Thailand is one of those places that you just have to see to believe. With is expansive white sand beaches, breath taking lagoons and canyons, delectable food and affordable prices, it’s no secret that Thailand hits the top of many peoples bucket lists. Just a short 2 hour drive from Phuket airport lies Khao Lak, a hidden gem along the Thai coastline, boasting a plethora of outdoor activities, cultural excursions and an idyllic setting. In this post I have outlined the top things to do in Khao Lak to make the most out of your next trip to the area.Continue reading
By far my favourite day while exploring the United States Virgin Islands was our ‘Island Beach Bar and Island Hopping Boat Tour’ which was run by ‘Stormy Pirates’ and offers a full 8 hour boat tour, commencing from the marina in St Thomas or in St John. Where else can you go beach bar hopping by boat in a tropical archipelago? In this post I will outline our fun-filled trip, and hopefully by the end, I will have persuaded you to add it to your Must Do list on your next trip to the islands.Continue reading
Do you feel limited with your travel and vacations by the sheer price of just getting to your destination? Ever wonder how influencers you see on social media snag flights for less than the price of a couple of checked bags? Well I’m here to share with you some of the best tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years as a serial budget traveller.Continue reading
The phrase ‘Mexico’s Riviera Maya’ might spark images to you of bustling Cancun or ultra hip and trendy Tulum, but I’m here to tell you about an incredible hidden gem known as Mayakoba, just 30 miles from Cancun international airport. It comprises four luxury resorts nestled in a unique network of canals lined by mangroves and opening out onto a sublime stretch of white sand beaches.
The three upscale resorts are Fairmont Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba, Rosewood Mayakoba and the Banyan Tree, and are in a private gated community
I had the unique opportunity to stay at the Fairmont Mayakoba this past September 2020, and I’m still in awe that such a unique property is present on the Riviera Maya coast and so close to Cancun.Continue reading
With the overwhelming presence of social media and less than joyful news these days, there has been an up swing in the number of off-the-grid experiences booked by vacationers. If the thought of this fills you with dread, I ask that you open your mind to an unforgettable and refreshing experience that you probably didn’t know you needed. In a recent blog post, I have documented my stay at an off-the-grid rustic cabana in a remote island off the coast of Belize – read it here.Continue reading
One of the reasons why I love Belize so much is because of its vast variety of topography and culture – if you spent two weeks in just one place I fear you would miss out on so much that Belize has to offer! It really is one of those places where it’s worth hopping around a bit; luckily it’s super easy to travel around due to the accessible network of domestic flights, buses and transfer shuttles. Below I have outlined the perfect 14 day itinerary to make sure you make the most out of this awe-inspiring country.Continue reading
As the travel industry is slowly bouncing back, I know there’s many of us itching to get on the road again, but it might come with some uncertainty. I have compiled a list of some tips and hacks for travelling safely during the COVID-19 era.Continue reading
When you think of overwater bungalows, is your mind picturing tropical exotic destinations like the Maldives and French Polynesia that take 156 days to get to?! Well I’m here to tell you that you don’t need to travel that far to experience it (nor burn a hole in your pocket).This hidden gem you are looking at right now is on a small remote island off the coast of Belize, and costs just $80/night! The island in question is called Tobacco Caye.Continue reading
We’ve all had days like this – when you just feel a bit down in the dumps and there doesn’t have to be a specific reason for why you feel this way, it can just happen. But there are some simple things that you can do to help lift your spirits.
We have moved on a long way since activewear first began and all you could buy were unflattering cycling shorts and baggy vests. Now the internet is awash with fantastic prints, sculpted fitted items that actually make you look and feel great. Here’s a selection of my top ten favourites from across the web.