Travel Tips & Recommendations

Miss Tunica Beachwear

Miss Tunica Beachwear Review

My Miss Tunica beachwear arrived at my parents’ house in Florida a few weeks before me. Leaving dreary autumnal London behind along with all of my jumpers (translation: sweaters), I...

The London Eye

Best London Finds from #Traverse17

The Traverse 2017 pre-conference events in London were the perfect excuse to travel locally. Since moving abroad for love and settling into the UK, I had stopped exploring the city....

Spirit Airlines

Should You Book a Flight with Spirit Airlines?

Spirit Airlines, headquartered in Florida, offers seriously cheap flights. But with mixed online reviews and possible add on fees – are plane tickets with Spirit Airlines even worth booking? I...

Virgin Money Lounge

Virgin Money Lounge in Central London

The Virgin Money Lounge Londoners regularly pay and (rightfully) complain atrocious rent. This is why the Virgin Money Lounge in Central London is so novel. The lounge, just a minute’s...

Trujillo

Trujillo, A Truly Encantador Spanish Town

The promise of the nation’s best cheeses lured me to the small Spanish town of Trujillo. Dreams of creamy Manchego accompanied me on the three-hour ride from Madrid, as the...

Statue of Liberty

Free Views of the Statue of Liberty

If you would like to free views of the Statue of Liberty from a boat without paying a cruise fee, consider boarding the free Staten Island Ferry for glimpses of...

3 Festive Florida Events to Inspire the Holiday Spirit

Jetting out of the frigid Midwest to celebrate Christmas surrounded by palm trees may cause cognitive dissonance, but what Floridians lack in snow, they make up for in holiday spirit....

Travel Photography Tips from Matthew Williams-Ellis Seminar

Since my travel for budget is modest and vacation days are dwindling, I have resorted to second-hand experience of the other cultures via travel talks and museum or art exhibitions....

The Roof Gardens: London

The perfect summer get-away spot lays right in the heart of the city, at the London Roof Gardens, 6 stories above the hustle and bustle of the city. The flowering...

London ←→ Dublin: Train & Ferry vs. Flight

I purchased two one-way tickets between London and Dublin because I couldn’t decide which mode of transport was better: a romantic train and ferry journey to span the day or...

Prime Meridian

Splits and ‘Lady Bits’ on the Prime Meridian (0 degrees) for $0 and 0 Wait

What is a visit to Greenwich without a photo op at the Prime Meridian? Most other tourists wondered the same thing because a massive queue of people were waiting to...

Beitou Public Hot Springs

The public Beitou hot springs in Taiwan, now referred to as Millennium Hot Springs, offer visitors a few hours to soak in terraced outdoor pools surrounded by vibrant gardens for only $1.25...

Coral Island, Thailand: Don’t Bother.

Tommy, our AirBNB host, tricked us into another day trip planned by his “travel agent” friend.  The first outing, though not entirely dedicated to sea-kayaking as shown on the travel...