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”

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”

Guide to Queen Elizabeth National Park | Mid-Range Safari

Tour Operator: African Adventure Travellers Ltd. Safari Length: 3 days Safari Highlights: 2 game drives, boat cruise (we opted out of the last game drive) Overall Rating: 5/10 Price: $540 USD Choosing the right safari company can be intimidating. There are hundreds to chose from and sometimes reviews are difficult to trust. At the endContinue reading “Guide to Queen Elizabeth National Park | Mid-Range Safari”

10 Essential Gorilla Trekking Tips

This is what you need to know as you prepare for your gorilla trek in East Africa. Enjoy! 1. Wear long socks – this was probably the best advice I got before I went gorilla trekking. The ants in the forest are notorious and within seconds of standing near them they will somehow be up yourContinue reading “10 Essential Gorilla Trekking Tips”

How to get around Kampala

Welcome to Kampala, a traffic filled chaotic city! I’ll give you the low-dow on how to get around the easiest, cheapest and of course, safest way possible. Safety warning, especially for solo female travellers like me: It is NOT advisable to be out in Kampala at night by yourself. I have not taken a safeContinue reading “How to get around Kampala”

10 Tips for Backpacking Malaysia

1. Although Malaysia is a modern country, it is much more conservative than neighbouring southeast Asian countries, so make sure you dress and act respectfully 2. From what I experienced people here were extremely friendly and chatty on the subway and bus stations so don’t be surprised if someone wants to chat with you asContinue reading “10 Tips for Backpacking Malaysia”

10 Must Haves in Your Carry-On Bag

1. A Scarf A scarf is my favourite travel accessory. You can use it as a pillow or as a blanket if it gets a little chilly (which it normally does). It’s also a good idea to wear layers when travelling because you’ll experience all temperatures – from stinkin’ hot waiting in lines and runningContinue reading “10 Must Haves in Your Carry-On Bag”