I was in Morocco on a tour with Travel Talk. Their Adventure Morocco tour included two nights in the desert, which I was super excited but a little bit nervous for. I had no idea what to expect, and it ended up being the highlight of my trip. Abdoul was going to make it an… Read More Moroccan magic: Sahara daydreams and sunsets
Travel has changed a lot in the last thirty years. Air travel never used to be an option, as the cost was so high. But these days, flying allows easy access to countries we never would have been able to dream about. Check out some of these tips out for how to find cheap flights.… Read More How to find cheap flights
It’s a well known fact that Kiwis love brunch. Australians do too, but I’m a Kiwi, so I can quite happily state for the record that we love brunch. On a weekend in NZ, you’ll find most footpaths overflowing with brunchers. It’s totally acceptable to brunch anytime between breakfast and dinner. Moving to London, I… Read More How to find cheap brunch in London
I’ve always wanted to explore Scotland, and the three day exploring the Isle of Skye tour with Macbackpackers sounded like a great place to start. Nearly missing my overnight train to Edinburgh, I didn’t get a whole lot of sleep, but wasn’t going to let that stop me enjoying myself. Our driver/guide, Tim, was fan-fucking-tastic from… Read More Exploring the Isle of Skye – hilarious Scottish style!
I had heard from others that the walking tour in Tirana was a must. At 6pm, it was still 35 degrees. I was hoping for an amazing experience, to justify how hot it was. I was not disappointed. Our walking tour began under the giant Albanian flag, in the main square. There, our guide Gaxi… Read More A walk through Albania’s history
I’ve always wanted to go to Gallipoli. After learning about the ANZACs landing there in the First World War, I’ve always wanted to see firsthand what they went through for our country’s freedom. I went there with Travel Talk, as part of a tour around Turkey. Our drive followed the road, which curled through the… Read More Turkish delights: history lessons at Gallipoli
I definitely would recommend staying at Sarande Backpackers (SR Backpackers), if you happen to find yourself in Sarande, Albania. I got the ferry from Corfu (more on that adventure here), and was so insanely hungover I could have cried. I was wandering up and down the road, trying to find the place. I kept getting… Read More Hostel review: Sarande Backpackers in Albania