Visiting Monteverde Hanging Bridges with a fear of heights

Would Be Traveller Hanging Bridges with a fear of heights

Visiting Monteverde’s Hanging Bridges features right at the top of most itineraries for Costa Rica, but what if you’re scared of heights? Don’t worry, I’ve been there (literally) and there are plenty of ways to cope. The very fact you’re even questioning whether you should visit the hanging bridges suggests you want to – so[…]

2 Days in Vienna: The Perfect 48 Hour Itinerary

If you’re planning to spend 2 days in Vienna, this is the perfect itinerary for your whistle-stop tour. There are plenty of things to do in Vienna to satisfy all tastes, including art galleries and historic palaces to satisfy the culture vultures, as well as plenty of parks and boat trips to keep nature lovers[…]

16 Things to do in Reading, Berkshire: A Local’s Guide

Would Be Traveller Reading station

From shopping and eating at The Oracle, to visiting vineyards and strolling along the River Thames, this list of things to do in Reading will help you find plenty to keep you entertained in and around the local area.  After being named one of 2019’s best places in the UK to live and work, Reading[…]

The 11 Best Things to do in Monteverde, Costa Rica

Things to do in Monteverde, with hanging bridge overlooking rainforest

Monteverde is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica. While it’s well-known for its cloud forests and opportunities to try some adrenaline-filled sports, there are plenty of other things to do in Monteverde that will keep you entertained for this part of your Costa Rica itinerary.  The Best Things to do in Monteverde[…]

9 of the Best Safari Lodges in Kenya

Would Be Traveller Best Safari Lodges in Kenya safari tent with beds and towels

Going on an African safari is a dream come true for so many people; it certainly was for me! But with so many places to stay in Kenya, finding the right one for your budget and style can be harder than spotting the elusive leopard! That’s why I’ve collaborated with some of my favourite fellow[…]

Eco Mallorca: How to have a sustainable (and enjoyable!) trip to the Balearic Islands

Would Be Traveller Eco Mallorca

There’s a lot of positives to Mallorca – hours of sunshine, spectacular scenery and beautiful stretches of coastline, but sustainability? It’s not something you would normally associate with the Balearics. Until now.  The largest of the Balearic islands, Mallorca is an outdoor and responsible traveller’s dream. It offers responsible outdoor activities, vegetarian-friendly restaurants, sustainable accommodation[…]

EasyJet Fearless Flyer Course Review

easyjet wing tip in sky for fearless flyer course review

After becoming totally fed up of my fear of flying, I decided to book on to the easyJet Fearless Flyer course. In this review, I share my honest opinions of the format, experience and leaders of the course, and answer that age old question… do fear of flying courses actually work? Being scared of flying[…]

Craghoppers Nosilife Review: Insect Repellent Clothing

Man wearing Craghoppers Nosilife clothes in jungle rainforest

If you’re anything like me, you’re a mosquito’s favourite meal. I bet you’ve tried everything to stop the bug bites, from bug repellent (both natural and tropical strength varieties) and citronella candles to vitamin B and arm bands, but nothing seems to work. I feel ya. No matter how much repellent I apply, I still[…]