My sand dune state park obsession continues! The latest park added to my list, is Indiana Dunes State Park located in Chesterton, Indiana, just a one hour drive away from Downtown Chicago! A small section… More
I keep it no secret that I’ve fallen in love with Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Michigan…to the point where I even looked at house prices because I wanted to move there…! I recently returned from my 2nd visit to Mears and was able to explore more of this little Midwest town. I’m now here to share with you my favourite things to do!
If you’re looking for a fun, adventurous getaway in Iowa, the Waterloo and Cedar Falls area should be on your radar! Waterloo is predominantly known for its connection to John Deere, the iconic green and yellow tractors have been manufactured in Waterloo for 100 years! But did you know there are some great outdoor adventures to be had in the Cedar Falls and Waterloo area?!
It has been 2 years since I packed up my life in the UK and moved to America. The blogger in me was hoping that by this time I’d be writing posts like ‘how to cope with homesickness’, ‘5 ways to make new friends when living overseas’ etc etc. But the truth is, I suck at being an expat. In real life, I’m struggling and far from being able to offer anyone advice on how to live overseas because I don’t know how to fix it myself. I guess the most I can offer, is that if you are feeling homesick, you’re not alone.
When you think of Gold Coast in Australia, what’s the first thing that comes into your head? I’m probably not wrong in thinking ‘beaches’…it’s in the name after all! It shouts out white sandy coastline! Away from the hustle and bustle of the cities, Gold Coast’s Hinterland is home to several national parks, including: Tamborine National Park, Springbrook National Park (the ‘I’m a Celebrity Jungle’ for my UK readers!) and Lamington National Park. This post will focus on Tamborine National Park and things to do on Mt Tamborine in a morning or afternoon, just a 50 minute drive from Surfers Paradise!
The British Overseas Territory of Turks and Caicos is made up of hundreds of islands and cays. The most inhabited and touristy island is Providenciales! Providenciales international airport has direct flights to several US cities, making it an easy to reach Caribbean destination. On an island with so many all inclusive hotels, it’s difficult not to get trapped inside the resort bubble, but there are plenty of things to do in Providenciales and here I share some of my favourites with you!
There are some destinations which surprise you. Morocco is one of them! When I first looked into Marrakech desert tours, I didn’t care how I got to the Sahara Desert, I just knew I had to get there, my eyes were on the prize so to speak. It turns out, the route from Marrakech to Merzouga is just as incredible as the desert itself!
When it comes to airport names they can often be a little misleading…take London for example, there are 6 airports with ‘London’ in the name and yet only one is actually in the city! Tokyo has 2 airports, Narita and Haneda. Haneda Airport is the closest to the city, however unless you’re driving, it’s still an hour away using public transport. Narita is even further away and I’m guilty of searching for ‘how to get to Tokyo from Narita Airport’ when deciding how to spend a spare 7 hours between flights. I honestly think the town of Narita is hideously overlooked, it’s just 10 minutes away from the airport! Here are a few ideas for things to do in Narita, especially during an airport layover!
Who doesn’t love a little slice of paradise? On the surface, Turks and Caicos looks like a pretty expensive Caribbean destination, and I’m not going to lie, it kind of is! BUT it is possible to do Turks and Caicos on a budget and I’m going to give you a breakdown of the cost of my trip with some tips and tricks on how I saved myself money!