My Dream USA Road Trip

  Like many, I have been dreaming of a big USA road trip for years.  I have planned several iterations of this dream trip, as my knowledge has improved and my budget has changed, and I thought I’d share my latest version with you.  

Deals of the Month

I will update these deals every 2 weeks (Please note that I have no affiliation with these companies (other than Booking.com & eBookers) – Mostly I just choose vouchers and deals that look like good value!   AUGUST –   NEED SOME INSPIRATION? – Use

What’s Your Travel Style?

  Back in 1999 I set off on my first solo trip to Europe (from New Zealand) – read about it here.  This definitely helped me discover my ‘travel style’ – i.e. what activities I enjoyed, what budget suited my tastes, and what modes of

Birthday Trips Away

  Every year since I moved to Scotland (2003), I have celebrated by going away on holiday.  I don’t like the pressure of having a birthday in town, plus a birthday is a great excuse to travel anyway!  However, this year, we are taking a

Travel Planning Tips

  I’m one of those people that enjoys the planning part of trips so much that it equates to roughly 30% of my overall enjoyment!  Planning and organising is just in my blood – I love researching, spending hours finding the best deals, and acquainting