Travel

I can’t sit still. I have to have a trip booked to look forward too. I work well with milestones and am fortunate to have friends and family dotted across the world to visit. I’m away on average about every 6 weeks. Here are my planning + booking tips, destination guides and savvy traveller tips.

Back to New York

Today was HUGE. Tonight I’m moving into Cat’s building, I have a visa sorted til May and I’m ready for a big change after the taste I had before Christmas! 3 suitcases and ipod loaded, I’m headed back to the big city. Life’s about taking your dreams and making them a reality.

Niagara and Toronto, Canada

Since I’ve been living in New York I’ve been so stressed about sorting my visa and settling into the new surroundings it was nice to get away for a second to gather my thoughts. I went to visit family in Toronto, Canada. It was so lovely escaping from the craziness of Manhattan! Just 90 minutes away on a plane out of La Guardia and I was with familiar faces catching up…

Dubai 2012

Back in June when Dad and I were in New York we came up with a master plan for Mum’s 50th Birthday. After our successful trip to Milan to see Take That, he had booked for the two of them to see Lionel Richie in Prague. What he needed was my help with was coordinating the rest of the trip so that we all ended up in Dubai together! Mum’s…

Philly: Made in America

As I was in New York Labor Day weekend and my friend Jonelle was back home visiting Philadelphia, she invited me down to check out her hometown. Jay Z was putting on a two day festival and we were invited!! I took a Greyhound for $12 2 hours south of New York and spent 3 days enjoying Philadelphia with a local it was so fun. When I arrived we went…

Orlando Christmas 2011

After spending a few nights in Miami we drove to Orlando. We did the whole 2 weeks, every park thing back in 2006 and wanted to relax over Christmas itself so between us we picked to go to just 2 of the parks. We went to Magic Kingdom on Christmas Eve because I knew the decor and parades would get us feeling extra festive. Then to Universal’s Islands of Adventure…