Are you tired of going to the beach over and over again during your Caribbean cruise? Another day of playing in the sun, cooling down in the fabulous blue sea, building fun sand castles or relaxing while reading a book? I know it sounds horrible 🙂 and that is why I decided to visit Chankanaab Beach and Adventure Park in Cozumel. Many Cruise Lines stop … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PORT: COZUMEL – CHANKANAAB BEACH ADVENTURE PARK
My initial post on My Covid – 19 Travel Cancellation Experience came out on 14.04.2020, which is over a month ago now. I thought it is appropriate to write a follow up post or provide you with an update on my progress, or should I better say non – progress? I also want to provide you with a possible solution if you find yourself in … Continue reading UPDATE ON MY COVID – 19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION EXPERIENCE: EXPEDIA AND CARNIVAL CRUISE
Are you a Harry Potter fan like me? Then a visit to the Warner Bros Studio in London for the Making of Harry Potter needs to be on the top of your list of things to do in London! The self guided tour is simply magical and a dream come true for any Harry Potter fan. I am 30 years old now, but grew up … Continue reading THE MAKING OF HARRY POTTER – STUDIO TOUR, LONDON
We are all longing for the day that we can travel again to explore new places. I am no different and am really missing my weekends going to the National Trust, the drives around Wales and of course my cruise holiday that I had to cancel. But there are a few things that we can all do to get our travel fix, in one way … Continue reading HOW I AM GETTING MY TRAVEL FIX DURING LOCKDOWN
Bushy Park is a wildlife heaven in the middle of an urban area with its 445 hectares of land. We already explored the deer in Bushy Park and today I want to highlight some of the birds that one can see and observe in the park. The list of birds that call Bushy Park their home is extensive. There are most likely over 100 different … Continue reading BUSHY PARK WILDLIFE DIARY – BIRDS
Bushy Park, one of the eight Royal Parks in London, is full of wildlife that can often be spotted throughout the park. And the most famous residents within Bushy Park must be the Red and Fallow Deer, which are freely roaming around the park. In fact, Bushy Park is a deer park, but what does that mean exactly? The National Trust (2020) defines deer parks … Continue reading BUSHY PARK WILDLIFE DIARY – DEER
My holiday has been cancelled and I am trying to get my money back at the moment. Do you find yourself in the same situation? Are you getting your refunds or vouchers for your cancelled holiday due to Covid – 19? The tourism industry is being hit pretty hard right now and companies struggle to survive. Lots of people, including me, had holiday plans for … Continue reading MY COVID – 19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION EXPERIENCE: EXPEDIA, CARNIVAL CRUISE, BRITISH AIRWAYS
COVID – 19 has lead to our holiday plans being disrupted, cancelled or postponed. We cannot really plan anything for the next few months. But, we will be able to travel again and some of you might already have an idea where you want to go when this is over. Or maybe you have booked a holiday for the end of the year and have … Continue reading SHOULD I BUY A HOLIDAY RIGHT NOW?
Hi guys, Yesterday I found out that my cruise to Hawaii was cancelled for this year due to COVID-19 😦 I was expecting this to happen, but it is still sad when you get the information and cruise cancellation in writing from the company, in my case this was from Carnival. As my cruise was supposed to go in two weeks, I already started to … Continue reading MY PRINTABLE BEACH CRUISE HOLIDAY PACKING LIST
Hi guys, The coronavirus, also known as COVID – 19 keeps us all on our toes at the moment and the travel industry, especially the cruise industry, is often sadly making the headlines. But, I still believe we should not give up travelling. For me at least, going on holiday is one of the highlights of my year. Escaping routine, learning new things, relaxing and … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS – STAYING HOME OR GOING ON HOLIDAY?
Hi all, I turned 30 last year so I thought it was fun to share 30 travel related and inspired activities and ideas I had the chance to experience while on this planet so far. Maybe some of them are for you as well? 🙂 Here it goes: 1. Kayaking 2. Water tubing 3. Visiting the Tower of London – One of the most known … Continue reading 30 FUN AND TRAVEL INSPIRED IDEAS AND ACTIVITIES
Are you looking for a special gift for your loved once or possibly an interesting and a bit out of the ordinary experience? Are you coming to London and want to connect with the British culture and learn a bit more about the nation’s favourite beverage? Do you know someone that really loves tea or possibly, you love tea yourself? Then this post is for … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE LONDON TEA EXPERIENCE
We all know the best way to see a city is to walk around. However, sometimes you cannot reach all the sights by walking, hence you need to hop on public transport. Or perhaps you are in a hurry and need to get somewhere quickly or your feet are giving up, because you have walked so much all day long for the past days and … Continue reading GETTING AROUND LONDON – OYSTER CARD
Last year, I went to Svalbard on MS Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. I am still thinking about this trip every time I hear something about Svalbard or see pictures of the Arctic. I think back to my trip and wish I was there again. I am jealous of the people that are going to travel there, although I have been already myself! But it was one … Continue reading TRAVELLING ON MS SPITSBERGEN TO SVALBARD – MY BEST MOMENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Lots of tourist come to London every year. According to the Office for National Statistics (2019) around 19 million people visited London alone in 2018. It is a great city with lots to offer, lots to see and even more to do. But there are plenty of other cities and places in Britain that are worth a visit, which are sometimes forgotten. And best of … Continue reading 2 DAY TRIP IDEAS FROM LONDON BY TRAIN: WINDSOR CASTLE AND STONEHENGE
Hi guys, First of all I wish you all a Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! And secondly I want to say thank you for supporting me over the last year. I managed to grow my little travel blog a bit more over the 12 months and I will try to continue to build on what I learned and hopefully share some interesting, helpful … Continue reading NEW YEAR, NEW TRAVELS
When I go abroad, it is very important to me to be able to speak a few words in the language of the destination that I visit. In my opinion this shows respect for the culture and the people. But it also puts a smile on people’s faces when foreigners try to pronounce certain words and get it wrong or sound funny. At least we … Continue reading LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE WITH DUOLINGO
In September, I had to travel for the first time all by myself. I went to Svalbard on an Expedition Cruise for two weeks as part of my work FAM trip and I was a bit concerned at first, I must confess. I travelled by myself before, for a few days or for work. But for several weeks? No, this was a new experience for … Continue reading MY EXPERIENCE TRAVELLING SOLO – ALL BY MYSELF?
This post is going to be a bit different from my other once, but for good reason. I want to make people aware of how we as tourists have an impact on the places, communities and environments we visit and what we can do to protect, help and enhance them. I recently watched an episode on Netflix of the documentary “Our Planet II” and it … Continue reading SUSTAINABLE TOURISM – HOW TO BE A GOOD TOURIST
I have had the pleasure to experience my first ever Expedition Cruise with Hurtigruten last month and I must say it was mind-blowing, truly magical and one of the best things I have ever experienced in my life! Seeing Spitsbergen and the archipelago of Svalbard, with all the wildlife, scenery and culture was fantastic. However, the Arctic is harsh, cold and especially windy. Therefore, to be … Continue reading PACKING TIPS FOR ARCTIC EXPEDITION CRUISES