Cliff-jumping or Thigh-flopping?

Letter 134 "You could've dropped a whale from that cliff and my splash would've been bigger." The beach is called 'Dead Goat Beach'. It's a tiny cove in Montenegro surrounded by striking orange cliffs with crystal blue waves rolling up on the white pebbles. The slight catch - it can only be accessed by violently … Continue reading Cliff-jumping or Thigh-flopping?

Alternative Budget European City Breaks!

Letter 130 Lost on where to next visit in Europe? I'd like to offer my input of some of my favourite European cities that suit a student budget! I've not been to a huge amount of countries in Europe, but those I have been to I've travelled well so I hope my insight will help! … Continue reading Alternative Budget European City Breaks!

Complete Montenegro Itinerary and Costs Revealed!

Letter 128 I've been so excited to write this post because in the 15 days I spent in this little country, I fell in love with it. I'm hoping this letter might inspire others to get exploring this gem! This post will contain all the information you need - from accommodation to travel and activities … Continue reading Complete Montenegro Itinerary and Costs Revealed!

Looking back on 2017

Letter 119 What a year 2017 has been! I would go as far as to say it has been the best year of my life, but I'm looking forward to 2018 even more. In this letter I'll recap 2017 the best way I can and look back over my favourite letters. Letter 56 The year … Continue reading Looking back on 2017

Photo Essay: Sunsets of Summer 2017

Letter 116 Whoever said sunsets all look the same are stupid. This letter will present some of my favourite photos from Spain, Portugal, Croatia and Montenegro - that happen to be a varied array of sunsets. Enjoy.   Bar Thanks for reading. From Lou About Me  

Hiking in Montenegro’s Black Mountains

Letter 115 "At least one of you will probably experience vertigo" said our hostel owner and expert on all things in Durmitor National Park. Would it be me? I'd never been to 2,500m before - I hadn't even been to the tallest peak in the UK, which only rises to a measly 1,345m - so … Continue reading Hiking in Montenegro’s Black Mountains

Wonderful People of Montenegro

Letter 114 As I headed towards the border of Montenegro and Albania I encountered the city of Ulcinj. With few expectations I was struck with a charming city and overwhelmed by the generosity of the people there. I had very little time in Ulcinj, only one full day, but in that time I made many … Continue reading Wonderful People of Montenegro