Life is a jigsaw puzzle

Letter 152 The analogy that everyone's life is a unique jigsaw puzzle that we are blindly building, is the perfect way to explain so many fundamental things. That we're all fiddling around with different pieces trying to figure out how to create a perfect picture that we can't yet imagine. That sometimes pieces don't fit … Continue reading Life is a jigsaw puzzle

COMPLETE BULGARIA ITINERARY

Letter 151 If Bulgaria's not on your bucket list, it should be. If it is, this may spark your imagination and encourage you to book that trip. If you're already going - this should be a helpful itinerary including some tricks and tricks for this crazy beautiful country. I spent the last 2 weeks of … Continue reading COMPLETE BULGARIA ITINERARY

Creating a Capsule Travel Wardrobe

Letter 141 Who says travelling has to involve wearing nothing but dark colours 'because it doesn't show dirt' and changing your entire wardrobe to a selection of uninspiring clothes? Many, many backpackers say that. I disagree. I am a big advocate for being a light-packing traveller, but that doesn't mean a load of boring dark … Continue reading Creating a Capsule Travel Wardrobe

Collecting experiences, not countries

Letter 135 Something that both impresses and baffles me is when people set out to visit every country in the world. There are 195 of them, so it's not a small feat. On one hand, I think it's admirable that people are aiming to have stepped foot on every country in the world, on the … Continue reading Collecting experiences, not countries

How to calculate a travel budget (and other tips)

Letter 129 My developed, tried-and-tested formula for travel budgeting works for me every time and should be useful if you're planning any trip and somehow you have to come up with a number of how much money you'll need. It's pretty simple and can take as much or as little time as you'd like - … Continue reading How to calculate a travel budget (and other tips)

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!

Complete Croatia Itinerary and Costs Revealed!

Letter 123 After spending just over 3 weeks of my summer travelling around Croatia, visiting 10 different places, I feel I can shed some light on how much Croatia will set you back. From accommodation to travel and activities to food, I've got you covered!   TOTAL SPENT: £810.76   Brief Summary Average per week … Continue reading Complete Croatia Itinerary and Costs Revealed!