It's funny what you notice when you travel. The sights, the food, the smells, the people (not necessarily in that order!). One of the things that you would think would be universal across the world is the way that we cross the road. Spoiler alert: it isn't! I've started to become quite tuned in to … Continue reading Crosswalks and City Vibes
I'm not going to pretend that I came up with the idea for this post by myself. I didn't. I read a post by Lauren Juliff on http://www.nomadicmatt.com which brilliantly encapsulated some of the fears I have about travelling - especially travelling alone. You can read the post here. Lately, I've been wanting to prove … Continue reading Taking the Plunge: Anxiety and Travelling
I was driving around the other day, it was cold, grey and generally typical Manchester weather. I'd struggled getting up, I had a hectic day ahead and wasn't really in the best of moods. Then I saw it. Nestled down one of the side streets, a beautiful, colourful, wall mural. I loved it! Did I … Continue reading Turn the Car Around
As new year rolls around again, we've been looking back on some of our posts from last year and reviewing the goals that we set for 2018. This time last year, we'd set ourselves the goals of doing more short breaks and perhaps getting another big trip in to somewhere exotic. None of that happened … Continue reading New Year, Old Goals, New Focus?