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A Weekend of Incredible Views and Hot Chocolate

Reykjavik, Iceland After seeing so many amazing pictures and videos of this very underrated country, we instantly decided Iceland would be our next short trip. The basics As recommended by a friend, we booked our long weekend away with Authentic Scandinavia, who were very hands on through the whole thing, making sure the trip was [...]

A Weekend of Sky-Kissing Towers and 24″ Pizzas

Prague, Czech Republic We couldn’t resist booking a little weekend away before the hardcore saving started for Nepal and India. So here’s why we chose Prague… We spent 3 nights and 3 days in Prague and felt as though this was enough time for us to see everything we wanted to (there are only so [...]

A Weekend of Walking Miles and Eating Copious Gelato

Rome, Italy. Before you even step off the plane you need to download the Ulmon Rome app. We don’t know what we would have done without it! It is free to download and works without 3G or Wi-Fi. You can simply type in the place you want to visit and if you turn your location services [...]

Volunteering Abroad 101

Volunteering Abroad 101 I will be taking you through the reasons of why you should (or shouldn’t) pack up your bags for a few months and do something that you can’t put a price on… Don’t Panic! Most people I talk to are scared of going alone or not knowing anyone when they get there. […]

Our Helicopter Ride Over London

Our Helicopter Ride Over London. London, England. For Birthday and Christmas presents, we tend to buy each other experiences rather than things. As neither of us are materialistic, we find that ticking an activity off the list or creating a fun memory is so much more worthwhile than getting a new pair of shoes or something. [...]