The Ultimate USA Camping Trip Packing List

Like this? Pin this —> Ever since I started working back at TrekAmerica, people have been asking me if I’m planning to hit the road this year. Until now, I haven’t been able to say either way, but recently I booked a USA road trip with Grand American Adventures (Trek’s sister company) for September. Grand American Adventures is essentially the …

24 hours in Barcelona: What Not to Miss

Full of historical architecture and a vibrant and buzzing nightlife, Barcelona is an entertainment hub for both residents and travellers. It’s world-famous for its enviable sunny weather, beautiful churches, and delicious food from superb Catalan cuisine to traditional tapas and pinxtos. There’s such a wealth of activities, it’s almost impossible to narrow down the best things to do and see …

Tenerife: Beyond the Beaches

The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife has been delighting travellers with its blend of amazing weather (only 14 days of rain per year!) and volcanic beaches for decades. But Spanish-owned Tenerife, situated just off the west coast of Africa is undergoing a rebirth. No longer will it be known just for its ‘fly and flop’ holidays: There is so …

Culture and Cuisine: Edinburgh in a Weekend

Edinburgh is a city with too much choice: Over 30 museums to explore, the greatest amount of pubs of any city in Scotland (732 at the last count), and plenty of historic castles and palaces to keep you busy for weeks. So narrowing down your options when you only have a weekend to explore can be a tricky business. Thankfully …

Two Days in Dubrovnik: What to Do

I didn’t even know I was heading to Dubrovnik until a couple of hours before my flight. When my Surprise Trips destination was revealed as Dubrovnik, my first reaction was one of relief, now I knew where I was going, and my second was of total elation. I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan, and the chance to immerse myself …

My ‘Trip to Somewhere’ with Surprise Trips

Guys, I’m so excited. I’m going on holiday in a couple of weeks! ‘Again?’ I hear you cry. Yup! Can’t keep me away from a plane for long. The difference is, this time I have absolutely no idea where I’m going. Usually I’m pretty militant when it comes to travel planning. I like to take my time researching the best …