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
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’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 set off solo for Morocco, to meet my Travel Talk tour group. I panicked at the last minute, as we flew towards the city. We were flying over mountains, and fields, and I started worrying maybe there was nothing here. The bustling city I imagined might only exist in my head. We touched down… Read More Moroccan magic: my first day in Marrakesh
I had the absolute pleasure of exploring Marrakesh’s souks with my tour group through Travel Talk. We were led by the world’s greatest tour guide, Abdoul. A man with a heart of gold and the biggest sense of humour. We met at the hotel, ready to explore the souk. Abdoul gave us a rundown on… Read More Moroccan magic: tackling the madness that is Marrakesh’s souks
I was so excited when a friend suggested we give Ascot races a whirl. I’d missed out on tickets the year before, as I arrived in the U.K. not long before and they had already sold out. Tickets were £60 through Stoke Travel when we got them. Entry was £40 alone, and then we would have… Read More Stoked at a day out at Ascot races
I woke up on my final morning in Andorra, feeling like I’d been run over. By a bus, towing a tractor, loaded with hay bales. Made of steel. I began to question if I’d actually damaged something. A quick message to mum didn’t help, her asking if I could have broken my tailbone. Nothing like… Read More The Stoke big Andorra Weekender – Day Three: all the pain