My Master Bathroom Reveal

Welcome to my master bathroom – the first big project in my house renovations! When we gutted the top floor of our house to create a master bedroom we also carved out space to add an ensuite. The house has 5 bedrooms with only 1 bathroom so I knew another bath would be essential forContinue reading “My Master Bathroom Reveal”

Travel Blogging During a Pandemic

The last trip I went on before global travel shut down was Sri Lanka, in February 2020. Corona had started to pick up speed and there were some fears from family, friends and coworkers about us going on this trip. We continuously said how fine it would be, despite having our flights cancelled and rebookedContinue reading “Travel Blogging During a Pandemic”

10 Day in Sri Lanka

It’s been WAY too long since I’ve posted a good ole’ travel blog! The whole blogging world has changed and grown so much since I first start this little site in 2014. I think for a while I got pretty caught up in trying to keep up with the hype of it all and lostContinue reading “10 Day in Sri Lanka”

10 Tips for Travelling in Uganda

1. Download safe boda Getting around Kampala can be hectic especially during rush hour. Trips that should take 20 minutes can end up taking hours if you’re in a car. Scooters (or boda’s as they’re known in Uganda) weave through traffic and are realistically the best way to get around in the city. That beingContinue reading “10 Tips for Travelling in Uganda”

My Top 10 Travel Must Haves

1. Luxy Lemon Charing Phone case I say a luxy lemon one because they are cute as heck (not sponsored) but really any charging phone case is super handy. It’s the best for long days so you don’t need to stress about not having access to a map, tickets, or addresses for your accommodation!

50 Things I’m Thankful For

I’ve been so busy lately that I almost forgot about my favourite blog post of the year! If it wasn’t for my partner, I wouldn’t have remembered – and that will definitely be my 1st thing I’m grateful for .. my guy ACTUALLY listening when I talk about my blog!?! This is my 6th annualContinue reading “50 Things I’m Thankful For”

Life Update!

Hello my lovely blog followers! It has been a very long time since I have been able to write and share any of my recent travel adventures so I figured it was a perfect time to write a life update and let you all know what’s been happening. I moved back from Uganda at theContinue reading “Life Update!”

Your Guide to MTN/Airtel/Airtime/Mobile Money in Uganda

Heading to Uganda, and wondering – how am I going to stay connected to my friends and family at home? I’ve got you covered! Here’s the low down on how mobility, MTN, Airtel, Airtime and Mobile Money work in Uganda. Fun fact: Did you know there’s a social media tax in Uganda? Yep. People areContinue reading “Your Guide to MTN/Airtel/Airtime/Mobile Money in Uganda”

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Tour Operator: Achieve Global Safaris Safari Length: 3 days Safari Highlights: Gorilla Trek Price: $1575 USD Here’s the low down on gorilla trekking in East Africa: First, you usually need to book your gorilla permit in advance as there are only 80 permits sold each day and they can sell out during high season.