How To Use The Tube in London – First Timers’ Guide

London underground sign by London Eye

London Underground is one of the fastest and cheapest ways to get around the city. But the Tube (as it’s locally known) can be daunting for first-time visitors. I lived and worked in the capital for over a decade, using the Underground daily. Here’s my guide to how to use the Tube in London. What … Read more

10 Best Hostels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

Beach area of Rockin Js hostel

You’re off to famous surf spot, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca? You lucky thing. It’s one of my favorite places in Costa Rica. With glorious beaches skirting the Caribbean Sea, sloths climbing the trees and a distinctly Caribbean vibe, Puerto Viejo is a place you might end up staying longer than planned. But that’s no bad … Read more

25 Best Snowboarding Tips For Beginners

Women snowboarders on snow

Snowboarding is one of the most thrilling winter sports. It’s a way to blend skill and creativity while deeply connecting with the mountains and snowboarding community. Plus, it gets you super fit and looks good, too. But how do you get started? From choosing a board and gear to making your first turns, here are … Read more

Long Haul Flight Essentials For A Relaxing Flight

As a full-time traveler and digital nomad, I fly long-haul a lot. And I’ve learned that what you take on board can make all the difference to your flying experience. Here I share my list of long-haul flight essentials to help you have a more relaxing flight. Reusable water bottle Long-haul flights are very dehydrating … Read more

A Look Inside Tierra Santa Holy Land in Buenos Aires

Want to take a trip 2,000 years into the past and visit Jerusalem in the capital of Argentina? Head to Tierra Santa. Located in Buenos Aires, Tierra Santa is Latin America’s first (and only) religious theme park. Intrigued, I explored this somewhat wacky but ultimately fun theme park in Argentina. In this guide, take a … Read more

40 Easy Tips For Booking Cheap Flights

Flight at night with lights at airport

I’ve flown from Liverpool to Paris for €5 (total price), I flew home for Christmas (New York’s JFK to London Heathrow) for £75, and I’ve flown halfway across Colombia for under $50. How? Mostly experience – I fly a lot and have spent hundreds of hours searching for and booking flights. In this article, I’ll … Read more

15 Reasons It’s Awesome To Travel Alone

Quote: your comfort zone is a beautiful place but nothing ever grows there

I took my first solo trip when I was 18. Little did I know that just over a decade later, at the end of a long relationship, I’d become a full-time solo female traveler. Sure, there can be some downsides like loneliness and having nobody to keep an eye on your luggage when you want … Read more

How To Become A Digital Nomad – Beginner’s Guide

indiana jo in a hammock

You close your laptop and look out at the ocean. The sun is about to set, so you order a cocktail, lean back in your chair, and feel a sense of satisfaction. Tomorrow, you’ll hop on a scooter and explore the island. This is the dream digital nomad life. After living and working as a … Read more

How To Use Air Miles & Points for Cheap Travel – UK Guide

british airways plane

Ever seen those articles that claim you can use points and air miles to fly for free? It’s known as travel hacking and I’ve been doing it for years. In this post, I’ll share my tips for how to do it yourself. At the end, I’ve included what happened the year I really focused on … Read more

25 Best Travel Gift Ideas For Women

travel guide books wrapped with bow

I’ve been a travel writer for over 14 years, including spending 6 years living overseas. So, I know what makes a great gift for women who travel. In this guide, I’ll share my favourite travel-themed gift ideas that are likely to be appreciated and used rather than thrown in a drawer and forgotten. There’s everything … Read more