Mention the words 'river cruising' to anyone under the age of 35 and visions of grey-haired, bum-bag toting tourists spring to mind. River cruises have always been thrown into the 'old person' category of travelling and it didn't look like they would ever evade it. Until now... Uniworld, one of the leading river cruise company's … Continue reading River Cruising – The Millenial Edition
Woohoo! So you're going do it, you've made the plunge to hike to the base of the highest mountain in the world! You've been training for weeks, hiking for hours to build up your endurance. You've got all the equipment and worn in your hiking boots to prevent blisters. You've dog-eared all the important information … Continue reading Blonde’s Guide to Everest Base Camp
After a bit of a restless night due to Mr Snorelax in the bed above me, I gave up trying to out sleep my alarm and got ready and headed to the airport early. Today I am off to Nepal, which is exciting but slightly terrifying! Before I landed in Nepal I had a six … Continue reading Culture Shocks in Kathmandu
Here we go again.. After a long (actually I lie, it went bloody fast) 10 months, I am giving the trusty old passport another flogging. Where to this time you might be asking. Well loyal followers (Hi Mum!) I am in the clean, organised island of Singapore... For one whole day and a half. I … Continue reading Sweating it out in Singapore..
After our monumental hike, we had to hightail back to Waikiki to drop off our Jeep and go to the airport to catch our flight to Maui. Fuelled by coffee, we managed to get to Waikiki in record time and after doing a few circles in search of a fuel station we said goodbye to … Continue reading Made it to Maui!
Disclaimer: This hike is illegal to do in Oahu. To reach the Stairway to Heaven you have to trespass on government property. While people still continue to climb the stairs, if you are caught there is a chance you will be fined. I, in no way condone this activity… However I thoroughly recommend it. I … Continue reading The Day I Almost Climbed to Heaven
Last night I slept hard, like uber hard. When I woke at 8am it was so hard to open my eyes. We were four days into the trip but I felt like the jetlag was just kicking in. I guess going from full-time work to full-time travel is harder than it sounds. Forcing myself out … Continue reading Turtles, Temples & Tanning