Safety Advice for Fez Morocco

If you get a chance to visit Fez, Morocco you will no doubt experience the utter chaos of walking through the Medina, the largest in the world which has over 9,500 sprawling streets and alleyways. So when people talk about getting lost while traveling, this medina will have you in a disorientated mess in seconds.Continue reading “Safety Advice for Fez Morocco”

Chefchaouen, Morocco Guide

Chefchaouen also named the Blue Pearl is a breath of fresh air and the perfect town to chill out in after experiencing the hectic cities of Marrakech and Fez. We had heard along the way that many people make the journey Chefchaouen as a day trip but it deserves more time than that on yourContinue reading “Chefchaouen, Morocco Guide”

A First Timer’s Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok was my first stop on my solo backpacking adventure around South East Asia. I made it my starting point due to a cheap flight from Dublin and I would also be joining a group tour through Vietnam and Cambodia from the city. I decided to arrive a few days before to find my bearingsContinue reading “A First Timer’s Guide to Bangkok, Thailand”

Volunteering at Elephant Nature Park, Thailand

Volunteering at Elephant Nature Park (ENP) was certainly an eye-opening and emotional experience but one of my highlights in South East Asia. You will learn so much about animal rights and the horror of the elephant tourism trade that is unfortunately still so real today in Thailand. I highly recommend anyone interested in helping elephantsContinue reading “Volunteering at Elephant Nature Park, Thailand”

Coastal Gems of County Cork, Ireland: Nohoval Cove.

Nohoval Cove (pronounced “No-val”) is one of Cork’s best kept secrets nestled in the Southern Irish coastline. It is located near the village of Nohoval and just a 15 minute drive from the seaside town of Kinsale, it has become a popular spot for divers and kayakers. While it is often missed as it isContinue reading “Coastal Gems of County Cork, Ireland: Nohoval Cove.”

The Best Way To See Pai, Thailand

I had heard so much about Pai from fellow travellers in Laos when I mentioned that I was travelling to Northern Thailand so had to go see it for myself. This is a small hippy village located 3 hours from Chiang Mai and it’s surrounded by nature, hot springs and view points. I can seeContinue reading “The Best Way To See Pai, Thailand”

Laos Yoga Retreat, Nong Khiaw

Whether you are an expert yogi or just casually practicing yoga you should give a retreat a shot! Where better to try one than in South East Asia – people from all around the world have been coming here for the best yoga experience. Laos, PDR (People’s Democratic Republic or also short for Please Don’tContinue reading “Laos Yoga Retreat, Nong Khiaw”

Must have Apps for Backpacking in South East Asia

Here is a list of my top travel smartphone app recommendations that will help you to find bargain accommodation, transport, flights,  restaurants and activities and budget your spending around South East Asia. Accommodation Agoda For booking accommodation, download the Agoda app. Create an account and it will find you the best deals on hotels, hostelsContinue reading “Must have Apps for Backpacking in South East Asia”

6 Things to Do Along Calle Oche in Little Havana, Miami

If you’re exploring Miami you have to head to Little Havana and walk along Calle Oche or ‘8th street’. This is the Cuban quarter of the city and full of character. Although usually packed with tourists, it’s definitely a worthwhile visit to catch a Cuban experience and meet the locals. You will notice straight awayContinue reading “6 Things to Do Along Calle Oche in Little Havana, Miami”

Welcome to Miami – Weekend Travel Itinerary

Last weekend was my second time in Miami and just as amazing. Below I have detailed where I stayed and what I did for the weekend in Florida. I booked my flights from Chicago on Tuesday and I was in Miami on Friday – possibly the most spontaneous / last minute trip I have organisedContinue reading “Welcome to Miami – Weekend Travel Itinerary”