the year of living danishly

Book Review: The Year of Living Danishly (and win the book)

This year I set myself a challenge of reading a book a week! It felt quite a daunting task, but somehow half way through the year I seem to still be on track. Reading has become a part of my daily routine and I am loving it! I have tried to read a range of [...]

view of Copenhagen

Easy tips for capturing great holiday photos

I would like to start this post by saying I am not a professional photographer and so my tips are self taught or tips from friends and therefore… really EASY to learn! All these photos were taken today on my iPhone on a day cycling and walking around Copenhagen, so though they may not be [...]


Top five things to do in Santa Cruz, USA

10 years ago I was fortunate enough to move to Santa Cruz, California to live and study for a year. Still to this day it was one of the best years of my life. What isn’t to love about living by the beach, with views across the ocean, enjoying the chilled atmosphere of a true [...]

How to win travel competitions

How to win travel competitions

In the last couple of year I have had quite a string of wins when it comes to travel competitions. I’ve been to Denmark, UAE, Zanzibar, The Seychelles, South Africa and America, on top of three month’s free membership at my local health spa and various smaller prizes such as a bracelet and magazine subscription… [...]

backpack winning

Tips for a gap year at any age and WIN a backpack!

Whether you are coming to the end of your official gap year between school and university or you are coming to the end of your youth, or even the end of your working years… It’s never too late for a gap year! I’ve had two gap years… so far, and I am sure there will [...]

Bohemia island

How to own a slice of your own island… for reals!

Last month a few travel bloggers had some of us taken for a ride in one of the most lustworthy April Fool’s jokes ever. Hundreds of bloggers across the world were wishing, hoping, dreaming it was true… but alas Dylan and friends had us all fooled. The Travel Massive Island was not to be. Tears [...]