Tag: Hiking

Lebanon’s Lost Land : The Aakkar

By on December 3, 2018 in Hiking, LEBANON, Middle East, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Lebanon’s Lost Land : The Aakkar

You all know I’ve got a lot of love for Lebanon. But maybe what you don’t know is that it’s not the beguiling charm of Beirut, the ridiculously untouched Roman ruins, the magnificent monasteries or the dazzling diversity of cultures that I loved most. All I do love all those things. Not, what I love […]

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The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

By on August 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Reviews with 2 Comments
The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

We’ve all had them, those awful travel towels that claim to dry fast and not smell, when in fact they do nothing but the complete opposite. And quite frankly there’s nothing worse than a damp, stinky towel in your bag when you’re on the move. Because I’ve been there and experienced that too! But now […]

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The Only Cotswolds Itinerary You’ll Ever Need

By on August 2, 2018 in Europe, Itineraries, UK with 0 Comments
The Only Cotswolds Itinerary You’ll Ever Need

A great way to keep things cheap when you travel is to not travel too far and while that sounds amazingly unexciting, especially if you live in a country like the UK comme moi, it’s actually rather exciting indeed! (Am I getting old?!) Because while travelling to the far-flung corners of the globe is marvellous, […]

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The Most Unbelievable Things to Do in Cappadocia on a Budget + Itinerary

The Most Unbelievable Things to Do in Cappadocia on a Budget + Itinerary

If there’s anywhere in Turkey that you’ve seen or heard about on Instagram, Facebook or the internet at large, it’s probably Cappadocia. Am I right, or am I right? Yes this geographically striking, visually spellbinding and utterly unique spot in Turkey’s central highlands is just so picturesque, it’s no wonder it’s as famous as it […]

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Why Hiking Lebanon is the Perfect Way to Get Off the Beaten Track in this Epic Country

By on May 19, 2018 in Hiking, LEBANON, Middle East, Reviews with 2 Comments
Why Hiking Lebanon is the Perfect Way to Get Off the Beaten Track in this Epic Country

If you’ve read any of my posts on this blog, you’ll know getting off the beaten track is one of my favourite things to do. And hiking Lebanon with the fantastic company, Trekking Lebanon, was the perfect way to do just that! A totally delightful way to discover some of the local-only known parts of […]

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Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

By on April 9, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Hiking, National Parks with 6 Comments
Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

The UNESCO-listed Simien Mountains and the UNESCO-listed city of Gonder (or Gondar!) are – perhaps unsurprisingly given their world heritage status – among 2 of Ethiopia’s finest attractions. Situated close by each other, many tourists explore them together, as I did, and that’s exactly why I’m pairing them together in this guide. Located in the […]

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The Best Tanzania Itinerary – Places You Can’t Miss!

The Best Tanzania Itinerary – Places You Can’t Miss!

I have one regret about the time I spent in Tanzania… that it wasn’t longer! This is such a rich and diverse East African country, with so much history and fascinating culture that you’ll struggle to absorb as much as you’d like no matter how long you spend there! In fact, I got to spend […]

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Holiday in Bibione: Dream a little Dream of Italian Beach

By on February 21, 2018 in ITALY with 0 Comments
Holiday in Bibione: Dream a little Dream of Italian Beach

There is no doubt that Italy has an endless list of “must visit” places! From the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain in Rome to the Florence Cathedral, St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace in Venice and even the Milan Cathedral, there’s so many great sights in Italy to choose from. But if all you want is […]

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14 Spellbinding Things to do in Kenya That Will Make You Book a Trip There Today!

By on February 5, 2018 in Africa, KENYA with 5 Comments
14 Spellbinding Things to do in Kenya That Will Make You Book a Trip There Today!

One of the most diverse countries in East Africa, Kenya really does have it all. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate safari experience, a hiking adventure or a chance to relax on white sand beaches, this fantastic country has it all – at a good price too! In between all this there’s an incredible array […]

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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on January 15, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 2 Comments
Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you enjoying […]

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