think the way that they do. Someone said the other day, to my face, that “Muslims are murderers”. She said… Continue reading Why It’s Important To Travel Now More Than Ever

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Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: January Update

We’re at the end of the first month of 2017! It’s gone quick, but I’m making a lot of headway with my 2017 challenges, so I thought I’d keep you up-to-date (this will keep me motivated too!). Make at least £50 extra per month on “side hustles” We’ve been pretty busy this month with my… Continue reading Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: January Update


#tbt: A Birthday Break To Greece

One thing Ash is absolutely passionate about when it comes to history is Greek mythology, so in the hunt for a birthday present a few years ago I naturally dug around for some cheap flights and treated him to a hotel break in the heart of Greek history: Athens! (am I the best girlfriend ever or… Continue reading #tbt: A Birthday Break To Greece

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My Favourite Gift This Year: My El Camino Bracelet

It was my birthday last week (one step closer to 30 – eek!) and all the post was cancelled. I can thank Orkney’s weather for that. So it was a lovely surprise this week to open a little package from one of my favourite travel gift companies, El Camino! El Camino specialises in making beautiful… Continue reading My Favourite Gift This Year: My El Camino Bracelet

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Earning Money To Travel: Online Surveys

If there’s one new years resolution you should have for 2017, it’s to save money for that dream trip. And what better way to do that than earning money from the comfort of your own home? If you’ve ever looked into ways to earn money online, you’ve probably heard of filling in surveys. A lot… Continue reading Earning Money To Travel: Online Surveys


Clazz’s 2017 Challenges

Happy new year travellers and readers! I have to say our new year was VERY different to last year! When we arrived back in the UK almost four months ago (FOUR MONTHS?!? What the hell, life?!), we had a plan to get jobs, work as much as possible, save lots, spend time with family and… Continue reading Clazz’s 2017 Challenges

australia · canada · new zealand · usa

My “Best Of” 2016

Well, 2016. I believe you’ve been quite the shitter for a rather large proportion of people on the planet. Between political disasters and some seriously shocking celebrity deaths (think Alan Rickman was the worst one for me, although he’s probably sitting on a beach somewhere earning his 20%), it’s not been one of the best… Continue reading My “Best Of” 2016

asia · australia · cambodia · canada · hongkong · malaysia · new zealand · north america · oceania · singapore · thailand · usa · vietnam

Photo Friday: My 50 Favourite Photos From 18 Months Of Travel

Happy Friday, and a very merry Christmas Eve eve! Before we delve into my best of 2016 post, I’ve been meaning to do this one for a while – a huge photo essay of our 18 month trip around the world! Throughout 2015 and 2016, we spent three months exploring South East Asia followed by… Continue reading Photo Friday: My 50 Favourite Photos From 18 Months Of Travel

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Saving Money On Your Travels Using Cashback

Cashback is not a new thing – but it’s something a lot of people forget exists. It’s a great way to save money on all your online purchases, particularly coming up to Christmas. There are a few cashback sites out there, but I rarely make a purchase online without checking TopCashback (when I don’t it’s because… Continue reading Saving Money On Your Travels Using Cashback