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Welcome to my travel diary – follow my thoughts as I plan my trips. Find out what inspires me to visit the places I do and everything else in between!

It’s nearly time to chill out in Croatia

I’d booked flights to Croatia back in February and finally my trip was edging closer! It was nearly time to chill out in Croatia. It was another country on my solo …

Greece – I’m coming back!

After hearing the name Meteora on one of my previous trips to Greece and then seeing pictures of this place, I knew I had to visit. Greece – I’m coming back …

Beautiful in Bruges…

Beautiful In Bruges.   I remember passing through the city over ten years ago on a trip to somewhere else, but barely saw anything.   It had looked beautiful – that’s …

Willkommen to Deutschland! A weekend break away

There never seems to be a dull moment right now and that’s exactly how I like it! Wilkomem to Deutschland! A weekend break in away.   Pit-stop No sooner had I …

A visit to the beautiful island of Formentera

Is it time for you to take a trip to visit the beautiful island of Formentera? Have you heard of it?

My snowy day of activities in Stockholm

When I created my travel bucket list for 2019, I had my first trip in mind already – Budapest. But Budapest wasn’t where I ended up. No, instead I was in Sweden’s …

A short break to snowy Stockholm, Sweden

When I’d originally penned my travel bucket list for 2019, I had a number of places in mind to visit. I wanted to go to Budapest but this time on my …

My 2019 travel bucket list – let the adventures begin!

Happy New Year everyone! Another year, more travel plans to make. It’s 2019 – let my travel adventures begin!!   My 2019 travel hit list So, what’s on my radar? You’ve …

My year of solo travel in 2018 – the highlights

What a year 2018 has been! I wanted to take some time to reflect and think about the cool places I’ve been to and some of my favourite experiences. Where am …

My trip to Portugal – AT LAST!

If you could see how excited I was that my trip to Portugal (at last) had come, you’d probably think I was being over the top. But I was really looking …

A weekend break to Paris

I decided to squeeze in a trip during the August bank holiday, so I checked out a few options. I looked at Norway, Bruges and Stockholm but eventually decided on a …

My Copenhagen challenge – the results!

In my last post – My Copenhagen challenge – I decided to see if I could spend no more than £200 in 3 days. I’d heard how expensive the city could …

My Copenhagen Challenge!

Copenhagen   Copenhagen is the down-to-earth, vibrant capital city of Denmark. With beautiful canals, grand buildings and palaces scattered throughout – and a smattering of bicycles – it’s a great place …

My next travel adventure to… Copenhagen

Deciding to visit Copenhagen definitely came out of the blue. No sooner had I arrived back from my trip to Amsterdam, did the urge to travel begin to nudge me once …

Another travel adventure!

The travel bug I had such a great time on the beautiful island of Santorini that I was already thinking of where to go next. A new solo travel adventure. By …

Visiting the Red, White and Black beaches of Santorini

It was beach day!   Iwas going to visit the Red and White beaches of Santorini. On my second visit to Oia for the sunset, I’d met two people from Brazil. …

Another trip to Oia – Santorini

I was so captivated by the view I’d seen the night before, that I wanted to see it again. I had to get to the Castle of Oia. I’d found out …

An afternoon boat tour in Santorini – on route to Oia

Boat tour in Santorini After leaving the hot springs, the next part of our boat tour in Santorini would take us to another island in the Caldera before heading to Oia. …

A boat tour in Santorini

A Boat Tour in Santorini I’d booked a boat tour in Santorini before arriving on the island.  The boat tour would take the group around the Caldera, which was created following …

A solo holiday – where should I go?

A solo holiday – where should I go? I had no idea!   A solo holiday, a new challenge. It all started with a thought remember, yet I hadn’t actually thought …

A solo holiday – starting my adventures in Europe!

Hello Europe! Starting my solo adventure in Europe just made sense. Where in the world I was going to… check!   There were still so many places I hadn’t been to, …

Just a thought – that’s all it was

Just a thought. That’s all it was. That’s how it started.   If anyone had told me I’d be travelling on my own three years ago I probably wouldn’t have believed …

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