Starting out on my solo travels, one of the biggest things for me was keeping track of everywhere I had been and all of the amazing pictures and memories I had picked up along the way… enter scrapbooking stage left. But, starting out with notebook in-hand wasn’t so easy, as a self-confessed perfectionist my heart broke as I saw perfect pages laid siege to with a whirlwind of snatched minutes and splodged mementos. Once my initial illusions had been well and truly shattered however, I came to the conclusion that, you know what, this thing was turning into something pretty darn cool.
Keeping a scrapbook is the perfect way to re-live your travel adventures and a handy way to look up the name of that hard-to-find restaurant that serves the BEST food. (Take a look at mine here). But how do you get started? Read on for my essential kit for making travel journalling pages to ooh and ah over.
The highest peak of England and Wales, Snowdon is an epic climb boasting jaw-dropping views and unmissable sights but where do you start as a beginner? For those not wanting to join the hordes on the cute tourist train and willing to don their walking boots (or trusted trainers) for the climb, here is your first-timer’s guide to walking this Welsh gem.
Travelling through Cape Verde is a whirlwind of new discoveries with the island of Sal being no exception. Broken up by one-of-a-kind sights, this Mars-like landscape is home to friendly inhabitants and drifting animal life varying from nesting Loggerhead turtles to the rescued animals of the oasis that is the botanical gardens (a must-see). Read on for my super condensed starter guide to this beautiful island and stay tuned for more tips coming up!