Scenic Highlights of New Zealand’s South Island

if you haven’t been to new zealand’s South island, then you should go. If you have, then you kn9ow what I’m talking about and would jump at the chance to go back. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiul countries I’ve visited, and for a small country has a huge variety of amazing things…

Celebrating A Midwinter Christmas in July

On July24th I was super excited, and pretty busy. As soon as I arrived home from work I got busy icing the Christmas cake which I’d made 6weeks previously, before cleaning with plenty of help from my housemate Nadia, and then the important stuff. Decorating. We blew up 20 balloons each, made snowflakes, all while…

Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award

I’m so chuffed right now that I can’t stop smiling. Melissa from A Broken Backpack (an awesome blog I can’ get enough of) has nominated little old me for the Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award! How amazingly awesome is that?! My blog is such a little thing that I’m sure only my mum and…

Six Simple Steps For A Successful Road Trip

‘Wake me up’ by Avicii is playing. The road is long, straight, and empty, stretching into the distance. To each side are grassy fields where cows graze on grass kept lush by constant watering. In the distance snow topped mountains loom above. An hour later and we’re driving over the mountains, I’m forced to slow as…

Why Don’t We Travel More In Our Own Countries?

I grew up slap bang in the middle of England. Aim a dart at the centre and if you’re a good shot you’ll probably hit somewhere near. My village is surrounded by lush rolling hills utilised by farmers for their stock, dotted with quaint villages (Including Ashby St Ledgers, where the Gunpowder Plot was planned by…