Inspiration

32 of Our Favourite Travel Memoirs

•••
Explore the world from the comfort of your own home with riveting voyages of discovery and personal accounts of off-the-beaten-track adventure. If you're not travelling right now but dreaming about it, there's nothing stopping you from reliving it through someone else's words - and experiences. With a little help from bookworm travellers around the wo[...]

We Need to Stop Feeling Guilty About Travel

•••
Deciding to quit my London job and solo travel three years ago, was one of the best decisions of my life. I have seen incredible things, met amazing people and completely changed my priorities as a young woman. At university, I was desperate to escape to London in a corporate 9-5, attending client brunches and drinking cocktails at the weekend. Now, I’ve [...]

5 Offbeat Instagram Accounts to Follow

•••
  While I enjoy a sepia-toned beach or clinking cocktails gif as much as the next person, sometimes I can’t help but feel a little jaded by The Gram. It’s beautiful - really it is - a lot of it anyway. But, as I was supposed was unavoidable, Instagram has become somewhat of an enemy to itself. We see the sick pic, we want to go, we get there are [...]

DIY immunity boosters you can make at home

•••
Drink extra vitamin C tablets. Eats lots of fruit and vegetables. Exercise. Stay connected with people, even virtually. These are some popular suggestions I have been hearing from people on how to stay healthy during the lockdown but of course, all of them apply also to non-coronavirus days. Alas, these are the situations we are faced with. [...]

The Best Wanderlust Inspiring Shows on Netflix right now

•••
For me, the best way of getting inspired is by visuals, nothing captivates me more than a few cinematic scenes that are paired with equally emotional music, especially when it comes to travel. The more drone shots the better! So you can guess that I have definitely watched my fair share of travel documentaries on Netflix, that being said, I thought I would r[...]

12 Things Travel Lovers Can Do During Coronavirus Isolation

•••
The Coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic has not only meant global travel bans, but many of us are also being required to self quarantine or isolate. It's a bizarre time, we know. But one thing is for sure, if you're one of the many people having to isolate, you're absolutely not alone (even though you may feel like it). You may not be able to travel ri[...]

Are You Obsessed with Mad Men? You Have to See This Hotel

•••
Don Draper’s Uncle is Alive and Well in Germany. (Hamburg, specifically.) When I was a kid, I dressed up as a “poodle girl” for three Halloweens in a row. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the technical term “poodle girl,” it was the 8-year-old saying for a wannabe ‘60s sock hop gal, complete with a baby pink, flouncy skirt adorned with… you gu[...]