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[…]

Copenhagen in Winter: The Ultimate Guide

man riding bicycle in snowy copenhagen in winter

Copenhagen in winter conjures up images of hot chocolate, log fires and snowy streets. Yes, the days are chilly and the nights long, but where better to spend a winter break than Copenhagen in Denmark – the place that literally invented hygge? In this post, I share what makes winter such a special time to[…]

New Year’s Eve in Athens: How to celebrate in style

New Year's Eve in Athens, fireworks behind acropolis

Looking for somewhere different to bring in 2021? Consider spending New Year’s Eve in Athens! There’s plenty to do and something to suit every taste and budget, from parties to chilled evenings with friends and family.  Read on to find out the best ways to spend New Year in Athens, as well as what there[…]

10 days in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary

This 10 day Costa Rica itinerary gives you everything you need to explore this wonderful country with limited time! Costa Rica is at the top of many traveller’s bucket lists. And with good reason. The country boasts breathtaking scenery, wildlife spotting opportunities to rival Africa and plenty of thrill-seeking activities too. There’s plenty to keep[…]