Hiking the West Highland Way

Together, my partner and I ventured into the very heart of the Scottish highlands, embraced harsh conditions, became transfixed by an endless horizon of mountain peaks and tested out our new Trespass gear, to hike the west highland way. Day 1: On the first day of travel we braved a nine hour coach journey from…

Lisbon: The City of Art

The buildings of Lisbon, Portugal are overgrown, with ivy branching out of the rock. The streets merge into one, leading you up steep staircases and past local cafes until you can see the city, towering below you. It is a beautiful place to visit, explore and immerse yourself in. If you stay in Nova De…

Exploring the wonders of the Peak District National Park

When people ask you how your weekend went, usually you say “oh yeah, it was great thank you, spent most of it chilling” or seeing friends etc. Sound familiar? This weekend was different. Very different. Who knew it was possible to fit so much into a two and a half day weekend? Friday afternoon we…

My Solo Christmas Adventure in Glencoe

There are many ways to celebrate Christmas and this year, I decided to head out on a solo adventure up to the glorious highlands of Scotland. I can’t deny that I was overcome with a desire to break away and get lost in the wild! I set forth on the 22nd December, bracing a very…

Travel: Why is it so important to us?

It is important to travel as often as you can. Don’t threat over expenses, or worry that you’ll be missing out at home. Travelling gives you a sense of fulfillment and adds purpose to your life. To stay in one place for too long can lead you into a vicious circle of feeling very depressed…

Travelling to Edinburgh: A City of Wonder

  Day 1: Unfamiliarity Its 7:50pm and I have just arrived at The Hostel in Edinburgh (yes that’s its official name). I have just walked a mile and a half down the main high street after sitting patiently on a National Express coach for ten hours. The high street is filled with the hustle and…

Travel for Introverts

Life isn’t easy being an introvert. You will often miss out on plans on a Saturday night because you would rather be at home, alone and listening to music then out being socially awkward around friends. Many will tell you that you will live a very lonely, unhappy life. If you announce that you want…

The perks of UK travel

Many of us who live in the UK are often prone to travelling abroad, rather than exploring first, the hidden gems that makes the UK one of the top travel destinations. So what are the primary factors that makes the UK so travel worthy? Well No.1 is… The English Countryside The English Countryside is renowned…

Alone on a Mountaintop

We all come to a point at which we need solitude. We need time to ourselves to indulge in the great spectacle of the outdoors. The act of living, as wonderful as it is, can be tiresome. No man or woman can function without a little solitude from time to time. So, how or where…

Lake District Adventures

Just over a week ago me and Toni Bell took off on our adventure to the Lake District National Park. We had to sit through hours and hours of traffic but it was more than worth the wait. Having arrived by Ambleside at 08:30pm we found a perfect parking spot in the sidings of the road,…

Fear of flying

We all live in fear of something whether that be a fear of clowns, of the dark or a fear of flying. Many of us choose to face up to our greatest fears while some choose to lock them away and pretend that they don’t exist. Personally, I have always feared isolation and entrapment. For…

Travelling into the unknown

What is our ultimate purpose in this world? Is it just to go out to work every day, come home, go to sleep and repeat the process again the next morning? Are we accustomed to working the days away? Well, I believe that there is more to life than that. We all have a purpose and…